2017 ScheduleAll times ET

2017 Schedule
4-3, 2nd in Big Ten - West
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Fitzgerald explains decision to play for OT (0:44)
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Iowa drops the ball and game (0:40)
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Thorson pushes his way into end zone (0:31)
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Wildcat defense picks off Stanley (0:48)
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Niswander's punt travels 80 yards (0:27)
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Larkin dives in for TD (0:20)

David Dobson ESPN Producer 

The Northwestern University Marching Band plays tribute to their late coach, Ara Parseghian. Parseghian's playing and coaching careers earned him a place in the College Football Hall of Fame.

David Dobson ESPN Producer 

The Northwestern University Marching Band honors the 1962 Wildcats team, which reached #1 in the AP rankings.

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Fitzgerald wants to limit explosive plays (0:26)
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Stanley to Fant for TD (0:32)
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Stanley throws 61-yard strike (0:30)
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Iowa LB crushes Jackson (0:23)
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Wildcats defense takes down Stanley (0:38)

David Dobson ESPN Producer 

The words of Theodore Roosevelt on a plaque at the North end zone of Northwestern's Ryan Field. Iowa at Northern- Saturday at Noon ET on ESPN2.

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David Dobson ESPN Producer 

Kris Budden, Jason Benetti, and Kelly Stouffer (well, kinda) check out an Evanston landmark as they prepare for Iowa at Northwestern- Saturday at Noon ET on ESPN2.

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David Dobson ESPN Producer 

Announcers Jason Benetti, Kelly Stouffer, and Kris Budden pick their favorite Northwestern alumni in this week's "90-Second Yearbook." Northwestern hosts Iowa Saturday at Noon on ESPN2.

William Weinbaum ESPN 

The Northwestern at Purdue 2018 season opener will now be on Thu., 8/30 instead of Sat., 9/1, the Big Ten announced Friday. The only other Thursday game between the two schools was won by the Wildcats in West Lafayette, 10-5 on Nov. 28, 1901.

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David Dobson ESPN Producer 

The Northwestern grounds crew gets Ryan Field ready for a Big Ten showdown. Iowa at Northwestern - Saturday at Noon ET on ESPN2.

ESPN Stats & Info

Barrett, Jacobs, Kuhbander named Big Ten Players of the Week

J.T. Barrett was named the Big Ten's Offensive Player of the Week for the second time this season after an impressive performance in Ohio State's win vs. Nebraska. Leon Jacobs takes home the second Defensive Player of the Week award for Wisconsin this month, while Charlie Kuhbander is the first Northwestern player to win Special Teams Player of the Week since Solomon Vault in October 2016.

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

A big day for Northwestern's Justin Jackson, who became the school's all-time leading rusher after a 171-yard performance in a win at Maryland. Jackson broke Damien Anderson's record and now has 4,468 career rushing yards.

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Jackson gets 2nd TD of the day (0:43)

Team Stats

Passing Yards267.738th
Rushing Yards135.2Tied-97th
Points For27.5Tied-81st
Points Against25.5Tied-61st

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