NU Gives Pat Fitzgerald Contract Extension

Reports coming late Friday night indicate Northwestern has given head coach Pat Fitzgerald a contract extension.

Earlier in the week, the Chicago Tribune's Teddy Greenstein reported that Northwestern was hoping to make Pat Fitzgerald a "lifer" at NU. The terms of the contract have not been released, but will have the terms of the contract, and quotes from NU officials when made available.

Pat Fitzgerald is 34-29 in his five seasons has Northwestern head coach, and 24-15 in his last three seasons, including three-straight bowl appearances.

Fitzgerald's current contract runs through 2015.

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