Utah to meet Northwestern on NYE at Holiday Bowl

The Utes will face the Wildcats in San Diego.

In the year where Utah earned its first Pac-12 South Championship, the Utes will make their first appearance in the Holiday Bowl on December 31 at 5pm mountain. They’ll take on another San Diego-first timer Northwestern.

The Wildcats finished 8-5 while dominating the Big Ten West with an 8-1 conference record. The Cats even showed fight in Saturday’s Big Ten title game against Ohio State.

Kyle Whittingham is 11-1 in bowl games. He beat Big Ten opponent Indiana in the 2016 Foster Farms Bowl.

We’ll have your coverage of the game on New Year’s Eve. Follow along on @ESPN700.

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