The Daily Northwestern

Football notebook: NU continues slow-starting habit, responds with comeback

Robbie Levin

October 25, 2009

Northwestern couldn't have asked for a worse start. One-and-a-half quarters into the game, the Wildcats were down by 25 points, their largest deficit of the season, and against Indiana, who was two weeks removed from a disastrous 47...

Forman: Wootton’s speech at half U-Turn

Matt Forman

October 25, 2009

There are very few situations when Pat Fitzgerald or his players overstate the importance of one game. Most times, they say every game is as important as the next - they're just trying to go 1-0 that week. So when junior linebacker Qu...

NU beats Indiana after comeback, 29-28

Danny Daly

October 23, 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 22, 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 21, 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...