The Daily Northwestern

Schuman: Most college football teams aren’t very good — and that’s okay

Max Schuman, Sports Editor

October 6, 2016

Filed under Columns, Sports

Even after a 38-31 win over Iowa that was more convincing than the scoreline indicates, Northwestern probably isn’t a very good team. The Wildcats struggle with consistency, are dealing with injuries on defense, a talent...

Northwestern moves up to No. 14 in latest College Football Playoff rankings

Bobby Pillote, Gameday Editor

December 1, 2015

Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports

Northwestern moved up two spots to No. 14 in the second-to-last College Football Playoff rankings of the season, released Tuesday night on ESPN. NU is unlikely to move up in the final ranking because some teams ahead of...

Football: Wildcats rise to No. 16 in College Football Playoff rankings

Bobby Pillote, Gameday Editor

November 24, 2015

Filed under Football, Sports, Top Stories

Football Northwestern jumped four spots to No. 16 in the College Football Playoff rankings released Tuesday evening by ESPN. The Wildcats were helped by a thrilling win over then-No.25 Wisconsin on Saturday, and a...

Letter to the Editor: Rethinking the student-athlete model

Norman C. Wang

April 23, 2015

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

April 25 will mark one year since the Northwestern football team voted on whether to form a union represented by the College Athletes Players Association (CAPA). National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) regional director Peter Sung...

Pillote: Why you should root for Ohio State in the College Football Playoff

Bobby Pillote, Assistant Sports Editor

December 7, 2014

Filed under Football, Sports

INDIANAPOLIS — Ohio State deserves to be in the College Football Playoff. The Buckeyes left no doubt after Saturday’s 59-0 embarrassment (there’s really no other way to put it) of Wisconsin. The Badgers’ Melvin Gordon,...