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The NUmbers Guy: An Ode to Northwestern’s Seniors

WNUR Sports Director Jim Sannes @JimSannes takes a look at Northwestern football’s class of graduating seniors and the numbers behind their careers. While reading this article, it is best if you imagine a slow jam playing in the background to commemorate the sadness associated with the departure of Northwestern’s seniors. I prefer this, but you can choose whatever best suits

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The NUmbers Guy: Northwestern vs. Illinois Analysis

WNUR Sports Director Jim Sannes (@JimSannes) analyzes Northwestern’s 50-14 drubbing of Illinois Saturday by the numbers and questions the motivational strategy of Illinois coach Tim Beckman. To say I was nervous when Illinois took a 7-0 lead seven minutes into Saturday’s game would be a gross understatement. The Illini had just capped off an 11-play, 78-yard drive with a Donovonn

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Spring Game Preview: Running Backs

In anticipation of this week’s spring game, WNUR’s Eric Klaus looks at some of the players who may see time at the running back position.  Sifting Through The Cluster at Running Back Since Pat Fitzgerald took over as head coach back in 2006, the Wildcats have struggled to get consistent production from the running back position. Throughout his tenure, the

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