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2019 Week 1-Northwestern vs. Stanford

EL PASO, TX - DECEMBER 31: Stanford Cardinal quarterback K.J. Costello (3) looks to throw during the Sun Bowl game between the Stanford Cardinal and Pittsburgh Panthers on December 31, 2018, at Sun Bowl Stadium in El Paso, TX (Photo by Jorge Salgado/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

Northwestern (9-5) vs. Stanford (9-4)

 

-Northwestern won 9 games in 2018 against FBS opponents (Purdue, Michigan State, Nebraska, Rutgers, Wisconsin, Iowa, Minnesota, Illinois and Utah) who had a combined overall record of 55-60 or .478%. 

-The Wildcats won those nine games by a total score of 236-169 or 7.4 ppg. 

-Northwestern lost 5 games in 2018 against FBS opponents (Duke, Akron, Michigan, Notre Dame and Ohio State) who had a combined overall record of 47-18 or .723%. 

-The Wildcats lost those five games by a total score of 156-103 or 10.6 ppg. 

 

-Stanford won 9 games in 2018 against 8 FBS opponents (San Diego State, USC, Oregon, Arizona State, Oregon State, UCLA, CAL and Pitt) who had a combined overall record of 47-55 or .460%. 

-The Cardinal won those eight games by a total score of 240-142 or 12.2 ppg. 

-Stanford also defeated FCS opponent UC-Davis by a score of 30-10. 

-The Cardinal lost 4 games in 2018 against FBS opponents (Washington State, Washington, Notre Dame and Utah) who had a combined overall record of 42-12 or .777%. 

-Stanford lost those four games by a total score of 146-99 or 11.7 ppg. 

 

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Joseph Lisi is a member of the FWAA (Football Writers Association of America), the Maxwell Football Club and the National Football Foundation. He is the owner of the website: www.goforthe2.com and hosts a weekly college football radio show on SB Nation Radio and FNSTY Sports Radio from 10-12pm EST every Saturday morning. Listen live at: www.sbnationradio.com or www.fntsy.com/radio. Joseph is a former college football researcher for ABC Sports and has been featured on: SportsXRadio with Ken Thomson, ESPN Radio, Sirius XM Radio, FNTSY Sports Network, the Sid Rosenberg Show (640 AM Sports-South Florida), 1560 AM CBS Sports Melbourne, FL and multiple media outlets throughout the nation. Joe appears every Friday with Ken Thomson on SportsXRadio for the Football Fiasco in which every game on the college board is broken down during the show. Follow Joe on Twitter: @goforthe2

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