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All-Big 10, NU QB Dan Persa Completes Comeback Trail; (Video)

A couple weeks ago, the Northwestern Wildcats launched "PersaStrong," a media campaign to promoting senior quarterback Dan Persa as a 2011 Heisman Trophy candidate. Persa enters this season after being named the All-Big Ten first-team quarterback in 2010, a season in which he broke the Big Ten's all-time record for completion percentage with a 73.5 mark. He missed the last three games due to a ruptured Achilles, but still had a 5 touchdowns, threw just four interceptions and ran for another nine scores. He is healthy and ready to go for training camp. Today was NU Media Day; and Persa spoke about a whole host of topics. Watch the video after the jump...

Northwestern's Persa Named Big Ten All-Conference First Team QB

Northwestern‘s Dan Persa (Bethlehem, Pa./Liberty) was selected as the All-Big Ten first team quarterback by a vote of the conference coaches while wide receiver Jeremy Ebert (Hilliard, Ohio/Hilliard Darby) is an All Big Ten first team choice of the conference media. Persa, one of the most valuable and dynamic players in the Big Ten and... Read more »

Northwestern Loses QB Dan Persa for the Year

The Northwestern Wildcats 21-17 upset win over #13 the Iowa Hawkeyes came at a price, a hefty price. They lost one of the most valuable players in the Big Ten, and college football overall, in Junior QB Dan Persa. Persa threw the game winning,  20-yard TD pass to Demetrius Fields with 1:22 left, but ruptured... Read more »
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Northwestern QB Dan Persa leads nation in Pass Efficiency

I know it’s only week two of college football. And both of Northwestern‘s first two terrible opponents are TERRIBLE. Especially Illinois State, who gave up 547 yards passing in week one to a bad FCS team, but the numbers are the numbers. And NU QB Dan Persa rested for pretty much the entire second half... Read more »