Northwestern senior quarterback Dan Persa sat out his team's final two offensive series of Saturday's 38-35 loss to Illinois as a precautionary measure after feeling pain in his right foot.
Mike Trumpy's left Saturday'sgame with an apparent leg injury.
Northwestern senior quarterback Dan Persa is expected to make his return to the field against Illinois next week.
Chicago Cubs pitcher Carlos Zambrano couldn't believe his eyes Thursday morning when he popped his head out from the Cubs' dugout to catch a glimpse of Northwestern's football team practicing at Wrigley Field.
The Wrigley Field sign was painted purple in preparation for Saturday's Northwestern-Illinois football game.
The Illinois-Northwestern rivalry has survived Big Ten realignment.