Who knew that the ‘Cats injury bug would unveil so much future promise for the program vying for best in-season turnaround?
As we ramp up towards game week, a number of question marks linger regarding potential injuries. Let’s take a step back and look at the competitive advantage factor of not disclosing info.
Northwestern suffered two major setbacks last week as training camp continues to wind up. The good news is they happened now while there is still time to adjust before the first game.
Northwestern received a double whammy as two playmakers were lost for 2014. Venric Mark will transfer for personal reasons to be closer to home in Texas. And Christian Jones is out for the season with a knee injury. Yuck.
Christian Jones was already a big player as a freshman. He continued to grow as his role evolved. This year, with a passing quarterback under center, Jones figures to be a bigger player than ever before.
LTP contributing writer Kevin Vedder weighs in at #16 with a fellow New Jersey native.
Northwestern football begins spring practice today and there are no shortage of storylines to consider heading in to the 2014 season.