The Daily Northwestern

Defense leads Cats to solid victory over Orange: NU 30, Syracuse 10

Andrew Simon

August 30, 2008

Syracuse quarterback Andrew Robinson dropped back, looked left and with his eyes fixed on his receiver, fired toward the sideline.Northwestern safety Brendan Smith read the play all the way. The redshirt junior swooped in, picked off the throw and returned it 26 yards for a touchdown, putting the Wildc...

More from TicketCity: Northwestern defense struggles to stop air attack

Jonah L. Rosenblum

December 31, 1994

DALLAS - Over the course of a chaotic game, it's hard for football players to keep track of statistics. So when asked about the play of Texas Tech quarterback Taylor Potts, junior safety Brian Peters came back with a question, not an answer. "I haven't seen any stats or anything," Peters said. "Was he t...

Coach Randy Walker remembered five seasons after unexpected death

Jonah L. Rosenblum

December 31, 1994

When Northwestern completes its 2010 campaign Saturday against Texas Tech, it will mark five full seasons since Randy Walker died of a heart attack just months before the 2006 season was set to begin. Although several years and victories have since passed, the way he lived and died has kept his memory al...