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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

Football: Kain Colter excelling as modern black quarterback

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...

The Northwestern defensive line is tasked with trying to contain the explosive running ability of Michigan quarterback Denard Robinson in Saturday’s contest.

Football: Wildcats, Wolverines battle in Legends Division race

November 9, 2012

November is a crucial month in the fight for position in the division race, and Saturday’s match between Northwestern and Michigan is just the beginning. The winner will earn the second ranked spot in...

Junior linebacker Damien Proby leads the team with 62 tackles this season. He has had two games with more than 10 tackles.

Football: Wildcats focus on fundamentals to get by Cornhuskers

October 19, 2012

Northwestern went to Lincoln, Neb., last year and beat then-No. 9 Nebraska 28-25. It was a game that set the Wildcats back on track for a bowl bid and turned their season around. On Saturday, the Cornhuskers...

Northwestern running back Venric Mark evades tacklers on the wet field at Minnesota. Mark provided the majority of the offense for the now-bowl eligible Wildcats, rushing for a career high 182 yards on 20 carries.

Football: Wildcats hold on late, become bowl eligible

October 13, 2012

MINNEAPOLIS — Saturday was just another example of Northwestern finding a way to win a football game. The Wildcats failed to score a single point in the second half, but held on to beat Minnesota...

Minnesota return man Lamonte Edwards fumbles the opening kickoff of Saturdays game. Northwesterns CJ Bryant recovered. The Cats benefited from Minnesota miscues all afternoon.

Football: Northwestern clings to contender status despite flaws

October 13, 2012

MINNEAPOLIS — With a shaky defense, anemic passing attack and fluid quarterback situation, Northwestern somehow remains a serious contender in the Legends Division. The Wildcats' (6-1, 2-1 Big Ten)...

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