1994 Sun Bowl

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1994 Sun Bowl
Bowl Game
1 2 3 4 Total
Texas 7 14 0 14 35
North Carolina 7 10 0 14 31
Date December 29, 1994
Season 1994
Stadium Sun Bowl Stadium
Location El Paso, Texas
Attendance 50,612
United States TV coverage
Network CBS
Announcers: Jim Nantz, Doug Flutie and Andrea Joyce
Sun Bowl
 < 1993 1995

The 1994 Sun Bowl was a post-season college football game played on December 29, 1994. The game pitted the unranked Texas Longhorns against the #20 North Carolina Tar Heels and eventual Texas head coach Mack Brown. The game was a seesaw offensive battle. Texas, down 21-31 midway through the 4th quarter, mounted a comeback to gain a 35-31 victory.

Scoring summary[edit]

First Quarter

  • 11:06 UNC - Curtis Johnson 11-yd run (Tripp Pignetti kick); Drive: 10 plays, 78 yards
  • 4:37 UT - Priest Holmes 1-yd run (Phil Dawson kick); Drive: 9 plays, 72 yards

Second Quarter

  • 14:49 UT - Norman Watkins 8-yd fumble return (Dawson kick)
  • 9:57 UNC - Pignetti 25-yd field goal; Drive: 12 plays, 72 yards
  • 6:05 UT - Holmes 1-yd run (Dawson kick); Drive: 9 plays, 64 yards
  • 0:28 UNC - Marcus Wall 8-yd pass from Mike Thomas (Pignetti kick); Drive: 9 plays, 74 yards

Fourth Quarter

  • 13:35 UNC - Wall 82-yd punt return (Pignetti kick)
  • 9:13 UNC - Octavus Barnes 50-yd pass from Thomas (Pignetti kick); Drive: 5 plays, 79 yards
  • 6:35 UT - Holmes 9-yd run (Dawson kick); Drive: 8 plays, 68 yards
  • 1:17 UT - Holmes 5-yd run (Dawson kick); Drive: 10 plays, 68 yards

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