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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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Northwestern, Tennessee coming to Tampa for Outback Bowl

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The Outback Bowl announced on Sunday that the No. 13 Northwestern Wildcats of the Big 10 will square off against the No. 23 Tennessee Volunteers from the Southeastern Conference on New Year’s Day. The game will mark the second meeting between the schools with Tennessee winning the 1996 Citrus Bowl, 48-28. Northwestern enters the game with a 10-2 record, finishing second in the Big 10’s West Division. After winning their first five games, they suffered two lopsided losses to Iowa…

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