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  1. NU's Ward enjoys success on and off field

    Scott Powers

    EVANSTON, Ill. -- Everyone knows most Northwestern football players possess a high level of intelligence. Well, there's the level where a majority of the Wildcats are at, and then there's senior offensive tackle Patrick Ward's level. "Sure, we ...

    Blog | December 15, 2012
  2. IHSA football championships: WatchESPN

    Scott Powers

    The IHSA state football championships shouldn't disappoint again this season. It's full of all of the essentials, and all of the games can be seen on WatchESPN.com on Friday and Saturday. All-American player? Check. Crete-Monee wide receiver Laqu...

    Blog | November 21, 2012
  3. Illinois' Allen wants to blaze new NFL trail

    Scott Powers

    Chicago's King High School has always been touted for its basketball history. From Marcus Liberty to Rashard Griffith to Leon Smith to Thomas Hamilton to Jamie Brandon to Imari Sawyer, the list of basketball stars to come through the Chicago South...

    Blog | April 20, 2012
  4. Wildcats blow another unique opportunity

    Scott Powers

    EVANSTON, Ill. -- January 28, 2012, could have gone down as a memorable day in Northwestern history. On Saturday, Northwestern had the unique opportunity for its men's basketball and football programs to fill the sports pages with their successes. I...

    Blog | January 28, 2012
  5. SIU's Jewel Hampton to enter NFL draft

    Scott Powers

    Southern Illinois junior running back Jewel Hampton has decided to enter the NFL draft and forgo his senior season, the school announced on Tuesday. Hampton rushed for 1,121 yards and 17 touchdowns in one season at Southern Illinois. He spent his ...

    Blog | January 17, 2012
  6. NU's Colter proves to be versatile weapon

    Scott Powers

    EVANSTON, Ill. -- Big Ten coaches found creative ways to describe former Indiana quarterback Antwaan Randle El's talents from week to week, but former Northwestern coach Randy Walker may have stated it best. "We ran into an avalanche named Antwaan...

    Blog | November 11, 2011
  7. Illinois' Dimke finding spot among elite

    Scott Powers

    Illinois senior kicker Derek Dimke has learned to live with discomfort like most football players. While Dimke doesn't put his overall body through the same abuse as say a running back or a linebacker, none of his teammates likely feel the same co...

    Blog | October 06, 2011
  8. Autry still big Wildcat fan from afar

    Scott Powers

    Former Northwestern star running back Darnell Autry's memory isn't perfect when it comes to rival Illinois. "I don't think I lost to them," Autry said on Tuesday night. "I think in my three years I'm undefeated against Illinois as far as my memory...

    Blog | September 29, 2011
  9. Ex-Conant star primed for NFL chance

    Scott Powers

    Andre Holmes was filling out his goal sheet following his second season at Division II Hillsdale College (Mich.) when he came across a question he didn't know how to answer. The question read, "Football after college?" Holmes had never consider...

    Blog | April 28, 2011
  10. Ex-Conant star primed for NFL chance

    Scott Powers

    Andre Holmes was filling out his goal sheet following his second season at Division II Hillsdale College (Mich.) when he came across a question he didn't know how to answer. The question read, "Football after college?" Holmes had never consider...

    Blog | April 28, 2011
  11. Womble gets 'third chance' with NIU

    Scott Powers

    Northern Illinois recruit Jamal Womble dreamed of playing in the NFL like everyone else who carried a Nerf football growing up. When he got older and those around him became more realistic about their career paths, Womble didn't budge. He still wa...

    Blog | January 31, 2011
  12. Leshoure to divulge NFL decision Tuesday

    Scott Powers

    Illinois junior running back Mikel Leshoure will announce whether he is entering the NFL draft at a press conference on Tuesday at Champaign Centennial (Ill.) High School. Read the entire story....

    Blog | January 10, 2011
  13. Illinois RB Leshoure weighing NFL decision

    Scott Powers

    The clock is ticking on Illinois junior running back Mikel Leshoure. Leshoure has until Jan. 15 to decide whether to return to the Illini for his senior season or enter the NFL draft. Leshoure declined an interview request, so it's hard to say wha...

    Blog | January 06, 2011
  14. Rapid Reaction: Illinois 38, Baylor 14

    Scott Powers

    Here's a quick look at Illinois' 38-14 Texas Bowl win over Baylor on Wednesday night. How the game was won: Illinois' defense came to play. After allowing an average of 39.3 points and 429 yards over its last four games, the Illini's defense step...

    Blog | December 29, 2010
  15. Illinois athletes partake in concussion survey

    Scott Powers

    Six hundred people, including players, coaches, parents and athletic trainers, took part in an in-depth national survey about high school football concussions recently for ESPN The Magazine. The results were published in the current issue on this wee...

    Blog | December 27, 2010
  16. With 'Skins in town, Daniels to watch son

    Scott Powers

    With the Redskins traveling to Chicago to face the Bears on Sunday, father and son will reunite this weekend, and Phillip Daniels will be able to watch DaVaris play in his regular-season finale on Friday night. Read the entire story....

    Blog | October 21, 2010