Football: Ahead of 2021 season, Northwestern looks forward to the journey for a Big Ten Championship

Three trophy cases line the wall inside the Walter Athletics Center near the entrance of Wilson Field.  From left to right, the cases lay out the order of Northwestern’s goals each season: “Win the...

Author: Drew Schott, Senior Staffer
Posted: July 26, 2021, 5:14 am

Football: As Northwestern climbs toward contention for a Big Ten title, coach Randy Walker’s legacy remains intact 15 years after his death

Before the 2010 Outback Bowl, Pat Fitzgerald inserted a trick play into the game plan. It was one the Northwestern coach figured could, at the very least, generate a first down in a critical situat...

Author: Drew Schott, Senior Staffer
Posted: July 9, 2021, 5:56 am

Q&A: Washington Football Team President Jason Wright (Weinberg ’04) still making history after storied college career

Though Northwestern set a record this April with Rashawn Slater and Greg Newsome II, both of whom heard their names called in the first round of the NFL Draft, that feat wasn’t the only example of ...

Author: John Riker, Daily Senior Staffer
Posted: July 8, 2021, 5:12 am

Illinois passes Name, Image and Likeness legislation allowing student athletes to profit off their image

Illinois joined the ranks of dozens of states who have passed successful Name, Image and Likeness legislation Tuesday after Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed into law a bill allowing student athletes acros...

Author: Jacob Fulton, Summer Editor
Posted: June 30, 2021, 2:30 am

Northwestern to move ahead without capacity limits for 2021-22 athletic competitions

Northwestern will not implement any capacity restrictions for home athletic events throughout the 2021-22 academic year, the University announced Tuesday. The announcement comes just days after a F...

Author: Jacob Fulton, Summer Editor
Posted: June 29, 2021, 8:32 pm

Cats Corner: Unsung Heroes: The Darby Effect

Cats Corner is introducing a new audio series, Unsung Heroes. We’ll hear from individuals involved in Northwestern athletics, who you may not see in many articles, nor on the field, court, or track...

Author: Lawrence Price, Reporter
Posted: May 25, 2021, 6:46 am

Football: Northwestern to face Nebraska in Dublin for 2022 season opener

Football Northwestern is headed across the Atlantic Ocean to kick off the 2022 season. The Wildcats will face Nebraska at Aviva Stadium in Dublin, Ireland on Aug. 27, 2022 in the Aer Lingus College...

Author: Drew Schott, Sports Editor
Posted: May 20, 2021, 4:45 pm

Football: After strong 2020 season, Northwestern’s defensive backs look toward the future

Football At the beginning of each season, Northwestern selects one player to wear the No. 1 jersey.  The honor, created in 2011, recognizes “the student-athlete who truly embodies the values and ch...

Author: Drew Schott, Sports Editor
Posted: May 11, 2021, 5:30 am

Football: Wide receiver Ramaud Chiaokhiao-Bowman signs with Indianapolis Colts as undrafted free agent

Football After the best season of his Northwestern career, Ramaud Chiaokhiao-Bowman now has the chance to make an NFL roster.  The wide receiver signed with the Indianapolis Colts as an undrafted f...

Author: Drew Schott, Sports Editor
Posted: May 7, 2021, 1:54 am

Football: Seven Northwestern players sign with NFL teams as undrafted free agents

Football After offensive lineman Rashawn Slater, cornerback Greg Newsome II and defensive end Earnest Brown IV got drafted, seven other Northwestern players signed with teams as undrafted free agen...

Author: Drew Schott, Sports Editor
Posted: May 4, 2021, 4:16 am

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Football: Ahead of 2021 season, Northwestern looks forward to the journey for a Big Ten Championship

Three trophy cases line the wall inside the Walter Athletics Center near the entrance of Wilson Field.  From left to right, the cases lay out the order of Northwestern’s goals each season: “Win the West Division,” “Win the Big Ten” and “Win Our Bowl Game.”  Some years, the cases remain empty. Some years — like...

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Author: Drew Schott, Senior Staffer
Posted: July 26, 2021, 5:14 am

Football: As Northwestern climbs toward contention for a Big Ten title, coach Randy Walker’s legacy remains intact 15 years after his death

Before the 2010 Outback Bowl, Pat Fitzgerald inserted a trick play into the game plan. It was one the Northwestern coach figured could, at the very least, generate a first down in a critical situation against Auburn. Little did he know the play would nearly help the Wildcats notch their first postseason victory since the...

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Author: Drew Schott, Senior Staffer
Posted: July 9, 2021, 5:56 am

Q&A: Washington Football Team President Jason Wright (Weinberg ’04) still making history after storied college career

Though Northwestern set a record this April with Rashawn Slater and Greg Newsome II, both of whom heard their names called in the first round of the NFL Draft, that feat wasn’t the only example of the Wildcats making a splash at the professional level this past year.  In August 2020, the Washington Football Team...

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Author: John Riker, Daily Senior Staffer
Posted: July 8, 2021, 5:12 am

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