Big Ten exploring option of freshman ineligibility

Alex Putterman, Web Editor

February 19, 2015

Filed under Basketball, Football, Latest Stories, Sports

The Big Ten is considering making freshmen ineligible to compete in football and men's basketball, ... Read more »

Football: Northwestern, Illinois to play three games at Soldier Field

Kevin Casey, Sports Editor

February 9, 2015

Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports

Northwestern and Illinois will play three games at Soldier Field in 2015, 2017 and 2019, the Fighting Illini announced Monday. The move continues a trend of the two schools moving contests to Chicago's historic professional... Read more »

Football: Scouting reports on Northwestern’s incoming recruiting class

Bobby Pillote, Assistant Sports Editor

February 5, 2015

Filed under Football, Recruiting, Sports

Jared Thomas – Cathedral High School / Indianapolis, Indiana OL / 6’4” 260 lbs. Thomas was recruited primarily as a guard but originally played left tackle in high school. The move... Read more »

Football: Speedy Roberts looks to make outsized impact

Bobby Pillote, Assistant Sports Editor

February 4, 2015

Filed under Football, Recruiting, Sports

There’s only one word to describe Jelani Roberts on the football field: fast. The wide receiver has speed in spades, and at a scant 5-foot-8 and 160 pounds, Roberts needs every extra step he can get. His official 40-yard... Read more »

Football: Former Wildcats to compete in pre-NFL Draft events

Kevin Casey, Sports Editor

January 5, 2015

Filed under Football, Sports

Gameday A pair of ex-Northwestern players will be participating... Read more »

Football: Former Notre Dame quarterback Tommy Rees to join Northwestern staff

Kevin Casey, Sports Editor

December 24, 2014

Filed under Football, Sports

Tommy Rees, a polarizing quarterback during his Notre Dame days, is turning to Northwestern, a program that has tormented the Fighting Irish in their last two meetings. The 22-year-old will join the Northwestern staff as a... Read more »

Football: Northwestern makes no staff changes for 2015

Kevin Casey, Sports Editor

December 19, 2014

Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports

Northwestern does not plan on making changes to the coaching staff following a second consecutive 5-7 football season. As recruiting has improved for the Wildcats in recent years, the team was expected to build and progress... Read more »

Big Ten presidents approve new concussion protocol

Alex Putterman, Sports Editor

December 9, 2014

Filed under Football, Sports

Big Ten presidents approved a more stringent protocol for addressing concussions, the conference announced Monday. The new mandate requires that all conference football games have an independent trainer in the replay booth... Read more »

Pillote: Why you should root for Ohio State in the College Football Playoff

Bobby Pillote, Assistant Sports Editor

December 7, 2014

Filed under Football, Sports

INDIANAPOLIS — Ohio State deserves to be in the College Football Playoff. The Buckeyes left no doubt after Saturday’s 59-0 embarrassment (there’s really no other way to put it) of Wisconsin. The Badgers’ Melvin Gordon,... Read more »