How Well Do You Know Football Coach Pat Fitzgerald?

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    How old was Pat Fitzgerald when he took over as Northwestern’s head football coach?

    • A.

      29

    • B.

      31

    • C.

      33

    • D.

      35

    Correct Answer
    B. 31
    Explanation
    Pat Fitzgerald was 31 years old when he took over as Northwestern's head football coach.

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  • 2. 

    What Chicago suburb is Pat Fitzgerald originally from?

    • A.

      Evanston

    • B.

      Portage Park

    • C.

      Lakeview

    • D.

      Orland Park

    Correct Answer
    D. Orland Park
    Explanation
    Pat Fitzgerald, the head football coach of the Northwestern University Wildcats, is originally from Orland Park.

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  • 3. 

    What number did Fitz wear in college?

    • A.

      50

    • B.

      51

    • C.

      52

    • D.

      54

    Correct Answer
    B. 51
    Explanation
    Fitz wore the number 51 in college.

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  • 4. 

    What national award did Fitz win twice as a player at Northwestern?

    • A.

      Lou Groza award

    • B.

      Fred Biletnikoff award

    • C.

      Chuck Bednarik award

    • D.

      Walter Camp award

    Correct Answer
    C. Chuck Bednarik award
    Explanation
    Fitz also won the Bronko Nagurski award twice as a player.

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  • 5. 

    What was Fitz’s undergraduate major at Northwestern?

    • A.

      Social Policy

    • B.

      Secondary Teaching

    • C.

      Human Development and Psychological Services

    • D.

      Organizational Studies

    Correct Answer
    D. Organizational Studies
    Explanation
    Fitz's undergraduate major at Northwestern was Organizational Studies.

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  • 6. 

    What are the names of Fitz’s three sons?

    • A.

      Brendan, Josh and James

    • B.

      Darnell, D'Wayne and Steve

    • C.

      Jack, Ryan and Brendan

    • D.

      Luke, James and Jack

    Correct Answer
    C. Jack, Ryan and Brendan
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Jack, Ryan, and Brendan. This answer is correct because it provides the names of Fitz's three sons as mentioned in the question.

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  • 7. 

    How many of Fitz's former players have gone on to play in an NFL game?

    • A.

      10

    • B.

      9

    • C.

      8

    • D.

      7

    Correct Answer
    B. 9
    Explanation
    Nick Roach, Sherrick McManis, Corey Wootton, Mike Kafka, Tyrell Sutton, Jeremy Ebert, Corbin Bryant, Marquice Cole and John Gill

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  • 8. 

    Who holds Fitz's headset on the sideline during games?

    • A.

      His wife

    • B.

      His dad

    • C.

      His son

    • D.

      Sam Valenzisi

    Correct Answer
    B. His dad
    Explanation
    During games, Fitz's dad holds his headset on the sideline.

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  • 9. 

    In the spirit of our movie event with Fitz, what is his favorite scene from Remember the Titans?

    • A.

      "Strong side"

    • B.

      "Leave no doubt"

    • C.

      "You will respect each other"

    • D.

      "Attitude reflects leadership"

    Correct Answer
    C. "You will respect each other"
    Explanation
    Fitz's favorite scene from Remember the Titans is "You will respect each other" because it highlights the important theme of respect and unity among the team members. This scene emphasizes the need for the players to put aside their differences and work together as a team, ultimately leading to their success. Fitz likely appreciates the message of respect and teamwork conveyed in this scene.

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  • 10. 

    How many times has Northwestern's football team had the highest graduation rate in the nation under Fitz?

    • A.

      Four times

    • B.

      Three times

    • C.

      Two times

    • D.

      One time

    Correct Answer
    A. Four times
    Explanation
    Northwestern's football team has had the highest graduation rate in the nation under Fitz four times. This means that on four separate occasions, Northwestern's football team had the highest percentage of players graduating among all the college football teams in the country. This is a significant achievement and highlights the team's commitment to academic success and the importance they place on education alongside their athletic pursuits.

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