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Auburn to play in the Outback Bowl

| Tuesday, December 1, 2009
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  • Various sources have announced that Auburn will play Wisconsin (8-3) or Northwestern (8-3) in the Outback Bowl in Tampa on New Year's Day. Kickoff is at  10:00 a.m. An official announcement is expected Sunday.
  • Statistically, this is a very good match up. Both Auburn and Wisconsin have very balanced offenses. Auburn averages 214 rushing and 219 passing per game, while Wisconsin averages 198 rushing and 208 passing. Northwestern is a pass friendly team averaging only 120 yard rushing but 266 in the air.
  • Northwestern beat Wisconsin 33-31.
  • The Badgers are ranked 17th nationally and play Hawaii this weekend.


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