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Dan Persa on the Northwestern-Cal game.

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...
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September 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Big Tentacles: Urban Meyer, Dan Persa, and nepotism, Iowa style.

 (Big Tentacles is the SWRT look at the Big Ten and the schools it not-so-secretly covets.) Congrats to Iowa, Indiana, Minnesota, and Purdue for making to to the second round of the Big Ten men's basketball tournament. As for Illinois, Penn State, Northwestern, and Nebraska...well, it sucks being you. (The Indianapolis Star) You Can't Always Get What You Want....
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March 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Big Tentacles: Kirk Cousins, Mark Dantonio, Dan Persa, and more.

(Big Tentacles is the SWRT look at the Big Ten and the schools it not-so-secretly covets.)   You call be Cesar in a dark Caesar.  Purdue represents the Big Ten in the Little Caesar's Pizza Bowl Tuesday evening as they go up against Western Michigan. Well, somebody had to do it. (National Football Post) Putting the icing on the cake.  Michigan State quarterback...
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December 27, 2011  |  Discuss

PWTV: Persa Reflects

In the latest edition of PurpleWildcats TV Dan Persa talks about his time at Northwestern and what Senior day means to him.
November 23, 2011  |  Discuss

Northwestern 28, Minnesota 13

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  |  Discuss

Rice stalls in 28-6 loss to Northwestern

Just about unstoppable a week earlier, Rice couldn't get anything going Saturday against Northwestern. The offense stalled. The defense got picked apart, and in the end, the Owls left Ryan Field with their fourth loss in five games. Dan Persa threw for a career-high 372 yards, Jeremy Ebert set a personal best with 208 yards receiving and Northwestern beat Rice 28-6. Persa...
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November 12, 2011  |  Discuss

Rice rolled by Northwestern

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) -- Dan Persa threw for a career-high 372 yards, Jeremy Ebert set a personal best with 208 receiving yards and Northwestern beat Rice 28-6 on Saturday. Persa also matched a career high with four touchdown passes, none more spectacular than a 90-yarder to Ebert in the first quarter. It was the second-longest completion in school history, and it set the tone as...
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November 12, 2011  |  Discuss

Fitzgerald says Persa planning to play

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  |  Discuss

Persa questionable for game against Indiana

Injuries have kept Northwestern quarterback Dan Persa from being as effective and dangerous as he was in 2010, and now another injury could sideline him again for the Wildcats’ next game against Indiana. Persa left last Saturday’s loss to Penn State with an injury to his left foot, later identified as turf toe, and is…
Via College Football Talk
October 24, 2011  |  Discuss

Persa's Status Uncertain

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.
October 24, 2011  |  Discuss
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