Jul 24, 2013; Chicago, IL, USA; Northwestern Wildcats head coach Pat Fitzgerald speaks during the Big Ten media day at the Chicago Hilton. Mandatory Credit: Jerry Lai-USA TODAY Sports

Northwestern football: Fitzgerald answers cell while talking to press


If you’re a friend of a Northwestern football beat reporter, you never know when Wildcats coach Pat Fitzgerald is going to answer the phone.

During Fitzgerald’s press conference on Monday, a reporter used his iPhone to record the coach speak. However, the phone rang while Fitzgerald fielded questions. So what did the coach do? Let’s check the tape:

You have to admit that is a pretty cool moment, especially if you’re the friend of the beat writer. Kudos to Fitzgerald for being a stand-up guy about the phone ringing during his weekly sermon to the press.

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