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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

Justin Jackson prepares for impact. The senior leads the team with 798 rushing yards on the season.

Football Roundtable: Writers talk Wildcats, Big Ten as season’s end approaches

November 8, 2017

Football Northwestern has made it through three quarters of its season, and what a season it has been. After stumbling out of the gate — losing in a stunning rout at Duke and dropping conference games...

Justin Jackson (left) carries the ball, while Bryant McIntosh drives to the basket. The seniors have each had illustrious careers for Northwestern.

Point-Counterpoint: Looking at Jackson, McIntosh’s Northwestern careers

November 1, 2017

Watching senior running back Justin Jackson and senior guard Bryant McIntosh lead their respective teams for the past three seasons got The Daily sports desk thinking: who’s had a more memorable Northwestern...

Kyle Queiro celebrates. The senior safety recorded five tackles against Iowa.

Football: Northwestern’s defense shines again, smothers Iowa

October 21, 2017

Football In the low-scoring slugfest many expected between Northwestern and Iowa on Saturday, the Wildcats’ defense blinked last. “We knew this was going to be a battle,” coach Pat Fitzgerald...

Sophomore defensive lineman Alex Miller wraps up Penn State quarterback Trace McSorley. The Wildcats will look to stop maryland’s run-pass option Saturday.

Football: Wildcats hope RPO familiarity proves advantageous against Maryland

October 12, 2017

Football Run-pass options are the latest rage in college football. No team knows that better than Northwestern. Four of the Wildcats’ five opponents to date have employed “RPOs” heavily, and...

Penn State’s Saquon Barkley runs against Northwestern in 2015. The Heisman contender leads a potent Nittany Lions offense into Evanston.

Pope: Championship-caliber Nittany Lions out of Wildcats’ stratosphere

October 6, 2017

Football This weekend’s homecoming festivities might as well signify not only the return of thousands of alumni to Evanston but also the return of Penn State to the elite tier of college football. The...

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