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Northwestern Wildcats Photos

Northwestern Wildcats Photos

  1. Northwestern running back Solomon Vault (15) runs with the ball against Western Illinois defensive line Eddy Holtschlag (99) during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Evanston, Ill., Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. Northwestern won 24-7. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

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    Northwestern running back Solomon Vault (15), top, celebrates with offensive line Brandon Vitabile (66) and super back Dan Vitale (40) after scoring a touchdown against Western Illinois during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Evanston, Ill., Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. Northwestern won 24-7. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

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  2. Northwestern defensive line Max Chapman (96), right, sacks Western Illinois quarterback Trenton Norvell (14) during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Evanston, Ill., Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. Northwestern won 24-7. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

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    Northwestern Wildcats head coach Pat Fitzgerald talks with referees during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Western Illinois in Evanston, Ill., Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. Northwestern won 24-7. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

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  3. Northwestern defensive line Max Chapman (96) celebrates with defensive line Ifeadi Odenigbo (7), after he sacked Western Illinois quarterback Trenton Norvell (14) during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Evanston, Ill., Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. Northwestern won 24-7. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

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    Northwestern defensive line Ifeadi Odenigbo, left, tackles Western Illinois quarterback Trenton Norvell (14) during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Evanston, Ill., Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. Northwestern won 24-7. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

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  4. Western Illinois Bob Nielson reacts as he watches his team during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Northwestern in Evanston, Ill., Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. Northwestern won 24-7. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

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    Northwestern defensive line Max Chapman, right, sacks Western Illinois quarterback Trenton Norvell (14) during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Evanston, Ill., Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. Northwestern won 24-7. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

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  5. Northwestern offensive line Matt Frazier (57) celebrates with teammates after Northwestern defeated Western Illinois 24-7 in an NCAA college football game in Evanston, Ill., Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

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    EVANSTON, IL - SEPTEMBER 20: Trevor Siemian #13 of the Northwestern Wildcats under pressure from Eddy Holtschlag #99 of the Western Illinois Leathernecks on September 20, 2014 at Ryan Field in Evanston, Illinois. Northwestern defeated Western Illinois 24-7. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

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