PAT FITZGERALD RUMORS

Reports: 4-Star Texas Defensive End Earnest Brown Chooses Northwestern Over Longhorns, Aggies

When a blue chip defensive end emerges in the Dallas area, it is a fair bet that he’ll be heading to a school like Baylor, Oklahoma, Texas, or Texas A&M. All four of those programs came through with offers for Denton’s Earnest Brown, but instead, he’s heading up to play for Pat Fitzgerald to play for Northwestern. Rivals first reported the unexpected commitment. “I couldn’t...
Via College Spun
March 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Tennessee dominates Northwestern in Outback Bowl

Last season, the Tennessee Volunteers won a second-tier January bowl game in the state of Florida against an opponent from the Big Ten West. The Big Orange brigade blasted Iowa in the TaxSlayer (formerly Gator) Bowl to salvage their season. This season, the Vols would have preferred to play a Big Ten East team in the Sunshine State, because it would have meant they’d have won...
Via The Comeback
January 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Chicago Area to be Well Represented in This Year’s Bowl Games

Northwestern head coach Pat Fitzgerald is looking to be the first coach in program history to win 11 games in a season (Photo by Jon Durr/Getty Images)   CHICAGO- It doesn’t happen often in the greater Chicagoland area, but 2015 will be a big year for FBS college football in Chicago. Three of the four programs that either call Chicago home, or attach themselves to the Windy City...
Via The Sports Journal
December 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Northwestern-Nebraska shows two teams trending in opposite directions

When Northwestern lost at Michigan, it was easier to say that the Wildcats simply ran into a better team. When Northwestern got blown out at home by Iowa, the people of Evanston, Illinois, had to wonder if this season would spiral out of control. On Saturday afternoon, head coach Pat Fitzgerald’s team moved in the right direction. Northwestern escaped Lincoln with a 30-28 win over...
Via The Student Section
October 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Pat Fitzgerald heard cursing at one of his players

Northwestern head coach Pat Fitzgerald is one of the most outspoken coaches in the Big Ten. Right now, he has a lot of reason to be angry as his Wildcats have lost two straight since opening the season 5-0. His team is leading the Nebraska Cornhuskers 30-28 late in the fourth quarter, but it has been a back-and-forth game for the Wildcats. Late in the third quarter, Fitzgerald was...
Via Campus Sports Net
October 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Photos: Northwestern Debuting New White Helmet vs. Duke Tomorrow

Northwestern’s football program will be sporting a new helmet against Duke tomorrow.  Pat Fitzgerald’s team will wear a white helmet featuring a big wildcat with an all-white uniform against the Blue Devils.  Here it is.  New helmets for Northwestern for tomorrow’s game vs Duke pic.twitter.com/679WDFx5LU — Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) September 18, 2015 Tomorrow...
Via College Spun
September 18, 2015  |  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

Should Northwestern Wildcats Players Listen to Pat Fitzgerald?

Evanston, IL - Northwestern’s players, led by Kain Colter, made history recently as the NLRB (National Labor Relations Board) ruled in favor of the university’s football representatives. The Wildcats’ Head Coach Pat Fitzgerald has now come out, warning his players to veer away from unionizing, perhaps because it will cause the program more harm than good. Should Northwestern...
Via Sports Mockery
April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Northwestern coach testifies against unionization

Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald testified for three hours Friday about a push by his players to form the nation's first union for college athletes, sometimes putting himself awkwardly at odds with his senior quarterback. Sporting a tie in team-color purple, Fitzgerald answered questions before the National Labor Relations Board, which must decide in coming weeks if the football...
Via Associated Press
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Northwestern lands 15 players

Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald sounded almost giddy as he looked toward the future and unveiled the latest recruiting class. The Wildcats officially added 15 players Wednesday on national signing day as they try to pick themselves up from a disappointing season, including quarterback Clayton Thorson and of suburban Wheaton, Ill., and running back Auston Anderson of Plano, Texas...
Via Associated Press
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss
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