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Northwestern depth chart: Wildcats release two-deep for Week 10 matchup with Penn State

Northwestern has released its official depth chart for its Week 10 game against Penn State, and there is one major change. C.J. Robbins is not listed after missing the Week 8 game against Nebraska. Jordan Thompson, a true freshman, has taken his place in the starting lineup.

Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald said he would list Robbins as day-to-day, and said Robbins is "progressing."

Matt Harris is not listed, but Fitzgerald said he expects Harris to be back. That would presumably push Keith Watkins back to the second string, and bump Montre Hartage off the two-deep.

The other changes of note are on special teams. Here's the complete depth chart:

Changes in bold italics

Starter/1st String Backup/2nd String
Quarterback Clayton Thorson Zack Oliver OR Matt Alviti
Running Back Justin Jackson Warren Long
X-Receiver Cameron Dickerson Garrett Kidd
Y-Receiver Christian Jones Austin Carr
Z-Receiver Miles Shuler Mike McHugh
Superback Dan Vitale Garrett Dickerson
Left Tackle Blake Hance Geoff Mogus
Left Guard Geoff Mogus Shane Mertz
Center Ian Park J.B. Butler
Right Guard Matt Frazier Brad North
Right Tackle Eric Olson Tommy Doles
Starter/1st String Backup/2nd String
Defensive End Dean Lowry Xavier Washington
Defensive Tackle Jordan Thompson Max Chapman
Defensive Tackle Tyler Lancaster Greg Kuhar
Defensive End Deonte Gibson Ifeadi Odenigbo
SAM Linebacker Drew Smith Joseph Jones
MIKE Linebacker Anthony Walker Cameron Queiro
WILL Linebacker Jaylen Prater Nate Hall
Cornerback Keith Watkins II Marcus McShepard
Safety Traveon Henry Jared McGee
Safety Godwin Igwebuike Terrance Brown
Cornerback Nick VanHoose Montre Hartage
Starter/1st String Backup/2nd String
Kicker Jack Mitchell Arthur Omilian
Punter Hunter Niswander Matt Micucci
Kickoff Specialist Jack Mitchell Matt Micucci
Kick Returner Solomon Vault Jelani Roberts
Punt Returner Miles Shuler Nick VanHoose
Long Snapper Chris Fitzpatrick