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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: Northwestern’s defense prepares for Nebraska’s dual-threat quarterback and top rushing attack

October 18, 2023

When it comes to a dual-threat quarterback and college football, the abnormal athlete has become one of a defense’s worst nightmares. Whether it be their ability to scramble for a crucial first down...

Defensive lineman Anto Saka has two sacks for the Cats this season.

Football: Family, faith, loyalty fuel Northwestern’s defensive end Anto Saka

September 27, 2023

Ann Saka never considered herself a “football mom.” A mother of six, she typically took her four daughters to piano, dance and swim practices. Her husband Anthony Saka handled the sports’ side...

Senior defensive back Garnett Hollis Jr. watches on from the sideline.

Football: Braun looks to find consistency, move forward with Big Ten West play on the horizon

September 20, 2023

Two days after then-No. 21 Duke diminished Northwestern’s trip to Wallace Wade Stadium, interim head coach David Braun took the podium at Walter Athletics Center on Monday, looking to place his team’s...

Northwestern players run out of the locker room in last year’s matchup versus Duke. In Saturday’s defeat to the Blue Devils, the Cats’ defense had trouble stopping Riley Leonard on the ground.

Football: Northwestern’s inability to stop No. 21 Duke and QB Riley Leonard on the ground leads to 38-14 loss

September 16, 2023

To build off of last week’s momentous win, Northwestern (1-2, 0-1 Big Ten) needed to continue to stop the run.  Unfortunately for interim head coach David Braun and the Wildcats, the defense had...

Redshirt senior tight end Thomas Gordon celebrates a reception in last year’s matchup with the Blue Devils.

Rapid Recap: No. 21 Duke 38, Northwestern 14

September 16, 2023

A week removed from a 38-7 trouncing of UTEP, Northwestern walked into Wallace Wade Stadium as double-digit underdogs on Saturday, looking to shock No. 21 Duke and put the college football world on notice. Although...

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