The Daily Northwestern

Gameday: Northwestern defense looks to get back to ball-hawking ways

John Paschall, Assistant Gameday Editor

October 30, 2013

It’s been a spooky past two weeks for the Northwestern defense. The unit has allowed only three offensive touchdowns in two games against Minnesota and Iowa — but only has two losses to show for its efforts. Coach Pat Fitzgerald h...

Football: Kain Colter excelling as modern black quarterback

Colin Becht, Assistant Gameday Editor

December 31, 2012

Just 19 years separate Len Williams and Kain Colter. Between them are eight players, from Tim Hughes in 1994 to Dan Persa in 2011. Eight quarterbacks, none of them black. “I’d be lying if I said it didn’t,” Col...

Ryan: Tough to judge season’s success

Dan Ryan, Sports Editor

November 26, 2012

It's funny how winning spoils fans. Any year the New York Yankees don't hoist a World Series trophy is a catastrophic failure in the eyes of the fan base. The same is true for the New England Patriots, just to a lesser degree. Before 2...