Northwestern rolled to a big win over Ohio, and the Wildcats had a new starting quarterback in Ryan Hilinski.

In last week’s loss to Duke, the trio of Hilinski, Hunter Johnson, and Andrew Marty all saw snaps. Johnson headed to the bench after an ugly string of turnovers with Marty providing a spark. Unfortunately, he was injured in the second half with Hilinski finishing the game.

Entering the Week 4 game against Ohio, head coach Pat Fitzgerald made the move to start Hilinski with Marty still sidelined. Hilinski was far from perfect but completed 12 of 20 passes for 88 yards without an interception.

Here’s what Fitzgerald had to say about Hilinski earning the start and what it means moving forward: