10/1/2014 - Football

The Skip Report: Walker's Recipe for Success

In Skip Myslenski's Wednesday post, NU faithful can learn even more about Anthony Walker, the Miami native who looks poised to play a big role in the 'Cats' linebacking corps well into the future. [+]

9/30/2014 - Football

'Cats' Big Ten Home-Opener Brings No. 17/16 Badgers to Ryan Field

After earning an enormous road win at Penn State to begin the Big Ten season, Northwestern now aims for a victory in its first-ever Big Ten West Division contest, hosting No. 17/16 Wisconsin Saturday. [+]

9/29/2014 - Football

The Skip Report: No Time To Celebrate

At NU's weekly press conference, there may have been plenty to discuss from Saturday's win at Penn State, but Pat Fitzgerald and the 'Cats clearly have turned their attention to a looming matchup... [+]

9/29/2014 - Football

Anthony Walker Named Big Ten Freshman of the Week

A team-leading eight tackles and an interception returned 49 yards for a touchdown at Penn State helped NU's Anthony Walker earn Big Ten Co-Freshman of the Week accolades, the league announced Monday. [+]

9/27/2014 - Football

Defensive Dominance Leads B1GCats Over Penn State, 29-6

Northwestern opened Big Ten play Saturday at Penn State with a dominating defensive performance, riding three rushing touchdowns from Trevor Siemian and a pick-six by Anthony Walker to a resounding... [+]

9/23/2014 - Football

Northwestern's Big Ten Slate Kicks Off Today at Penn State

NU looks to begin the Big Ten season on a winning note while knocking Penn State from their standing as one of 25 remaining unbeaten FBS programs when the 'Cats visit Beaver Stadium today (11 a.m. ... [+]

9/26/2014 - Football

The Skip Report: Penn State Preview

Skip Myslenski's weekly Friday post previews Saturday's opponent, the undefeated Penn State Nittany Lions, with a few additional nuggets from Northwestern practice this week. [+]

9/24/2014 - Football

The Skip Report: "I See You As Ifeadi"

In today's mid-week post, Skip Myslenski looks at the man who entered the Big Ten record books with three forced fumbles on Saturday, defensive end Ifeadi Odenigbo. [+]

9/22/2014 - Football

The Skip Report: A Busy Monday Morning

There was plenty to discuss at Northwestern's Monday press conference, from NU's first Big Ten test at Penn State to the health of its QB to the memorable last few weeks enjoyed by punter Chris... [+]

9/22/2014 - Football

Gradone Tabbed Big Ten Specialist of the Week

Junior punter Chris Gradone has been recognized as the Big Ten Special Teams Player of the Week, the league announced Monday morning. [+]

9/21/2014 - Football

The Skip Report: Closing the Book on Western Illinois

Skip Myslenski provides a final look at the notes and quotes that emerged from Northwestern's 24-7 victory over Western Illinois Saturday at Ryan Field. [+]

9/20/2014 - Football

Youthful Backfield Powers Wildcats Past Western Illinois, 24-7

Northwestern earned its first win of the 2014 season Saturday against Western Illinois, receiving a trio of rushing touchdowns from true freshman tailbacks Solomon Vault and Justin Jackson in a 24-... [+]

9/19/2014 - Football

The Skip Report: Western Illinois Preview

Skip Myslenski sets the stage for Northwestern's return from a bye week with his Friday preview of NU's date with FCS foe Western Illinois. [+]

9/17/2014 - Football

The Skip Report: For Stephen Buckley, a New Home at Wideout

On Monday, Pat Fitzgerald announced that former RB Stephen Buckley, who spent the offseason recovering from a knee injury, had slid to a new home at wide receiver. Buckley discussed both topics... [+]

9/16/2014 - Football

Northwestern Back In Action Saturday vs. Western Illinois

With one week remaining before Northwestern's start of Big Ten play, the Wildcats return to Ryan Field Saturday to entertain FCS opponent Western Illinois (11 a.m. CT, ESPNEWS). [+]

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