Northwestern Football Upsets Iowa (Video)

By Deena Bustillo on
Northwestern football fans were celebrating the upset over Iowa today, but the 21-17 victory was bittersweet. NU quarterback Dan Persa was injured in the last 1:22 of the game and will now be out the rest of the season after undergoing emergency surgery on his Achilles tendon today. Persa had just thrown the touchdown pass that won the game when the injury occurred this afternoon.  "He'll be back and ready to for his senior year," coach Pat Fitzgerald said (via ESPN). "When you look at...Read Full Story