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Northwestern Beats Notre Dame...Only Cares About Eating Chick-fil-A

Pat Fitzgerald: "Hey, our 3-6 football team that lost to Michigan just went into Notre Dame Stadium and beat the Irish! What do you guys wanna do?"Resounding answer from Wildcats players: "EAT CHICKENNN!!!!!!"Settle down kids. I haven't seen anyone that excited about Chick-fil-A since Sarah Palin was trolling the entire country with it. You can eat Chick-fil...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan 10 Northwestern 9

In what will eternally be remembered as the #M00N game (see image above), Michigan and Northwestern's comedy of errors (or tragedy?) ended, mercifully, when Pat Fitzgerald decided to go for two...unsuccessfully...after scoring the game tying touchdown with 3 seconds left .As per usual, Devin Gardner struggled...only adding to the frustration that has been mounting for weeks with...
Via Maize & Blue Nation
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Pat Fitzgerald SILENCES Penn State, hyperbolic NU alarmists

Pat Fitzgerald did more than ANNIHILATE the Penn State Nittany Lions today. He also DESTROYED two of the most brain dead narratives that surround his program right now. The first is the idea that Northwestern football is not winning because this team is not “hard nosed” or “TOUGH” enough. We’ll SHRED that idea to pieces in detail here as Fitzgerald is as much of a “player’s...
Via The Sports Bank
September 27, 2014  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Tim Beckman, Pat Fitzgerald called out by NIU alums

Tim Beckman is 5-18 (very likely 5-19 by the time you actually read this) versus FBS college football teams during his tenure at Illinois. It is a fact that the Northern Illinois football team has three wins over Big Ten teams in the past two years. Beckman has just one. It is a fact that NIU has the second most victories of any FBS team (Oregon is first) over the past four years...
Via The Sports Bank
September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Northwestern’s Pat Fitzgerald Calls Nebraska “A Boring State”, Jokes About Blocking Husker Fans From Ryan Field

If Pat Fitzgerald has his eyes on any players out of Nebraska, he probably isn’t making any new friends there. After playing in a golf tournament with the other NU coaches and dozens of Wildcat supporters, Fitzgerald asked fans to fill Ryan Field, especially for the October 18 Homecoming game against Nebraska, a fanbase that is notorious for travelling well. He also threw a jab...
Via College Spun
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Pat Fitzgerald now highest paid Northwestern University employee.

Pat Fitzgerald has become the highest paid employee of Northwestern University. According to a report by USA Today, the Wildcats' head football coach was credited with a compensation package worth at least $2.2 million dollars in 2011. This marks the first time since 2005 that a Northwestern coach has been the private university's highest paid employee. "Pat Fitzgerald...
Via Shirts With Random Triangles
September 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Navy SEALs Unit Trains Northwestern Wildcats Football Team (Video)

If head coach Pat Fitzgerald's Northwestern Wildcats appear to be playing with a little more cohesiveness this season, you'll know exactly why. Fitzgerald welcomed three members of the Navy SEALs unit to speak to the team about mental toughness, thriving under pressure and sacrificing for the greater good. After that meeting session, the team was instructed to board team...
August 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Northwestern aims to end winless bowl drought

CHICAGO A plush monkey toy rests comfortably inside the office of Northwestern football coach Pat Fitzgerald. But this is not some cutesy, fuzzy friend Fitzgerald gazes at with delight during his down time between film study and practice preparation. Instead, he would prefer the monkey cease to exist its big, cheerful, plastic eyes masking the symbolism of a program's failure...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
July 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Winning season up for grabs in Texas Bowl

Pat Fitzgerald and Tim DeRuyter sat next to each other in a little room on the service level at Reliant Stadium Thursday as two very different men in the exact same position. It was a press conference for the Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas, and while both expressed all the due excitement about the opportunity to play in a bowl game, neither could help but mention the disappointing...
Via Fox Sports Houston
December 08, 2011  |  Discuss

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