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Alamo Bowl keys to the game

Andrew Simon

December 28, 2008

SAN ANTONIO - Northwestern vs. Missouri. We've been talking about it for a few weeks now, with all sorts of analysis and opinions flying around. With game time growing ever closer, let's boil it all down to the five most crucial things to watch for from the Alamo Bowl.1. Will C.J. Bachér make his ...

Offense finally discovers its rhythm

Jake Simpson

November 23, 2008

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...

Notebook: NU perplexes Big Ten’s best offense

Jake Simpson

November 23, 2008

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...

Cats pop the Champaign: NU 27, Illinois 10

November 21, 2008

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 19, 2008

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 ...