The Daily Northwestern

Football sidebar: ‘Cut-cannon’ crucial in ground game success

Robbie Levin

October 24, 2009

It's no secret Northwestern's running game has struggled this season. Before Saturday, the Wildcats were averaging 123 yards per game on the ground, putting them at 89th in the nation. NU hadn't topped 100 yards in a Big Ten ga...

Football: Come-from-behind Cats revitalize bowl hopes

Danny Daly

October 24, 2009

Down 28-3 at home against Indiana, Northwestern's postseason aspirations looked bleak at best. Little did the Ryan Field faithful know, the Wildcats were about to celebrate Homecoming by embarking on the biggest comeback in sc...

NU beats Indiana after comeback, 29-28

Danny Daly

October 22, 2009

Down 28-3 at home against Indiana, Northwestern's postseason aspirations looked bleak at best. The Wildcats had been outscored by 42 points in their last 50 minutes of play dating back to the second half of the Michigan State lo...

Alumni Q&A: Chicago Bears linebacker Nick Roach, Homecoming Marshal

Andrew Scoggin

October 21, 2009

Nick Roach, the starting linebacker for the Chicago Bears and former Northwestern football player, Weinberg '07, will be grand marshal at Friday's Homecoming parade. Roach started 32 games during his NU football career and wa...

Football: Sherrick making name as PickManis

Brian Chappatta

October 20, 2009

Looking to cut into a 16-0 fourth-quarter deficit, Miami (OH) quarterback Zac Dysert scanned the field and threw a pass from his own 18-yard line. Dysert hoped to take advantage of Dustin Woods' one-on-one matchup with NU senior co...