Texas A&M will be staying close to home for their bowl game when they take on Northwestern in the Meineke Car Care Bowl in Houston on New Years Eve.
Texas A&M to play Northwestern in the Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas in Houston on December 31st. #tamu #gigem
The Aggies fired head coach Mike Sherman earlier this week after a 6-6 season. Tim DeRuyter will handle the interim coaching duties for the bowl game. Texas A&M lost four of its last five games including a four overtime loss to Kansas State and a 27-25 last second loss to Texas in the season finale.
Northwestern also finished 6-6 on the season but won four of its last five games including an upset victory over Nebraska before falling to Michigan State in the season finale.
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