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Around the Big Ten: Week 4

Around the Big Ten: Week 4

After three weeks of the 2014 season, the Big Ten has done nearly everything in its power to take the entire conference out of consideration for the college football playoff. Many teams have had opportunities to notch high quality non-conference wins, yet the most impressive win for the conference, in my opinion, is Rutgers’ 41-38 […]

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Northwestern NFL Recap: Week 2

Northwestern NFL Recap: Week 2

WNUR’s Ari Ross (aross50) lists Northwestern alumni’s performance in the second week of the NFL. Northwestern has six football alumni currently on NFL active rosters. Here’s how they did this week in the NFL: Offensive Players: Zach Strief, Offensive Tackle, New Orleans Saints (Northwestern Class of 2006) Started at offensive tackle in the Saints 26-24 loss to […]

Northwestern NFL Recap: Week 1

Northwestern NFL Recap: Week 1

WNUR’s Ari Ross details how Northwestern’s alumni did in the NFL during opening week. Northwestern has six football alumni currently on NFL active rosters. Here’s how they did this week in the NFL: Offensive Players Zach Strief, Offensive Tackle, New Orleans Saints (Northwestern Class of 2006) Started at offensive tackle in the Saints 37-34 overtime […]

WNUR Predictions: NIU vs Northwestern

WNUR Predictions: NIU vs Northwestern

WNUR’s staff predict’s Saturday’s game, but only Greg Mroz was correct in predicting a Cal win. Will everyone else get their first win as NU is looking for theirs? Greg Mroz (1-0) (@wizard_of_mroz):Northwestern 27, Northern Illinois 20. NIU’s run game is the best unit on the field, but their inability to throw downfield will allow NU’s defense […]

Around the Big Ten: Week 2

Around the Big Ten: Week 2

Week 1 was not the best week for the Big Ten. Yes the conference was 12-2 on the week but many wins were not very convincing and the two losses were tough to swallow. My predictions last week had me go 12-1, the only blunder being Rutgers who was able to down Washington State in […]

Game Preview: Northwestern vs. Northern Illinois

Game Preview: Northwestern vs. Northern Illinois

Northwestern’s second try for win number one comes Saturday against Northern Illinois, a dangerous Mid-American Conference team who beat down on Presbyterian last week. WNUR’s Greg Mroz breaks down the game. Northwestern Football Weekly Preview Game 2: Northern Illinois at Northwestern  No team not from a power conference has gotten more attention over the past […]

The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly: Week One

The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly: Week One

In the season’s first “The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly,” WNUR’s Nick Scoliard gives freshman playmakers Justin Jackson and Solomon Vault high marks, but calls for improvement at the line of scrimmage and in the huddle.       After taking 24 hours to think about Northwestern’s season-opening loss to Cal, I feel worse […]

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