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Episode 328 Northwestern 31-Nebraska 24

Another week, another overtime, another Wildcat victory! This week, we recap the game and celebrate the first ever FBS team to win three consecutive overtime games. We also touch on the Men’s Basketball squad as they begin their quest to go back to the NCAA tournament this week. 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 got back on track with a 4/5 week running his total to 37 points: South Florida (8) USC (8) Auburn (7) NC State (6) and Notre Dame (8)

Sam felt the brunt from losing the biggest games this week going 2/5 for 30 points: Ohio State (7) Florida State (3) Oklahoma State (7) Oregon (5) and Notre Dame (8)

John had another 4/5 week and pulls into 2nd place with 32 points.: Alabama (9) Boise St (7) Northwestern (6) Texas (4) and Florida Atlantic (6)

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Episode 327 Northwestern 39-Michigan State 31

Another week, another OT, another great win for the Cats! We look back at this thrilling game and turn the calendar to November as we hit the road to Lincoln, Nebraska where Northwestern takes on the Cornhuskers.  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 had a bit of a rough week going only 2/5 (some byes were involved) and keeps his lead with 33 points: South Florida (7) USC (7) Auburn (6) NC State (6) and Notre Dame (7)

Sam continues to rue his Florida State pick, but otherwise went 4/5 for 28 points: Ohio State (7) Florida State (2) Oklahoma State (7) Oregon (5) and Notre Dame (7)

John also went 4/5 last week and stays tied with Same at 24 points.: Alabama (8) Boise St (6) Northwestern (5) Texas (4) and Florida Atlantic (5)

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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 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 283: Northwestern 54-Michigan State 40

Let the offensive onslaught continue! Northwestern put up more points in East Lansing than any visiting team ever has in their 54-40 win over the Spartans. We have plenty of positives to talk about this week and we turn our gaze towards Indiana for our Homecoming. 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: 24 Florida State (5), LSU (4), Boise State (6), Penn State (4), Troy (5)

John: 24 Alabama (7), Florida State (5), San Diego State (5), Georgia Tech (4), UCF (3)

Sam: 23 Clemson (7), LSU (4), Boise State (6), Texas (3), Boston College (3)

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