2018 ScheduleAll times ET

2018 Schedule
1-2, 1st in Big Ten - West
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5hAdam Rittenberg

Spinal issue forces Northwestern RB to retire

Northwestern starting running back Jeremy Larkin has been diagnosed with cervical stenosis, a narrowing in the upper part of the spine, and is retiring from football.

Akron gets 97-yard pick-6 (0:58)
NW RB spins off tackle and scores TD (0:31)
Jones connects with Koppenhaver for Duke TD (0:28)

Larkin helps Northwestern extend streak with win at Purdue

Jeremy Larkin ran for a career-high 143 yards and scored two touchdowns in his first game as Northwestern's feature back and the Wildcats' sealed Thursday night's 31-27 victory at Purdue by running off the final 7 minutes, 57 seconds.

Purdue late personal foul seals game for Northwestern (1:05)
Northwestern punches it in before halftime (0:27)
2017 upstarts Northwestern, Purdue set to face off (0:54)
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105dAdam Rittenberg

Ex-Clemson QB Johnson transfers to N'western

Quarterback Hunter Johnson is transferring from Clemson to Northwestern but must sit out next season per NCAA transfer rules.

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117dAdam Rittenberg

Sources: NU to host Badgers at Wrigley in 2020

Northwestern will host Wisconsin at Wrigley Field in 2020, sources confirmed to ESPN on Wednesday. Northwestern last played at Wrigley in 2010, when it hosted Illinois. The Chicago Tribune first reported the site for the game.

Prospect Profile: Godwin Igwebuike (0:35)
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251dKyle Bonagura

Music City Bowl refs threatened after UK's loss

Pac-12 referee Chris Coyte, whose decision to eject Kentucky running back Benny Snell from the Music City Bowl was widely criticized, received a barrage of threatening calls to his cell and office phones, sources told ESPN.

Big Ten dominates bowl season (1:29)
Kentucky falls short to Northwestern in Music City Bowl (1:44)
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Northwestern edges Kentucky in Music City Bowl

Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald made it back-to-back bowl wins for the first time in program history as the Wildcats beat Kentucky at the Music City Bowl on Friday.

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269dESPN News Services

N'western RB Jackson rushes to 10th all time

Justin Jackson's 157-yard performance put him in the top 10 for most all-time rushing yards in FBS history, as Northwestern edged Kentucky at the Music City Bowl on Friday.

Fitzgerald proud of his team getting to 10 wins (0:55)

Team Stats

Passing Yards307.320th
Rushing Yards117.0Tied-114th
Points For24.0Tied-105th
Points Against29.087th

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