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*  2018 Northwestern Wildcats Football Tickets and Schedule

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Buy tickets for Duke Blue Devils at Northwestern Wildcats at Ryan Field in Evanston, IL on 09/08/18 11:00AM local time. There are currently 8 Northwestern Wildcats Football events available for sale.

2018 Northwestern Wildcats Football Tickets & Schedule

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Northwestern first fielded a football team in 1876, but the program wouldn't adopt the name Wildcats until 1924. The Wildcats were ranked No. 1 during the 1936 and 1962 seasons, a feat they have not repeated since. Northwestern does manage, however, to graduate an impressive percentage of their athletes, and have managed to develop talented players that have gone on to have stellar NFL careers, such as Otto Graham, Napoleon Harris, Woody Campbell, Zach Strief and Steve Tasker. Score with TicketCity - the place to go for Northwestern Wildcats football tickets.

The 2018 Northwestern Wildcats schedule will feature the usual Big Ten opponents in Wisconsin and Iowa, as well as one of the most exciting schedules in the country. To open the season, you can see the Northwestern Wildcats host Duke on September 8 starting as low as $4 currently. Games at Ryan Field where you can find a bargain include Akron at Northwestern (starting at $3), Nebraska at Northwestern (starting at $29), Wisconsin at Northwestern (starting at $23) and Illinois at Northwestern (starting at $5). If you're looking to see a matchup against one of the country's premier programs, tickets for Michigan at Northwestern are currently starting at $41.

Northwestern vs Illinois Tickets

This in-state rivalry of Illinois has been played annually since 1927 and was played for the Sweet Sioux Tomahawk Trophy from 1947-2008, but that ended when the NCAA mandated Native American imagery be removed from competition. Northwestern won the last game, earning the right to keep the trophy, but now the Land of Lincoln Trophy changes hands as each team wins. The teams met at Wrigley Field, of MLB's Chicago Cubs, in 2010.

How to Buy Northwestern Wildcats Tickets

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Northwestern Wildcats Football at Ryan Field

Address: 1501 Central St, Evanston, IL 60201

The Northwestern Wildcats play their home games at Ryan Field in Evanston, Illinois. Opened in 1926, the stadium holds just under 50,000 spectators. As the program has begun its climb back to annual contention in the Big Ten, Ryan Field has become a place where teams go to be upset. The Northwestern Wildcats home bench is on the Ryan Field sideline along sections 122-136.

Northwestern Wildcats in the College Football Playoff, Bowl Games and Big Ten Championship

After a nearly 50-year hiatus from the postseason, the Wildcats suffered nine straight bowl game losses from 1995-2011. They reversed the trend in 2012 with a win in the Gator Bowl over Mississippi State, and have now won three bowl games in six years. The Wildcats struggled as a program from 1970-1990 but have bounced back quite impressively in recent history, conquering the Big Ten Conference Championship three times since 1995. Ticketcity offers tickets to all college football bowl games and the Big Ten Championship Game.

Northwestern Wildcats Event Guide

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Does my child need a ticket to attend a Northwestern home football game?

Per Big Ten Conference rules, all guests must purchase a ticket regardless of age. Northwestern has created a $10 infant "lap ticket" available for purchase on game day only. Lap tickets may be purchased at any ticket window the day of the game.

When do the gates open prior to a Northwestern home football game?

Gates open 90 minutes prior to kickoff.

What is the best way to get to Ryan Field?

There’s great public transportation available in the area. Ride the Purple CTA line to the Central Street train station, two blocks east of Ryan Field, or take the Central Street Metra Station - also conveniently located two blocks to the west of Ryan Field at 1601 Central Street.

Where is the best place to eat in Evanston before a Northwestern football game?

Edzo’s is the place to be if you want a burger, while JK Sweets is always a safe bet. If you’re a real foodie, you might want to give The Purple Pig a try and enjoy every pork-themed dish imaginable.