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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

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.

NU escapes Duke with a win: NU 24, Duke 20

Matt Forman September 5, 2008

From the bumpy landing at Raleigh-Durham International Airport to a roller coaster of a game, Northwestern's trip to Duke Saturday was tumultuous.With Hurricane Hanna poised to strike the Eastern seaboard,...

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...

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...

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....

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