Northwestern defensive lineman Bo Cisek spends most of his time playing on special teams in punt protection. But that hasn’t stopped head coach Pat Fitzgerald from giving him the #1 jersey to honor him for his attitude and work ethic.
This is highly unusual. Not the fact that a defensive lineman would be honored for his attitude and work ethic, but the fact that he is wearing #1, which is typically reserved for skill position players.
Following Northwestern’s home win this past Saturday against Iowa, Cisek proceeded to grab the lightsaber from the student director of the Northwestern band, and led the team in their fight song, “Go U Northwestern.”
Now Cisek has two things to remind people that he is not your typical defensive lineman. The #1 jersey and a photo going viral on the Internet of him singing with a lightsaber