Fast facts

League: NCAA Football

Team: Wildcats

Head Coach: Pat Fitzgerald

Team Mascot: Willie the Wildcat

Year Opened: 1926

Capacity: 47130

City / State: Evanston / Illinois

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Rivalries & Top Games to Attend

Land of Lincoln Trophy

Rival Team: Illinois Fighting Illini

Northwestern and Illinois play each season for the Land of Lincoln Trophy and have been playing annually since 1927. The intrastate rivalry has blossomed due to the proximity of the two schools, which makes for a great game as many fans will travel to the opposing school for this match up.

Northwestern vs Wisconsin

Rival Team: Wisconsin Badgers

The Big Ten conference school that is geographically closest to Northwestern is Wisconsin which makes this game one of the most exciting of the season.

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Fast facts

League: NCAA Football

Team: Wildcats

Head Coach: Pat Fitzgerald

Team Mascot: Willie the Wildcat

Year Opened: 1926

Capacity: 47130

City / State: Evanston / Illinois

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