A highlight-reel run. A bunch of iffy throws. But the most important thing about Clayton Thorson’s debut as Northwestern’s starting quarterback: The Wildcats won.
EVANSTON — How good was the Northwestern defense on Saturday?
Big Ten Network has struck absolute comedy gold.
How did Clayton Thorson win Northwestern’s quarterback competition?
By being calm under pressure.
Northwestern has its quarterback.
Redshirt freshman Clayton Thorson will start the Wildcats' season-opener against Stanford, head coach Pat Fitzgerald announced Thursday.