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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

Tommy Doles plays football on the field with other players.

Q&A: Former NFL player and student-athlete Tommy Doles publishes book on finding closure after leaving professional football behind

June 23, 2022

Former NFL player and student-athlete Tommy Doles (Weinberg ’18, Kellogg ’19) spoke with The Daily about his recently published book, “Gridiron Redemption: The NFL, Paris, and a Pandemic.” The...

Clayton Thorson throws a pass. The senior quarterback is projected as a fourth- or fifth-round pick in this week’s NFL Draft.

Football: Clayton Thorson headlines prospects with NFL dreams

April 24, 2019

Football After four record-setting years leading the Northwestern offense, quarterback Clayton Thorson will now look to continue his football career in the NFL. Thorson, the Wildcats’ all-time...

Wilkinson: Seeing college athletes in a different light

November 30, 2018

I walked into Bobb Hall unsure of what to expect. It was move-in day my freshman year, and I was just another kid in a sea of freshmen. As I made my way through my freshman hall, I saw a name I recognized...

Notre Dame quarterback Ian Book fires a pass. Book rolled over the Northwestern secondary in the second half of Saturdays win over the Wildcats.

Wildcats’ defense falters as Book shines in second half of Notre Dame victory

November 3, 2018

Football For 30 minutes, the Northwestern defense appeared to contain Notre Dame quarterback Ian Book. After all, Book is one of the nation’s top signal callers, and he had entered the game with the...

A Notre Dame tackler wraps up receiver Charlie Fessler. The Wildcats fourth-quarter comeback came up short against the Fighting Irish.

Football: Wildcats’ fourth-quarter comeback attempt thwarted by Notre Dame

November 3, 2018

Football All of a sudden, Northwestern had returned from the dead. A long touchdown drive turned a 17-point deficit into a 10-point margin. A blocked punt led to a short scoring drive a moment later,...

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