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Northwestern's Anthony Walker Jr. declares for NFL draft
Saturday, December 31, 2016 - Northwestern linebacker Anthony Walker Jr. announced Friday night on social media that he would forego his final season of eligibility to enter the NFL draft.Walker could h...
Jackson rushes Northwestern to win at Pinstripe Bowl
Wednesday, December 28, 2016 - NEW YORK -- Justin Jackson didn't realize he was closing in on the record for most yards rushing in the New Era Pinstripe Bowl. Nor did he care. Northwestern's junior run...
Northwestern stops Illinois to become bowl eligible
Saturday, November 26, 2016 - Justin Jackson rushed for three touchdowns and 173 yards as Northwestern became bowl eligible with a 42-21 victory over Illinois Saturday afternoon at Ryan Field in Evansto...
Leidner leads Minnesota past Northwestern
Saturday, November 19, 2016 - Mitch Leidner passed for one fourth quarter touchdown and ran for another as Minnesota pulled away late and claimed a 29-12 Big Ten victory over Northwestern on Saturday at...
Northwestern rolls past Purdue in second half
Saturday, November 12, 2016 - Northwestern scored 31 second-half points and ran past Purdue 45-17 on Saturday at Ross-Ade Stadium in West Lafayette, Ind. Quarterback Clayton Thorson completed 23 of 36...
No. 8 Wisconsin starts slow, finishes off Northwestern
Friday, November 04, 2016 - EVANSTON, Ill. -- No. 8 Wisconsin bent but didn't break defensively, dominated time of possession and scored what it needed in a 21-7 victory over Northwestern on Saturday....
No. 6 Ohio State avoids upset against Northwestern
Saturday, October 29, 2016 - Just when it looked like sixth-ranked Ohio State might be in danger of a second straight loss, the Buckeyes' offense and defense came through with the game -- and possibly ...
Thorson throws 3 TDs to lead Northwestern over Indiana
Saturday, October 22, 2016 - Sophomore quarterback Clayton Thorson passed for 285 yards and three touchdowns to lead Northwestern to a 24-14 victory over Indiana on Saturday in Big Ten play at Evanston...
Jackson leads Northwestern past Michigan State
Saturday, October 15, 2016 - Justin Jackson rushed for a career-high 188 yards and two touchdowns and Clayton Thorson threw three touchdown passes as Northwestern topped struggling Michigan State 54-40...
Northwestern surprises Iowa, 38-31
Saturday, October 01, 2016 - The Iowa Hawkeyes were stunned on Homecoming Saturday, falling 38-31 to the Northwestern Wildcats at Kinnick Stadium. It was the Wildcats first victory over Iowa since 2...
No. 20 Nebraska holds off Northwestern
Saturday, September 24, 2016 - EVANSTON, Ill. -- Nebraska committed two uncharacteristic turnovers Saturday night when knocking on the door for touchdowns, but the missed scores ultimately didn't m...
Northwestern defeats Duke for first win of season
Saturday, September 17, 2016 - Clayton Thorson threw three touchdown passes as Northwestern won for the first time this season, defeating visiting Duke 24-13 on Saturday night at Ryan Field in Evan...
Illinois State stuns Northwestern
Friday, September 09, 2016 - Illinois State's Sean Slattery kicked a 33-yard field goal as time expired and the Redbirds defeated host Northwestern 9-7 on Saturday at Ryan Field in Evanston, Ill....
Western Michigan stuns Northwestern
Friday, September 02, 2016 - Sophomore running back Jamauri Bogan rushed for the winning touchdown with 5:38 remaining as Western Michigan stunned Northwestern 22-21 in a nonconference contest on...
Northwestern CB Matthew Harris out for 'foreseeable future'
Tuesday, October 13, 2015 - Northwestern will be without starting cornerback Matthew Harris for the foreseeable future, head coach Pat Fitzgerald said Monday.Harris took a knee to the head during the ...
Selfies and signed football with Pat Fitzgerald? That'll cost you $125
Tuesday, September 15, 2015 - For all you Northwestern football fans out there with an extra $125 to burn, put that disposable cash to use and get a selfie with Pat Fitzgerald.Northwesterns newest reven...
NLRB rules Northwestern players aren't employees, can't unionze
Monday, August 17, 2015 - Northwestern football players are not university employees and can cannot attempt to unionize, the National Labor Relations Board in Washington announced Monday.The five-me...
Ex-Miami WR Garrett Kidd officially a Northwestern Wildcat
Sunday, August 09, 2015 - John Kidd was a four-year letterman for Northwestern back in the early eighties. Now, his son is officially a legacy.NU announced via a press release that Garrett Kidd has ...
Horse Tracks: Reactions to Ted Wells report
Friday, May 08, 2015 - The Ted Wells report was released yesterday and it came with a very surprising conclusion. It concludes that the Patriots deliberately deflated balls and that quarterback T...
Northwestern's QB battle is far from over -
Thursday, May 07, 2015 - Northwestern's QB battle is far from overFOXSports.comWith the other young talent on the team, notably running back Justin Jackson, the Wildcats will need someone to pr...
Northwestern Honors BTN's Revsine With Alumni Merit Award - Big Ten Network
Wednesday, May 06, 2015 - Big Ten NetworkNorthwestern Honors BTN's Revsine With Alumni Merit AwardBig Ten NetworkAs lead studio host, Revsine appears on the network's Emmy Award-winning foot...
The case for Marcus Mariota's personality
Tuesday, May 05, 2015 - Among the many facets of new Titans QB Marcus Mariota that we will break down over the coming weeks, months and years is his low-key personality. GM Thomas Dimitroff contin...
Jayhawks End Midweek Slate at Northwestern -
Tuesday, May 05, 2015 - Jayhawks End Midweek Slate at NorthwesternKUAthletics.comThe Jayhawks (20-28, 7-11 Big 12) trek to Evanston, Illinois, for the first time in program history, as the squad h...
Can the Wildcats handle another rebuilding year? -
Tuesday, May 05, 2015 - Can the Wildcats handle another rebuilding year?FOXSports.comThat likely shows the strides the program has made under head coach Pat Fitzgerald who just a couple of season ...
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