Northwestern Wildcats

BIG10 FBS | 0-0
  • Passing Yards
    100th
    247.7 PYPG
  • Rushing Yards
    181st
    145.3 RYPG
  • Total Yards Per Game
    133rd
    392.9 YPG
  • How Northwestern -- yes, Northwestern -- became one of Big Ten's best passing teams
    ESPN.com

    How Northwestern -- yes, Northwestern -- became one of Big Ten's best passing teams

    When Clayton Thorson earned Northwestern's starting quarterback job as a redshirt freshman before the 2015 season, teammates and coaches understood his maturation would require time. Becoming a vocal leader, better comprehending the offense, learning to handle in-game setbacks and even aligning his

  • Northwestern opens spring practice looking to replace Austin Carr, Anthony Walker
    chicagotribune

    Northwestern opens spring practice looking to replace Austin Carr, Anthony Walker

    Two early enrollees got their "Welcome to Northwestern football" moment Tuesday at the Wildcats' first spring practice. Coming off the field, superback Trey Pugh told coach Pat Fitzgerald, "This isn't high school." The opponents in practice, defensive lineman Sam Miller said

  • Warren Long to play linebacker in 2017
    Inside NU

    Warren Long to play linebacker in 2017

    Fifth-year former running back Warren Long will play linebacker during the 2017 season, the program confirmed on Twitter on Tuesday. Long, who received just one carry — for nine yards against Western Michigan — in 2016 before a broken hand cost him the remainder of the season, played some linebacker