LOCATION: Tampa, Fla.
Northwestern: RB Justin Jackson, who leads the Big Ten in attempts (298) and ranks second in yards (1,344).
Tennessee: QB Josh Dobbs, who has accounted for 25 touchdowns (15 passing, 9 rushing, 1 receiving).
Tennessee 48, Northwestern 28 (Jan. 1, 1997).
Northwestern: Making 12th bowl appearance and second straight in Florida. ... Last trip to the Sunshine State - the 2013 TaxSlayer Bowl - resulted in first postseason victory since 1949.
Tennessee: Earned consecutive bowl trips under same coach for the first time since 2006-07. ... Has a 16-16 record all-time in January bowls.