Outback Bowl Preview Northwestern vs. Auburn

By West Lamy

The storyline coming into the 24th annual Outback Bowl is Northwestern’s coming up short in the postseason since 1949. That’s right, a 60-year streak without a bowl win. In their first trip to a January bowl since 1997, the 8-4 Cats will try and lay to rest a six-game bowl losing streak on New Year’s Day. “ It will be great to get that monkey off our back. It is the last negative said about out football program. A win will be a great way to send off our 21 seniors,” coach Pat Fitzgerald said.

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