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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

Clayton Thorson throws a pass. The senior quarterback is projected as a fourth- or fifth-round pick in this week’s NFL Draft.

Football: Clayton Thorson headlines prospects with NFL dreams

April 24, 2019

Football After four record-setting years leading the Northwestern offense, quarterback Clayton Thorson will now look to continue his football career in the NFL. Thorson, the Wildcats’ all-time...

Captured: Holiday Bowl Game 2018

Captured: Holiday Bowl Game 2018

January 7, 2019

Welcome to The Daily’s photo blog: Captured. This will be a space for The Daily’s photographers to share their best work, including photos from weekend performances and events around the community....

Riley Lees makes a move. The sophomore receiver and the Wildcats launched a stunning comeback to win the Holiday Bowl on New Years Eve.

Holiday Bowl Rapid Recap: No. 22 Northwestern 31, No. 17 Utah 20

December 31, 2018

Football SAN DIEGO — In Northwestern’s stunning 39-34 loss to Akron in September, the Wildcats led 21-3 at halftime before collapsing in the second half with three game-changing turnovers that...

Football: Five moments that powered the Wildcats to the Big Ten title game

Football: Five moments that powered the Wildcats to the Big Ten title game

November 30, 2018

Football THE RETURN By Joseph Wilkinson Clayton Thorson stood in the backfield awaiting a snap. It was his 40th straight game as Northwestern’s starting quarterback. But it was only the second...

Paddy Fisher (left) and Nate Hall celebrate a fumble recovery against Illinois last year. The Wildcats will look for more big plays against the Fighting Illini in Saturday’s rivalry.

Football: Northwestern senior class looks to go undefeated against rival Illinois

November 22, 2018

Football Northwestern’s seniors have a rare opportunity. On Saturday’s Senior Day, the class will have a chance to go 4-0 against rival Illinois, which has struggled under coach Lovie Smith...

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