NU Sports News Digest

<b>Football</b> searches for the offensive answers <br>Stories on <b>Volleyball, Soccer, Cross Country, </b>and there's <b>Basketball</b> and <b>Football Recruiting too.</b> <br>Bates' foot injury is a problem for the Vikes, <b>PGA Cats</b> Luke and Jess are back in action this weekend...

FOOTBALL

NU is on TV Again this week - ESPN2
 
No changes to the NU offensive format for now?
Cats still on the run [Chicago Trib]

Whoa, I thought we didn't have a QB controversy  - NU looking for some speed.
QB Webb will see more action for NU [Sun-Times]

Scale back the playbook? Sacks are avoidable? No-Huddle?
How do they get the O in gear...
Offensive woes a cause for concern [The Daily]

Trevor takes over
Two Deep Changes for Minnesota [Purple Reign$]

The official NU pregame release
Wildcats Ready For Another Big Ten Unbeaten [NU Sports]

GoUPurple Trivia: salutes the late George Plimpton...

New time for Northwestern game [Chicago Trib]

And don't forget SjT's Pigskin Picks Football Pool!

Commentary:
Truog: Special Teams - NU's Weakness? [Purple Reign]
October 4 its Minnesota in Evanston
Mason's weekly press conference audio [Gopher Sports]

Last year's rushing leader, Junior Terry Jackson isn't playing much...
Jackson left out of U's running-back action [Minny Daily]
U's Jackson is steamed [Pioneer]

The Gophers have a guy who can both Punt and Kick FG's - he's 6-6 for the year....
Lloyd solves Gophers kicking problems [Star Trib]

At Indiana [10/11]
Northwestern-IU game to be televised [HeraldTimes]

DiNardo's foundation is thin [Courier Journal]
 

Other Future Big 10 Opponents, etc.
College football: Alvarez says Paterno still atop the game [Star Trib]

Recruiting

Football
Demetrius Rudd*: Decision is "narrowed down pretty much."
Dan Rowlands: Back From Oregon State
Asante White*:Off to a big start
Tim Ball: Everything Remains Same
Cortland Selman: Country Day Linebacker terrorizes Opponents
Jevon Butler: Butler to forge new chapter
Basketball
Joe Krabbenhoft*: Receives offer from N.C. State
[Players with * have NU offers]

FIELD HOCKEY

Scoring drought dooms NU in pair of weekend shutouts[The Daily]

VOLLEYBALL

NU falls to Wisconsin [The Daily]

SOCCER

2nd-half run carries Cats to comeback[The Daily]

CROSS COUNTRY

Cats disappoint in 1st major competition[The Daily]

MISCELLANY

ACC, Miami ask for dismissal of lawsuit [CNNSI]

ALUMNI

NFL Cats
D'Wayne Bates: Foot injury has team concerned [Insiders]
NBA Cats

PGA Cats
Where They're Playing this week - Tee Times Local

Luke Donald: Will be trying to repeat as the champ - Southern Farm Bureau Classic

* Playing The Nationwide Tour
Monterey Peninsula Classic

Jim Benepe -  No
Jess Daley - Scheduled
Brian Payne -  No

* Playing the Canadian Tour
Tour is done for the year
Josh Habig -
Scott Harrington -

* Playing The NGA/Hooters Tour
Bjorn Widerstedt - Is done for the Fall - looking for sponsorship to play this Winter....


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