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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, according to The Diamondback, Maryland's student newspaper. A document titled "A Year of Readiness," in which the ineligibility option is ex...

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...

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 may have been prompted by his str...

Football: Speedy Roberts looks to make outsized impact

Bobby Pillote, Assistant Sports Editor

February 5, 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...