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Stanford's visit an opportunity for Northwestern to return to 2012 form

Stanford's visit an opportunity for Northwestern to return to 2012 form

  When they chitchat on the field before Saturday's game at Ryan Field, Pat Fitzgerald and David Shaw might recall the night in April when they stood side by side at an event in Chicago, speaking to high schoolers about the benefits of "positive" coaching. Friends in the spring, foes in the fall. "Yeah, I don't think we'll be drawing up plays on a napkin," Fitzgerald joked that night. Shaw said it would be no big deal, adding: "Coaching against people that I know, that I respect, I have absolutely no issue with it. I coached against my dad." The truth is, there isn't much mystery as to how Stanford will try to beat...

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