Northwestern quarterback Trevor Siemian threw for 414 yards and four touchdowns and Christian Jones caught 13 balls for 182 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Wildcats past Illinois 37-34 Saturday in the finale for both teams.
Siemian was 31-44 and didn't throw an interception.
The win ended a seven-game losing streak for Northwestern (5-7, 1-8 Big Ten)
The Wildcats gashed...
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8 days ago
Can Trevor Siemian help the Wildcats recover and win in the season finale at Illinois?
Nothing had gone the way of the University of Minnesota football team this year in Big Ten Conference play. But Northwestern was facing the same situation as the two teams played Saturday afternoon.
Minnesota (5-2, 1-2 Big Ten) turned things around though in a matchup of reeling teams with a strong 20-17 win on the road Saturday, led by the Gophers' defense.
Trevor Siemian threw for 259 yards and a career-high three touchdowns, Kain Colter passed for a touchdown and ran for one, and No. 19 Northwestern pounded Syracuse 48-27 on Saturday.
Tony Jones added a personal-best 185 yards receiving and a 47-yard TD, and the Wildcats (2-0) racked up 581 yards in all. They also intercepted Syracuse's Drew Allen four times on the way to an...
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September 07, 2013
Northwestern sophomore quarterback Trevor Siemian isn't the starter by definition, but he isn't a backup, either. Instead, Siemian has led the Wildcats in numerous important situations this season, helping the team to a 2-0 record.
The first weekend of college football is formally in the books. Lets take a look at the key players, moments and teams whose efforts didnt impact who won or lost the game, but rather who covered the spread and cashed winning tickets or not. Wait, doesnt everybody break it down that way?
Trevor Siemian/Demetrius Fields, Northwestern…..Northwestern +1.5 was our one and only bet...
Just when Syracuse thought they had rallied back and grinded their way to a victory in the season opener, it all went for naught. Trevor Siemian, part of a two quarterback tandem for Northwestern lobbed a touchdown to Demitrius Fields with 44 seconds to go to clinch the game for Pat Fitzgerald’s Wildcats at the Carrier Dome.
The Orange found themselves down early and eventually...
Backup quarterback Trevor Siemian hit Demetrius Fields for a 9-yard touchdown pass with 44 seconds left and Northwestern held on to beat Syracuse 42-41 Saturday in the teams' season opener.
Siemian, subbing for starter Kain Colter, drove the Wildcats 75 yards in 10 plays, taking advantage of a critical personal foul against Syracuse defender Keon Lyn for a late hit out of bounds...
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September 01, 2012
Northwestern sophomore quarterback Trevor Siemian currently projects to be the team's second-string quarterback, behind Kain Colter. However, Siemian isn't prepared to surrender; he's vying for the starting job.
Northwestern quarterback Trevor Siemian discusses the win over Nebraska.