Each week I recap how Northwestern football alumni performed in the NFL for WNUR Sports, Northwestern’s student-run radio station, 89.3 FM Chicago. Check out this week’s recap above. For the first time this school year, a Northwestern alum gained offensive yards, earning him the Player of the Week Honors.
WNUR’s Ari Ross (@aross50) recaps the Week 15 action for Northwestern Wildcats football alumni in the National Football League.
Northwestern has nine football alumni currently on NFL active rosters.
Here’s how they did this week in the NFL:
Jeremy Ebert, Wide Receiver, Jacksonville Jaguars (Northwestern Class of 2012)
One catch for eight yards in the Jaguars 27-20 loss to the Buffalo Bills
Zach Strief, Offensive Tackle, New Orleans Saints (Northwestern Class of 2006)
Started at offensive tackle in the Saints 27-16 loss to the St. Louis Rams
Brian Arnfelt, Defensive End, Pittsburgh Steelers (Northwestern Class of 2013)
The Steelers promoted Arnfelt to the active roster on Dec. 14
Reserve defensive end in the Steelers 30-20 win over the Cincinnati Bengals
Corey Wootton, Defensive End, Chicago Bears (Northwestern Class of 2010)
One tackle (1 solo) in the Bears 38-31 win over…
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