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Counting down Northwestern’s roster: 29-20

We’ve gone through Northwestern’s most important players, positional previews, and opponent breakdowns. Now, as the season creeps closer, we’re counting down the roster, 99 to 1. We’ll provide biographical information, stats, and an outlook for each player’s role headed...

WATCH: Garrett Dickerson collects first professional touchdown reception

Just two days ago, Clayton Thorson bounced back from a nightmare outing with his first career NFL touchdown pass amidst an impressive performance in game two of the Eagles’ preseason. On Friday night, against the Chicago Bears, his former...

Counting down Northwestern’s roster: 49-40

We’ve gone through Northwestern’s most important players, positional previews, and opponent breakdowns. Now, as the season creeps closer, we’re counting down the roster, 99 to 1. We’ll provide biographical information, stats, and an outlook for each player’s role headed...

Northwestern in the NFL: Preseason Week 1 recap

As the contingent of former Northwestern players in the NFL continues to grow, we here at Inside NU like to see what they’re up to. With Week 1 of the Preseason finished, there are many former Wildcats trying to...

NUMBB set to play four preseason games in Europe

The ‘Cats are on the move! With the Northwestern football team heading up to Kenosha this week (we’ll have live coverage from there on Thursday), Chris Collins decided to one up Pat Fitzgerald by taking his team to traverse the...

Counting down Northwestern’s roster: 99 to 90

We’ve gone through practically every component there is with regards to the upcoming Northwestern football season. From positional previews to important players, opponent breakdowns to roundtables, we’ve analyzed all of the pressing topics relating to the team. Now, we’re...

Roundtable: Which game are you most looking forward to and why?

Caleb Friedman: Football-wise, Stanford. Personally, Ohio State There’s always added hype around the first game because it’s the first game and everything’s new, but this is a matchup between two ranked teams (at least in the Coaches Poll) that seem...

Clayton Thorson’s NFL debut as told through tweets

Clayton Thorson’s introduction to the NFL was...rough. Northwestern’s former No. 18 took the field for the first time in an NFL uniform Thursday, night and was called into duty in the fourth quarter with the Eagles trailing the Titans...

2019 Northwestern football winnability rankings, explained

Yesterday, we published a full spreadsheet detailing how our staff thought the difficulty of Northwestern’s schedule would play out. Now, we asked them all to expand on one takeaway from that exercise. Davis Rich: Early conference tests will define NU’s...

Winnability rankings: Evaluating Northwestern’s schedule from most to least difficult

The rankings are in. Here are your official 2019 Inside NU Staff winnability rankings. Every game on Northwestern’s schedule broken down by which ones the Wildcats have a best shot at winning in our humble opinions. As you can infer, 1...

Five things we learned at Northwestern football media days

Pat Fitzgerald’s second offseason press conference is in the books, and if we’re being honest, he didn’t give us much more than we already know about this 2019 Northwestern team. All the typical Fitz-isms were in play on Wednesday: the...

Pat Fitzgerald Northwestern Media Days press conference notes

Northwestern head coach Pat Fitzgerald addressed the media Wednesday with optimism, hope, and a healthy amount of Fitzism’s as the team heads into the bulk of its August training camp. While Fitz did not announce a starting quarterback (shocker),...

Know your Northwestern football opponent, Week 11: Purdue

The final installment of our 2019 summer guide is the Know Your Opponent series. We’ll take you through Northwestern’s fall schedule week-by-week, outlining the strengths and weaknesses of each opponent and identifying some key players to look out for....

‘Cats in the NFL: Where every former Wildcat stands as Training Camp starts

Northwestern kicks off its college football season in Palo Alto against Stanford in less than a month, but while we wait for college football to start, the NFL preseason has already begun, giving us a chance to take a...

Know your Northwestern football opponent, Week 10: Indiana

The final installment of our 2019 summer guide is the Know Your Opponent series. We’ll take you through Northwestern’s fall schedule week-by-week, outlining the strengths and weaknesses of each opponent and identifying some key players to look out for....

Indiana State to be Northwestern football’s final 2021 non-conference opponent

Northwestern football’s 2021 slate of opponents is set. The Indiana State Sycamores will be the Wildcats’ third and final non-conference opponent, according to a tweet sent out Friday by Todd Aaron Golden of the Tribune-Star newspaper in Indiana. Some football...

Know ALL of your 2019 Northwestern Football Opponents

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Know your Northwestern football opponent, Week 9: Iowa

The final installment of our 2019 summer guide is the Know Your Opponent series. We’ll take you through Northwestern’s fall schedule week-by-week, outlining the strengths and weaknesses of each opponent and identifying some key players to look out for....

Joe Bergin selected by teammates to wear No. 1 Jersey for 2019 season

Since 2011, the Northwestern football team has voted on the player who “truly embodies the values and character of the Northwestern football family,” awarding whoever earns it, no matter their position or roster status, the #1 jersey as recognition....