Northwestern Wildcats Football

Northwestern Wildcats football previews, recaps, news and analysis.

The NCAA's statement is short, hilariously wrong


The NCAA seems to realize that they're being threatened by Northwestern's football union, but if their grasp of what's happening is truly as limited as a press release seems to indicate, they are...

NU players win labor hearing


The surprise ruling from the National Labor Relations Board indicates that Northwestern's football players are, in fact, employees. It's a huge blow against the NCAA, but its still just a first step.



We reached the peak of Northwestern football Tuesday, when Patrick Ward said his engineering classes made him a better blocker.

Why are Mommy and Daddy yelling


Northwestern's ex-QB and Northwestern's coach are fighting in a labor dispute, and it's ugly -- but neither is the bad guy.

NU is a bad test case. NU is the best test case


Tuesday's union hearings revealed Northwestern might not be the ideal place for college football players to begin unionizing. Which kind of makes it the best place for them to begin.

LOL at Tim Beckman


The Wildcats firmly pounded Illinois on the recruiting trail, but Tim Beckman still made a joke about Northwestern. WE LOVE TIM BECKMAN.

NU's class was small and weird, but its a good one


Northwestern's recruiting process was uncharacteristically topsy-turvy, but the Wildcats turned in the best class in school history despite a small allotment of players.

Kain Colter is starting a union


The biggest sports news at Northwestern this year is probably Kain Colter's stand against the NCAA, an attempt to start a union for college football players.



With a trio of Friday recruits, Northwestern's 2014 football and basketball classes are all filled up.


Stefan Demos' tackle is here

This season sucked, but this video is, and forever will be, our happy place.

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