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            Among the highlights of Northwestern's 2015 and 2016 football schedules, which were released Tuesday, are home-and-home series with Duke and Stanford and seven home games at Ryan Field in '15 and '16.

            The Wildcats will play the Blue Devils and the Cardinal in both years, and will also host Eastern Illinois and Ball State in 2015. TheWildcats open the season in 2015 with a home date against Stanford on Sept. 5 and then travel to Duke on Sept. 19.

            NU opens the 2016 campaign at home Sept. 3 against Western Michigan and then faces Illinois State for another home date a week later.

            In 2016, the Wildcats host Duke Sept. 17 and travel to Stanford Sept. 24.

            Among Big Ten contests, the Wildcats bypass Ohio State, Penn State and Wisconsin.

            Here are the 2015 and 2016 NU schedules:


Sept. 5 vs. Stanford

Sept. 12 vs. Eastern Illinois

Sept. 19 at Duke

Sept. 26 vs. Ball State

Oct. 3 at Iowa

Oct. 10 vs. Minnesota

Oct. 17 at Nebraska

Oct. 24 Open Date

Oct. 31 vs. Purdue

Nov. 7 at Indiana

Nov. 14 vs. Michigan

Nov. 21 vs. Michigan State

Nov. 28 at Illinois 


Sept. 3 vs. Western Michigan

Sept. 10 vs. Illinois State

Sept. 17 vs. Duke

Sept. 24 at Stanford

Oct. 1 vs. Nebraska

Oct. 8 at Purdue

Oct. 15 at Michigan 

Oct. 22 vs. Iowa

Oct. 29 at Minnesota

Nov. 5 Open Date

Nov. 12 vs. Indiana

Nov. 19 at Michigan State

Nov. 26 vs. Illinois

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