The Daily Northwestern

A glimpse into NU’s future

Matt Forman November 19, 2008

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....

Preview: In-state rivalry resumes

Matt Forman November 19, 2008

Coach Pat Fitzgerald stresses going 1-0 each week and then flushing the good and the bad.Clichés aside, the implications of Saturday's game will be felt beyond its outcome. Northwestern (8-3, 4-3...

Sidebar: Special teams weather conditions

Matt Forman November 16, 2008

ANN ARBOR, Mich. - When coach Pat Fitzgerald woke up Saturday, he was sure of one thing. The weather conditions would be terrible. After all, it had been that way every time he came to the Big House as...

Hail to the purple victors

Jake Simpson November 16, 2008

ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Heading into halftime, Northwestern looked like a team in trouble.Michigan had pushed the Wildcats around on both sides of the ball and held a 14-7 lead. The Big House, where NU had...

Notebook: Bacher responds to early adversity

Matt Forman November 16, 2008

ANN ARBOR, Mich. - The first half of play for Northwestern on Saturday mirrored the weather conditions: ugly.C.J. Bachér made sure the second half was a different story.The senior quarterback led...

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