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Football: Senior defensive tackle Sean McEvilly announces retirement due to injuries

Bobby Pillote, Reporter

August 12, 2015

Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports

Senior defensive tackle Sean McEvilly will retire from football due to “chronic orthopedic issues," Northwestern announced Wednesday. “This has been an extremely difficult conclusion for Sean to reach,” coach Pat Fi...

Big Ten suspends C.J. Robbins for punch against NIU

Alex Putterman, Sports Editor

September 9, 2014

Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports

Northwestern junior defensive tackle C.J. Robbins has been suspended one game for throwing a punch late in the Wildcats' game against Northern Illinois on Saturday, The Big Ten announced Tuesday. Robbins was ejected with 4:30 ...

Predicting Northwestern’s season

Daily Sports Staff

August 29, 2014

Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports

Football season is finally upon us. Check out our staff’s predictions for Northwestern in 2014.  BOBBY PILLOTE: NU will have a winning record and will make it to a bowl game this season, but don't expect much more from t...

Football: McEvilly out for season, other notes on Northwestern depth chart

Bobby Pillote, Assistant Sports Editor

August 25, 2014

Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports

Northwestern football released its depth chart Monday for the season opener against California scheduled for Saturday. (See NU's full depth chart here.) Most noticeably, the chart is missing the name of senior defensive tackle Sean McEvilly. After the lineup was released it was announced that McEvilly, who was expected to start,  ...

2014 Northwestern football preview: defensive line

Joseph Diebold, Assistant Gameday Editor

August 24, 2014

Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports

Projected depth chart: Defensive end: 1. No. 13 Deonte Gibson, Junior 1. No. 94 Dean Lowry, Junior 2. No. 7 Ifeadi Odenigbo, Sophomore 2. No. 96 Max Chapman, Junior Defensive tackle: 1. No. 91 Sean McEvilly, Senior...

Football: Fitzgerald bemoans lack of playmaking against Michigan

John Paschall, Assistant Gameday Editor

November 18, 2013

Filed under Football, Sports

It’s tough for anyone to find any positives during a six-game losing streak, but coach Pat Fitzgerald is trying — even if it’s jokingly. “We went from 4 seconds away to 1 second away,” he said. “So I guess we are...

Rapid Reaction: Minnesota 20, Northwestern 17

John Paschall, Assistant Gameday Editor

October 19, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Latest Stories, Sports Blogs, Wildcat Extra

What went right: Redshirt freshman Stephen Buckley showed some nice flashes of playmaking ability on the Wildcats’ first scoring drive. With Venric Mark sidelined, Buckley has to be the speedy running back the offense need...

Rapid Reaction: Northwestern 35, Maine 21

John Paschall, Assistant Gameday Editor

September 21, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Latest Stories, Sports Blogs, Wildcat Extra

What went right: The defense was Northwestern’s best offense today against Maine at Ryan Field. Senior linebacker Damien Proby and sophomore defensive end Dean Lowry recorded the Wildcats’ ninth and 10th interceptions re...