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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


Justin Jackson celebrates a touchdown. The junior running back found the end zone three times against No. 23 Pittsburgh.

Pinstripe Bowl Rapid Recap: Northwestern 31, No. 23 Pittsburgh 24

December 28, 2016

NEW YORK — It took a while, but the 2016 Pinstripe Bowl eventually transformed into the back-and-forth shootout many expected. And in a game brimming with big plays and scores, Northwestern (7-6,...

Justin Jackson carries the ball. The junior ran for 173 yards and three touchdowns against Illinois.

Football: Northwestern uses run-heavy attack to race past Illinois

November 26, 2016

Football For the final act of its regular season, Northwestern returned to a formula it often departed from this fall. Throughout their campaign, the Wildcats (6-6, 5-4 Big Ten) had tilted away from...

Justin Jackson dives into the end zone. The junior running back rushed for 173 yards and three touchdowns against Illinois.

Rapid Recap: Northwestern 42, Illinois 21

November 26, 2016

Football Both Northwestern’s regular season, and its game against Illinois on Saturday, were rarely pretty. But the Wildcats (6-6, 5-4 Big Ten) emerged from the ups and downs of their final...

C.J. Robbins celebrates a play. The senior defensive end, along with fellow DL Ifeadi Odenigbo, will play their final games at Ryan Field this Saturday when the Wildcats host Illinois.

Football: Northwestern bids farewell to defensive bookends C.J. Robbins, Ifeadi Odenigbo

November 21, 2016

Football C.J. Robbins is the grandpa in Northwestern’s locker room. After six years on the Wildcats’ roster — Robbins received an extra year of eligibility thanks to injuries suffered early...

Clayton Thorson tries to evade a defender. The sophomore quarterback fumbled twice in Northwesterns loss to Minnesota.

Football: Slow start, offensive struggles doom Wildcats in 29-12 loss to Minnesota

November 19, 2016

MINNEAPOLIS — Any Northwestern bowl-eligibility celebration will have to wait at least one more week. Sloppy offensive play doomed the Wildcats (5-6, 4-4 Big Ten) against Minnesota (8-3, 5-3) on Saturday...

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