Jacob Schmidt

Northwestern Wildcats #39 - Running Back

  • Height: 5-10
  • Weight: 205

During a pandemic, promoting safety while optimizing performance is a balancing act


Day-to-day logistics have been transformed, and very little is off the table.

The Two Quarterback System: Part 1

How Northwestern began to split snaps

We Don't Need a 1,000 Yard Rusher


A lack of standout individual performances is a bad reason to worry about the Northwestern run game.

One Less Day Til Football, No. 22, Treyvon Green and Demetrius Dugar

Treyvon Green and Demetrius Dugar are each looking for bigger roles, Green as a running back and Dugar as a corner in his final year with the program.

One Less Day Til Football, Nos. 26 and 25, Terrance Brown and Jordan Perkins

Jordan Perkins committed to Stanford before recommitting to Northwestern - what role can he have for Northwestern this season?

One Less Day Til Football, No. 32, Mike Trumpy

Mike Trumpy has looked very good at running back when not hurt, and enters the season as Northwestern's starting running back. He also likes his oatmeal lumpy.

One Less Day Til Football, No. 39, Joe Cannon and Zak Kucera


Two walk-ons, one a safety whose hip-hop drops are awesome, the other a punter.

One Less Day Til Football Season, No. 72, Brian Mulroe


Brian Mulroe should start for the third consecutive year at left guard for Northwestern.

MnB B1G Preview: Sharing a drink with Rodger from Sippin' on Purple


A Q&A with Rodger Sherman of Sippin' on Purple about all things Northwestern football.

MnB B1G Preview: Northwestern Football


Northwestern hasn't won a bowl game since the 1948 season. Will that change this season?

Northwestern RB Adonis Smith to Transfer


Northwestern's second consecutive running back from California to play as a true freshman will be leaving the program.

Northwestern Vs. Texas A&M, Meineke Bowl Of Texas 2011: Aggies Vs. Themselves

A preview of the Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas, between Northwestern and Texas A&M.