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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: New York Giants to hire former Northwestern quarterback Mike Kafka as offensive coordinator

February 3, 2022

The New York Giants plan to hire former Northwestern quarterback Mike Kafka as their next offensive coordinator, according to reports Thursday from NFL Network’s Mike Garafalo and Ian Rapoport. Kafka,...

Clayton Thorson passes the ball. The sophomore quarterback is on pace to throw 408 passes in 2016.

Football: Northwestern’s offense becoming more pass-oriented

September 22, 2016

Football For the second straight fall, Northwestern’s offense can seem predictable. Just not in the way you’d expect. Over the past two-plus seasons, the Wildcats’ offensive identity has...

Football: Former Wildcat quarterback Kafka signs with Minnesota Vikings

April 2, 2015

Football Former Northwestern quarterback Mike Kafka has signed a contract with the Minnesota Vikings, according to his agent and several media reports. The signal caller played as a Wildcat from...

Winter Break football alternatives for Northwestern fans

December 5, 2013

For those who follow sports, Winter Break means college football bowl games — tons of them. It ramps up with events like the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl, which is decidedly not famous. Any football game...

Football: The oral history of the Pat Fitzgerald era

Football: The oral history of the Pat Fitzgerald era

February 19, 2013

On Jan. 1, 2013, Northwestern won its first bowl game in 64 years, ending the nation’s longest bowl-win drought. The Wildcats’ head coach Pat Fitzgerald, a college football Hall of Famer and member...

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