WATCH: Pat Fitzgerald's comments on NCAA football attendance, reliance on phones has gone viral
One issue not only college football but all sports are dealing with in today’s age is declining attendance. It’s a complex issue with several factors coming into play but when asked to share his thoughts on it during his appearance at Big Ten Media Days, Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald offered up a take that’s now gone viral.
It’s Fitzgerald’s belief that a huge part of the problem is technology and young fan’s reliance on their cell phones. The Northwestern coach went so far as to suggest cell phones are ruining today’s society, at least in some regard.