Photos: Northwestern behind the scenes
October, 9, 2013
By Adam Rittenberg | ESPN.com
Adam RittenbergPat Fitzgerald borrows a line from a Navy SEALs chief to motivate his team.
Adam Rittenberg/ESPNNorthwestern players take questions from the media Monday morning before the Ohio State game.
Adam Rittenberg/ESPNJerry Brown, who played wide receiver and defensive back for Northwestern in the late '60s and early '70s, has now been on the Cats' coaching staff 21 years.
Adam Rittenberg/ESPNNorthwestern's player-led Leadership Council meets to talk about any issues affecting the team.
Adam Rittenberg/ESPNDefensive linemen are tested on the game plan for Ohio State.
Adam Rittenberg/ESPNPat Fitzgerald checks in on the Thursday special teams meeting.
Adam Rittenberg/ESPNCoach Pat Fitzgerald speaks to the team after a walkthrough on Thursday.
ESPNESPN's "College GameDay" came to Evanston, Ill., for the first time since 1995.
ESPNStormy skies subsided by the time Northwestern and Ohio State were ready to take the field.
Adam Rittenberg/ESPNCoach Pat Fitzgerald talks with the team captains prior to taking the field on Saturday.
Adam Rittenberg/ESPNQuarterback Kain Colter call up to the coaches booth after a series against Ohio State.
Jerry Lai/USA TODAY SportsPat Fitzgerald shakes hand with Ohio State coach Urban Mayer after a tough 40-30 loss.