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Northwestern Coach Pat Fitzgerald Agrees To An Extension Through The 2030 Season

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Northwestern football coach Pat Fitzgerald has agreed to a huge extension.

The Wildcats announced Wednesday afternoon that Fitzgerald has agreed to an extension through the 2030 season. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football)

He’s been the head coach at Northwestern since the 2006 season. Financial details aren’t known at this time.

This is a great move by the Wildcats. Fitzgerald is one of the best coaches in America, and he’s absolutely the best coach they’re ever going to get.

When you find a guy like him, you simply don’t let him walk out the door. You ink him to a huge deal, and that’s exactly what has happened.

 

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I’m not sure there’s any coach in America who does more with less than Pat Fitzgerald. Paul Chryst wins more games, but he also gets slightly better talent.

Northwestern doesn’t have anywhere near the talent of Ohio State, Penn State, Iowa, Wisconsin or other major programs, but they still win.

That’s because Fitzgerald knows what he’s doing.

 

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Count that money, Fitzgerald! Count it up!