Jim Phillips announced Tuesday the signing of Pat Fitzgerald and Chris Collins to multi-year contract extensions. Fitzgerald’s contract now runs through the 2026 football season while Collins’ contract has been extended through the 2024-25 campaign.
Northwestern has agreed to a new contract with football coach Pat Fitzgerald that runs through the 2026 season, according to two people with direct knowledge of the deal.
It’s difficult to believe, but Pat Fitzgerald is entering his 12th season as head coach at Northwestern. The all-time great Wildcat linebacker already is the all-time wins leader in Evanston with 77 with two 10-win seasons (2015 and 2012 and a nine-win effort in 2008).
It's cliche to say someone bleeds his or her school color, but Northwestern legend Pat Fitzgerald just may bleed purple. The former Northwestern student and all-world linebacker and current football coach loves his school, and all of its sporting teams. Fitzgerald gave everyone an idea of his Northwestern fandom Thursday, when cameras captured him interrupting […]
We've posted the press conferences from Monday's Big Ten Football Media Day in the YouTube player at the top of this post as well as on our YouTube page. BTN coverage runs from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. ET Monday.
BTN.com's Tom Dienhart caught up with Fitzgerald this week to talk about spring drills, which concluded in Evanston last weekend.
Wisconsin RB Corey Clement could be out until the Badgers open their Big Ten season. Ohio State left a school's name off their trophy. A detailed look at Braxton Miller's transition. And no football ticket price increases any time soon for at least one Big Ten school. We touch on these stories and more in Friday's Big Ten links.