Fans are reacting to Northwestern’s victory in the Gator Bowl by buying tickets and souvenirs – lots of them.
The stuffed monkey spent the last year in storage, out of sight but still in everyone’s mind. Coach Pat Fitzgerald dusted it off for the Gator Bowl and even had it on the sideline Tuesday as a reminder of Northwestern’s decades-long, bowl losing streak — the ol’ monkey on their backs. Now, it’s in pieces.
Northwestern and Mississippi State will play in the Gator Bowl.
In 2008, the Big Ten Conference launched a series of public service announcements with the theme of, “Big Life. Big Stage. Big Ten.”