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1999 Northwestern Wildcats football team

The 1999 Northwestern Wildcats football team represented Northwestern University during the 1999 NCAA Division I-A football season. They played their home games at Ryan Field and participated as members of the Big Ten Conference. They were coached by Randy Walker.

1999 Northwestern Wildcats football
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
1999 record3–8 (1–7 Big Ten)
Head coachRandy Walker (1st season)
CaptainJeff Dyra[1]
Home stadiumRyan Field (Capacity: 47,130)
Seasons
← 1998
2000 →
1999 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 4 Wisconsin $   7 1         10 2  
No. 5 Michigan %   6 2         10 2  
No. 7 Michigan State   6 2         10 2  
No. 11 Penn State   5 3         10 3  
No. 18 Minnesota   5 3         8 4  
No. 24 Illinois   4 4         8 4  
No. 25 Purdue   4 4         7 5  
Ohio State   3 5         6 6  
Indiana   3 5         4 7  
Northwestern   1 7         3 8  
Iowa   0 8         1 10  
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
  • % – BCS at-large representative
Rankings from AP Poll

Contents

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 411:30 AMMiami (OH)*L 3–2828,108
September 1111:00 AMTCU*
  • Ryan Field
  • Evanston, Illinois
ESPN+W 17–726,494
September 1811:00 AMat Duke*JPSW 15–12 OT18,720
September 2511:00 AMat No. 13 PurdueESPN2L 23–3158,620
October 211:00 AMMinnesota
  • Ryan Field
  • Evanston, Illinois
L 14–3324,439
October 91:00 PMat IndianaL 17–3430,101
October 1611:00 AMIowa 
  • Ryan Field
  • Evanston, Illinois
ESPN+W 23–2133,962
October 3011:00 AMNo. 11 Wisconsin
  • Ryan Field
  • Evanston, Illinois
ESPN+L 19–3542,292
November 611:00 AMat No. 16 MichiganESPN+L 3–37110,794
November 1312:00 PMNo. 17 Michigan State
  • Ryan Field
  • Evanston, Illinois
L 0–3430,045
November 201:00 PMat IllinoisL 7–2950,137
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Central time

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RosterEdit

1999 Northwestern Wildcats football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
RB 20 Damien Anderson So
C 62 Austin King Fr
T 73 Jeff Roehl Fr
QB 10 Zak Kustok Jr
WR 32 Sam Simmons So
TE 84 Jay Tant Sr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
LB 2 Kevin Bentley So
CB 6 Harold Blackmon Jr
DT 92 Javiar Collins Jr
LB 8 Napoleon Harris So
DE 95 Dwayne Missouri Jr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  •   Injured
  •   Redshirt

Roster
Last update: 1999-10-13

Game summariesEdit

IowaEdit

1 234Total
Iowa 0 0147 21
• Northwestern 3 1307 23

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Team players in the NFLEdit

Player Position Round Pick NFL club
Jay Tant Tight end 5 164 Arizona Cardinals

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Year-by-Year Results" (PDF). 2007. p. 150. Archived (PDF) from the original on 2019-03-14. Retrieved 2019-03-14.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-11-19. Retrieved 2012-10-27.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ USA Today