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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

Dean Lowry drags down the ball carrier. The defensive end has drawn interest for his ability to play in a 3-4 scheme.

Football: NFL future begins to crystallize for Vitale, Lowry, other Northwestern draft hopefuls

March 10, 2016

Football Superback Dan Vitale and defensive end Dean Lowry have each seen their draft stock rise recently, and certain NFL teams are starting to take notice. The pair, along with several other...

Redshirt freshman quarterback Clayton Thorson drops back to pass. Thorson was benched briefly in the second half Saturday after a rough day throwing the ball.

Football: Offensive issues linger in narrow win over Purdue

November 14, 2015

Gameday A home game against a bottom-tier Big Ten opponent Saturday led many predict a blowout. But Northwestern’s offense, or lack thereof, ensured that the 21-14 win over Purdue was anything but...

Rapid Reaction: Little to complain about in Northwestern’s 27-0 win over Minnesota

October 3, 2015

What went right: The passing game, the rushing game, the defensive front seven, the secondary, the special teams. So, just about everything. This was a dominant performance from No. 16 Northwestern...

Clayton Thorson fires a pass downfield. The redshirt freshman struggled in the first half but rebounded to engineer two 80-yard touchdown drives in the third quarter.

Football: Third-quarter turnaround lifts Northwestern to victory

September 26, 2015

Pat Fitzgerald didn’t worry about his offense at halftime Saturday. Instead, he occupied himself with special teams personnel, leaving the position groups to discuss a first half that ended with Northwestern...

Northwestern beat a nationally ranked opponent Saturday, but coach Pat Fitzgerald found plenty to criticize anyway.

Football: Pat Fitzgerald focuses on negatives following Northwestern’s big win

September 7, 2015

Northwestern beat a nationally ranked opponent Saturday with a dominant defense and mistake-free offense, but you certainly wouldn’t know it from coach Pat Fitzgerald’s weekly news conference Monday. For...

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