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Football: Jackson, Vitale earn All-Big Ten recognition

Bobby Pillote, Gameday Editor

December 1, 2015

Filed under Football, Sports

Football Sophomore running back Justin Jackson and senior superback Dan Vitale were each named to All-Big Ten teams, the conference announced Tuesday. Jackson, named to the second team, leads the nation in carries wit...

Northwestern moves up to No. 14 in latest College Football Playoff rankings

Bobby Pillote, Gameday Editor

December 1, 2015

Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports

Northwestern moved up two spots to No. 14 in the second-to-last College Football Playoff rankings of the season, released Tuesday night on ESPN. NU is unlikely to move up in the final ranking because some teams ahead of...

Rapid Reaction: Northwestern defeats Illinois 24-14

Bobby Pillote, Gameday Editor

November 28, 2015

Filed under Football, Gameday, Games, Latest Stories, Sports

Football What went right It wasn’t always pretty, but Northwestern prevailed over Illinois on Saturday, winning 24-14. The Wildcats have 10 wins for the fourth time in program history. A passing offense that has looked...

Rapid Reaction: Northwestern tops Wisconsin 13-7 in thriller in Madison

Alex Putterman, Web Editor

November 21, 2015

Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports

Football MADISON, Wis. — No. 20 Northwestern beat No. 25 Wisconsin 13-7 Saturday in a wild game in Madison. Here are the positives and negatives from the Wildcats' victory.  What went right: NU played great defen...