PAT FITZGERALD RUMORS

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
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Northwestern football coach Pat Fitzgerald urges against union

Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald is finally talking to his team about the unionization push and outlining why players should vote against forming a union later this month. Fitzgerald broke his silence Wednesday after conferring with university attorneys. He had been unable to address the topic since January when Northwestern players, led by former quarterback Kain Colter, filed...
Via Pro Sports Daily
11 days ago  |  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

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

Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald institutes mandatory nap on gamedays

While most major college football programs spend their time leading up to gameday going over scouting reports, running over plays, or even stuffing their faces with a big meal, the Northwestern Wildcats are employing a different approach this year -- napping. "We'll wake up, have our pregame meal, do our mental things and then have a mandatory nap," Northwestern quarterback...
Via Bush League Chronicle
October 18, 2012  |  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...
Via NESN.com
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

Northwestern’s New Under Armor Uniforms

This year Northwestern is switching uniform providers from Adidas to Under Armour. This could be good or it could be disastrous. Either way the is the most recent evidence that Northwestern is actively trying to improve their athletic department. As the B1G’s only private university Northwestern is at a competitive disadvantage. Years of apathy have left the Wildcats trailing...
Via College Football Section
July 03, 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
MORE STORIES >>

Updated NBA Draft early entries list

Honest NBA playoffs slogans

Gallery: The best of Barbie Blank

Breakout candidates for the NHL playoffs

Draft needs for all 32 NFL teams

Seven kids on every youth sports team

Behind the scenes with Paulina Gretzky

100 best players of the MLB expansion era

Best and worst of Monday Night Raw

Five-round NFL mock draft

Most sacred places in NFL history

10 greatest sports Bubbas of all-time

Hockey fights of the week

Reasons to stop playing recreational sports immediately

This week in MLB replay reviews

BARKER BEAUTIES
WANT MORE?
FOLLOW YARDBARKER:
Youtube_32 Twitter_32 Facebook_32 Rss_32 Email_32



Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.