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Football: Three takeaways from Northwestern’s 16-6 victory over No. 21 Stanford

Bobby Pillote, Gameday Editor

September 8, 2015

Filed under Football, Sports

1. The defense is really, really good Northwestern had the worst pass rush in the Big Ten a year ago, posting just 17 sacks, and still managed to finish seventh in the conference in points allowed per game. That the Cats g...

Rapid Reaction: Northwestern upsets Stanford 16-6

Bobby Pillote, Gameday Editor

September 5, 2015

Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports

The future of Northwestern football may have already arrived. All eyes were on redshirt freshman Clayton Thorson making his first start, and the quarterback didn't disappoint against No. 21 Stanford. He often looked the part...

Clayton Thorson, Anthony Walker lead Northwestern to 10-3 lead over Stanford

Alex Putterman, Web Editor

September 5, 2015

Filed under Football, Sports

The first half could not have gone too much better for Clayton Thorson and Northwestern. The redshirt freshman quarterback looked comfortable in the pocket and scampered for a 42-yard touchdown run as Northwestern grabbed a...

Football: Wildcats name Clayton Thorson starting quarterback against Stanford

Bobby Pillote, Reporter

August 27, 2015

Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports

2015 Football Preview Redshirt freshman Clayton Thorson will be Northwestern’s starting quarterback in the Wildcats’ first game against Stanford on Sept. 5, coach Pat Fitzgerald announced via Twitter on Thursday. Per ...