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orthwestern Wildcats Football Tickets - Overview
The Northwestern Wildcats play Division I college football in the Big Ten Conference. The Wildcats play their home games at Ryan Field in Evanston, IL. Northwestern is coached by Pat Fitzgerald. The Wildcats' chief rival is the Illinois Fighting Illini, along with Big Ten foes Purdue, Wisconsin and Iowa
.Northwestern Wildcats Football Tickets - History
Northwestern played its first intercollegiate game in 1882 against Lake Forest. At the time, football was an intramural sport. The sport's popularity grew over time on campus and a field was built in 1892. Northwestern defeated Michigan, 10-8 that year. The Wildcats have won eight Big Ten titles, most recently in 2000 with a 6-2 conference record. The Wildcats have been bowl eligible seven of the last eight seasons, but their only bowl win came in 1949 when they topped Cal, 20-14 in the Rose Bowl.
Northwestern Wildcats Football Tickets - Ryan Field
The Wildcats have been playing at Ryan Field since 1926. the 47,130-seat stadium is located on 1501 Central St. in Evanston, IL. Ryan Field experimented with Astroturf from 1973 to 1996, but switched back to a grass surface in 1997, and have kept it that way since. Scenes from the 2008 movie, 'The Express' the story of Syracuse Heisman-winning running back Ernie Davis were filmed there. The National Football League's Chicago Bears played their 1970 home opener there when it was called Dyche Stadium as well.
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