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Ryan Hilinski sets Northwestern record in hot start to 2022 season

Despite Northwestern falling to Duke 31-23, QB Ryan Hilinski was on a hot streak, setting records on Saturday. Late in the game, Hilinski led the team down the field for 80 yards, capping off that drive with a touchdown pass to Donny Navarro III. With that throw, Hilinski surpassed 300 yards to go down in the history books. Hilinski was the first quarterback since Clayton Thorson in 2018 to throw for 300 yards in a game, doing that in Week 0.
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Ryan Hilinski keeps Northwestern's hopes alive with TD toss to Donny Navarro

Ryan Hilinski and Northwestern are not going away just yet! Despite falling behind Duke, the Wildcats have battle back and are now within 5 points late in the fourth quarter. Late in the game, Hilinski led the team down the field for 80 yards in a hurry. He capped off that drive with a touchdown toss to Donny Navarro III. That score and extra point makes it 28-23 with a chance to come all the way back against the Blue Devils.

TMG Newsmaker of Week: Ryan Hilinski

He was the little kid in the group, who had to wait while his big brothers Kelly and Tyler had their football moments at quarterback. But that didn't slow down the ambition of Ryan Hilinski.   Nothing could do that, including a personal journey which took him from his home in Southern ...

Northwestern football: Pat Fitzgerald says QB battle between Ryan Hilinski, Brendan Sullivan still unresolved

Northwestern needs to take a step forward on offense this season, and much of that will fall on whichever quarterback ends up winning the starting job. Former 4-star recruit Ryan Hilinski struggled last fall after transferring in from South Carolina, so he will have to hold off hard-charging redshirt freshman Brendan Sullivan to take the first snap against Nebraska in Dublin, Ireland, next month. At Big Ten Media Days in Indianapolis on Tuesday, coach Pat Fitzgerald said that the Wildcats continue to evaluate the two as part of an ongoing position battle that remains unresolved.

Quarterback Ryan Hilinski leads Northwestern past Rutgers

Ryan Hilinski threw for 267 yards and two touchdown passes on Saturday afternoon to boost Northwestern to a 21-7 victory over Rutgers at Ryan Field. Hilinski, making his third start since transferring from South Carolina, opened the scoring for the Wildcats (3-3, 1-2 Big Ten) by capping off a 98-yard drive in the first quarter, hitting Malik Washington for a 64-yard touchdown pass. The completion — Hilinski’s longest as a Wildcat — helped his team secure its first conference win of the season.