The stuffed monkey spent the last year in storage, out of sight but still in everyone’s mind. Coach Pat Fitzgerald dusted it off for the Gator Bowl and even had it on the sideline Tuesday as a reminder of Northwestern’s decades-long, bowl losing streak — the ol’ monkey on their backs. Now, it’s in pieces.
Venric Mark rushed for 182 yards and two touchdowns to carry Northwestern to a 21-13 victory over Minnesota on Saturday.
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 […]