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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: How Hunter Johnson reclaimed his role as Northwestern’s starting quarterback

August 19, 2021

Football After Northwestern’s 2019 season, Mike Bajakian got to work.  Bajakian, who was named the Wildcats’ new offensive coordinator in December, proceeded to watch every play of NU’s...

Peyton Ramsey lines up under center. The graduate quarterback has led Northwestern’s turnaround on offense this season.

Football: Analyzing Northwestern’s new offense under Mike Bajakian

December 17, 2020

Football Needless to say, Northwestern’s offense last season was unacceptable by all standards. The Wildcats played four different quarterbacks last season who combined for six touchdowns, 15 interceptions...

Football: Who is Northwestern offensive coordinator Mike Bajakian?

Football: Who is Northwestern offensive coordinator Mike Bajakian?

January 16, 2020

Jameis Winston needed a ride home. It was the summer of 2015, and it was late. These were Winston’s first days as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ starting quarterback after being selected first overall...

Pat Fitzgerald calls over his players. Fitzgerald will need to hire a new offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach this offseason.

Goldsmith: Pat Fitzgerald needs to redesign his coaching staff in a post Mick McCall era

December 1, 2019

Northwestern’s quarterbacks had less help last season than any other signal caller in the Big Ten. Not because of the inexperienced group of wide receivers, or the injury plagued running backs. But...

Mick McCall watches Northwestern warmup before the Illinois game on Nov. 30. McCall will not return to Northwestern for the 2020 season.

Football: Offensive coordinator Mick McCall will not return in 2020

December 1, 2019

Football Earlier in November, coach Pat Fitzgerald promised there would be changes in the quarterback room. Those changes started with the coach who had been running the offense for 12 seasons....

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