Shane Mertz

Northwestern Wildcats #70 - Offensive Linesman

  • Height: 6-8
  • Weight: 305
  • Seasons: JR

Northwestern football season in review: Grading the offensive line


The O-line, much like NU as a whole, got it going after a slow start.

It's Northwestern vs. regression to the mean

Northwestern needed great fortune to be 10-3 last season, but this year's team is interesting in its own right.

B1G 2016 Spring Rankings: The Offensive Line


Next in our Spring Position Rankings, we take on the boys up front. It's time to rank the Big Ten's best - and worst - offensive lines.

Was Northwestern's 10-win season a total outlier?

Northwestern has been basically the same team for five of the last six years, and close-game luck has turned over the last two; can a retooled offense help the Wildcats rebound and maintain...

Northwestern football summer guide: Offensive Line


There's a lot of uncertainty, and a lot of improvement necessary. Could a few underclassmen be the answers?

Northwestern preseason camp primer


Everything you need to know heading into the Wildcats' training camp.

Northwestern will be fun again

We don't yet know whether 2012 was a breakthrough, a peak, or neither for Northwestern. But we do know that the Wildcats were fun to watch and should be again in 2013.

Notes on NU spring football


We watched Northwestern's spring football practice, and took notes, mainly on the hot dog race.