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


Football player evades opposing defenders.

Football: Twenty years ago, Northwestern saw its world upended by the 9/11 attacks

September 9, 2021

Football Coach Pat Fitzgerald opened his remarks at Tuesday’s team meeting with a history lesson.  With the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks coinciding with Northwestern’s (0-1, 0-1...

Solomon Vault looks for a hole in the Michigan State defense. Vault has overcome multiple injuries to become the Cats’ lead running back.

Football: Vault takes reins of Northwestern rushing attack

October 11, 2018

Football Northwestern’s running game needed a spark. After an impressive start to the season, Jeremy Larkin had to retire because of cervical stenosis. So coach Pat Fitzgerald turned to a familiar...

Jeremy Larkin seeks to evade a tackler in one of his final career games.

Football: As Jeremy Larkin leaves the field, running backs scramble to fill void

September 27, 2018

Football Were Jeremy Larkin more soft with his speech, more reticent to chat, more close to the vest about how he was feeling, he might still be the forerunner of Northwestern’s ground game, a powerful...

Justin Jackson carries the ball. The senior enters the weekend on the cusp of Northwestern’s career rushing record.

Football: Tough-running, soft-spoken Justin Jackson approaches program rushing record

October 6, 2017

Justin Jackson has heard enough about it by now. He said he’s been hearing about it since last December, when he tore up 224 yards of Yankee Stadium turf in the Wildcats’ upset of Pittsburgh. The chatter...

Justin Jackson celebrates in the end zone after scoring a touchdown against Wisconsin. The sophomore running back finished the regular season 14th in the country with 1,344 rushing yards.

Football: A Q&A with Northwestern RB Justin Jackson (the Ball Carrier)

December 5, 2015

Football Minutes after Northwestern’s 24-14 win over Illinois on Nov. 28, Pat Fitzgerald stood on the Soldier Field grass as hundreds of Wildcats fans chanted his name. The coach smiled and...

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