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2015 Schedule
10-3, 2nd in Big Ten - West
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1dMitch Sherman

Spring breakout player: Northwestern Wildcats

Even though Northwestern is already loaded at linebacker, sophomore Cameron Queiro made a big play for playing time during spring practice.

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9dBrian Bennett

Top 10 players: Northwestern Wildcats

Anthony Walker, an All-American who led the Big Ten with 20.5 tackles for loss last season, tops Northewstern's roster heading into the summer.

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16dHeather Dinich

Scheduling in the age of the College Football Playoff

Some leagues play eight conference games, others play nine. Some have title games, others -- well, only the Big 12 -- don't. How can the playoff committee make fair choices without uniformity?

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Big Ten Spring Game schedule

Northwestern and Minnesota will play their spring games on Saturday, and the following two weekends will be filled with the return of more Big Ten football action.

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Phillips said the leagues initially had agreed to include satellite camps as part of a comprehensive review with other issues, such as an early signing period, the overall recruiting calendar, practice and playing season, initial eligibility, roster sizes, staff sizes, number of coaches, time demands, and more. But because satellite camps had been scheduled, some leagues felt there was urgency to address this now rather than stick to the initial agreement. "From a Big Ten perspective, we were hoping for a holistic, comprehensive review," Phillips said. "There was a decision made by a couple of conferences that that couldn't wait."

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Northwestern athletic director Jim Phillips, chair of Division I council (and Big Ten rep), on satellite camp vote: "You had autonomy 5 against and for it, and the other 5, some were against and some for." The SEC and ACC led the movement to oppose but also had support from the Mountain West. Leagues like the Big Ten and MAC were in favor of keeping the camps. "We debated it. It was collegial, it was cordial and at the end of the day, the vote carried."

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23dDan Murphy

Northwestern dancing duo pushes for playing time

Cam Green and Steven Reese, who brought dance moves to the Northwestern sideline last season, hope to move up the WR depth chart in the fall.

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38dMitch Sherman

B1G shoes to fill: Northwestern Wildcats

Northwestern leaned on several high-impact seniors in 2015, so there are plenty of major holes to fill for the 2016 season.

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50dMitch Sherman

State of the program: Northwestern Wildcats

Northwestern isn't about to fade away after it equaled a program-record with 10 wins, but the Wildcats will have some adversity to face in 2016.

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Wildcats tasked with tough schedule

The question arises each year: Who has the most challenging schedule in college football? Phil Steele crunched the numbers and projected which teams will likely have the most demanding 2016. Teams with toughest schedules (Insider)

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65dMitch Sherman

Catching Michigan State: Northwestern Wildcats

If quarterback Clayton Thorson continues to develop as expected, the pieces are in place to turn Northwestern into a consistent contender.