Posted November 16, 2012 on
It seemed unlikely that Venric Mark would be in the position he is. Yet, the dynamic athlete became Northwestern's starting running back, and is now a Doak Walker Award finalist. It has taken resiliency for Mark to withstand each hit, but he isn't backing down.
BEST OF MAXIM
Today at 12:00 PM in East Lansing, the Michigan State Spartans are taking on the Northwestern Wildcats.
Analyzing The Opponent:
For those of you unaware, here’s a recap of Northwestern’s season.
The Wildcats started off the season 5-0, including wins against Syracuse, Vanderbilt and Boston College. Since then they’ve been 2-3, with wins against Minnesota and Iowa. One of their...
With Northwestern needing an answer, senior leadership took over, but not the one you'd guess. Drew Crawford was forced to the bench, leaving Reggie Hearn and Jared Swopshire to take charge. The Wildcats survived a scare from a defiant Mississippi Valley team, winning 81-68.