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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


C.J. Robbins celebrates a play. The senior defensive end, along with fellow DL Ifeadi Odenigbo, will play their final games at Ryan Field this Saturday when the Wildcats host Illinois.

Football: Northwestern bids farewell to defensive bookends C.J. Robbins, Ifeadi Odenigbo

November 21, 2016

Football C.J. Robbins is the grandpa in Northwestern’s locker room. After six years on the Wildcats’ roster — Robbins received an extra year of eligibility thanks to injuries suffered early...

Clayton Thorson throws downfield. The sophomore quarterback set a career high with 352 yards passing in a blowout win over the Boilermakers.

Football: Carr, Thorson continue to rewrite Northwestern record books

November 12, 2016

Football WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Another week, another laundry list of offensive milestones for Northwestern. The Wildcats (5-5, 4-3 Big Ten) easily dispatched the Purdue Boilermakers (3-7, 1-6)...

Trent Goens returns an interception. The pick was the first of the redshirt freshmans career and one of four the Wildcats recorded against the Boilermakers.

Football: Wildcats roll past Purdue 45-17 for bounce-back win

November 12, 2016

Football WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – When a third quarter interception by junior linebacker Anthony Walker gave way to a 42-yard Northwestern touchdown pass, junior running back Justin Jackson had to...

Pillote: Bowl projections for Northwestern, explained

November 10, 2016

Football Sitting at 4-5 with three winnable games left on its schedule against Purdue, Minnesota and Illinois, Northwestern looks poised to make a bowl game for the second season in a row. Minnesota...

Jazz Peavy reaches out for the ball. The Wisconsin receiver sparked the Badgers offense early with a 46-yard end-around score.

Rapid Reaction: Wisconsin 21, Northwestern 7

November 5, 2016

Wisconsin and Northwestern fought another close battle, with the No. 8 Badgers (7-2, 4-2 Big Ten) ultimately pulling away late and prevailing, 21-7, over the Wildcats (4-5, 3-3). Both offenses ground...

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