Author Archives: Kevin Sweeney

A Look Back (And Forward) at Northwestern Football’s 2019 Fiasco

By Kevin Sweeney I’ve been assigned the task of recapping the 2019 Northwestern football season. I can’t imagine I’m the only person that doesn’t have a ton of interest in reliving that months-long fiasco in painstaking detail. In short, it was bad. The offense was historically bad in every facet: poor play-calling, poor quarterback play and injuries at the skill

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Northwestern WBB Claims First Big Ten Crown in 30 Years

By Kevin Sweeney Senior Day is always a culmination of four years of hard work. Four years of battling through adversity for one final moment under the bright lights tends to bring out some emotion. Sometimes tears are flowing, other times smiles rule the day. Smiles certainly dominated the faces of Northwestern women’s basketball Saturday when the Wildcats dominated Illinois

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Film Room: What to Expect From Mike Bajakian

By Kevin Sweeney What had been reported since last week became official Wednesday, when Northwestern officially announced that Mike Bajakian would be Pat Fitzgerald’s next offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach. Bajakian, who most recently held the same position at Boston College, has also spent time in his career with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and at the collegiate level at Tennessee,

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REPORT: Northwestern Close to Hiring OC Mike Bajakian

Pat Fitzgerald and the Wildcats will meet Tulane on the football field this fall.

By Kevin Sweeney It appears that Pat Fitzgerald has found his new new offensive coordinator. Multiple media reports have connected current Boston College offensive coordinator and QB coach Mike Bajakian to the position, with Pete Thamel of Yahoo! Sports reporting that a deal is being finalized. Bajakian’s position on next year’s Boston College staff was in question after head coach

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Notebook: Women’s Basketball Preps for Much-Anticipated 2019-20 Season

By Kevin Sweeney Coming off an exciting run to the WNIT Championship Game a season ago, Northwestern women’s basketball is in its final stages of preparation for the 2019-20 season. With four starters and all but one rotation player returning from a season ago, expectations are very high for this team as they look to get back to the NCAA

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