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“It had a Super Bowl-feel”: Remembering Northwestern’s 28-25 victory over No. 9 Nebraska 10 years ago

Drew Schott, Gameday Editor October 1, 2021

Football Jeff Budzien was part of the team that won Northwestern’s first bowl game since the 1949 Rose Bowl. He was the kicker for the squad that faced No. 4 Ohio State, a matchup that drew ESPN’s...

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Northwestern’s Big Ten-leading punt return unit may be X-Factor against struggling Nebraska special teams

Gabriela Carroll, Senior Staffer October 1, 2021

Football After dominating most of a 23-20 loss to No. 17 Michigan State last week, Nebraska doomed itself by conceding a game-tying fourth-quarter punt return touchdown. The Cornhuskers’...

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Football: After offensive success against Ohio, Northwestern prepares for test of Nebraska’s defense

Lawrence Price, Assistant Sports Editor September 30, 2021

Football Northwestern’s offense hit on all cylinders last Saturday against Ohio. The running backs rushed for 373 yards and averaged 7.3 yards per carry, reaching the end zone four times....

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Cross Country: Cats look to continue strong start at Joe Piane Invitational

Charlotte Varnes, Development and Recruitment Editor September 30, 2021

Looking to build on its strongest start since coach Jill Miller joined the program in 2019, Northwestern cross country will travel to South Bend, Ind. Friday for the Joe Piane Invitational. The Wildcats...

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Football: Northwestern returns to Big Ten action against Nebraska on the road

John Riker, Sports Editor September 30, 2021

Football So far, Northwestern has had its hands full preparing for its first four opponents. Indiana State didn’t have a season in 2020. The Wildcats hadn’t played Ohio since 2008 and...

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