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    Sidney Stewart
    Sidney Stewart


    Farmington Hills, Mich.

    High School:
    Farmington Harrison

    Height / Weight:
    6-1 / 190


    Season Games Rec Yards TD Long Rec/G Avg/C Avg/G
    2007 5
    2008 12
    2009 11
    2010 13
    Career 41

    Career: Played in 41 games, with 22 official starts at wide receiver ... Closed career with 99 catches ... Part of senior class that won 34 games and helped NU notch four-consecutive bowl-eligible seasons.

    2010: Started all 13 games at wide receiver ... Second on team with 454 yards and 40 receptions on the season ... Two catches for 17 yards in TicketCity Bowl ... Four catches for 29 yards at Wisconsin ... Two receptions for 32 yards against Illinois ... Caught five passes for 46 yards against Iowa ... Saw his streak of 14 straight games with at least one catch end at Penn State ... One reception for 10 yards at Indiana ... Led NU with six catches for a season-high 82 yards against Michigan State ... Caught two passes for 20 yards against Purdue ... Four catches for 35 yards at Minnesota ... Five receptions for 57 yards vs. Central Michigan ... Caught three passes for 45 yards at Rice ... Four catches for 51 yards vs. Illinois State ... Two catches for 30 yards at Vanderbilt.

    2009: Played in 11 games with eight starts at wide receiver ... Team's fourth-leading receiver with 42 catches for 470 yards and two TD's ... Turned in his top career performance in the Outback Bowl, collecting a career-high 10 catches for 97 yards and the game-tying TD (18-yard grab) with 1:15 to go in the fourth quarter ... Finished the season strong, totaling 23 receptions for 264 yards and two TD's in the last four games ... Caught his first season touchdown pass vs. Wisconsin, a 38-yard play off a pass from Zeke Markshausen ... Finished with 94 yards on four catches against the Badgers ... Five catches for 49 receiving yards at Illinois ... At Iowa, caught a team-best four passes for 24 yards and was named team's offensive player of the week ... Against Penn State, caught three passes for 20 yards ... Gained 41 receiving yards on four catches vs. Indiana ... Against Miami, two catches for 32 yards ... Caught four passes for a season-high 51 yards at Purdue ... Five catches for 43 yards vs. Minnesota after missing EMU and Syracuse games due to illness ... One pass for 19 yards vs. Towson.

    2008: Team's sixth-leading receiver with 134 yards through the air ... Made first career start at Michigan, and had one catch for eight yards while playing against his brother Charles, a defensive back for the Wolverines ... Caught one 7-yard pass at Indiana ... Against Purdue, caught the first TD pass of his career, a career-long 30-yard reception from wide receiver Eric Peterman off a reverse ... Posted a career-best performance against Michigan State: seven catches for 49 yards, including an 11-yarder ... Hauled in two passes for seven yards against Ohio ... Three catches for 22 yards vs. SIU ... At Duke, grabbed one pass for five yards ... Caught his first career pass (six yards) vs. Syracuse ... Contributes on special teams coverage.

    2007: Played in six games ... Named team's offensive practice player of the week vs. Iowa.

    2006: Did not see action ... Named team's special teams practice player of the week vs. Iowa.

    High School: Ranked the 17th-best player (third-best receiver) in Michigan by ... SuperPrep All-Midwest Region wide receiver ... Ranked 114th in the Midwest Region (six states) by SuperPrep ... Named a top-25 player in Michigan by Detroit Free Press, Oakland Press and Lansing Journal ... An all-metro, all-district and All-Oakland County selection ... Led the Hawks with a team-best 1,200 all-purpose yards in 2005 ... Caught 40 passes for 600 yards ... Helped lead Harrison to a 10-3 record and the state playoffs ... In a playoff game vs. Center Line, notched five receptions for a single-game best 156 yards (1 TD) and added 70 rushing yards (four carries) and an interception ... Also lettered in track, running hurdle events ... Hails from the same high school that produced Michigan State quarterback Drew Stanton ... Honor roll all four years ... Coached by John Herrington.

    Personal: Born Sidney Curtis Stewart ... Son of Darcel and Charles Stewart ... His brother, Charles, played defensive back at Michigan (2004-08) ... Graduated in June, 2010 with a degree in learning and organizational change and a minor in business institutions ... Pursuing postgraduate studies.

    The Stewart File

    Q: Name five favorite songs (and artist) on your I-Pod:
    A: 1. Beautiful Music (Rotimi) 2. Give you more (J. Moss) 3. Autumn Leaves (Eva Cassidy) 4. We Should Be (Trey Songz) 5. Anything by Marvin Winans
    Q: If you could dine with anyone from any period in history, who would it be?
    A: The man from the Dos Equis commercials, some have called him, The most interesting man in the world!
    Q: What is the greatest lesson in life that you have learned?
    A: Greater is He that is within me, than he that is within the world.
    Q: A song that best describes you?
    A: Me Against the World-2pac
    Q: Something people would be surprised to know about me is:
    A: I once memorized entire chapters in the bible
    Q: My favorite place to visit is:
    A: The insides of my mind; undisturbed
    Q: Facebook or Twitter?
    A: Facebook
    Q: Which current NU football player is the biggest jokester on the team?
    A: Alone, Quentin Davie; but when me and Justan Vaughn get together, well, its jokes on jokes.
    Q: My favorite thing about NU is:
    A: The friends I have met.
    Q: Best part about being a Northwestern football player is:
    A: Learning the valuable lessons that couldn't be learned without experiencing NU football.
    Q: Describe Coach Fitzgerald in five words or less:
    A: Humble, Hardworking, Disciplined, Funny! Funny!
    Q: Describe your position coach in five words or less:
    A: He cares about his players.
    Q: Most humbling experience:
    A: Every time I run the 40 (yard dash)
    Q: The best book I have ever read is:
    A: 48 Laws of Power
    Q: The person that inspires me the most is:
    A: Charles Stewart (My Father)
    Q: When I played football as a kid, I pretended to be:
    A: Barry sanders mixed with Jerry Rice! Jerry Sanders some days, and Barry Rice others. I was a hybrid, nothing special!
    Q: My favorite pregame ritual is:
    A: If I tell you, it wont work!
    Q: If you could have a starring role in any film already made, which movie would you pick?
    A: Training Day, Denzel's part
    Q: My favorite food is:
    A: Lasagna
    Q: My favorite thing about playing at Ryan Field is:
    A: Being able to sit in my own locker, and reflect.
    Q: Best thing about Northwestern is:
    A: The beautiful campus
    Q: My ultimate SportsCenter highlight would be:
    A: Any game winning touchdown catch!
    Q: My favorite television show is:
    A: I don't really watch T.V. It keeps you from experiencing what is really going on in the world. (I learned that from my friend Cornbread)
    Q: If I were not playing football, I would be:
    A: Day Trading with my boy Pete!
    Q: The three words that best describe me:
    A: Confident, Loving, Fearless
    Q: My football-related superstition is:
    A: If you don't catch the ball, that means you dropped it! (not much of a superstition, but hey)