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Episode 326: Northwestern 17-Iowa 10

It’s always nice to beat Iowa and this year is no different.  With a whipping wind, the Cats fought off Iowa behind the staunch defense and an opportunistic offense. 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 by going 3/5 this week and checks in with 31 points: South Florida (7) USC (6) Auburn (6) NC State (6) and Notre Dame (6)

Sam had a rough week with byes, going only 2/5 last week to have 24 points: Ohio State (6) Florida State (2) Oklahoma State (6) Oregon (4) and Notre Dame (6)

John caught up with Sam going 4/5 last week and has 24 points.: Alabama (8) Boise St (5) Northwestern (4) Texas (3) and Florida Atlantic (4)

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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 313: Summer Previews: Iowa, Michigan State, Nebraska

In this week’s episode, we tackle the middle third of Northwestern’s conference slate with an in-depth look at Iowa, Michigan St. and Nebraska.  We are your premier Northwestern Sports Podcast! You can download the episode from iTunes, Stitcher Radio or directly from here.

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Episode 281: Northwestern 38-Iowa 31

Well now! This week we look back at Northwestern’s big win in Iowa and take stock of the Big Ten going into the Wildcats’ Bye Week. We are your premier Northwestern Sports Podcast! You can download the episode from iTunes, Stitcher Radio or directly from here.

We are playing a little game throughout the season. Each of us chose 5 teams who had a combined record last year of no more than 40. We’ll track our teams all season and see which squad ends up with the most wins. Here are the updated standings with current wins in parentheses.

Erik: 17 Florida State (3), LSU (3), Boise State (4), Penn State (3), Troy (4)

John: 17 Alabama (5), Florida State (3), San Diego State (3), Georgia Tech (3), UCF (3)

Sam: 17 Clemson (5), LSU (3), Boise State (4), Texas (2), Boston College (3)

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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.

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Episode 280: Nebraska 24-Northwestern 13

It was indeed a Big Red Invasion at Ryan Field on Saturday. Nebraska left with the W and Northwestern was left asking some pretty big questions as they get ready for the gruling October slate. We are your premier Northwestern Sports Podcast! You can download the episode from iTunes, Stitcher Radio or directly from here.

We are playing a little game throughout the season. Each of us chose 5 teams who had a combined record last year of no more than 40. We’ll track our teams all season and see which squad ends up with the most wins. Here are the updated standings with current wins in parentheses.

Erik: 13 Florida State (3), LSU (2), Boise State (3), Penn State (2), Troy (3)

John: 15 Alabama (4), Florida State (3), San Diego State (3), Georgia Tech (3), UCF (2)

Sam: 13 Clemson (4), LSU (2), Boise State (3), Texas (2), Boston College (2)

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!