College Football

Northwestern Wildcats (7-6)


Sat. 11/19 Sat. 11/26 Wed. 12/28
@ Minn
L 12-29
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vs. Ill
W 42-21
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vs. Pitt
W 31-24
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Northwestern linebacker Walker entering NFL draft

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) Northwestern linebacker Anthony Walker Jr. says he will enter the NFL draft.

Walker announced Friday on Twitter that he's skipping his final season of eligibility.

Walker emerged as a redshirt sophomore in 2015 with 122 tackles and 20 1/2 for loss - fourth in the Big Ten. He had 105 tackles this season as the Wildcats went 7-6 and won the Pinstripe Bowl.

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Leaders
Passing Yards: C. Thorson3182
Passing TDs: C. Thorson22
Rushing Yards: J. Jackson1524
Rushing TDs: J. Jackson15
Receiving Yards: A. Carr1247
Receiving TDs: A. Carr12
Interceptions: M. Hartage5
Schedule 2016
Date Opponent Result / Time
9/3 vs. Western Michigan L 21 - 22
9/10 vs. Illinois State L 7 - 9
9/17 vs. Duke W 24 - 13
9/24 vs. 20 Nebraska L 13 - 24
10/1 at Iowa W 38 - 31
10/15 at Michigan State W 54 - 40
10/22 vs. Indiana W 24 - 14
10/29 at 6 Ohio State L 20 - 24
11/5 vs. 8 Wisconsin L 7 - 21
11/12 at Purdue W 45 - 17
11/19 at Minnesota L 12 - 29
11/26 vs. Illinois W 42 - 21
12/28 vs. 23 Pittsburgh W 31 - 24
Big Ten
East
  Conference Overall
5 Penn State 8-1 11-3
3 Ohio State 8-1 11-2
6 Michigan 7-2 10-3
Indiana 4-5 6-7
Maryland 3-6 6-7
Michigan State 1-8 3-9
Rutgers 0-9 2-10
West
  Conference Overall
8 Wisconsin 7-2 11-3
Iowa 6-3 8-5
Nebraska 6-3 9-4
Minnesota 5-4 9-4
Northwestern 5-4 7-6
Illinois 2-7 3-9
Purdue 1-8 3-9
Offense (FBS Rank)
Yards: 5177 (60)
Passing Yards: 3186 (40)
Rushing Yards: 1991 (79)
Points per game: 26.0 (78)
Yards per game: 398.2 (65)
Touchdowns: 44 (55)
Field Goals: 8 (106)
Defense (FBS Rank)
Yards: 5257 (64)
Passing Yards: 3448 (101)
Rushing Yards: 1809 (28)
Points per game: 22.2 (23)
Yards per game: 404.4 (56)
Touchdowns: 33 (18)
Field Goals: 18 (96)
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