Looking forward to 2007

NU's Football coaches tell their kids to look one playat a time, one game at a time, but we fans have the luxury of looking ahead....This is a reworking of a post from the Purple Message Board from right after Jordan Mabin committed, projecting why NU Fans should be excited about the Wildcat's defense NEXT year....
October 19, 2006

Defense: NU's Class of 2003

Scout.com has been doing an analysis of College Football's Class of 2003. So lets look at who was in that group of NU recruits, where they're playing at Northwestern, and how they're doing mid season...
October 5, 2006

POD: Why the D is playing better

The Northwestern Defense has shown it has improved over last season, keeping NU in games while the offense continues its development. One Purple Board poster has a few observations...
September 20, 2006

"Just a great job on Defense" - Fitz

Once again the Defense stepped it up, holding Eastern Michigan's top receiver out of the end zone, and allowing only 2 EMU Field Goals. Two NU Quarterbacks rushed for TD's and Joel Howells was perfect from the PAT line - NU won a close defensive struggle 14-6.
September 16, 2006

2 Deep Changes for Wisconsin

The Defensive shuffle continues for the Northwestern Wildcats as the coaching staff shifts gears from the Big Pass Play offense of Penn State to the Big Run Offense of Wisconsin. But the big changes might be more in who is on the 2 Deep now, and where they're penciled in to play.
October 3, 2005

More Defensive Shuffles - No Surprises

The Northwestern Wildcats are continuing the search for a defensive secondary that can shut down the rest of the Big 10, and give NU a fighting chance toat a .500 season.
September 30, 2005