1985 Sugar Bowl

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1985 Sugar Bowl
1 2 3 4 Total
Nebraska 0 7 7 14 28
LSU 3 7 0 0 10
Date January 1, 1985
Season 1984
Stadium Louisiana Superdome
Location New Orleans, Louisiana
United States TV coverage
Network ABC
Announcers: Keith Jackson and Frank Broyles
Sugar Bowl
 < 1984  1986

The 1985 edition to the Sugar Bowl featured the fifth ranked Nebraska Cornhuskers, and the eleventh ranked LSU Tigers.

In the first quarter, Lewis kicked a 37-yard field goal to give LSU an early 3-0 lead. In the second quarter, running back Dalton Hilliard scored on a 2-yard touchdown run as LSU built a 10-0 lead. Nebraska quarterback Craig Sundberg threw a 31-yard touchdown pass to Dubose as Nebraska got to 10-7. In the third quarter, Sundberg scored on a 9-yard run giving the Huskers a 14-10 lead. In the fourth quarter, Sundberg threw touchdown passes of 24 and 17 yards to Frain as Nebraska won by a 28-10 margin.

Craig Sundberg was named Sugar Bowl MVP.


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