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Northwestern week eleven depth chart for Purdue

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Once again only a couple of changes on the defensive side of ball

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Even though Northwestern is coming off of back to back losses to top ten teams, there are very few changes on the depth chart heading into the final stretch of the season.

For the second straight week there are only two changes on the depth chart and they're both on the defensive side of ball. After Jaylen Prater got hurt last week and missed the game against Wisconsin, Brett Walsh steps in as the starter at WILL linebacker. The other change is that Trae Williams is once again the starter across from Montre Hartage. While this change is official, Marcus McShepard will certainly see plenty of the field against the Boilermakers.

Changes are in bold italics

Starter/1st String Backup/2nd String
Quarterback Clayton Thorson Matt Alviti
Running Back Justin Jackson John Moten IV
X-Receiver Austin Carr Andrew Scanlan
Y-Receiver Flynn Nagel Macan Wilson
Z-Receiver Solomon Vault Bennett Skowronek
Superback Garrett Dickerson Cameron Green
Left Tackle Blake Hance Sam Coverdale
Left Guard J.B. Butler Connor Mahoney
Center Brad North Jared Thomas
Right Guard Tommy Doles Andrew Otterman
Right Tackle Eric Olson Ben Oxley
Starter/1st String Backup/2nd String
Defensive End C.J. Robbins Joe Gaziano
Defensive Tackle Jordan Thompson Fred Wyatt
Defensive Tackle Tyler Lancaster Alex Miller
Defensive End Ifeadi Odenigbo Xavier Washington
SAM Linebacker Brett Walsh Jaylen Prater
MIKE Linebacker Anthony Walker Jr. Nathan Fox
WILL Linebacker Nate Hall Joseph Jones
Cornerback Montre Hartage Roderick Campbell
Safety Godwin Igwebuike Parrker Westphal
Safety Kyle Queiro Jared McGee
Cornerback Trae Williams Marcus McShepard
Starter/1st String Backup/2nd String
Kicker Jack Mitchell Matt Micucci
Punter Hunter Niswander Matt Micucci
Kickoff Specialist Jack Mitchell Matt Micucci
Kick Returner Solomon Vault
Punt Returner Flynn Nagel
Long Snapper Chris Fitzpatrick