Northwestern's Tom Hruby (35) leads the team on the field against Michigan in Evanston, Ill., Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

 

Northwestern celebrated Veterans Day in its own way on Saturday.

Moments after a 45-17 victory at Purdue, the Wildcats carried senior linebacker Thomas Hruby off the field. Hruby is a former Navy SEAL.