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...
Dan Persa threw for 216 yards and two touchdowns, and Northwestern won its fourth straight, beating Minnesota 28-13 on Saturday.
Venric Mark came through with two big kickoff returns as the Wildcats (6-5, 3-4 Big Ten) scored touchdowns on their first three possessions to build a 21-7 lead. That set the tone as Northwestern became eligible for its fourth straight bowl appearance...
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November 19, 2011
Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald says quarterback Dan Persa plans to play against Rice this week.
Fitzgerald says Persa told him he expects to be ready after missing the second half of Saturday's win over Nebraska after having his left shoulder slammed to the ground in the second quarter by the Cornhuskers' Eric Martin.
Persa was on the sideline with his arm in a sling...
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November 07, 2011
Northwestern senior quarterback Dan Persa is injured again, and his status is ‘questionable’ for the Wildcats’ next game with Indiana. NU will prepare as if Persa will play on Saturday, but his status is uncertain … once again.
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Northwestern quarterback Dan Persa shaved his head the Sunday morning after the Wildcats loss to Iowa. (The Chicago Tribune)
Always Look On the Bright Side of Life.
Northwestern defensive tackle Tyler Scott is one of the few bright spots during the Wildcats...
Northwestern's shift quarterback Dan Persa is the Wildcats' biggest threat.
For a quarterback whose team has lost three straight games, Dan Persa sure scares the heck out of Iowa.
A year ago, the Northwestern quarterback completed 32 of 43 passes for 318 yards, consistently keeping plays alive with his feet against an Iowa defensive line worn out chasing him. Persa capped the day with a pair of fourth-quarter touchdowns to rally the Wildcats past a ranked...
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October 15, 2011
Northwestern Wildcats quarterback Dan Persa was the 8th ranked national trending term on Twitter yesterday during <a href="http://www.thesportsbank.net/illinois-illini/illini-beat-northwestern-38-35-chicagos-big-ten-team/”>the Illinois-NU game. Not locally trending, but national. Given his story: playing in his first game in almost a year since tearing an Achilles tendon...
After spending the beginning of the 2011 season on the sidelines recovering from a ruptured Achilles tendon suffered last November, Northwestern quarterback Dan Persa returned with a bang, leading the Wildcats to a commanding 28-10 lead over No. 24 Illinois with four touchdown passes in the first three quarters. But Persa suffered a leg injury…
It was a game that could have changed the Northwestern season. The Wildcats had Dan Persa back, had an 18-point lead on the road, and had momentum. Then, it all fell apart.
Northwestern did everything in its power to lose on the road at Illinois. So did the Fighting Illini. Unfortunately for the Wildcats, fate appeared to be favoring orange over purple in...