Posted October 01, 2011 on
Northwestern head coach Pat Fitzgerald discusses the Wildcats' loss to Illinois
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It's refreshing to see the Illinois-Northwestern football rivalry approach the level of college football's other intrastate imbroglios.
By that I mean, thank goodness the level of verbal outrage continues to rise ? thus raising the stakes for both sides.
After all, nothing says rivalry week like an exchange of fightin' words that don't mean diddly once the hitting...
NU head coach Pat Fitzgerald had a difficult time detailing the Wildcats' loss, calling the game an "anomaly" in his postgame press conference. The stat sheet favored Northwestern, but the scoreboard read out another gut-wrenching loss. NU appears to be a talented team, but a lack of execution continues to cost them.
Northwestern has suffered yet another knee to the groin. Specifically, though, it’s a torn ACL — I’m noticing a trend here — that will sideline the Wildcats’ second-leading rusher for the rest of the season. Coach Pat Fitzgerald announced today that running back Mike Trumpy suffered the injury in Saturday’s loss to Illinois. After the…