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- Northwestern hires BC's Bajakian as new OC
- Northwestern parts with OC/QBs coach McCall
- N'western QB commit charged with sexual assault
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Northwestern hired Boston College's Mike Bajakian as offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach on Wednesday.
Northwestern has parted ways with offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Mick McCall after a miserable season.
Andrew Marty ran for 111 yards and two touchdowns while passing for another and Northwestern upset Illinois 29-10 on Saturday.
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Northwestern has had two one-win conference seasons in Pat Fitzgerald's 14 years as head coach. In both, the win came at Illinois in the season finale: 37-34 on 11/30/13 and 29-10 on 11/30/19. The Wildcats have won the last five Land of Lincoln trophy matchups (their longest win streak in the series) & are 10-4 vs. the Illini under Fitzgerald.
Tanner Morgan led No. 11 Minnesota to scores on its first three possessions and finished with four touchdown passes, and the Gophers bounced back from their first loss of the season with a 38-22 win over Northwestern on Saturday.
An ESPN 300 quarterback, who is committed to play for Northwestern, was arrested Friday morning on charges that he sexually assaulted multiple girls on a party bus in 2018.
Alabama's star QB went down with a season-ending hip injury against Mississippi State, eclipsing a wild Sooners comeback and more Week 12 ups and downs.
Evan Hull had four rushing touchdowns, Chris Bergin added an 85-yard touchdown return on a blocked field goal, and Northwestern snapped a seven-game losing streak with a 45-6 victory over UMass on Saturday.
The Nittany Lions slipped from fourth in the first College Football Playoff rankings to our even-more-coveted No. 5 spot in the Bottom 10.
Aidan O'Connell threw for 271 yards and J.D. Dellinger kicked a 39-yard field goal with three seconds left Saturday as Purdue beat Northwestern 24-22 to keep its bowl hopes alive.