1. Is Northwestern's Running Game Strong Enough to Contend in the Big Ten?

    Northwestern Wildcats football started off the 2009 season with a strong performance on the ground with 54 rushes for 221 yards (4.1 yards per carry), despite facing a team that knew what was coming (NU threw the ball only 22 times)...

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  2. Five Northwestern Football Predictions vs. Eastern Michigan

    After Northwestern's drubbing of Towson in week one, will anything of interest happen in NU's second contest? EMU lost its opener to Army by a score of 27-14 as they couldn't keep up with the Black Knights' triple-option attack...

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  3. Northwestern Football Preview: Wildcats Vs. Eastern Michigan Eagles

    OverviewThe Northwestern Wildcats (1-0, 0-0) are back in action for the second game of the 2009 season as they face the Eastern Michigan Eagles (0-1) at Ryan Field on Saturday...

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  4. Northwestern Wildcats Defeat Towson 47-14 In 2009 Football Season Opener

    OverviewThe Northwestern Wildcats (1-0, 0-0) kicked off the 2009 season with a relatively easy win over the Towson Tigers (0-1) of the FCS, 47-14...

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  5. Northwestern Football: RB Alex Daniel Done For the Season

    According to week one's injury report, the Northwestern Wildcats have lost redshirt freshman running back Alex Daniel to a season-ending ankle injury...

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  6. Five Things for Northwestern Football Fans To Watch for in Week One

    The five things that Northwestern Wildcats football fans should be looking out for in week one of the 2009 season, both in Evanston and around the conference...

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  7. Northwestern Football 2009 Unit Preview: Special Teams

    One of the most unappreciated players from last year's squad was likely placekicker Amado Villarreal, who, despite not hitting any monster (50+ yard) field goals, had a very solid ...

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  8. Northwestern Football 2009 Unit Preview: Offense

    For all of the optimism swirling around the D, there is an equal amount of questions circling the offense at the start of the 2009 season...

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  9. Northwestern Football 2009 Unit Preview: Defense

    For the first time in about 13 years, Northwestern fans can (and should) be very excited about NU's defense for the coming season...

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  10. Big Ten Football 2009 Season Preview

    After a dismal 1-6 showing in the 2008-2009 Bowls and a weak showing over the past few years in national stage games (especially BCS bowls), the conference is looking for redemption in 2009...

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  11. About Those Extra Practices in Ann Arbor

    In case you've been under a rock this past weekend, Michigan has been accused of potential NCAA rules violations regarding conducting practice beyond the allowed time limit, according to the Detroit Free Press...

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  12. The Next Step for Northwestern Football

    As any Northwestern fan knows, Gary Barnett and that '95 squad (featuring Pat Fitzgerald, of course) took the first step by moving out of the dark ages...

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  13. Northwestern University Wildcats 2009 Season Prediction

    I pride myself on my accurate predictions; last year I predicted NU to go 8-4, and in 2007 I predicted 7-5, I was off by 1 both years (minus 1 in '08, plus 1 in '07), although I nailed the cumulative record over the past two years...

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  14. Football Preview: Northwestern Wildcats vs. Towson Tigers

    Towson Tigers at Northwestern University WildcatsRyan FieldSaturday, Sept. 5 11:00 am CDTTV: BTNRadio: Up for grabs, due to the Cubs. WNUR and WGN Internet will carry the game...

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