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McShepard at home with Northwestern

Marcus McShepard came to Northwestern for a weekend visit in which he hoped to grow comfort with the university and its football program. He leaves town with a few souvenirs and as a member of the Wildcats' recruiting class.

Pat Fitzgerald does his best to sell Northwestern's family atmosphere to prospective recruits. It serves as a key draw to the program. That pitch was made to weekend visitor Marcus McShepard the moment he arrived on Northwestern's campus on Friday. "It was really close, it's like a small family here in Evanston," said McShepard... Recommended Stories

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