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Northwestern Celebrates Beginning of Season at Meet the Team Night

Fans congregate with players on the Northwestern Practice Field
Fans congregate with players on the Northwestern Practice Field
Alan Rubenstein

Northwestern kicked off the 2014 season by holding their annual meet the team night on August 22. Pat Fitzgerald unveiled the new team captains, the New giant video scoreboard was shown off and children were given a chance to kick field goals and throw passes while mingling with the players.

Northwestern Hopes for a bounce back season in 2014
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After Fitzgerald talked, prominent players like Quarterback Trevor Simien signed autographs, the fans had a chance to see themselves on the big screen and free custard was provided. Northwestern begins the season at home August 30th against California at 2:30pm