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NCAA Bowl Game Matchup -- TaxSlayer.com Gator Bowl

Mississippi State Bulldogs (8-4) vs. (21) Northwestern Wildcats (9-3)
Date: Tuesday, January 1st
Kickoff: 12 p.m. (et)
Site: EverBank Field (67,164) -- Jacksonville, Florida
Surface: Grass
Annual: 68th
Projected Payout Per Team: $2,500,000
Television: ESPN2
Announcers: Bob Wischusen, Danny Kanell and Allison Williams
Home Record: Miss State 6-1; Northwestern 6-1
Away Record: Miss State 2-3; Northwestern 3-2
Current Win/Loss Streak: Miss State 1L; Northwestern 2W
Las Vegas Line: Miss State 1.5 (Total, 52)
All-Time Series: First meeting
Versus Opposing Conference: Miss State vs. Big Ten (3-7-1)
Versus Opposing Conference: Northwestern vs. SEC (8-12-1)
Bowl Records: Miss State (9-6 -- 1-0 in Gator Bowl)
Northwestern (1-9)
2012 National Rankings: Miss State - Unranked
Northwestern - 21st
Coaches: Miss State - Dan Mullen (29-21 at Miss State)
(Career Record, Same as above)
Northwestern - Pat Fitzgerald (49-39 at Northwestern)
(Career Record, Same as above)

Season Schedule/Results
Mississippi State Bulldogs
Sep 1 - W vs. Jackson State, 56-9
Sep 8 - W vs. Auburn, 28-10
Sep 15 - W at Troy, 30-24
Sep 22 - W vs. South Alabama, 30-10
Sep 29 - Open
Oct 6 - W at Kentucky, 27-14
Oct 13 - W vs. Tennessee, 41-31
Oct 20 - W vs. Middle Tennessee, 45-3
Oct 27 - L at Alabama, 7-38
Nov 3 - L vs. Texas A&M, 13-38
Nov 10 - L at LSU, 17-37
Nov 17 - W vs. Arkansas, 45-14
Nov 24 - L at Ole Miss, 24-41
Dec 1 - Open
Dec 8 - Open
Jan 1 - vs. Northwestern, 12:00 PM (Gator Bowl)
Northwestern Wildcats
Sep 1 - W at Syracuse, 42-41
Sep 8 - W vs. Vanderbilt, 23-13
Sep 15 - W vs. Boston College, 22-13
Sep 22 - W vs. South Dakota, 38-7
Sep 29 - W vs. Indiana, 44-29
Oct 6 - L at Penn State, 28-39
Oct 13 - W at Minnesota, 21-13
Oct 20 - L vs. Nebraska, 28-29
Oct 27 - W vs. Iowa, 28-17
Nov 3 - Open
Nov 10 - L at Michigan, 31-38 OT
Nov 17 - W at Michigan State, 23-20
Nov 24 - W vs. Illinois, 50-14
Dec 1 - Open
Dec 8 - Open
Jan 1 - vs. Miss State, 12:00 PM (Gator Bowl)

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