About Northwestern Wildcats Autographed Memorabilia & Collectibles
They are the ones who are representing the Northwestern University in the Division I of the National Collegiate Athletic Association. The Northwestern Wildcats are founding member of the Big Ten Conference. They are said to be known as “The Purple” before the season of 1924. They are even celebrated unofficially as The Fighting Methodists. It was in the season of 1924 that the Northwestern Wildcats is conferred in the university by Wallace Abbey. He is a writer in the Chicago Daily Tribune. As a charter member of the Big Ten Conference, the Northwestern Wildcats is said to be the only private institution in the conference. There are 19 intercollegiate athletic teams of the Northwestern Wildcats at present. They have the mascot that is named as Willie the Wildcat. Before Willie the Wildcat, the mascot of the team was Furpaw. He is a bear. The present athletics director of the Northwestern Wildcats is James J. Phillips.