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

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern


Junior linebacker Braydon Brus looks to make a play during Saturday’s final spring practice. Brus forced two fumbles on kickoff coverage last season.

Football: Northwestern’s Braydon Brus looks to jump into Mike linebacker spot

April 22, 2024

Donning black and white practice jerseys on a chilly Saturday morning in Martin Stadium, Northwestern provided a plethora of potential precursors at its sole open spring practice. Coach David Braun’s...

NU defensive players do the ‘make it rain’ celebration following senior defensive back Garnett Hollis Jr.’s pass breakup to end the game.

Football: In Las Vegas fashion, Northwestern hits the jackpot in Las Vegas Bowl’s win over Utah

December 26, 2023

LAS VEGAS — Casinos are everywhere on the Las Vegas strip.  The crowded buildings filled with laughter, grunts of frustration, background music and a smothering cigarette-like smell are at nearly...

Senior linebackers Bryce Gallagher and Xander Mueller celebrate during Northwestern’s game against Nebraska. The pair of Wildcat linebackers were named to the All-Big Ten defensive teams Tuesday.

Football: Five ‘Cats tabbed 2023 All-Big Ten defense honorees

November 28, 2023

Five Northwestern players have been selected as 2023 All-Big Ten defense honorees, the conference announced Tuesday.  Senior linebacker Bryce Gallagher, who became just the 15th two-time captain in...

Offensive linemen junior Caleb Tiernan and senior Josh Priebe fist bump before getting set at the line of scrimmage.

Football: What To Watch For: Northwestern heads to Illinois in hopes of taking back the Land of Lincoln Trophy

November 24, 2023

With momentum, energy and hopes at its highest since the 2020 season, Northwestern has one more task on the agenda before preparing for postseason play: a trip south to face its in-state foe, Illinois. The...

Senior defensive lineman P.J. Spencer makes a tackle. In NU’s victory over Purdue, Spencer was pivotal towards the defense’s ability to make two red zone stops.

Football: ‘Bend, don’t break’: Northwestern’s red zone stands instrumental for 23-15 victory over Purdue

November 20, 2023

When coach David Braun was introduced as Northwestern’s permanent head coach Thursday, he praised his team’s perseverance and its ability to fight back – regardless of the circumstances.  And...

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