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Outback Bowl: 1995 rebranded Northwestern football

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Unlike their Outback Bowl opponents from Tennessee, Northwestern football does not reek with tradition. For many years, it just reeked, period. Sure, there were a few winning seasons here and there throughout their history, which dates to the late 19th century. While Northwestern has a proud tradition of a student body with championship SAT scores, championship trophies are not so plentiful. After the Wildcats went 6-4 under Alex Agase in 1971, they endured 20 consecutive losing seasons before Gary Barnett was hired to…

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