9:44 AM EDT, Thu October 30, 2014

Chris Collins shows recruiting prowess at Northwestern

When Chris Collins was named as the new head coach at Northwestern in March of 2013, one of his first priorities was Victor Law, a four-star prospect from St. Rita (Ill.). At the time, Law was leaning elsewhere, but Collins knew he had to sit down with Law and make a final pitch. He met with Law and Law's father, and the two sides immediately connected. The Wildcats were squarely back in the mix. "Vic's biggest question the day he spoke to Chris was, 'Coach, do you believe in Chris Collins?

Big Ten helmet stickers: Week 8

Reviewing the best and brightest performances from Week 8 in the Big Ten. Minnesota RB David Cobb: The Gophers’ senior had 14 carries for 76 yards before the end of the first quarter. Minnesota’s human perpetual motion machined finished Saturday’s back-and-forth battle with 194 yards and a touchdown on 35 touches. His early pounding also helped set up several big play-action completions for the Gopher offense. Nebraska RB Ameer Abdullah: Four touchdowns, including two in the fourth quarter to pull away from Northwestern in a 38-17 win, gets Abdullah another sticker to add to his...

Video: No. 19 Nebraska 38, Northwestern 17

Ameer Abdullah rushed for 146 yards and four touchdowns to lead No. 19 Nebraska to a 38-17 win over Northwestern on Saturday.

Minnesota 24, Northwestern 17

  Jalen Myrick returned a fourth-quarter kickoff 100 yards for a touchdown to lift Minnesota to a 24-17 win over Northwestern on Saturday.

Northwestern unveils gothic look

Northwestern is going goth. Northwestern Gothic. Coming 10.18.14. #B1GCats pic.twitter.com/Axf1iXSF9j — #B1GCats Football (@NUFBFamily) October 6, 2014 The Wildcats will unveil their new "Northwestern Gothic" uniforms when the Wildcats host Nebraska on Oct. 18. According to the Northwestern football website, the "black-purple-gold color scheme is a nod to the school's colors of "purple and 'old gold'" before the University adopted purple as it's only official color.