Pregame roundup: Northwestern vs. Nebraska
October 20, 2012
As Northwestern prepares for its sold-out showdown against Nebraska this afternoon, The Daily rounds up some of the best local media on the Wildcats-Cornhuskers rumble.
- The last time Nebraska visited Evanston was 1931 and Al Capone happened to be in attendance for the Wildcats' 19-7 win.
- Junior running back Venric Mark is on pace to be the first NU back since Tyrell Sutton to rush for 1,000 yards. The Chicago Tribune looks at what is fueling the tailback's success this season.
- Tom Ricketts, the owner of the Chicago Cubs, is a Nebraska native and will be in attendance today.
- The Examiner is calling Saturday's game the most intriguing contest of the day.
— Josh Walfish