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Football: Scouting reports on Northwestern’s incoming recruiting class

Bobby Pillote, Assistant Sports Editor

February 5, 2015

Filed under Football, Recruiting, Sports

Jared Thomas – Cathedral High School / Indianapolis, Indiana OL / 6’4” 260 lbs. Thomas was recruited primarily as a guard but originally played left tackle in high school. The move may have been prompted by his str...

Football: Northwestern makes no staff changes for 2015

Kevin Casey, Sports Editor

December 19, 2014

Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports

Northwestern does not plan on making changes to the coaching staff following a second consecutive 5-7 football season. As recruiting has improved for the Wildcats in recent years, the team was expected to build and progress...

Football: Trevor Siemian out for season with ACL injury

Alex Putterman, Sports Editor

November 24, 2014

Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports

Senior quarterback Trevor Siemian is out for the season with an anterior cruciate ligament injury, coach Pat Fitzgerald announced at his news conference Monday. Siemian exited Saturday’s game against Purdue after being stuffed on a fourth-down quarterback sneak. Junior Zack Oliver rep...

Football: Despite big win, Fitzgerald has team focused on Boilermakers

Bobby Pillote, Assistant Sports Editor

November 17, 2014

Filed under Football, Sports

It’s been a good week for Jack Mitchell. After a clutch performance that saw him nail the game-winning kick in Northwestern’s most improbable victory in recent memory, the sophomore kicker was named Big Ten Special Teams...

Football: Three takeaways from Northwestern’s 43-40 victory over No. 18 Notre Dame

Joseph Diebold, Assistant Gameday Editor

November 16, 2014

Filed under Football, Gameday, Sports

Gameday 1. It’s OK to overreact a little... I mean, what a game. Not only was Northwestern good again, Northwestern was fun again. Even the Wildcats’ more competitive losses this season were marked by a dull monotony: a cavalca...

Football: Fitzgerald discusses offensive struggles in weekly news conference

Joseph Diebold, Assistant Gameday Editor

November 10, 2014

Filed under Football, Gameday, Sports

Gameday Diagnosing the offensive line’s woes Despite an improved performance from senior quarterback Trevor Siemian, Northwestern’s offense was held to just 9 points Saturday against Michigan, largely thanks to a sloppy performance f...

Rapid Reaction: Michigan 10, Northwestern 9

Bobby Pillote, Assistant Sports Editor

November 8, 2014

Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports

What went right Ibraheim Campbell returned to the lineup and had a big interception return. The senior safety highlighted a defense that actually had a good game, holding Michigan to 10 points, only giving up 251 yards ...