Brian McGuire

Northwestern fan Brian McGuire has been sharing his views on the 2016 season with HailToPurple.com readers with an occasional column. Click here to see a list of Brian's NU football articles.



The Waterboy


Former Northwestern linebacker The Waterboy has been sharing his insightful and amusing commentary about NU football for over a decade, first on FarEastWildcat.com, then on this site.  Click here to see the Waterboy commentary archive.



The Lowes Line


It began in 1996 as a broadcast e-mail analysis and prediction of NU's next game. Since 2002 it has also been posted onto HailToPurple.com  Click here for the Lowes Line archive.



Kevin Vedder

Kevin began providing additional commentary for HTP in 2012, including this bowl commentary.  Kevin was also featured in a recent Chicago Tribune article about NU's bowl win drought.

Kevin now manages the HTP Twitter feed.



Sunburnt

NU fan "Sunburnt" provides occasional commentary, including this preview of the 2012 Illinois game...



jhodges

Calling jhodges a "guest" on HailToPurple.com may be a bit of a misnomer: from 2008 through 2012 Jonathan Hodges was the primary content provider for the site.

From 2004 until 2007 jhodges hosted his own Weblog featuring NU football analysis and commentary.  In July 2007 jhodges began posting his commentary here.  Click here for the jhodges main page.



Greg Smith


Alumnus Greg Smith provided this personal view of his experience at the 2014 win over Notre Dame...



NationalChampionsSomeday


Rabid NU football fan and journalist NationalChampionsSomeday posted this diary of his 2003 road trip to Ohio State, and followed it with descriptions of the 2004 Michigan and Ohio State games.


George Beres: One Man's View...

George Beres, the former Sports Information Director for NU and the University of Oregon, is a graduate of Medill and had ties to NU's athletic department spanning the fifties, sixties and seventies.  Click here for a listing of his columns, posted on HailToPurple.com, that address NU history, Beres' experiences as SID, and the state of collegiate athletics.