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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

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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: Gritty, gutsy and on the move — welcome to the Brendan Sullivan show

October 19, 2022

Before Northwestern’s game against Wisconsin, sophomore quarterback Brendan Sullivan hadn’t taken a live snap in nearly two years. The last time was a huge one, though, as the then-Davison high...

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Andres: Changing game, brutal 2022 schedule will test Northwestern football’s mettle as never before

January 13, 2022

A celebrated Fitzgerald — F. Scott, not Pat — once wrote there are no second acts in American lives.  For 27 years, Northwestern has begged to differ. The Wildcats were among the worst major college...

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Football: Mertz shines, while Northwestern quarterbacks struggle, in No. 18 Wisconsin’s 35-7 win

November 13, 2021

Football MADISON, Wis. — Last November, Wisconsin quarterback Graham Mertz came into Ryan Field as one of the Big Ten’s best signal callers. Having thrown for a combined 375 yards and seven...

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Football: Northwestern seeks to avenge 2020 loss to Michigan State in nationally televised Friday night opener

September 2, 2021

Football It seems like yesterday, but it was long ago. A little more than nine months have lapsed since the afternoon of Nov. 28, 2020 — the day Michigan State dealt then-No. 8 Northwestern its...

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