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By the numbers: The Outback Bowl

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Besides the numbers on the scoreboard, here are some fun facts from the Outback Bowl:

10 - Games decided by five points or less. Includes Wisconsin's 21-17 loss to Tennessee in 2008 and Auburn's 38-35 3OT win over Northwestern


12 - National championship coaches who have coached in the bowl


22 - Number of different schools who have played in the bowl


25 - Most points overcome to win the game (Georgia 28, Purdue 25 OT, 2000)

92 - First round NFL draft picks who played in the bowl

163 - Former bowl players on NFL rosters in 2014

68,085 - Largest crowd for a bowl game (1990 - Auburn vs. Ohio State)

$117 million - Total bowl payout to universities in the past 28 years

$1 billion - Economic impact to Tampa area over the bowl's history

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