Four Things That Bothered Me About Northwestern's Close Call Against EMU

Joe SlowikCorrespondent ISeptember 14, 2009

Four Things That Bothered Me About Northwestern's Close Call Against EMU

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    EVANSTON, IL - SEPTEMBER 08: of the Northwestern Wildcats of the Nevada Wolf Pack on September 8, 2007 at Ryan Field at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Painful Penalty

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    SEATTLE - SEPTEMBER 23:  A penalty flag lies on the field during the Seattle Seahawks game against the Cincinnati Bengals at Qwest Field on September 23, 2007 in Seattle, Washington. The Seahawks won 24-21. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Bad Bounces

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    MINNEAPOLIS - NOVEMBER 01:  Brendan Smith #4 of the Northwestern Wildcats returns his interception for a touchdown in the final minute of the game against the Minnesota Golden Gophers during the fourth quarter at the Hubert H.Humphrey Metrodome on Novembe

Passive Play-calling

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    EVANSTON, IL - NOVEMBER 11:  Vernon Gholston #50 of the Ohio State Buckeyes closes in on a sack against Mike Kafka #13 of the Northwestern Wildcats on November 11, 2006 at Ryan Field in Evanston, Illinois. Ohio State defeated Northwestern 54-10.  (Photo b

Rotten Run Defense

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    EVANSTON, IL - SEPTEMBER 08:  Brandon Fragger #24 of the Nevada Wolf Pack pushes the ball upfield as Corey Wootton #99 and Mike Dinard #31 of the Northwestern Wilcats attempt to bring him down on September 8, 2007 at Ryan Field at Northwestern University

Thank God They Pulled It Out

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    EVANSTON, IL - NOVEMBER 08:  Quarterback Mike Kafka #13 of the Northwestern Wildcats runs against of the Ohio State Buckeyes at Ryan Stadium on November 8, 2008 in Evanston, Illinois  (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)
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