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

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern


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Football: Four Northwestern players selected in 2023 NFL Draft, most picked since 1985

April 27, 2023

After no Northwestern players were drafted to the NFL last year, the Wildcats made a major, and historical, bounce back this year. For the first time since 1985, four Wildcats were drafted. Here they are: Offensive...

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Football: “I’ve got to get the roster old again”: Northwestern works to balance the play of the old and new

November 10, 2022

Northwestern’s weekly Monday press conference seemed to be the same old, same old in the beginning.  However, 12 minutes into the presser, Fitzgerald repeated a statement he said he made nearly two...

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Football: “You earn what you work for”: How Xander Mueller followed his brother’s footsteps and earned a crucial role on Northwestern’s defense

September 28, 2022

The linebacker position has always been a strength for Northwestern’s defense.  From the recently departed “Irish Law Firm” in Chris Bergin, Blake Gallagher and Paddy Fisher to coach Pat Fitzgerald...

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Football: Where does Northwestern stand at the conclusion of spring practice?

April 24, 2022

Football After following up its second Big Ten West title in three years with a challenging 3-9 season where the team struggled on both sides of the ball, Northwestern went into spring practice with...

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Football: How Northwestern’s 2021 recruiting class is looking to help the Wildcats reach new heights

July 20, 2021

Calvin Johnson II grew up watching Southeastern Conference football.  Throughout his life, the French Camp, Miss. native attended Mississippi State games, becoming familiar with the Bulldogs’ SEC...

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