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5 things to watch vs Western Illinois

By on Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Photo by Dennis Wierzbicki-USA TODAY Sports

It’s always tough to assess an FCS opponent, but there are a handful of things I’m excited to key in on for the WIU game.

‘Cats Corral

By on Monday, September 15, 2014
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It’s game week purple people! Let’s round-up what folks are writing about the ‘Cats this week.

The B1G Picture as NU returns to action

By on Monday, September 15, 2014
Justin Jackson

As Northwestern looks to earn its first win of 2014 a look at the B1G picture may offer some of the best hope for a turnaround.

Must Reads

The top Northwestern links from around the internet

Northwestern’s Jim Phillips sadly recalls friend — every day

Chicago Tribune

Jim Phillips' connections with Northern Illinois run deep as the school's former athletic director. The Huskies' trip to Evanston though brings a personal and deep connection that will never leave Phillips.

NCAA coach describes ‘extremely lonely’ road Joel Stave faces with Yips

FOX Sports

Wondering why Joel Stave did not play much against LSU on Saturday? It is hard to explain. He may have the dreaded "Yips." Former Northwestern pitcher Eileen Canney has confronted the issue and shares the experience of an elite athlete struggling to do the simplest thing.

BTN Week Two Picks

No love for NU in week two.

Analyzing the loss to Cal

Inside NU

Former Northwestern linebacker Nate Williams breaks down Northwestern's loss to California and believes the mistakes are correctable. But it is going to take some work.

West Division

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East Division

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