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NCAA Bowl Game Matchup -- Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas

Texas A&M Aggies (6-6) vs. Northwestern Wildcats (6-6)
Date: Saturday, December 31st
Kickoff: 12 p.m. (et)
Site: Reliant Stadium (71,500) -- Houston, Texas
Surface: Grass
Annual: 6th
Projected Payout Per Team: $1,700,000
Television: ESPN
Announcers: Bob Wischusen, Brian Griese and Eamon McAnaney
Home Record: Texas A&M 4-3; Northwestern 3-3
Away Record: Texas A&M 2-2; Northwestern 3-3
Neutral Record: Texas A&M 0-1; Northwestern 0-0
Current Win/Loss Streak: Texas A&M 1L; Northwestern 1L
Las Vegas Line: Texas A&M 10 (Total, 65)
All-Time Series: First meeting
Versus Opposing Conference: Texas A&M vs. Big Ten (10-22)
Versus Opposing Conference: Northwestern vs. Big 12 (21-11)
Bowl Records: Texas A&M (13-19)
Northwestern (1-8)
2011 National Rankings: Texas A&M - Unranked
Northwestern - Unranked
Coaches: Texas A&M - Tim DeRuyter (0-0 at Texas A&M)
(Career Record, Same as above)
Northwestern - Pat Fitzgerald (40-35 at Northwestern)
(Career Record, Same as above)

Season Schedule/Results
Texas A&M Aggies
Sep 4 - W vs. S-M-U, 46-14
Sep 10 - Open
Sep 17 - W vs. Idaho, 37-7
Sep 24 - L vs. Oklahoma State, 29-30
Oct 1 - L vs. Arkansas, 38-42 (at Arlington, TX)
Oct 8 - W at Texas Tech, 45-40
Oct 15 - W vs. Baylor, 55-28
Oct 22 - W at Iowa State, 33-17
Oct 29 - L vs. Missouri, 31-38 OT
Nov 5 - L at Oklahoma, 25-41
Nov 12 - L at Kansas State, 50-53 4OT
Nov 19 - W vs. Kansas, 61-7
Nov 24 - L vs. Texas, 25-27
Dec 3 - Open
Dec 10 - Open
Dec 31 - vs. Northwestern, 12:00 PM (Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas)
Northwestern Wildcats
Sep 3 - W at Boston College, 24-17
Sep 10 - W vs. Eastern Ill, 42-21
Sep 17 - L at Army, 14-21
Sep 24 - Open
Oct 1 - L at Illinois, 35-38
Oct 8 - L vs. Michigan, 24-42
Oct 15 - L at Iowa, 31-41
Oct 22 - L vs. Penn State, 24-34
Oct 29 - W at Indiana, 59-38
Nov 5 - W at Nebraska, 28-25
Nov 12 - W vs. Rice, 28-6
Nov 19 - W vs. Minnesota, 28-13
Nov 26 - L vs. Michigan State, 17-31
Dec 3 - Open
Dec 10 - Open
Dec 31 - vs. Texas A&M, 12:00 PM (Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas)