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Notebook: NU perplexes Big Ten’s best offense

Jake Simpson

November 22, 2008


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After experiencing mixed success against running quarterbacks, Northwestern's defense faced one of its biggest challenges of the season Saturday in mobile Illinois quarterback Juice Williams. The Illini signal-caller burned the Wildcats last season, racking up 357 total yards and three touchdowns.This year, Cor...

Offense finally discovers its rhythm

Jake Simpson

November 22, 2008


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A season ago, C.J. Bachér and the Northwestern offense put up 97 points in back-to-back wins against Michigan State and Minnesota on the way to a standout season. The Wildcats have spent most of this year struggling to recapture that spark.Led by a quartet of seniors, the offense finally clicked a...

Cats pop the Champaign: NU 27, Illinois 10

November 20, 2008


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The Sweet Sioux Tomahawk will remain in Evanston for good. Northwestern made sure of that in its 27-10 win over Illinois on Saturday.The Wildcats played arguably their most complete game of the season, dominating in all facets of the game and winning the rivalry trophy for the fifth time in six years...

Q&A with Brit Miller and Prince Kwateng

Matt Forman

November 18, 2008


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The DAILY's Matt Forman spoke with the pair of senior linebackers.Daily Sports: What is your favorite song? Prince Kwateng: "Green Light." I just like what Andre 3000 says in the song. Brit Miller: My favorite song is "Please Come to Boston" by Kenny Chesney. I listen to that a lot and love it.Daily ...

A glimpse into NU’s future

Matt Forman

November 18, 2008


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It may have come sooner than expected. It may have come under unfortunate circumstances.Coach Pat Fitzgerald knows the time has come. The future is now."I think the future is every day, " Fitzgerald said. "You can't play for down the road, you've got to play for the moment and prepare for the moment."...