Northwestern Football Preview: Wildcats Vs. Syracuse Orange

Posted by Jonathan Hodges on September-14-2009 Add Comments

The Northwestern Wildcats (2-0, 0-0) take to the road for the first time in 2009 to face the Syracuse Orange (0-2, 0-0) after surviving a scare from Eastern Michigan last Saturday at Ryan Field. 

Syracuse, meanwhile, will face its third consecutive Big Ten team to start the year after falling to Minnesota in overtime in this year's opener then losing at Penn State, as expected, 28-7. 

The Orange also make Northwestern's third consecutive opponent with a new head coach in 2009; Syracuse hired alumnus Doug Marrone (who was most recently an assistant with the NFL's New Orleans Saints) to head the program after a failed experiment with Greg Robinson.

The 'Cats have surely had a lot to think about after squ...

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