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PAT FITZGERALD RUMORS

Illini vs Northwestern: Foster Farms Bowl play-in game preview

Said Illini Head Coach Tim Beckman at yesterday’s news conference: “It’s almost like a playoff game, you got to keep winning to keep playing.” “It kind of comes down to a one game season,” said Northwestern Coach Pat Fitzgerald. That’s right, 5-6 Illinois at 5-6 Northwestern. This year, the LOL Trophy game isn’t just LMAO or ROTFL, it’s also meaningful. It’s...
Via The Sports Bank
2 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Double Coverage Football
9 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
18 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

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 AP on Fox
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 AP on Fox
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss
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