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RECAP: The week that was August 8-14

‘Twas another jam-packed week in Northwestern sports. Here’s a refresher on what went down.

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Football is coming

  • Anthony Walker was selected by his teammates to wear the coveted No. 1 jersey for the upcoming season.
  • With Northwestern beginning its annual camp in Kenosha, Wisconsin this week, we began our Countdown to Kenosha series, where we’ll answer 10 burning questions facing the ’Cats entering the 2016 season.
  • Bovada gave Northwestern 500-to-1 odds to win the College Football Playoff. My analysis:
  • Northwestern made a few uniform tweaks for 2016.
  • Pat Fitzgerald spoke to the media at Northwestern football Media Day. Check out what he had to say here and coverage of other Wildcats at media day here.
  • Practice notes from August 10th.
  • Redshirt freshman Trae Williams is switching positions.
  • We ranked every game on Northwestern’s schedule in terms of winnability.


  • If you haven’t already heard, Jordan Wilimovsky is pretty awesome. Find our coverage from his time in Rio here.


  • Sure, Northwestern has an Olympian, but Touchdown Trev stole the spotlight this week. He was named the Broncos’ co-starting QB on Monday and then put on an absolutely dazzling passing display in Denver’s 22-0 rout of Chicago in the Broncos’ preseason opener on Thursday.



Pound the Talk

  • Pound the Talk returned this week to discuss everything from Jordan Wilimovsky to basketball recruiting.

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