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

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

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Football: Price: It’s time for change — reasons behind Northwestern’s downward spiral since 2020

November 19, 2022

For the first time since 1993 — nearly three decades — Northwestern will not reach three wins on the season. The Wildcats dropped their (1-10, 1-7 Big Ten) their 10th straight contest to Purdue (7-4,...

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Football: “I’ve got to get the roster old again”: Northwestern works to balance the play of the old and new

November 10, 2022

Northwestern’s weekly Monday press conference seemed to be the same old, same old in the beginning.  However, 12 minutes into the presser, Fitzgerald repeated a statement he said he made nearly two...

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Football: “You earn what you work for”: How Xander Mueller followed his brother’s footsteps and earned a crucial role on Northwestern’s defense

September 28, 2022

The linebacker position has always been a strength for Northwestern’s defense.  From the recently departed “Irish Law Firm” in Chris Bergin, Blake Gallagher and Paddy Fisher to coach Pat Fitzgerald...

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Football Preview: Defense looks to bounce back after forgettable 2021 season

August 25, 2022

Forget about it and move on. That is the only way Northwestern, or at least the defense, should think about the 2021 season.  In an electric, yet odd, 2020 season due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the...

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Football Preview: Riker: Expect innovation and insightful stories from The Daily’s Gameday desk this fall

August 25, 2022

Northwestern football fans have good reason to feel a sense of whiplash in recent seasons: Big Ten Championship appearances and bowl wins in 2018 and 2020 alternating with embarrassing 3-9 records in 2019...

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