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Northwestern Wildcats Football History, Records and Database

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Pat Fitzgerald
Pat Fitzgerald
Head Coach
First Year: 2006
School: Northwestern
Nickname: Wildcats
Current Conference: Big Ten
Former Conference(s): None
Location: Evanston, Illinois
First year of football: 1875

STADIUM

Name: Ryan Field
Year built: 1926
Capacity: 47,129
Playing Surface: Grass
Ryan Field

NORTHWESTERN CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS

YEARCHAMPION(S)CONFERENCE
1996Northwestern, Ohio StateBig Ten
1995NorthwesternBig Ten
1936NorthwesternBig Ten

NORTHWESTERN YEAR BY YEAR SCHEDULES AND SCORES


Northwestern Football Schedules & Scores 1892-2019
1890s1900s1910s1920s1930s1940s1950s
1960s1970s1980s1990s2000s2010s
Northwestern Wildcats Football Database

NORTHWESTERN BOWL RECORD

SCHOOLWINSLOSSESTIESTOTAL PLAYEDWIN %
Northwestern5100150.333

NORTHWESTERN BOWL HISTORY

BOWLDATEWINNERPOINTSLOSERPOINTS
Holiday31-Dec-18Northwestern31Utah20
Music City29-Dec-17Northwestern24Kentucky23
Pinstripe28-Dec-16Northwestern31Pittsburgh24
Outback01-Jan-16Tennessee45Northwestern6
Gator01-Jan-13Northwestern34Mississippi State20
Texas31-Dec-11Texas A&M33Northwestern22
Heart of Dallas01-Jan-11Texas Tech45Northwestern38
Outback01-Jan-10Auburn38Northwestern35
Alamo29-Dec-08Missouri30Northwestern23
Sun Bowl30-Dec-05UCLA50Northwestern38
Little Caesars26-Dec-03Bowling Green State28Northwestern24
Alamo30-Dec-00Nebraska66Northwestern17
Citrus01-Jan-97Tennessee48Northwestern28

NORTHWESTERN AP FINISHES

YEARRANKINGTEAM
19367Northwestern
193817Northwestern
19408Northwestern
194111Northwestern
19439Northwestern
19487Northwestern
19958Northwestern
199615Northwestern
201217Northwestern
201523Northwestern
201717Northwestern
201821Northwestern

NORTHWESTERN NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

YearCHAMPIONS

NORTHWESTERN HEAD COACHES

Year(s)CoachYearsGamesWinLossTieWin %School
1892-1892Knowlton Ames1105320.6Northwestern
1893-1893Paul Noyes1102530.35Northwestern
1894-1894A.A. Ewing194500.444Northwestern
1895-1896Alvin Culver22012620.65Northwestern
1897-1897Jesse Van Doozer185300.625Northwestern
1898-1898W.H. Bannard1149410.679Northwestern
1899-1902Charles Hollister447271640.617Northwestern
1903-1905Walter McCornack33526540.8Northwestern
1908-1908Alton Johnson142200.5Northwestern
1909-1909Bill Horr151310.3Northwestern
1910-1912Charles Hammett31861020.389Northwestern
1913-1913Dennis Grady171600.143Northwestern
1914-1918Fred Murphy533161610.5Northwestern
1919-1919Charlie Bachman172500.286Northwestern
1920-1921Elmer McDevitt21441000.286Northwestern
1922-1926Glenn Thistlethwaite539211710.551Northwestern
1927-1934Dick Hanley866362640.576Northwestern
1935-1946Pappy Waldorf12101494570.52Northwestern
1947-1954Robert Voigts873333910.459Northwestern
1955-1955Lou Saban190810.056Northwestern
1956-1963Ara Parseghian872363510.507Northwestern
1964-1972Alex Agase991325810.357Northwestern
1973-1977John Pont555124300.218Northwestern
1978-1980Rick Venturi33313110.045Northwestern
1981-1985Dennis Green555104500.182Northwestern
1986-1991Francis Peay666135120.212Northwestern
1992-1998Gary Barnett781354510.438Northwestern
1999-2005Randy Walker783374600.446Northwestern
2006-2019Pat Fitzgerald14178997900.556Northwestern

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