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lol what exactly were the coaches doing to mock and taunt the fans?
You have said a few times now you dont believe people in the west stands. However, Obrien and Pat were shouting about something when Willis was down and OB was over half way across the field checking on him. Whether or not it was "nothing" I will not guarantee, but I am not taking O'B's pr answer/word for it that it was nothing either. Both are very passionate men and I can easily see them having words across the field in that situation.
I wasnt in the west stands so cant comment on that, but words between O'B and Pat occurred about something.
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Every time our fans got loud while we were on D, they started turned around and started yelling and making gestures at our fans behind the bench (was a few rows up so i didnt get to hear what was said). However, I think what they were doing is pretty irrelevant. The point that we're arguing was classless (despite Fitz yelling at BoB, which did happen) is that their coaches were encouraging their players to pay attention to the fans instead of the actual game. You just don't see that in respectable football programs.
I did notice the NW players being cocky after they took that nice lead, they were on the benches mocking the fans...
"Whoever’s trying to kill me isn’t getting the job done. But one day, I’m going to punch that f___r in the face."
I was hoping someone would just knock the spit out of Venric Mark. He had a bad napoleonic complex. and he was talking alot of crap. I wouldnt talk so big to Hodges if I was like 5'8" 190 maybe
Honestly, I didn't blame Fitz at all for getting on OB or the refs. OB was supposedly out on the field to see about the player when he was really there to get at the ref. You see that all of the time when a coach will tell the ref to get the coach off the field, or question why they are on the field to begin with if all they are doing is laying into the refs. Don't blame OB at all, but I also don't blame Fitz either as most coaches would do the same thing.
If there was a shouting match, I say it's nothing more than 2 passionate competitors in the heat of battle.
I do know that Pat Fitz hugged several players post game and had a good conversation afterwards with Bill. So it would be nothing like the situation with Beckman at Illinois.
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I saw it with my own eyes. The coaches and players for NW were turning to our stands and mocking them. Fitz and OB most definitely got into a shouting match as well. I was really shocked that NW players and coaches would conduct themselves in that manner for so long. Once is a moment of excitement and passion. Over an hour long is bush league. I would hope Fitz sees this on tape and is embarrassed.
With all that said, I still think Fitz is a great guy and coach. He sure has the respect of a lot of our players.
Guys, who cares? We won, they lost. Let them go back to Northwestern bitter and with their tails between their legs and let's worry about Iowa.
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after the punt return i was shocked at all the NW players that turned to the student section and started yelling and making gestures at us. dumb move, we won, #keepitclassy
Not like any of the PSU fans weren't yelling at our own players (or at least the TV) during the game!! Boys stepped up and we won...non-story!! Let's move on!!
Phila isn't a board crazy, he's the board retard.
Why should we have to go to class if we came here to play FOOTBALL, we ain't come to play SCHOOL, classes are POINTLESS
1. The NW players were excited and amped up when they took the lead. Who cares if they TRIED to mock our fans. This happens all the time. What do you want them to do...sit on the bench and stare forward because they are on the road. This is blown out of proportion.
2. Fitzgerald is a classy guy. You werent on the field and have no clue what was being said. Again, these coaches are competitors. If O'Brien was trying to get an advantage with the refs you better believe Fitz is going to jump in that....again..something you see every week.
i saw the fat as idiot assistant egging on the players and taunting the crowd, but did not see Fitz doing anything. I must have been so focused on the other clown that I missed it. I loved the crowd doing the same raise the roof motion back at the jerkoffs when we took the lead. None of them would even turn around.
Well in the end they lost, so it's over next stop Iowa.
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I will say this...
I wasn't at the game, but it did look like Fitzgerald and the NW bench was getting unusually riled up in the second quarter. At that moment, I realized that Pat Fitzgerald has embraced the underdog role too much. His actions indicate a lack of confidence in his and his team's abilities. A coach who is truly focused on winning wouldn't have time to joke around during games like that.
It was very off-putting to watch, and as others have said, I lost some respect for the man during the game.
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If only you were so tough with the Pitt retards when you go over there instead of kissing their asses........
I think fitz got pissed when Morris went down a play or two after the fake PI. After watching again last night he seems to think Morris went down on purpose to slow their hurry-up
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I really don't see the big deal in all this......you all realize you were at a FOOTBALL GAME, right? A place where emotions run high and the testosterone flows......sometimes people do things and say things in the heat of battle. The big question to me is what were those coaches and players doing when the clock read 00:00 at the end of the game?
I think I would call that good coaching.
I have no problem with Pitt people because they haven't given me a reason to dislike them. When they start doing that, then I'll be rough and tough like you, and really let them know I'm not a poster to be messed with.
This thread is stupid.
Phila, I like your enthusiasm, but don't you think you are getting carried away? I could be wrong since I was not at the game. What I saw on TV was completely the opposite.
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