Author Archives: Eric Klaus

Northwestern Offensive Line Preview

WNUR’s Eric Klaus previews Northwestern’s offensive line, and who will round out the starting five by the start of the season After a rocky showing last fall, the Northwestern offensive line will be looking for a big bounce-back season in 2014. Last Season In 2013, offensive line was a major area of weakness for the ‘Cats as the group struggled

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Gator Bowl Preview: Northwestern vs. Mississippi State

WNUR Web Director Eric Klaus previews Tuesday’s Gator Bowl. On New Year’s Day, the 9-3 Northwestern Wildcats will battle the 8-4 Mississippi State Bulldogs in the Gator Bowl. It is Northwestern’s first ever trip to the Gator Bowl (played in Jacksonville, FL). In addition, it is the first time that Northwestern and Mississippi State have played one another. Although bowl

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Northwestern Clobbers Illinois 50-14; Reclaims Land of Lincoln Trophy

WNUR Web Director Eric Klaus recaps Northwestern’s blowout victory over Illinois. On Saturday afternoon, Northwestern and Illinois renewed their annual rivalry for the 106th time. A game that looked like a mismatch on paper, turned out to be an even bigger mismatch on the field. Illinois got off to quick start, driving 78 yards on the game’s opening possession to

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Game Preview: Week 1 at Syracuse

(Photo courtesy of by Eric Klaus On Saturday morning (or early afternoon depending where you are), Northwestern will kick off its 125th season of varsity football against the Syracuse Orange in the Carrier Dome.  It is the third consecutive year that NU opens on the road against a BCS-school that is probably better in the classroom than it is on

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