The Daily Northwestern

Football: Kain Colter excelling as modern black quarterback

Colin Becht, Assistant Gameday Editor

December 31, 2012

Just 19 years separate Len Williams and Kain Colter. Between them are eight players, from Tim Hughes in 1994 to Dan Persa in 2011. Eight quarterbacks, none of them black. “I’d be lying if I said it didn’t,” Col...

Football: Northwestern’s bowl history, 1948-2003

Alex Putterman, Reporter

December 25, 2012

On January 1, 1949, Northwestern beat previously-undefeated University of California-Berkley to win the 35th Rose Bowl, 20-14. As far as postseason success goes, there’s been little to cheer for since. After what can only...