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Episode 325: Northwestern 37-Maryland 21

Well, there’s nothing like a taste of a swiss cheese Maryland D to cure a stagnant offense.  The Cats went to the DMV and came back with a new all-time rushing champion! Oh, and a much needed win too. We are your premier Northwestern Sports Podcast! You can download the episode from iTunes or directly from here.

Our picks are in for our 2017 picks contest.

Erik went 3/5 this week and checks in with 28 points: South Florida (6) USC (6) Auburn (5) NC State (6) and Notre Dame (5)

Sam also went 3/5 last week and tries to keep pace with a total of 22: Ohio State (6) Florida State (2) Oklahoma State (5) Oregon (4) and Notre Dame (5)

John rounded out the 3/5 week and has 20 points.: Alabama (7) Boise St (4) Northwestern (3) Texas (3) and Florida Atlantic (3)

Email us your selections at westlotpirates@gmail.com

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Episode 324: Penn State 31-Northwestern 7

A dismal offensive performance leaves us with a ton of questions and very few answers. We try to wrap our heads around the issue of NU’s lackluster offense while also looking ahead to this weekend’s first ever trip to Maryland. We are your premier Northwestern Sports Podcast! You can download the episode from iTunes or directly from here.

Our picks are in for our 2017 picks contest.

Erik extends his lead with another 4/5 week and has 25 points: South Florida (5) USC (5) Auburn (5) NC State (5) and Notre Dame (5)

Sam continues to be let down by Florida State. He went 2/5 last week for a total of 19: Ohio State (5) Florida State (1) Oklahoma State (4) Oregon (5) and Notre Dame (4)

John made up some ground on Sam going  4/5 last week with 17 points.: Alabama (6) Boise St (3) Northwestern (2) Texas (3) and Florida Atlantic (3)

Email us your selections at westlotpirates@gmail.com

Be sure to check out our Facebook page! Head over to Facebook and “Like” us there for all the latest updates. You can also follow us on Twitter and join the conversation!

We really want to hear from our listeners on what you would like to hear from us. Please email us, tweet at us, hit us up on Facebook, comment on the blog or call our voicemail line at 847-231-2287 (CATS) and let us know what you’d like to hear from us.  All of our contact info is in the sidebar.

Thanks so much for listening and Go Cats!

Episode 323: Wisconsin 33-Northwestern 24

It was a weird game up in Madison with both positives and negatives. We look at the game from both angles as we turn our gaze forward to this weekend’s Homecoming game against #4 Penn State. We are your premier Northwestern Sports Podcast! You can download the episode from iTunes or directly from here.

Our picks are in for our 2017 picks contest.

Erik is running away with this one after a 4/5 week and has 21 points: South Florida (5) USC (4) Auburn (4) NC State (4) and Notre Dame (4)

Sam picked up a point on Erik by going 5/5 last week for a total of 17: Ohio State (4) Florida State (1) Oklahoma State (4) Oregon (4) and Notre Dame (4)

John is in third place with 13 points going 3/5 last week: Alabama (5) Boise St (2) Northwestern (2) Texas (2) and Florida Atlantic (2)

Email us your selections at westlotpirates@gmail.com

Be sure to check out our Facebook page! Head over to Facebook and “Like” us there for all the latest updates. You can also follow us on Twitter and join the conversation!

We really want to hear from our listeners on what you would like to hear from us. Please email us, tweet at us, hit us up on Facebook, comment on the blog or call our voicemail line at 847-231-2287 (CATS) and let us know what you’d like to hear from us.  All of our contact info is in the sidebar.

Thanks so much for listening and Go Cats!

Episode 322: Bye Week

With Northwestern on their off week, Sam and John talk about some of the protests going on around football, preview this weekend’s Wisconsin game and check in with the rest of the college football landscape. We are your premier Northwestern Sports Podcast! You can download the episode from iTunes or directly from here.

Our picks are in for our 2017 picks contest.

John currently has 10 points: Alabama (4) Boise St (2) Northwestern (2) Texas (1) and Florida Atlantic (1)

Erik has 16: South Florida (4) USC (4) Auburn (2) NC State (3) and Notre Dame (3)

Sam has 12: Ohio State (3) Florida State (0) Oklahoma State (3) Oregon (3) and Notre Dame (3)

Email us your selections at westlotpirates@gmail.com

Be sure to check out our Facebook page! Head over to Facebook and “Like” us there for all the latest updates. You can also follow us on Twitter and join the conversation!

We really want to hear from our listeners on what you would like to hear from us. Please email us, tweet at us, hit us up on Facebook, comment on the blog or call our voicemail line at 847-231-2287 (CATS) and let us know what you’d like to hear from us.  All of our contact info is in the sidebar.

Thanks so much for listening and Go Cats!

Episode 321: Northwestern 49-Bowling Green 7

It’s nice to get back on the winning side of things. This week, we talk about the NU win over Bowling Green and then take stock of the B1G as we begin to enter conference play proper. We are your premier Northwestern Sports Podcast! You can download the episode from iTunes or directly from here.

Our picks are in for our 2017 picks contest.

John currently has 9 points: Alabama (3) Boise St (2) Northwestern (2) Texas (1) and Florida Atlantic (1)

Erik has 12: South Florida (3) USC (3) Auburn (2) NC State (2) and Notre Dame (2)

Sam has 10: Ohio State (2) Florida State (0) Oklahoma State (3) Oregon (3) and Notre Dame (2)

Email us your selections at westlotpirates@gmail.com

Be sure to check out our Facebook page! Head over to Facebook and “Like” us there for all the latest updates. You can also follow us on Twitter and join the conversation!

We really want to hear from our listeners on what you would like to hear from us. Please email us, tweet at us, hit us up on Facebook, comment on the blog or call our voicemail line at 847-231-2287 (CATS) and let us know what you’d like to hear from us.  All of our contact info is in the sidebar.

Thanks so much for listening and Go Cats!