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The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Momentum is a scary word, but NU seizes it

Matt Forman September 26, 2008

IOWA CITY, Iowa - "Momentum is a scary, scary word."Coach Pat Fitzgerald's analysis held true in the Northwestern's 22-17 defeat of Iowa on Saturday.Clinging to a one-point advantage and holding the ball...

NU KO: Cats outlast Iowa, 22-17

Jake Simpson September 26, 2008

IOWA CITY, Iowa - The hits were bigger. The crowd was louder. The big plays were more spectacular. This was Big Ten football at its finest.And when the dust settled, Northwestern was the last team standing.View...

A defensive state of mind: NU 16, Ohio 8

Matt Forman September 21, 2008

For the first time in 46 years, the Wildcats are 4-0.And yet there were points when Northwestern looked defeated in Saturday's 16-8 victory over Ohio.Coach Pat Fitzgerald's thoughts were centered on his...

Cats handle Salukis with ease: NU 33, Southern Illinois 7

Jake Simpson September 14, 2008

This week, there was no fourth-quarter drama. Tyrell Sutton and the Wildcats' defense made sure of that.The senior tailback had three touchdown runs, pacing Northwestern to a 33-7 drubbing of Southern...

Defense leads Cats to victory in season opener

Andrew Simon September 7, 2008

Led by safety Brendan Smith, NU's new-look defense stole the spotlight in Saturday's 30-10 win over Syracuse.

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