Coach Pat Fitzgerald: We have so much respect for the Badgers

Bob Sirott

MADISON, WI – SEPTEMBER 30: (L-R) Tyler Lancaster #1, Justin Jackson #21, head coach Pat Fitzgerald, Clayton Thorson #18 and Godwin Igwebuike #16 of the Northwestern Wildcats lock arms before taking the field for a game against the Wisconsin Badgers at Camp Randall Stadium on September 30, 2017 in Madison, Wisconsin. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

With the college football season shortened due to the coronavirus pandemic, there’s that much more of an added emphasis on each game. On Saturday, when Northwestern hosts Wisconsin, the winner will be in the driver’s seat as far as representing the Western Division in the Big Ten Championship Game. Head Coach Pat Fitzgerald joined Bob Sirott and Dave Eanet to preview the matchup with the Badgers, who are currently ranked the 10th best team in the country. Coach also takes some time to give kudos to the student athletes, as his team leads the nation in graduation rate for the third straight season.


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Bob Sirott's acclaimed broadcasting career has spanned nearly five decades and has included stints at WMAQ, WBBM-FM, WLS, WGN and various television stations. (Click for more.)

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Dave Eanet and Ted Albrecht bring you play-by-play of all the games. Coach Pat Fitzgerald previews the matchup before the game and, along with members of the team, talks live with Ted after the game.

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