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Northwestern depth chart: Wildcats release Week 13 two-deep for rivalry game vs. Illinois

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Northwestern has released its official two-deep depth chart for its regular season finale against Illinois, and it featured no changes from Saturday's 13-7 win over Wisconsin.

The stability on the depth chart is an encouraging sign as Northwestern looks to win its 10th game of the year against its in-state rival. One important thing to note is that safety Traveon Henry, who was listed as a first-stringer against the Badgers but did not play, is listed with the starters once again this week. Pat Fitzgerald listed him as day-to-day.

Here's the full 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 Mike McHugh Garrett Kidd
Y-Receiver Christian Jones Austin Carr
Z-Receiver Miles Shuler Cam Dickerson
Superback Dan Vitale Garrett Dickerson
Left Tackle Blake Hance Shane Mertz
Left Guard Shane Mertz Connor Mahoney
Center Ian Park Brad North
Right Guard Matt Frazier J.B. Butler
Right Tackle Eric Olson Tommy Doles
Starter/1st String Backup/2nd String
Defensive End Dean Lowry Xavier Washington
Defensive Tackle C.J. Robbins Max Chapman
Defensive Tackle Tyler Lancaster Jordan Thompson
Defensive End Deonte Gibson Ifeadi Odenigbo
SAM Linebacker Drew Smith Joseph Jones
MIKE Linebacker Anthony Walker Cameron Queiro
WILL Linebacker Nate Hall
Cornerback Matt Harris Marcus McShepard
Safety Traveon Henry Jared McGee
Safety Godwin Igwebuike Terrance Brown
Cornerback Nick VanHoose Keith Watkins II
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