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Outback Bowl preview: Fitz, NU look for revenge vs. Tennessee

Nov 21, 2015; Madison, WI, USA; Northwestern Wildcats head coach Pat Fitzgerald stands prior to the game against the Wisconsin Badgers at Camp Randall Stadium.   Northwestern won 13-7.  Mandatory Credit: Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports

Pat Fitzgerald talks Outback Bowl berth

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Hard to believe 19 years have passed since Peyton Manning—yes, THAT Peyton Manning—led Tennessee to a 48-28 vs. Northwestern in a New Year’s Day Bowl in Florida. Pat Fitzgerald couldn’t stop Manning on that day in the Citrus Bowl as a BMOC linebacker for the Wildcats. No shame in that.

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