Throwing it back to the mid-90’s with former Northwestern great, Darnell Autry. In his three years in the Wildcats’ backfield, Autry ran for 3,793 yards and totaled 222 total points. Autry was tabbed as a Heisman Trophy finalist and a Doak Walker Award (nation’s top college running back) in 1995 and 1996, respectively. In those same seasons, he helped Northwestern bring back-to-back Big Ten Conference titles back to Evanston. #ThrowbackThursday
The New York Yankees and the New Era Pinstripe Bowl announced Monday a partnership with the Big Ten Conference.” />
The New York Yankees and the New Era Pinstripe Bowl announced Monday a partnership with the Big Ten Conference.
The eight-year affiliation between the two legendary brands features the Big Ten’s commitment to play in the annual New Era Pinstripe Bowl from 2014 to 2021. The Big Ten’s partnership with the New Era Pinstripe Bowl will mark the conference’s first bowl game tie-in on the East Coast. Additionally, for all New York Yankees regular season games, beginning in 2014, the Big Ten will have a significant branding presence in Yankee Stadium, featuring a fixed sign along the first-base line and home plate rotating signage.
Throwback Thursday to Damien Anderson (1997-2001). Anderson finished his career in Evanston as Northwestern’s all-time leading rusher with 4,485 yards.
In 2000, he busted out a record-setting season by becoming only the fourth player in Big Ten history to run for more than 2,000 yards in a single season.
Following his NU career, the Wilmington, Ill., native played four seasons in the NFL with the Arizona Cardinals and two years with the Edmonton Eskimos.
Wednesday morning’s “Max Out Week” workout featured squats, the 40-yard dash, broad jump and the vertical jump. Back at it tomorrow!
The Wildcat Way - As hard as you can for as long as you can
Coach Fitzgerald often quotes former Northwestern head coach Gary Barnett when talking about developing younger individuals…
“When the student is ready, the teacher will appear” - Gary Barnett
Last week, BleacherReport.com tabbed Kain Colter as a player that could make an excellent coach in the future. Full story: http://bit.ly/18nJsb0