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The 1944 Orange Bowl was a postseason college football bowl game between the LSU Tigers and Texas A&M Aggies. It was the 10th edition of the Orange Bowl. The teams had met in the regular season, with Texas A&M winning at LSU 28–13. LSU however defeated Texas A&M 19–14 in the bowl rematch. Despite A&M coach Homer Norton devising a game-plan specifically to stop him, halfback Steve Van Buren was responsible for all points scored by the Tigers, as he ran for two touchdowns, threw for one more, and kicked LSU's only successful extra point attempt.
- LSU - Van Buren 11-yard run reverse (kick failed)
- LSU - Goode 24-yard pass from Van Buren (kick failed)
- Texas A&M - Burditt 21-yard pass from Hallmark (Burditt kick)
- LSU - Van Buren 63-yard run (Van Buren kick)
- Texas A&M - Settegast 18-yard pass from Hallmark (Burditt kick)
|History & conference tie-ins|
- The game was also the national title game (Bowl Coalition, Bowl Alliance, or Bowl Championship Series) in 1994, 1995, 1998, 2001, and 2005.
- There was an Orange Bowl in January and December in 1996, 2014, and 2021.
- The 2015, 2018, and 2021 (December) editions were College Football Playoff semifinals.