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Northwestern’s offensive look behind QB Trevor Siemian

For the past few seasons the Northwestern Wildcats starting quarterback position has been Quarterback A and Quarterback B as starters. As Northwestern had a dual threat QB in Cain Colter who has recently graduated from the University and is now pursuing a roster spot with the Minnesota Vikings camp, and QB Trevor Siemian with a strong arm and is not too bad on his feet as well. Heading in to the 2014-15 sea ...

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Northwestern Wildcat’s 2014-2015 schedule (NCAAFB)

The Northwestern Wildcats started off to a hot start last season going 4-0 in their first four games while leading the NCAA in most defensive stats in college football. As soon as Big Ten Conference play started the Cats lost the remainder of their games all the way up to their final game against the Illinois Fighting Illini, in which they won. Heading in to 2014-15 the Big Cats are looking at a few new fac ...

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Northwestern reveals new court design

Northwestern fans can expect a new look inside of Welsh-Ryan Arena for the 2014-15 season. Today they revealed via Twitter the new court design featuring the schools traditional purple. The purple in the paint is very cool and the hardwood floor gives it a great touch. The 'N' logo at center court and "Northwestern & Wildcats" on the baseline finish off the sleek design. Here's a look at the difference: ...

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Northwestern overcomes three late turnovers to stun Illinois

Illinois was in desperate need of a statement game to validate their No. 23 ranking after suffering a 95-70 drubbing at Wisconsin earlier in the week. Driving a couple of hours over to Evanston to face the 7-9 Northwestern Wildcats, the Illini were expected to do just that—but once again, the Illini didn’t live up to their expectations. After trailing by ten earlier in the second half, Illinois freshman Ken ...

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Northwestern Preview: First True Test Comes Under National Spotlight vs. Ohio State

The first real test of the season comes under the national College Gameday spotlight Saturday in Evanston. The #16 Northwestern Wildcats open their conference schedule against Big Ten favorite, #4 Ohio State Buckeyes. Both teams come into this game undefeated. Ohio State is 5-0 with a quality win over ranked Big Ten rival Wisconsin. The Wildcats haven't really taken on a serious competitor yet this year. Th ...

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A Fine Evening in Evanston. Northwestern 48 Syracuse 27

Injuries in last week's game left questions for Northwestern looking ahead. Cornerback Daniel Jones was lost for the season, then Star players QB Kain Colter and RB Venric Mark were listed as day-to-day. Kain Colter (Concussion) was questionable but still made the start. Venric Mark (lower body) did not play, perhaps being saved for conference play in a couple weeks when Ohio State comes to town. Until then ...

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Northwestern 44-30 Win over Cal Bittersweet with Injury

It was an overall solid win by the wildcats, playing well on both sides of the ball. Quarterback Kain Colter looked good until he was injured on the second play of the game. However, more than capable 2nd quarterback Trevor Siemian did a good job taking over the rest of the game. He also had some help with Northwestern's 209 rushing yards.  However, with losing Colter you don't just lose his duel threat ski ...

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Illinois vs. Northwestern Recap

After starting the season 12-0, no one, especially John Groce could’ve expected that Illini would be staring down the barrel of a 1-4 Big Ten start.  After being handed a 68-54 loss to the Northwestern Wildcats in Assembly Hall, the Illini did just that. Illinois now sit at the bottom of the Big Ten, only in front of 0-5 Penn State and Nebraska in the conference standings. The Fighting Illini and the Northw ...

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Big Ten Basketball Preview Part Two: Northwestern and Purdue

*This is part two of a six part series previewing each Big Ten team. Part one, Monday: Nebraska, Penn State Part two, Tuesday: Northwestern, Purdue Part three, Wednesday: Iowa, Illinois Part four, Thursday: Minnesota, Wisconsin Part five, Friday: Michigan State, Michigan Part six, Saturday: Ohio State, Indiana   10. Northwestern Just when things were starting to look bright for Northwestern, everything ...

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Big Ten Breakdown: Week 6

Before I get rolling on this week's games, how scary is this Nebraska program going to be next year in the Big Ten?  What they did to that Kansas State squad on Thursday shouldn't be considered legal.  Okay, enough drooling, onto the games that matter. The Big Ten will kick off their second week of conference play, with just one game between ranked teams, but a couple others with wire potential.  Iowa is th ...

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