· Pat Fitzgerald and the coaching staff have enforced a mindset focusing on the team's 0-0 conference record, emphasizing it has not accomplished anything yet. Fitzgerald is pleased with how the team has embraced that mentality.
· During the beginning of practice, Northwestern's starting linebackers worked on defending screen passes, which was an issue during Saturday's game with South Dakota. The emphasis was to be reckless in approaching the ballcarrier. Redshirt freshman Andrew Smith impressed the most.
· Traveon Henry continues to impress more each day. The freshman is a tackling machine. He was inserted into the screen drill and decleated the running back. Henry's natural abilities are quite impressive.
· In watching Siemian closely, I was very impressed with his footwork in the pocket. He is able to use his feet to buy time for throws. It's similar to Kain Colter, though he prefers to scramble when the pocket collapses. Either way, NU's quarterbacks are good on the move.