The Daily Northwestern

Rapid Reaction: Little to complain about in Northwestern’s 27-0 win over Minnesota

Alex Putterman, Web Editor

October 3, 2015

Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports

What went right: The passing game, the rushing game, the defensive front seven, the secondary, the special teams. So, just about everything. This was a dominant performance from No. 16 Northwestern (5-0, 1-0 Big Ten) in just...

Rapid Reaction: Northwestern survives against Ball State

Huzaifa Patel, Reporter

September 26, 2015

Filed under Football, Sports

It wasn’t pretty, but No. 17 Northwestern edged out Ball State, 24-19. Northwestern’s offense littered the first half with sloppy play. Redshirt freshman quarterback Clayton Thorson turned the ball over three times himself,...

Rapid Reaction: Northwestern muscles out 19-10 win over Duke

Huzaifa Patel, Reporter

September 19, 2015

Filed under Football, Sports

It was a struggle all day for freshman quarterback Clayton Thorson and Northwestern’s offense, but the defense and special teams carried the team to a 19-10 victory over Duke in Durham, North Carolina. In the fourth quart...

Halftime Reaction: Northwestern falls behind 7-3 in clumsy first half

Claire Hansen, Reporter

September 19, 2015

Filed under Football, Sports

No. 23 Northwestern was clumsy, sloppy and slow in the first half as they fell behind 7-3 at halftime. Redshirt freshman quarterback Clayton Thorson lacked the poise he displayed against Stanford and Eastern Illinois, finishing...