A warm day in Tampa will allow Northwestern's coaching staff to break out their lucky shorts for Friday's Outback Bowl matchup with Tennessee at Raymond James Stadium.

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According to this tweet, the Wildcats are unbeaten this season when trading their trousers for Bermudas.

 

While it's a good-luck charm, it's also a good thing this isn't a home game for Northwestern. The forecast high in Evanston today will be 28 degrees -- not your typical shorts weather, even for die-hard Midwesterners.