1998 Cotton Bowl Classic

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
1998 Southwestern Bell Cotton Bowl Classic
Bowl Game
1 2 3 4 Total
UCLA 0 7 14 8 29
Texas A&M 7 9 7 0 23
Date January 1, 1998
Season 1997
Stadium Cotton Bowl
Location Dallas, Texas, USA
MVP Cade McNown (offense)
Dat Nguyen (defense)
Attendance 59,215
United States TV coverage
Network CBS
Announcers: Gus Johnson and Mike Mayock
Cotton Bowl Classic
 < 1997  1999

The 1998 Southwestern Bell Cotton Bowl Classic was a college football bowl game played on January 1, 1998, at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas, Texas, USA. The Cotton Bowl Classic was part of the 1997 NCAA Division I-A football season. The bowl game featured the UCLA Bruins from the Pac-10 and the Texas A&M Aggies from the Big 12. The game was televised on CBS.[1]

Game Summary[edit]

1st quarter scoring: Texas A&M – Brandon Jennings 64-yard interception return after 19-yard return and lateral from Dat Nguyen (Kyle Bryant kick)

2nd quarter scoring: Texas A&M – Zerek Rollins tackled Cade McNown in end zone for safety; Texas A&M – Dante Hall 74-yard run (Bryant kick); UCLA – Jim McElroy 22-yard pass from McNown (Chris Sailer kick)

3rd quarter scoring: UCLA – Skip Hicks 41-yard pass from McNown (Sailer kick); Texas A&M - Chris Cole 43 run (Bryant kick); UCLA – McNown 20-yard run (Sailer kick)

4th quarter scoring: UCLA – Ryan Neufeld 5-yard run (McNown run)