Northwestern Preview

Northwestern's Numbers4-5 overall, 0-5 Big TenHead coach: Pat Fitzgerald     Career: 54-44 (8th year)     at NU: 54-44 (8th year)Offense: Spread      Rush: Treyvon Green (95-612 yards, 8 TDs)     Pass: Trevor Siemian (102-181, 1,349 yards, 7 TDs) and Kain Colter (58-74, 545 yards, 4 TDs)     Rec.: Tony Jones (38-492 yards, 4 TDs) Defense: Multiple 4-3     Tackles...
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November 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Northwestern Has One Tough SOB At Linebacker

The Northwestern/Ohio State game lived  up to its billing as one of the best match-ups of the season to date. You had two teams with good offenses and solid defenses and it ended up being a slobber-knocker of a game. While Northwestern came up on the short end of the scoreboard I think they proved they have a solid team with some great players; the kind that know how to give...
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October 06, 2013  |  Discuss

No. 17 Northwestern Wildcats season preview

No. 17 Northwestern Wildcats (10-3) Coach Pat Fitzgerald (eighth season, 50-39 at Northwestern and overall)Returning Starters: 17, 8 offense, 7 defense, 2 special teamsRecruiting Rank: 49Strength of Schedule: 36 The Northwestern Wildcats look to build on their best season under coach Pat Fitzgerald behind phenom quarterback Kain Colter, who revolutionized the offense while...
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August 09, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 Big Ten Position Rankings: Linebacker

We continue our Editor, Andy's, look at the different position groups across the Big Ten. Today we look at a unit that screams what Big Ten football is all about - physicality and toughness.  Of course, we're talking linebackers today. This is a group that is loaded with some great talent and a diversity we haven't seen in some time across the league. So, who tops...
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June 23, 2013  |  Discuss

"Sky's the limit" for Ariguzo

After a breakout sophomore season, linebacker Chi Chi Ariguzo is poised to anchor Northwestern’s defense in 2013. An experiment off the edge for the past two years, Ariguzo is suddenly the leader of the Wildcat front seven to start the spring, a daunting task with a unit lacking identity. Still, his potential has no ceiling.
March 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Gator Bowl Preview: Northwestern and Mississippi State Gator Bowl: Northwestern Wildcats (9-3) and Mississippi State Bulldogs (8-4) Jan. 1, noon CT ESPN2 – Jacksonville, FL Player Swag Bag: Fossil watch, Dome hat, Mercury garment bag and carry-on bag, Jostens ring, football Northwestern’s Season: Northwestern is looking to break the streak of 9 bowl game losses going back 65 years to 1949. Pat Fitzgerald’s Wildcats...
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January 01, 2013  |  Discuss

PWTV: Ariguzo rising up

Northwestern linebacker Chi Chi Ariguzo matched a standout performance in the season-opener with another great showing, this one earning Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week honors. Ariguzo discusses his role in the defense and more in this video feature.
September 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Ariguzo earns Big Ten recognition

Northwestern sophomore linebacker Chi Chi Ariguzo was tabbed the Big Ten's Defensive Player of the Week, following his impressive performance against Vanderbilt.
September 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Northwestern linebacker Chi Chi Ariguzo: good player, greater name

Northwestern’s defense was much maligned last season. The pass defense was especially substandard. But at the conclusion of 2012 spring practice, the D was ahead of the offense and it showed a lot of improvement. The secondary will be retooled, so the defense figures to lean on the front seven this fall. And when you’re coached by a linebacker in Pat Fitzgerald, the linebackers...
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April 19, 2012  |  Discuss
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