Jul 14, 2016, 9:01am CDT
August 14, 2016
Winnability rankings: How hard is every 2016 game?
There are lots of tough games on the Wildcats' schedule
July 29, 2016
Know Your Northwestern 2016 Opponent, Week 13: Illinois Fighting Illini
Can Northwestern keep the HAT?
July 28, 2016
Know your opponent, Week 12 Minnesota Golden Gophers
Minnesota is looking to rebound from a 6-7 season that featured an abrupt coaching change.
July 27, 2016
Know Your Opponent, Week 11: Purdue Boilermakers
Purdue has two wins in conference play during Darrell Hazell’s three years. But the Wildcats struggled with the Boilermakers last year in Evanston.
July 22, 2016
Know your opponent, Week 9: Ohio State Buckeyes
Ohio State loses just about everyone from 2015, but has enough new talent coming in to make 2016 equally successful
July 20, 2016
Know Your Opponent, Week 7: Michigan St. Spartans
Michigan State is coming off another stellar season under Mark Dantonio but is facing questions on both sides of the ball. They will face off with Northwestern in East Lansing in Week 7.
July 19, 2016
Know your opponent, Week 5: Iowa Hawkeyes
The Hawkeyes went undefeated in the regular season, and then got blasted in the Rose Bowl, but they’re still primed for a successful 2016.
July 18, 2016
Know your opponent, Week 4: Nebraska Cornhuskers
The Cornhuskers are coming off a disappointing 6-7 season and will be looking to bounce back in a big way in 2016.
July 17, 2016
Know Your Opponent, Week 3: Duke Blue Devils
Duke’s 2016 was a tail of two halves, as they stumbled to a 2-4 finish but managed to pull out a win in the Pinstripe Bowl
July 15, 2016
Know Your Opponent, Week 2: Illinois State Redbirds
The Redbirds are Northwestern’s final FCS opponent and they’re coming off a 10 win season in 2015.
July 14, 2016
Know Your Opponent, Week 1: Western Michigan Broncos
The Broncos went 8-5 against one of the nation’s toughest schedules last year and are very much considered a program on the rise under star head coach PJ Fleck.