Northwestern has announced its 12-member leadership council for the 2012 season.
The council features members from every class on the team (aside from incoming freshmen). It meets weekly with head coach Pat Fitzgerald and organizes offseason activities like the Wildcat Games, a competition during the winter, spring and summer months that includes conditioning tests and community service projects.
Here are this year's representatives (players are listed by their academic years):
Williams is the second player to be named to the leadership council all four seasons (former quarterback Dan Persa is the other). Jensen and Scott both are repeat selections.
Colter's selection to the council is key, as he likely will be the team's starting quarterback in 2012. The senior group features a few returning starters, and Jones could be a rising star at receiver.