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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

Pat Fitzgerald speaks to the media before the 2018 Big Ten Championship Game in Indianapolis.

Football Notebook: Fitzgerald says QB competition is a ‘battle’

August 8, 2019

Football At Big Ten Media Days last month, Big Ten Network announced sophomore Hunter Johnson as Northwestern’s starting quarterback. Johnson may be the favorite to win the job, but the Clemson...

Paddy Fisher tackles a Maryland player in Northwestern’s game against the Terrapins earlier this month. The redshirt freshman linebacker has stepped up this season.

Football: Paddy Fisher tackles role as heir to Anthony Walker’s mantle

October 26, 2017

Football He’s no Anthony Walker, at least not yet. But redshirt freshman linebacker Paddy Fisher is doing his best impression of the graduated All-American through Northwestern’s first seven games. Fisher...

Pat Fitzgerald coaches from the sideline. Fitzgerald this week defended a controversial option play-call on fourth-and-three against Penn State.

Football Notebook: Pat Fitzgerald offers creative solution to linebacker conundrum

October 12, 2017

Football With Northwestern possibly set to play the first half Saturday at Maryland without its top two options at middle linebacker, Wildcats coach Pat Fitzgerald posited the perfect replacement. Himself. “I’ve...

Nathan Fox (left) celebrates with a teammate in a game last year. Fox is a candidate to take over the middle linebacker job this season, though coach Pat Fitzgerald said there may not be a determined starter at that position.

Football Notebook: Fitzgerald leaves open possibility of middle linebacker rotation

August 13, 2017

Football Anthony Walker may not have a clear-cut replacement. The star middle linebacker’s departure to the NFL after his junior season left sophomore Nathan Fox and redshirt freshman Paddy Fisher...

Warren Long returns a kick. The former running back has moved to linebacker this offseason.

Football: Long brings new perspective to undermanned linebacker group

April 18, 2017

Football In his free time, Warren Long produces music. In his playing time, the rising fifth-year senior — formerly a running back — plays linebacker. Somehow, he’s managed to take the skills...

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