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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: special teams

August 22, 2014

Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports

Projected depth chart: Kicker 1. No. 8 Jack Mitchell, sophomore 2. No. 32 Hunter Niswander, redshirt freshman Punter 1. No. 31 Chris Gradone, junior Kick returner 1. No. 27 Matthew Harris, sophomore 2. No. 28 Justin Ja...

What Venric Mark’s absence will mean for Northwestern

Daily Sports Staff

August 16, 2014

Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports

With running back Venric Mark transferring, three Daily sports reporters look at what the star’s absence will mean for Northwestern’s offense. ALEX PUTTERMAN: The Wildcats' offense struggled in 2013, no matter who th...

Rapid Reaction: Nebraska 27, Northwestern 24

John Paschall, Assistant Gameday Editor

November 2, 2013

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

What went right: Senior quarterback Kain Colter was a man on a mission throughout the game in Lincoln. He slid off tacklers and constantly made plays to keep drives alive. Colter said earlier this week he wasn’t feeling...

Rapid Reaction: Iowa 17, Northwestern 10

Rohan Nadkarni and John Paschall

October 26, 2013

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

What went right: The Northwestern defense really picked up its play as the game went along. After being gashed for 65 rushing yards on Iowa's first drive, the defense began pushing back on the ground. The unit gave up...