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Football: Three takeaways from Northern Illinois’ 23-15 victory over Northwestern

Joseph Diebold, Assistant Gameday Editor

September 7, 2014

Filed under Football, Sports

1. Northwestern’s strengths aren’t good enough to mask its weaknesses The story of Saturday’s 23-15 loss to Northern Illinois was one step forward, two steps back for Northwestern. For every time NU’s defense stood ta...

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...

Venric Mark to transfer to West Texas A&M

Rebecca Savransky, Summer Editor

August 23, 2014

Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports

Former Northwestern running back Venric Mark will transfer to West Texas A&M University, ESPN reported Saturday morning. The University announced last week that Mark would be leaving NU to play closer to his family. Mark told ESPN th...

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...

2014 Northwestern football preview: offensive line

Huzaifa Patel, Reporter

August 20, 2014

Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports

2013 review, by the numbers  36: The Northwestern offensive line gave up 36 sacks last year, losing a total of 198 yards of offense. As a reference point, Iowa, Wisconsin and Nebraska allowed just 15, 16, and 17 respective...