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Football: Michigan State outplays and upsets No. 8 Northwestern

Paddy Fisher makes a tackle. The senior had 12 tackles in NU's loss to Michigan State.
November 28, 2020

Football No. 8 Northwestern entered Saturday's game against Michigan State as almost two-touchdown favorites with a chance to hoist the Big Ten West Division title at the end of the day. Instead,...

Football: Ramsey struggles as offense turns ball over four times

Peyton Ramsey looks to throw. The graduate transfer quarterback finished Saturday's game with 210 yards and two interceptions.
November 28, 2020

Football On Northwestern’s quest for its first Big Ten West Division title two years ago, Clayton Thorson provided the steady quarterback play needed to knock off then-No. 20 Michigan State in East...

Rapid Recap: Michigan State 29, Northwestern 20

Rapid Recap: Michigan State 29, Northwestern 20
November 28, 2020

Football Northwestern entered Saturday’s contest against Michigan State in an unfamiliar position. ESPN’s Win Probability chart gave the Wildcats (5-1, 5-1 Big Ten) an 88% chance of winning. It...

Football: No. 8 Northwestern looks to clinch Big Ten West title against Michigan State

Peyton Ramsey prepares to take the snap. The graduate quarterback and No. 8 Northwestern can clinch the Big Ten West title with a win over Michigan State Saturday.
November 27, 2020

Football On Oct. 6, 2018, one-win Northwestern traveled to Spartan Stadium to face No. 20 Michigan State. The Spartans, three years removed from playing in the College Football Playoff, were favored...

Football: Eku Leota and Earnest Brown both shining for Northwestern defense

Earnest Brown IV rushes after the passer. The senior defensive lineman has 3.5 tackles for loss so far this season.
November 27, 2020

Football After Northwestern’s victory against Wisconsin Saturday, a 17-7 demolition in which the Wildcats forced a season-high 5 turnovers, senior defensive end Earnest Brown IV singled out one...

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