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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)

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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.

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Episode 312: Summer Previews: Wisconsin, Penn State, Maryland

In this week’s episode, we enter conference play as we break down Wisconsin, Penn State and Maryland. We are your premier Northwestern Sports Podcast! You can download the episode from iTunes, Stitcher Radio or directly from here.

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!

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Episode 286: Wisconsin 21-Northwestern 7

Wisconsin made the trek to Ryan Field and gave Northwestern the what for last weekend. We break down the game and look ahead to this weekend’s trip to West Lafayette to take on Purdue.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: 33 Florida State (6), LSU (5), Boise State (8), Penn State (7), Troy (7)

John: 33 Alabama (9), Florida State (6), San Diego State (8), Georgia Tech (5), UCF (5)

Sam: 31 Clemson (9), LSU (5), Boise State (8), Texas (5), Boston College (4)

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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 285: Ohio State 24-Northwestern 20

Northwestern went down to Columbus and although they came back to Evanston with the loss, there was a lot of positives to take out of this game.  We go through them as we look ahead to this weekend’s battle with Bucky Badger and Wisconsin.  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: 29 Florida State (5), LSU (5), Boise State (7), Penn State (6), Troy (6)

John: 29 Alabama (8), Florida State (5), San Diego State (7), Georgia Tech (5), UCF (4)

Sam: 28 Clemson (8), LSU (5), Boise State (7), Texas (4), Boston College (4)

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!