Found September 02, 2013 on
Northwestern cornerback Daniel Jones will have season-ending knee surgery.
Coach Pat Fitzgerald said Monday that Jones will miss the rest of the year after he was injured in the first half of the Wildcats' season-opening win at California on Saturday.
Jones started the final seven games as a sophomore last season and finished with 33 tackles and four passes defended.
Quarterback Kain Colter is day to day after suffering a concussion on the second play from scrimmage against California as is running back Venric Mark, who was hampered by an injury in the opener.
BEST OF MAXIM
What did former Northwestern starting quarterback Dan Persa have to think about the Wildcats' 44-30 victory over Cal last Saturday? Writing for HuddlePass, Persa shared his opinions on the team's performance.
Naturally, Persa had some thoughts about the performance of Northwestern QB's Kain Colter and Trevor Siemian.
"Most NU fans’ hearts sank when they...
Last year, the Northwestern Wildcats wore a special stars & stripes helmet in their second contest of the season against Vanderbilt – a game which they won 23-13. This Saturday, they’re bringing the tradition back for another year against Syracuse. BTN’s Brent Yarina tweeted out the news this morning:
#Northwestern will wear this stars and stripes helmet vs. Syracuse....
Syracuse faces a tough road test against a ranked team when they travel to Evanston (Ill.) to take on the Northwestern Wildcats.