2013 BBVA Compass Bowl

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2013 BBVA Compass Bowl
1 2 3 4 Total
Pittsburgh 0 10 0 7 17
Ole Miss 14 10 7 7 38
Date January 5, 2013
Season 2012
Stadium Legion Field
Location Birmingham, Alabama
Favorite Ole Miss by 3½[1]
Referee Reggie Smith (Big 12)
Attendance 59,135 (BBVA Compass Bowl Record)
Payout US$1 million (SEC); $900,000 (Big East)[2]
United States TV coverage
Network ESPN
Announcers: Eamon McAnaney (play-by-play), David Diaz-Infante (analyst) and Paul Carcaterra (sideline reporter)
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The 2013 BBVA Compass Bowl, the seventh edition of the game, was a post-season American college football bowl game, held on January 5, 2013 at Legion Field in Birmingham, Alabama as part of the 2012–13 NCAA Bowl season. The game, which was telecasted at 12:00 p.m. CT on ESPN, featured the University of Pittsburgh Panthers of the Big East Conference versus the University of Mississippi Rebels of the Southeastern Conference. This was Pittsburgh's third consecutive appearance in the game, as well as its final game as a member of the Big East before they join the Atlantic Coast Conference in 2013.[3] The announced attendance for the game was a BBVA Compass Bowl record 59,135, eclipsing the previous attendance record of 42,610 in the 2010 edition.[4] The University of Mississippi defeated the University of Pittsburgh 38–17.

Teams[edit]

Mississippi[edit]

Pittsburgh[edit]

Game summary[edit]

Scoring summary
Quarter Time Drive Team Scoring information Score
Plays Yards TOP PITT MISS
1 10:18 5 23 2:12 MISS Ja-Mes Logan 14-yard touchdown reception from Bo Wallace, Bryson Rose kick good 0 7
1 5:22 10 72 3:57 MISS Randall Mackey 27-yard touchdown reception from Bo Wallace, Bryson Rose kick good 0 14
2 7:13 6 25 3:02 PITT Devin Street 10-yard touchdown reception from Tino Sunseri, Kevin Harper kick good 7 14
2 6:02 5 48 1:11 MISS Vince Sanders 18-yard touchdown reception from Bo Wallace, Bryson Rose kick good 7 21
2 1:58 9 45 4:04 PITT 47-yard field goal by Kevin Harper 10 21
2 0:00 10 50 1:58 MISS 31-yard field goal by Bryson Rose 10 24
3 0:21 10 48 3:43 MISS Barry Brunetti 1-yard touchdown run, Bryson Rose kick good 10 31
4 8:48 1 62 0:12 MISS I'Tavius Mathers 62-yard touchdown run, Bryson Rose kick good 10 38
4 2:23 7 70 2:11 PITT Mike Shanahan 16-yard touchdown reception from Tino Sunseri, Kevin Harper kick good 17 38
"TOP" = time of possession. For other American football terms, see Glossary of American football. 17 38

Statistics[edit]

Statistics PITT MISS
First Downs 17 23
Total offense, plays – yards 68−266 86−387
Rushes-yards (net) 36–81 49–224
Passing yards (net) 185 163
Passes, Comp-Att-Int 16–32–1 24–37–2
Time of Possession 28:36 31:24

Game notes[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bowl Schedule, Los Angeles Times, January 4, 2013
  2. ^ Solomon, Jon (November 5, 2010). "ESPN develops new financial model for BBVA Compass Bowl". The Birmingham News. Retrieved December 15, 2011. 
  3. ^ Werner, Sam (December 3, 2012). "Pitt football heads to Alabama for third BBVA Compass Bowl in a row". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Retrieved December 3, 2012. 
  4. ^ http://scores.espn.go.com/ncf/recap?gameId=330050145