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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

Pope: Northwestern’s 2018 campaign one of the strangest seasons in college football history

Pope: Northwestern’s 2018 campaign one of the strangest seasons in college football history

November 19, 2018

Football This past Saturday, while Northwestern fans were following the Wildcats’ win over Minnesota and general football fans were watching much-anticipated games like Notre Dame-Syracuse, Akron...

A Northwestern player lies on the ground. The Wildcats were overrun in the second half by Akron en route to a 39-34 defeat on Saturday.

Football: Dysfunctional Northwestern collapses in second half of chaotic 39-34 loss to Akron

September 16, 2018

Football The metaphorical curtains pulled across Ryan Field at halftime — intermission, if you will — of a predictable but pleasant musical, one with a few missed notes but plenty of Wildcat smiles...

Kato Nelson fires a ball downfield. The Akron quarterback led the Zips to a stunning upset of Northwestern on Saturday.

Rapid Recap: Akron 39, Northwestern 34

September 15, 2018

Football What looked like an easy victory for Northwestern quickly became the Wildcats’ worst nightmare as NU (1-2, 1-0 Big Ten) lost 39-34 to middling MAC opponent Akron, blowing a 21-3 lead in...

Northwestern safety Jared McGee (#41) and linebacker Nate Hall (#32) chase a Purdue player. McGee, Hall and the rest of the Wildcats defense will face another RPO-based offense Saturday against Akron.

Football: RPOs continue to dominate discussion ahead of Akron game

September 13, 2018

Football Coach Pat Fitzgerald went viral on Tuesday by calling run-pass options schemes “communist” in his weekly news conference, mostly in reference to the fact that blocking linemen frequently...

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