Found August 22, 2012 on
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 buses where they were then taken to the water to perform Navy SEALS workout sessions, as seen below.
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