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Encyclopedia > Pat Fitzgerald

Pat Fitzgerald is the current head coach of the Northwestern University Wildcats football team. He was selected after the unexpected death of Randy Walker and announced at a press conference on July 7, 2006[1]. He was 31 at the time of his appointment, making him the youngest coach in the Big Ten Conference and in NCAA Division I-A football by five years. Northwestern University (officially abbreviated NU; sometimes abbreviated NWU) is a private, nonsectarian, coeducational research university with campuses located in Evanston, Illinois and downtown Chicago, Illinois. ... // Basic Information Northwestern University athletics logo Head Coach: Pat Fitzgerald Stadium: Ryan Field Conference: Big Ten All-Time Win/Loss/Tie Record as of 2006: 449-596-44 Big Ten Championships: 1903, 1926, 1930, 1931, 1936, 1995, 1996, 2000 Trophy Game: Sweet Sioux Tomahawk - University of Illinois History The Northwestern... A college football game between Colorado State and Air Force. ... Randy J. Walker (May 29, 1954 – June 29, 2006) was the head football coach of the Northwestern University Wildcats of the Big Ten Conference. ... The Big Ten Conference is the United States oldest Division I college athletic conference. ... The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA, often said NC-Double-A) is a voluntary association of about 1200 institutions, conferences, organizations and individuals that organizes the athletics programs of many colleges and universities in the United States. ... Division I is the highest level of intercollegiate athletics sanctioned by the National Collegiate Athletic Association in the United States. ...


Fitzgerald starred at Linebacker for the Wildcats in the mid-1990's, helping to lead the team to a 10-1 regular season record and a berth in the 1996 Rose Bowl, its first appearance there since 1949. Fitzgerald was unable to play in the game, however, after breaking his leg in the next-to-last game of the 1995 season. Fitzgerald returned for the 1996 season, leading the Wildcats to the 1997 Citrus Bowl. This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Year 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full 1996 Gregorian calendar). ... The Rose Bowl is an annual American college football bowl game, usually played on January 1 (New Years Day) at the stadium of the same name in Pasadena, California. ... 1949 (MCMXLIX) was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1949 calendar). ... The Capital One Bowl is an annual college football bowl game played in Orlando, Florida at the Citrus Bowl, and previously known as the Tangerine Bowl (1947-1982) and the Florida Citrus Bowl (1983-2001). ...


In his playing career, he twice was named Big Ten defensive player of the year and won both the Bronko Nagurski Trophy and the Chuck Bednarik Award in 1995 and then again in 1996, becoming the first two-time winner of both honors. The Bronko Nagurski Trophy has been awarded annually since 1993 to the best all-around defensive college football player. ... The Chuck Bednarik Award, named for the College and Pro Football Hall of Famer, Chuck Bednarik is given annually to the College Defensive Football Player of the Year. ...


After graduation, Fitzgerald briefly played with the Dallas Cowboys but decided that coaching was his calling. He joined the coaching staff at the University of Maryland in 1998, then moved on to Colorado under his former Northwestern coach, Gary Barnett. He took a job at the University of Idaho before returning to Northwestern, where he served as linebackers coach and recruiting coordinator until his promotion to head coach. City Irving, Texas Other nicknames Americas Team, The Boys Team colors Royal Blue (PMS 661), Silver-Green (PMS 8280), Silver (PMS 8240), and Navy Blue (PMS 282) Head Coach Wade Phillips Owner Jerry Jones General manager Jerry Jones League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1960–present) Northern Conference (1960... The University of Maryland, College Park (also known as UM, UMD, or UMCP) is a public university located in the city of College Park, in Prince Georges County, Maryland, just outside Washington, D.C., in the United States. ... Year 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1998 Gregorian calendar). ... The University of Colorado at Boulder (CU-Boulder, UCB officially[2]; Colorado and CU colloquially) is the flagship university of the University of Colorado System in Boulder, Colorado. ... Gary Barnett (born May 23, 1946 in Lakeland, FL) is a college football head coach. ... The University of Idaho is the states most prominent land-grant and primary research university, located in the city of Moscow in Latah County. ...


Record

Year Overall Big Ten Bowl Game
2006 4-8 2-6
2007 2-0 0-0
Total 6-8 2-6
Preceded by
Randy Walker
Northwesten University Head Football Coaches
2006-
Succeeded by
current

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