December 31, 2011
2011 Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas
Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas MVP Ryan Tannehill led Texas A&M to a 33-22 win over Northwestern in the Aggies last game as a Big 12 member.
Northwestern pulled out to an early 7-3 lead in the second quarter, however the Aggies would reel off 27 straight points and hold off a late Wildcat rally to preserve the win.
Bowl MVP Ryan Tannehill finished 27-40 for 329 yards and a touchdown to lead the Aggies, while Northwestern quarterback Dan Persa was 25 of 37 in the loss. Persa’s performance helped him set the NCAA career record for completion percentage (73.6%).