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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

Blake Gallagher rises to make a tackle. The sophomore has started strong in his first season as a starter.

Football: Blake Gallagher thriving in larger role, leading Northwestern in tackles

October 4, 2018

Football Last year, Blake Gallagher was the new guy. He’d rotated in defensively through the first four games of the season, but then Paddy Fisher was ejected for targeting in the second half against...

Kyle Queiro intercepts Minnesota quarterback Demry Croft. Queiro and fellow senior safety Godwin Igwebuike are approaching the end of their illustrious Northwestern careers.

Football: Igwebuike, Queiro lead Wildcats secondary to season’s finish line

November 21, 2017

Football Facing down Northwestern’s stout defensive front, which sits in 13th in the nation in rushing yards allowed, many opponents this year have given up on the running game. Instead, foes...

Paddy Fisher tackles a Maryland player in Northwestern’s game against the Terrapins earlier this month. The redshirt freshman linebacker has stepped up this season.

Football: Paddy Fisher tackles role as heir to Anthony Walker’s mantle

October 26, 2017

Football He’s no Anthony Walker, at least not yet. But redshirt freshman linebacker Paddy Fisher is doing his best impression of the graduated All-American through Northwestern’s first seven games. Fisher...

 Justin Jackson carries the ball. The senior running back ran for 171 yards and a pair of touchdowns against Maryland.

Football: Northwestern shakes off slow conference start with 37-21 win at Maryland

October 14, 2017

Football COLLEGE PARK, Md. — Looking down the barrel of its first 0-3 start to Big Ten play since 2013, Northwestern responded against Maryland on Saturday and put a dent in the win column amid...

Pat Fitzgerald coaches from the sideline. Fitzgerald this week defended a controversial option play-call on fourth-and-three against Penn State.

Football Notebook: Pat Fitzgerald offers creative solution to linebacker conundrum

October 12, 2017

Football With Northwestern possibly set to play the first half Saturday at Maryland without its top two options at middle linebacker, Wildcats coach Pat Fitzgerald posited the perfect replacement. Himself. “I’ve...

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