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.
Trent Steelman scored three touchdowns for the second straight week, including the game-winner on a 1-yard plunge with 2:49 remaining, and Army beat Northwestern 21-14 on Saturday.
After trailing 17-7 in the third quarter, Northwestern caught an interception to near the goal line to kick-start a comeback. For the fifth time in six seasons, the Wildcats have defeated Iowa.
By DAVE CAMPBELL, AP Sports Writer MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Dan Persa passed for 309 yards and two touchdowns and ran for 99 yards to make up for two red-zone turnovers, leading Northwestern’s rally past Minnesota Saturday […]
By DAVE CAMPBELL, AP Sports Writer MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Minnesota’s raw defense has had a rough start to the season. Dan Persa and the Northwestern Wildcats don’t figure to provide any relief. Northwestern’s forgettable days in […]
EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) Dan Persa threw two touchdown passes, both to Jeremy Ebert, and Northwestern held off Central Michigan 30-25 Saturday. Jacob Schmidt added two rushing scores to help the Wildcats (4-0) remain undefeated. Ryan […]