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Topic - Pat Fitzgerald
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.
A leader of the Northwestern football team's bid to form a union says the players don't hold a grudge against the head coach for testifying against their effort.
Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald sounded almost giddy as he looked toward the future and unveiled the latest recruiting class.
"As a former Marine, I think all this over-the-top stuff is superficial and, in many regards, an insult to the troops," said the 48-year-old Mark Cunningham, a former combat engineer who served in Operation Desert Storm. "Wearing camouflage football uniforms and sticking flags everywhere does not mean that you understand what any Marine, sailor, airman or soldier has experienced in war or in garrison during peacetime."
Every time Northwestern's football players slip on their workout shirts, they see just how close they came to an undefeated season in 2012.
With spring football beginning on campuses around the country this month, six 30-something coaches are getting their first crack at running a program. That doesn't include Willie Taggart _ he'll be 37 when South Florida kicks off next fall and it will be head coaching job No. 2 for him.
The stuffed monkey spent the last year in storage, out of sight but still in everyone's mind.
Illinois and Northwestern play for a trophy with no history, a two-year-old replica of Abe Lincoln's hat. The trickle of venom that flows between the two programs would make SEC fans snicker.
Two games into his third season at Army, coach Rich Ellerson certainly isn't where he wanted to be _ winless.
The winningest coach in the history of college football will be on one sideline this Saturday. That would be Penn State's Joe Paterno. On the other side will be Alabama's Nick Saban, the Crimson Tide's $4 million man and the best coach in college football today.
With the dark clouds of an NCAA investigation and impending player suspensions hovering over the program, Ohio State interim coach Luke Fickell doesn't know exactly what he'll have to work with this fall.
Pat Fitzgerald and Northwestern have agreed to a new deal that keeps the coach under contract through the 2020 season.
The Fisher household figures to be a flash point for the new Nebraska-Iowa rivalry in the Big Ten.
Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald apparently won't be leaving for Michigan.
After waking at 7:30 a.m. on game day, playing the game and returning home after 10 p.m., the log said players spent three hours on football, Fitzgerald said.
Fitzgerald acknowledged that a long list of rules applies to football players but not to other students.