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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: Next level rivalry: Comparing the impact of Wildcats, Fighting Illini on the pro game

November 23, 2021

Football Before he was scoring 42-yard touchdowns for the Detroit Lions, running back Godwin Igwebuike suited up on the opposite side of the ball.  Igwebuike roamed the defensive backfield as...

Justin Jackson runs past a Bowling Green defender. The accomplished Northwestern running back was chosen in the seventh round of the NFL Draft on Saturday.

Football: Jackson selected by Chargers, but other Wildcats passed over in NFL Draft

April 29, 2018

Football After a long wait, Northwestern’s Justin Jackson was selected with the sixth-to-last pick in the NFL Draft on Saturday. The Los Angeles Chargers took Jackson with the 251st pick, making...

Justin Jackson eyes two Iowa defenders. The longtime Northwestern running back is likely to be chosen by an NFL team during this weekend’s draft.

Football: Igwebuike, Jackson likely to be selected at NFL Draft

April 25, 2018

Football Students often called Justin Jackson the “Ball Carrier” during his time at Northwestern, but it’s Jackson’s pass-catching ability that has him on the radar of NFL teams ahead of the...

Jared McGee signals before a play. The to-be senior safety has missed spring practices while recovering from hip surgery.

Football: Recovering from injuries, expected top safeties develop from sidelines

April 15, 2018

Football When the Wildcats closed out the 2017 season, senior safeties Godwin Igwebuike and Kyle Queiro roamed the defensive backfield as they had done countless times in their illustrious careers....

Matt Alviti brings the ball down. The senior quarterback had 54 rushing yards after being pressed into duty in the Music City Bowl.

Football: Led by Alviti, seniors shine bright in Music City Bowl win

December 29, 2017

Football NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Matt Alviti stayed at Northwestern for five years to get a pair of degrees. But he also stayed because of the relationship he had with his “brothers” in the Wildcats’...

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