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Football: Northwestern continues 2010 campaign with trip to Rice

Colin Becht

September 16, 2010

Filed under Football, Sports

While Northwestern's matchup with Rice is listed on the schedule as an away game, for many of the Wildcats players, the game will be the closest they come to home. The (2-0) Cats will travel to Houston this Saturday to take o...

Swartout: ‘Tune-up game’ shows Northwestern almost ready to take on Rice

Harry Swartout

September 11, 2010

Filed under Football, Sports

In the 2005 remake of the 1974 classic film The Longest Yard, the warden asks incarcerated football star Paul Crew what he could do to get prison league football team ready to play. Crew suggests a tune-up game, saying "In college...

Sidebar: Arby Fields, Northwestern rushing attack break through for big day

Jonah L. Rosenblum

September 9, 2010

Filed under Football, Sports

EVANSTON -- As Northwestern prepared to take on Illinois State, senior offensive tackle Al Netter had a few words for sophomore running back Arby Fields. ""Arby, I'm going to make holes," Fields said, repeating what Netter ha...

Live: Northwestern maintains 30-3 lead against Illinois State into fourth quarter

The Daily Northwestern

September 9, 2010

Filed under Football, Sports

EVANSTON -- With a season opening-win under their belts, Northwestern opens up their home slate with their first ever matchup with in-state foe Illinois State. The Redbirds, a Football Championship Subdivision team, opened up...

Northwestern running backs look to spring free in home opener

Jonah L. Rosenblum

September 8, 2010

Filed under Football, Sports

Check back Saturday morning for live coverage from Ryan Field, with the kickoff scheduled for 11 a.m. In last week's season opener at Vanderbilt, Northwestern came out strong, controlling the game early on to the tune of a 1...

Live: Northwestern takes on Vanderbilt in season opener

The Daily Northwestern

September 2, 2010

Filed under Football, Sports

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Northwestern fans, your eight-month wait is finally over. The Wildcats (8-5 in 2009) start their 2010 campaign down in the Music City against Vanderbilt (2-10), with the kickoff set for 6:30 CT. Check out The Daily's ...

Northwestern tops Vanderbilt 23-21 in ‘physical battle’ to open 2010 season

Jonah L. Rosenblum

September 2, 2010

Filed under Football, Sports

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- In a game of botched snaps, missed kicks and fumbles, Northwestern got out to a 10-0 lead and scrambled its way out of Nashville with a 23-21 win. The Wildcats were aided by a key personal foul call on a 3rd ...

Northwestern looks to begin Dan Persa era with win against Vanderbilt

Jonah L. Rosenblum

September 1, 2010

Filed under Football, Sports

Check back with THE DAILY tomorrow for live coverage from Nashville, with the kickoff scheduled for 6:30 p.m. central time. Northwestern and Vanderbilt appeared to be on similar tracks in 2008 as two academic powerhouses about ...

Moment No. 1: Outback Bowl bravery in loss

Rodger Sherman

May 26, 2010

Filed under Football, Sports

After 60 minutes, 70 points, two touchdowns and nearly 1,000 yards of offense, the Outback Bowl was just about to get interesting."There was no doubt in my mind we were going to win that game," senior defensive end Corey Wootton s...

Football: Moment No. 2: Wildcats clip No. 4 Iowa

Christine Todd

May 25, 2010

Filed under Football, Sports

Kinnick Stadium is a scary place to watch a football game for opposing fans. This is especially true if the Hawkeyes are sitting pretty at No. 4 in the country and an undefeated 9-0 record, and the team you're rooting for is be...

Schapiro breaks down possibility of Big Ten expansion, talks conference’s future

Andrew Scoggin

May 23, 2010

Filed under Football, Sports

While in Washington for a meeting with the Association of American Universities last month, University President Morton O. Schapiro's son, Matt, called him about a story on ESPN.com.Matt told him that, according to the article, ...

Football: Spring game reactions

Ed Demaria

April 28, 2010

Filed under Football, Sports

Only 131 days until kickoff.Fans got a taste of Northwestern football at the annual spring ccrimmage on Saturday afternoon. Despite inclement weather, a dedicated contingent of NU faithful turned out for the contest/"I am here because ...