Team Stats

  • Total Yards

    • MSST292
    • 357NW
  • Turnovers

    • MSST4
    • 3NW
  • Possession

    MSSTNW
    33:3125:43
  • 1st Downs

    • MSST18
    • 19NW

Game Information

Coverage: ESPN2
Attendance: 48,612
1/2/2013 Associated Press

Northwestern wins first bowl game since 1949

Behind huge interceptions early and late, No. 21 Northwestern beat Mississippi State 34-20 in the Gator Bowl on Tuesday and snapped college football's longest postseason losing streak.

Scoring Summary

1234T
Mississippi State0103720
Northwestern10314734
first QuarterMSSTNW
TD
14:13
Tyler Russell pass intercepted by Quentin Williams at the MisSt 29, returned for 29 yards for a TOUCHDOWN.
missstate drive: 3 plays 6 yards, 00:47 missstate int, 0:47
06
XP
14:13
Jeff Budzien extra point GOOD.
missstate drive: 3 plays 6 yards, 00:47 missstate int, 0:47
07
FG
4:49
Jeff Budzien 34 yard field goal GOOD.
northwstrn drive: 15 plays 69 yards, 06:00 northwstrn fg, 6:00
010
second QuarterMSSTNW
FG
14:48
Jeff Budzien 37 yard field goal GOOD.
northwstrn drive: 10 plays 43 yards, 03:26 northwstrn fg, 3:26
013
FG
4:48
Devon Bell 27 yard field goal GOOD.
missstate drive: 6 plays 53 yards, 03:18 missstate fg, 3:18
313
TD
1:06
Tyler Russell pass complete to Arceto Clark for 18 yards for a TOUCHDOWN.
missstate drive: 6 plays 62 yards, 01:25 missstate td, 1:25
913
XP
1:06
Devon Bell extra point GOOD.
missstate drive: 6 plays 62 yards, 01:25 missstate td, 1:25
1013
third QuarterMSSTNW
FG
10:37
Devon Bell 47 yard field goal GOOD.
missstate drive: 8 plays 24 yards, 03:02 missstate fg, 3:02
1313
TD
9:25
Tyris Jones rush for 3 yards for a TOUCHDOWN.
northwstrn drive: 6 plays 76 yards, 01:12 northwstrn td, 1:12
1319
XP
9:25
Jeff Budzien extra point GOOD.
northwstrn drive: 6 plays 76 yards, 01:12 northwstrn td, 1:12
1320
TD
0:26
Trevor Siemian rush for 4 yards for a TOUCHDOWN.
northwstrn drive: 8 plays 74 yards, 03:59 northwstrn td, 3:59
1326
XP
0:26
Jeff Budzien extra point GOOD.
northwstrn drive: 8 plays 74 yards, 03:59 northwstrn td, 3:59
1327
fourth QuarterMSSTNW
TD
11:42
Tyler Russell pass complete to Malcolm Johnson for 14 yards for a TOUCHDOWN.
missstate drive: 8 plays 75 yards, 03:44 missstate td, 3:44
1927
XP
11:42
Devon Bell extra point GOOD.
missstate drive: 8 plays 75 yards, 03:44 missstate td, 3:44
2027
TD
8:10
Venric Mark rush for 2 yards for a TOUCHDOWN.
northwstrn drive: 3 plays 5 yards, 01:44 northwstrn td, 1:44
2033
XP
8:10
Jeff Budzien extra point GOOD.
northwstrn drive: 3 plays 5 yards, 01:44 northwstrn td, 1:44
2034

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