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

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

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Football Preview: Defense looks to bounce back after forgettable 2021 season

August 25, 2022

Forget about it and move on. That is the only way Northwestern, or at least the defense, should think about the 2021 season.  In an electric, yet odd, 2020 season due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the...

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Football: “Picks don’t start on Saturday”: Northwestern’s defensive backs working to replicate last year’s turnover success

September 23, 2021

Football Northwestern’s secondary looks a lot different this year. In 2020, the unit led the nation in defensive pass efficiency (95.27) and recorded 11 of the Wildcats’ 14 picks. Cornerback...

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Football Notebook: Hunter Johnson building rapport with NU offense ahead of season opener

August 28, 2021

Football Three weeks before Northwestern’s season opener against Michigan State, coach Pat Fitzgerald announced senior quarterback Hunter Johnson as the team’s starting signal caller over...

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Football: Seven Northwestern players sign with NFL teams as undrafted free agents

May 3, 2021

Football After offensive lineman Rashawn Slater, cornerback Greg Newsome II and defensive end Earnest Brown IV got drafted, seven other Northwestern players signed with teams as undrafted free agents.  Linebacker...

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Football Notebook: Northwestern confident about offensive production following spring practices

April 25, 2021

Football Heading into the 2021 season, Northwestern will be without its top four pass catchers.  Wide receivers Ramaud Chiaokhiao-Bowman and Riley Lees declared for the NFL Draft with tight end...

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