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2017 Schedule
7-6, 4th in Big Ten - West

Jared Shanker ESPN Staff Writer 

Jimbo Fisher is concerned about the forced 10-day layoff in spring practice because of Florida State spring break, so I asked a player who has been through it three times. Northwestern senior Brad North called the break in camp "beneficial." Players get to relax, recuperate and refocus. "People get burned out," North said. On his spring break later this month, North will visit Texas and Mexico.

Northwestern football recreates magical hoops play (0:44)
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33dJesse Temple

Biggest questions for teams in Big Ten West

Nebraska, Iowa and Minnesota must pick QBs. Northwestern and Purdue need playmakers. Wisconsin and Illinois need help on the defensive front.

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Northwestern expects transfer wide receiver Jalen Brown to report the day after he graduates from Oregon. He will start summer school immediately. Northwestern recruited Brown in high school and Brown reached out to the coaches after Oregon's coaching change.

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36dJesse Temple

Biggest strengths of teams in Big Ten West

From Iowa's running game to Wisconsin's linebackers, we examine the biggest strengths of each team in the Big Ten West division.

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47dJesse Temple

Instant impact recruit: Northwestern Wildcats

Four-star defensive end Earnest Brown got a late offer from Ohio State but stuck with his commitment to the Wildcats at a postion of need.

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48dChris Low

The 10 teams with the easiest 2017 nonconference slates

Once again, Washington will refrain from much heavy lifting in its nonconference schedule. The Huskies headline the teams who are keeping it light out of conference play in 2017.

Brian Bennett ESPN Staff Writer 

Northwestern officially announced the addition of graduate transfer Jalen Brown. The wide receiver played in 25 games for Oregon, catching 26 passes for 407 yards and four TDs in two seasons. The former ESPN 300 recruit will have two years of eligibility remaining and can play this fall for the Wildcats, who must replace Biletnikoff Award finalist Austin Carr.

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