1987 Aloha Bowl

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1987 Jeep Eagle Aloha Bowl
Bowl Game
1 2 3 4 Total
UCLA 3 7 7 3 20
Florida 7 3 0 6 16
Date December 25, 1987
Season 1987
Stadium Aloha Stadium
Location Honolulu, Hawaii
MVP Troy Aikman (UCLA)
Emmitt Smith (Florida)
Attendance 24,839
United States TV coverage
Network ABC
Aloha Bowl
 < 1986  1988

The 1986 Jeep Eagle Aloha Bowl was a college football bowl game, played as part of the 1985-86 bowl game schedule of the 1987 NCAA Division I-A football season. It was the 6th Aloha Bowl. It was played on December 25, 1987, at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, Hawaiʻi. The game matched the Florida Gators of the Southeastern Conference against the UCLA Bruins of the Pac-10 Conference. The Bruins were led by quarterback Troy Aikman.[1]

Scoring summary[edit]

First quarter[edit]

  • UCLA – Alfredo Velasco 34-yard field goal
  • UF – Kerwin Bell to Stacey Simmons 7-yard pass (Robert McGinty kick)

Second quarter[edit]

  • UF – McGinty 32-yard field goal
  • UCLA – Brian Brown 1-yard run (Velasco kick)

Third quarter[edit]

  • UCLA – Troy Aikman to Danny Thompson 5-yard pass (Velasco kick)

Fourth quarter[edit]

  • UCLA – Velasco 32-yard field goal
  • UF – Bell to Anthony Williams 14 pass (kick blocked)

Statistics[edit]

Statistics UCLA Florida
First Downs 15 24
Total offense, plays - yards 71–221 76–373
Rushes-yards (net) 41–48 38–185
Passing yards (net) 173 188
Passes, Comp-Att-Int 30–19–2 38–19–0
Individual Leaders
  • Rushing: UCLA – Ball 23-49, Brown 10-29; FLA – Smith 17-128, Williams 8-43.
  • Passing: UCLA – Aikman 19-30-2-173-1 TD; FLA – Bell 19-38-0-188-2 TD.
  • Receiving: UCLA – Anderson 4-52, Pickert 3-37; FLA – Snead 3-62, Odom 3-32, Simmons 3-20

References[edit]

  1. ^ UCLA Football Media Guide 2011, UCLABruins.com, December 2011