Dan Persa threw for a career-high 372 yards, Jeremy Ebert set a personal best with 208 receiving yards and Northwestern beat Rice 28-6 on Saturday.
The Wildcats scored on nine of their first 10 possessions, piled up 616 total yards and ended a five-game losing streak with a 59-38 rout of Indiana that looked even easier than the score indicated.
Earlier this year, U.S. News & World Report ranked NU as the 12th-best college in the country. The school demands academic excellence. So why does its athletic program so revel in mediocrity?
Northwestern quarterback Dan Persa is questionable for Saturday’s game at Indiana.
Northwestern most certainly can matchup with Michigan on Saturday. They can and they will.
After leaving Saturday’s game in the fourth quarter with what was described as “soreness” in his right foot, Dan Persa will start for the Wildcats on Saturday against Michigan.
Quarterback Nathan Scheelhaase scored a 1-yard touchdown with 13 seconds left Saturday to lead No. 24 Illinois to a 38-35 comeback win over Northwestern.
According to a Chicago Tribune report, Persa has been cleared to make his 2011 debut against the Illini after having surgery to repair a ruptured right Achilles’ tendon during the 2010 season.
Kain Colter delivered again while filling in for star Dan Persa, running for a career-high 109 yards with three touchdowns and throwing for 104 more to lead Northwestern to a 42-21 victory over Eastern Illinois on Saturday.
It’s estimated that the rehab for an Achilles tendon rupture such as the one suffered last November by Northwestern quarterback Dan Persa takes anywhere from 12 to 14 months.
While most of the Northwestern Wildcats weren’t even teenagers when the 9/11 terrorist attacks happened, they got a true object history lesson on Tuesday at practice.
Backup Kain Colter threw for 197 yards and ran for 71 more with a touchdown on Saturday to lead Northwestern to a 24-17 victory over Boston College in the season opener.
Northwestern quarterback Dan Persa, is still recovering from a ruptured Achilles’ tendon, is listed as questionable for Saturday’s opener at Boston College.
Northwestern is receiving votes in the coaches poll and head coach Pat Fitzgerald is OK with his players having their own high expectations.
What is a small private school with very little football tradition like Northwestern doing spending money on billboards across the country to promote Dan Persa’s Heisman Trophy campaign?
Northwestern launched a Heisman Trophy campaign for Dan Persa Monday in an effort to get its senior quarterback more attention nationally.
Big Ten coaches voted to eliminate the annual preseason media poll and instead have instituted a much less exciting “Players To Watch List”.
On Monday, the Northwestern Wildcats’ football team starts their 2011 spring practices three weeks earlier than they have in the past.
Northwestern was given no chance as they faced Wisconsin. Montee Ball’s four touchdowns and Venric Mark 94 yard touchdown return was too much for the Wildcats to handle.
The final week of the 2010 Big Ten football season will be the Northwestern Wildcats toughest game to date.