Tommy Vitale likely out for season
Per the Daily Northwestern, freshman linebacker Tommy Vitale, brother of superback Dan, is likely to be shut down for the year with an unspecified injury:
Northwestern football injury news: Freshman linebacker Tommy Vitale is likely out for the season, according to his brother Dan.
— Daily NU Sports (@DailyNU_Sports) October 13, 2015
Vitale saw snaps both on special teams and occasionally on offense as a fullback. At this point in the season, it is unlikely that Vitale will receive a medical redshirt.
The true freshmen was one of five true freshmen (along with Jordan Thompson, Montre Hartage, Flynn Nagel, Jelani Roberts) who saw playing time this year.