Campus Corner

August 13, 2012 12:00 AM

Former news anchor had role in Northwestern’s football turnaround

Twenty years ago, Gary Barnett arrived at Northwestern to begin one of the greatest rebuilding projects in college football history, and Matt Stewart, formerly a morning news anchor at KCTV Channel 5, was became a scholarship player as the team went from Big Ten doormat to conference champion. Stewart’s experiences are chronicled in his book, The Walk-On.

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