The Gophers are hoping to win their first New Year's Day game since their 1962 Rose Bowl triumph. Click below for stats, game facts, news and more before and during today's Outback Bowl between Minnesota and Auburn.

Kickoff: Noon

Outback Bowl Live Blog from Tampa

Gameview: For real-time statistics and play-by-play, click here.

Morning updates:

Chip Scoggins: Gophers offensive line play a key to victory

Megan Ryan: Auburn has improved at a steady pace all season

Traveling well: Minnesota fans invade Tampa

Ryan's Auburn scouting report and game prediction

TV: ESPN | Radio: 100.3 FM, Gophers Sports Network | Satellite: Sirius 105 (Minnesota feed), 121 (Auburn), 137 (National). XM 190 (Minnesota), 195 (Auburn), 207 (National).

Star Tribune on Twitter: Megan Ryan | Chip Scoggins | Aaron Lavinsky

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Teams on Twitter: @GopherFootball | @AuburnFootball

Stats, schedules and rosters: Gophers | Auburn

College football scoreboard

Go deep on the game: Star Tribune coverage highlights