After a four-week absence, Matt Frazier was back on the field for Northwestern in last weekend's win over Minnesota.
It wasn’t exactly easy, but a big third quarter propelled Northwestern to its fourth win of the season on Saturday night.
How did Clayton Thorson win Northwestern’s quarterback competition?
By being calm under pressure.
The last time we saw Christian Jones on the field in a game, he was shredding the Illinois defense to the tune of 13 catches for 182 receiving yards and a pair of touchdowns.
It hasn’t been long since Northwestern went to its fifth straight bowl game and finished off a 10-win season with the program’s first bowl victory since the 1940s.