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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

The 1893 Northwestern football team. George Jewett (second from the right) will name a rivalry trophy between the Wildcats and Michigan beginning in 2021.

Football: Northwestern and Michigan to play for George Jewett Trophy, honoring Big Ten’s first Black football player

February 25, 2021

Northwestern and Michigan will begin playing for a traveling rivalry trophy named for George Jewett in 2021, the two schools’ athletic departments announced Thursday morning. Jewett was the first Black...

Football: Pat Fitzgerald’s journey to Northwestern icon

Football: Pat Fitzgerald’s journey to Northwestern icon

October 20, 2017

Football Pat Fitzgerald wasn’t always the confident coach Northwestern fans see on Saturdays. Before he stalked the sidelines each fall weekend and students placed bets on whether he’d wear...

It was a tough day for Northwestern quarterback Dan Persa and the Wildcats, who despite nearly completing the comeback, fell to Texas A&M 33-22 in the 2011 Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas.

Football: Northwestern’s bowl history, 2005-2011

December 26, 2012

Though Northwestern’s bowl history is painful in its own right, the period from 2005-2011 can easily be described as the most brutal. Over the course of seven seasons, NU has suffered five bowl losses,...

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