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Northwestern football: 2012 comprehensive season preview

Northwestern football: 2012 comprehensive season preview
What a difference a year makes for Northwestern QB Kain Colter. Last season the backup QB to Dan Persa found himself making the stat sheet as a triple threat. You had to look in three areas of the box score: rushing, passing and receiving, to see the entire scope of his impact on the game. This year, the starting signal caller job is all Colter’s and his main weapon will be Kyle Prater (if the NCAA waiver goes through). A lot of things have to go right in Evanston, but if they do, NU will have one of the best pitch and catch combos in the Big Ten, and the Wildcats offense could make some noise this college football season. On defense, well……...

Can Northwestern's Kain Colter-to-Kyle Prater become big time connection?

Can Northwestern's Kain Colter-to-Kyle Prater become big time connection?
What a difference a year makes for Northwestern QB Kain Colter. Last season the backup QB to Dan Persa found himself making the stat sheet as a triple threat. You had to look in three areas of the box score: rushing, passing and receiving, to see the entire scope of his impact on the game.... Read more »

Northwestern spring football game recap, nuggets and tidbits

Northwestern spring football game recap, nuggets and tidbits
Spring college football is always interesting for it’s unique scoring system. It’s an intra-squad game and every school does it different. Some schools divide into two teams, others, like today’s Northwestern spring game, go offense vs. defense. And therefore, Ryan Field in Evanston today featured a “pick-17″ (instead of a “pick-6″) with the points system... Read more »
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QB Kain Colter Leads Northwestern's Formidable Ground Attack

QB Kain Colter Leads Northwestern's Formidable Ground Attack
In one of the best displays by the offensive line in ages, the Northwestern Wildcats gained 320 rushing yards versus Eastern Illinois, the first time they have topped the 300-yard mark since 2005—on 67 attempts, the most rushes in a game for NU since 2003 and 10 shy of the school record. This gives them... Read more »

Northwestern Plays Entertaining Bowl Game in Historic Cotton Bowl Stadium

Bowl games in the Pat Fitzgerald era have been like my experiences with women who sport “tramp stamps.” Fun and exciting, but ultimately the outcome is rather negative. Three years, three games where the Wildcats entered as underdogs by more than a touchdown. And three losses by a narrow margin. They were just one possession,... Read more »

Northwestern Bowl Loss Disappointing; but New Playmaker Emerges

In the inaugural Ticket City Bowl, Northwestern lost the game, but found a new weapon on offense. In his first real extended action, freshman QB Kain Colter played multiple positions in a New Year’s Day bowl game. “Coming in I was a little nervous, but that first play: we scripted it out, and once I... Read more »
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