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Pope: A stronger football culture isn’t attainable for Northwestern, and that’s OK

Ben Pope, Gameday Editor

August 24, 2018

Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports, Top Sports Stories

It’s the year 2048. A grizzled, white-haired, Bill Snyder-lookalike Pat Fitzgerald roams the Wildcats’ sidelines. Quarterback Clayton Thorson Jr. will earn a $1.5 million bonus if he completes 25 touchdown passes, and some...

Pope: If Thorson misses time, expect Andrew Marty to be Wildcats’ quarterback

Ben Pope, Sports Editor

May 1, 2018

Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports, Top Sports Stories

Football Andrew Marty said he first met the man he may replace this fall over the cheesy aromas of a Lou Malnati’s pizza. Marty, now a redshirt freshman quarterback, was then a junior in high school. Clayton Thorson...