- #94 DL
- Northwestern Wildcats
- HometownRockford, IL
- Weight280 lbs.
*Defensive statistics not considered official.
|2015 Game Log||Tackles||Interceptions|
|9/12||Eastern Illinois||W 41-0||3||2||1||0.5||0||0||0||0||0||0||1|
|9/26||Ball State||W 24-19||4||3||1||0.0||0||0||0||0||0||0||1|
We're taking snapshots of each position group with each Big Ten team entering the spring. Up next: the defensive lines.Illinois: This is a significant concern for the Illini, especially after the recent departure of Houston Bates, who started last season at the Leo (defensive end/outside linebacker) spot.about 585 days ago | Adam Rittenberg | ESPN.com
Final exams are either ongoing or all wrapped up around the Big Ten. We're passing out grades, too, for each team's regular-season performance.Each team receives a grade for offense, defense, special teams and overall play.about 660 days ago | Adam Rittenberg | ESPN.com
EVANSTON, Ill. -- Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald knows football fans in Chicago spend their Sundays watching a defense fixated on takeaways. As a Chicago Bears fan, he's one of those people.about 751 days ago | Adam Rittenberg | ESPN.com
Northwestern finally shredded the monkey Jan. 1 and won its first bowl game since the 1949 Rose, recording its 10th win in the process. Pat Fitzgerald's crew returns the core pieces from that team, but faces a tougher schedule featuring the likes of Ohio State and Wisconsin.about 787 days ago | Adam Rittenberg | ESPN.com
Big Ten bloggers Adam Rittenberg and Brian Bennett will occasionally give their takes on a burning question facing the league. We'll both have strong opinions, but not necessarily the same view.about 842 days ago | Brian Bennett and Adam Rittenberg | ESPN.com
2012 record: 10-32012 conference record: 5-3 (third in Legends division)Returning starters: Offense: 8; defense: 7; kicker/punter: 2Top returnersRB Venric Mark, QB Kain Colter, QB Trevor Siemian, C Brandon Vitabile, WR Christian Jones, TE Dan Vitale, S Ibraheim Campbell, CB Nick VanHoose, DE Tyler Scott, LB Chi Chi Ariguzo, K Jeff BudzienKey lossesG Brian Mulroe, T Patrick Ward, DT Brian Arnfelt, LB David Nwabuisi, DE Quentin Williams2012 statistical leaders (*returners)Rushing: Venric Mark* (1,371 yards)Passing: Trevor Siemian* (1,317 yards)Receiving: Christian Jones* (417 yards)Tackles: Damien Proby* (112)Sacks: Tyler Scott* (9)Interceptions: David Nwabuisi and Nick VanHoose* (3) Spring answers1.about 889 days ago | Adam Rittenberg | ESPN.com
EVANSTON, Ill. -- Mike Hankwitz didn't inherit a bare cupboard when he arrived as Northwestern's defensive coordinator in 2008.The defense included several future NFL players, including end Corey Wootton and cornerback Sherrick McManis.about 912 days ago | Adam Rittenberg | ESPN.com
Northwestern looks for a strong winter from Kyle Prater and the wide receivers, as well as from Dean Lowry and other young defenders.about 995 days ago | ESPN.com staff | ESPN.com