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Rapid Reaction: Ramsey’s career day leads No. 14 Northwestern to 35-19 romp of Auburn in the Citrus Bowl

ORLANDO, Florida — Navigating through the bumps and turns of this pandemic-altered season, No. 14 Northwestern (7-2, 6-2 B1G) once again came out on top at Camping World Stadium Friday afternoon, defeating Auburn (6-5, 0-1 B1G) 35-19 to win the 2021 Vrbo Citrus Bowl.

There were ups and downs as the ‘Cats jumped out to a quick lead, only to let Auburn slowly work its way back into the game during the second and third quarters before NU took control once again and cruised to the blowout victory.

After struggling in two of Northwestern’s last three games, quarterback Peyton Ramsey played his best game in a Wildcat uniform.