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Dave Revsine: The Opening Kickoff – Part II

By on Friday, August 1, 2014
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We continue our chat with BTN host Dave Revsine as we crank up the Northwestern factor and a few “I never knew that” tidbits as part of our continuing coverage of his new book, The Opening Kickoff.

Dave Revsine: The Opening Kickoff – Part I

By on Friday, August 1, 2014
Opening Kickoff book cover

Today we offer a double dip of intriguing conversation with BTN host Dave Revsine on his thought-provoking new book. Let’s do this…LTP style.

Purple Positive #10: Dean Lowry

By on Friday, August 1, 2014
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Jeffrey Eisenband checks in with a defensive end at #10 on our purple positive countdown. Dean Lowry gets the nod as we’re counting on his ability to step up to fill a need in 2014.

Must Reads

The top Northwestern links from around the internet

College Football Countdown: No. 42 — Northwestern

USA TODAY

Paul Myerberg's preview has arrived. Northwestern comes in at No. 42 and Myerberg expects Northwestern to progress to its mean and be back in a bowl game this year.

Pat Fitzgerald denounces recruiting system; suggests major overhaul

Wildcat Digest

In the wake of the Dowells decommitment and questions swirling about the recruiting process across college football, Pat Fitzgerald suggested change needs to be made to the recruiting system so that a commitment can actually be a bit more binding.

Why Northwestern is being underrated this year

Inside NU

Analysts are poo-pooing Northwestern once again after last year's disappointing season. But there is a lot to suggest the Wildcats are in for a massive rebound after a five-win campaign last year.

Cal Football: Post-Spring Q&A with Northwestern

California Golden Blogs

After Scott Chong answered my questions about California football and I returned the favor of at California Golden Blogs.

Purple Positive

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Purple Positive #9 – A shovel in the ground

By on Friday, August 1, 2014

Northwestern’s game-changing new practice facility will finally begin construction and the momentum that will bring should net an instant impact.

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Purple Positive #10: Dean Lowry

By on Friday, August 1, 2014

Jeffrey Eisenband checks in with a defensive end at #10 on our purple positive countdown. Dean Lowry gets the nod as we’re counting on his ability to step up to fill a need in 2014.

Michigan team celeb after TD vs NU

Purple Positive #8 – Ending the Michigan Debacles

By on Thursday, July 31, 2014

Kevin Vedder puts a win over Michigan as the number eight reason to be purple positive about 2014.

Media day 2014

Media Day Mop-up

By on Tuesday, July 29, 2014

The annual B1G media day blitz created quite a bit of coverage for our beloved ‘Cats. We try to synthesize it in one post.

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