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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

Brandon Joseph sprints towards the ball. The redshirt freshman safety and Northwestern’s defensive backs face a talented Ohio State offense this weekend.

Football: Talented secondary to face toughest test against Justin Fields, Ohio State

December 17, 2020

Football Before the 2018 Big Ten Championship Game, Northwestern’s secondary had fared well against conference opponents. The Wildcats allowed an average of 226 yards per game from opposing...

Hunter Johnson gets tackled on the play. The sophomore quarterback was injured on this play last game.

Football: Northwestern’s injuries have pushed the team to the bottom of the Big Ten

November 7, 2019

Football Early in the second quarter of Northwestern’s season opener against Stanford, senior cornerback and captain Trae Williams fell to the Stanford Stadium turf with an injury. The next quarter,...

Blake Gallagher makes a tackle on an Iowa runner. The junior linebacker led the team with 10 tackles.

Football: Northwestern’s defense wears down in loss to Iowa

October 26, 2019

With a defense asked to carry as much weight as Northwestern’s is right now, injuries are going to take their toll. With sophomore Trevor Kent and junior Earnest Brown IV both missing from the defensive...

JR Pace surveys the field. The junior safety is a big part of the Wildcats’ strong pass defense.

Football: Pace, Whillock as steady as ever in Northwestern’s defensive backfield

October 17, 2019

Football With his team leading 7-3 late in the first half on Sept. 28, Wisconsin quarterback Jack Coan decided to take a shot down the field. Coan was looking for Quintez Cephus, the star receiver...

Pat Fitzgerald talks to his team. NU enters a pivotal moment in the race for the Big Ten West title this weekend against Purdue.

Football: Northwestern’s secondary, banged up yet again, faces trial by fire

September 26, 2019

Prior to the start of the season, Trae Williams expressed his excitement that Northwestern’s secondary was finally fully healthy after being consistently banged up the last two years. With juniors...

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