The last five games, the purple and white hasn't worked out too well for Northwestern.
Perhaps, then, the red, white and blue of Old Glory will help the Wildcats snap out of their funk.
Things might not be going well in Evanston, but the Wildcats are hardly the only team in the nation turning in a disappointing campaign.
According to Pat Fitzgerald, the sky isn't falling.
If coffee is for closers only, then Iowa has spent a few weeks without a drop.
Kain Colter has missed the majority of Northwestern's past two games, and both times the Wildcats suffered embarrassing defeats.