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X’s and O’s

In the final football edition of X’s and O’s this season, Nick Scoliard looks back at the Gator Bowl and analyzes a pair of crucial defensive plays  that helped lead Northwestern to victory. In Part 2 of my look into the Gator Bowl, we delve into the defensive plays that gave the Wildcats their first bowl win since the Truman

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The NUmbers Guy: Breaking down the Mississippi State Bulldogs

WNUR Sports Director Jim Sannes (@JimSannes) takes a look at Northwestern’s opponent in the Taxslayer.com Gator Bowl, the Mississippi State Bulldogs by analyzing the numbers behind their 2012 regular season. In Coach Pat Fitzgerald’s office sits the mangled head of a stuffed monkey given to him during his playing days after a victory over Iowa. Fitz will be looking to

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