Auburn Football: Outback Bowl Bound Tigers Face Northwestern

Posted by Tiger Histalmos on December-6-2009 Add Comments

It's official, Auburn fans.  The Auburn Tigers will face the Northwestern Wildcats in the 2010 Outback Bowl.

Auburn is 7-5 (3-5) while Northwestern is 8-4 (5-3).

Northwestern is highlighted by quarterback Mike Kafka, who has thrown for 2,898 yards and completed 65.7 percent of his passes.  The Wildcats' leading receivers are Andrew Brewer and Zeke Markshausen.

Auburn is led by quarterback Chris Todd and running back Ben Tate.  Tate has rushed for 1,254 yards, while Todd has passed for 2,377 yards on the season.

What's interesting to me is to see how these teams operate.  Northwestern is an obvious pass-happy team, with not a single member on offense over 300 yards on the ground this season. 

It wil...

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