Pat Fitzgerald and both coordinators recap what they learned about the 'Cats in training camp
2013: Redshirt sophomore ... Made first career start at left guard in season opener at Cal ... Started 11 of 12 games at left guard ... Missed action against Michigan State with an injury ... Helped Wildcats average 172.4 yards per game on the ground ... Unit helped QBs complete 63.1 percent of passes this season, third-best mark in the Big Ten ... Wildcats led the Big Ten and ranked third in the NCAA in red zone offense (95.7%) ... NU rushed for a season-high 332 yards on the ground against Western Michigan ... Academic All-Big Ten.
2012: Appeared in all 13 games, seeing time as a reserve on the offensive line and on special teams ... Academic All-Big Ten honoree.
2011: Redshirted his freshman season.
High School: ESPN.com three-star, SuperPrep All-Midwest and Rivals.com All-Midwest offensive guard ... Ranked 58th among all Ohio players by Rivals.com and 111th among all Midwest players by SuperPrep ... Three-year starting offensive guard for Ohio prep power St. Edward, which won the Ohio Division I state title in 2010 ... Team captain ... First-team AP Northeastern Lakes All-District and third-team AP All-Ohio honoree ... Cleveland Plain Dealer All-Star choice ... First-team Lakewood Sun NewsAll-Star team ... First-team J.J. Huddle All-Ohio team ... Voted one of the top 10 offensive linemen in Ohio by Ohio Varsity ... Selected to play in the Big 33 All-Star game (Ohio vs. Pennsylvania), along with teammate Deonte Gibson, who also signed with Northwestern ... Finished the 2010 season with 96 percent blocking efficiency and 50 knockdowns ... Led the Eagles to a 10-0 regular season and a 15-0 final mark as a senior ... Prep team was ranked in the top 12 nationally by four different outlets, including a No. 2 ranking by MaxPreps ... High Honor Roll every quarter at St. Edward ... 3.9 cumulative GPA ... Ohio All-Academic selection ... Coached by Rick Finotti.
Personal: Born Geoff Anthony Mogus ... Son of Annette Mogus and Geoff Mogus ... Majoring in economics.