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Northwestern junior quarterback Kain Colter showed the potential that he has as a starting quarterback while on the field in Saturday's game. PurpleWildcats.com writer Nick Medline argues that NU should ride Colter as its leader.
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Northwestern junior quarterback Kain Colter was not in action during the game-winning drive, but did his part in helping the Wildcats to a 42-41 win over Syracuse.
Each Sunday, we’ll analyze Northwestern’s game “by the numbers,” picking out the five most important statistics from the game. Here’s the week one installment.
by Kevin Trahan (@k_trahan) Inside Northwestern.com
4: Combined rushing yards for Treyvon Green and Mike Trumpy
This spring, Northwestern figured it had finally found a solid running game outside of its quarterback...
Northwestern quarterback Trevor Siemian stepped in for Kain Colter and led the Wildcats to a game-winning drive.
Northwestern saw its 22-point third-quarter lead disappear, turning a blowout into a nailbiter. Syracuse's comeback would not matter as Trevor Siemian led a game-winning drive leading the Wildcats past the Orange, 42-41. NU was thrilled to earn a victory but has much to improve on.
Entering his senior season, Northwestern receiver Demetrius Fields felt he was being overlooked among the Wildcats' loaded depth at wideout. The performance Fields provided during NU's season-opening win over Syracuse proves he shouldn't be overlooked anymore.
In its first installment, former Northwestern defensive tackle Jack DiNardo offers comments and concerns of the Wildcats' week-one win over the Syracuse Orange.
Northwestern junior specialist Venric Mark was named the Big Ten Special Teams Co-Player of the Week, that following his record-breaking performance against Syracuse.
Northwestern senior linebacker David Nwabuisi was a key part in helping the Wildcats to a 42-41 win over Syracuse.
Northwestern sophomore receiver Christian Jones hauled in his first career touchdown pass, thrown by quarterback Kain Colter. Jones feels confident in both Colter and backup quarterback Trevor Siemian.