Random Thoughts: Heard around the Table

Coach Roy made his annual fall pilgrimage to Evanston for the Fast Break Club's Tip-off Dinner. The talk around the tables among the alumni, including the unofficial "Purple Reign Football Analysis Board," was not just roundball, but those other Northwestern Wildcats - the ones who play over at Ryan Field...
October 26, 2006

#11 Northwestern Wildcats

Summary - Northwestern will always have to recruit differently from other Big Ten schools. Randy Walker and his staff have to recruit nationally for not only talented football players but also players with the academic background to be able to attend one of the finest institutions in the nation. Northwestern did have a successful year on the gridiron and they did play in a Bowl game but this haul wasn't as good as last year's class.
February 1, 2006