The Texas A&M Aggies have surged to a 20-7 lead over the Northwestern Wildcats as its halftime in the 2011 Meineke Car Care Bowl in Houston, Texas.
Ryan Tannehill connected with Jeff Fuller for a 26-yard touchdown late in the second quarter to give the Aggies a 10-point lead. In the first half, Tannehill is 17-of-24 for 195 passing yards and the touchdown pass. His favorite target has been Ryan Swope, who has 7 catches already in the first half for 98 receiving yards.
A&M got their first points on the board with a 25-yard field goal from Randy Bullock, then followed up with a 1-yard touchdown plunge from Ben Malena. Bullock connected on a 40-yard field goal in the final seconds of the second quarter to push the Aggies lead to 13.
Northwestern's Venric Mark scored the only touchdown for the Wildcats early in the second quarter has his rushing touchdown finished up a 13-play, 77-yard drive for Pat Fitzgerald's squad.
Northwestern will receive the ball in the second half, as both teams are in search for their 7th win of the season.
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