The Daily Northwestern

Protecting the brand: Social media in college athletics

Josh Walfish, Gameday Editor

November 20, 2012

Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Gameday, Sports

Trying to summarize your feelings in 140 characters is difficult enough for your average nobody, let alone when the whole world is waiting for you to screw up. Yet this is the atmosphere student-athletes live in on a daily...

Gameday: Wolverines safety takes long road to Michigan football

Josh Walfish, Gameday Editor

November 9, 2012

Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Gameday, Sports, Wildcat Extra

Jordan Kovacs would have been ecstatic to be playing on Michigan’s special teams units by his junior season. Instead, he was out there on day one of his redshirt freshman year and is now a four-year starter on defense. “I expected to cont...

Football: Vandenberg at center of Hawkeyes’ struggles

Dan Ryan, Sports Editor

October 25, 2012

Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Gameday, Sports

It turns out you don't need two players to have a quarterback controversy. A 38-14 drubbing at the hands of Penn State in which the Iowa offense gained only 209 total yards led to louder calls for changes to the Hawkeye l...