Northwestern Football's Top 10 Most Important Players for 2017
Every single staffer listed Clayton Thorson as the most important player on the team.
Northwestern football’s most important players — No. 2: Anthony Walker’s replacement at middle linebacker
Nathan Fox? Paddy Fisher? Someone else? We think that player is going to be important.
Flynn Nagel had a breakout year with the Wildcats in 2016. Can he repeat the feat?
The Ballcarrier is one of the most important players on Northwestern for the third consecutive year.
Northwestern newest “shutdown” corner will have to help anchor the secondary
Northwestern’s senior safety should play nearly every snap this season.
Joe Gaziano appeared to be on the brink of a breakout last season.
Hance posted a solid freshman season in 2015, but took a step backward last year.
Our writers debate Dickerson’s importance to Northwestern’s 2017 season
Lancaster has played a supporting role in the past, but this year he may have to be the guy.