1958 Sugar Bowl

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1958 Sugar Bowl
1234 Total
Ole Miss 613713 39
Texas 0007 7
Date January 1, 1958
Season 1957
Stadium Tulane Stadium
Location New Orleans, Louisiana
United States TV coverage
Network NBC
Announcers Lindsey Nelson and Red Grange
Sugar Bowl
 < 1957  1959

The 1958 Sugar Bowl featured the seventh-ranked Ole Miss Rebels and the eleventh-ranked Texas Longhorns.


This was the first game broadcast by NBC.

Game summary[edit]

In the first quarter, Ole Miss running back Raymond Brown scored on a 1-yard touchdown run as the Rebels took a 6–0 lead. He finished the game with 157 yards rushing on 15 carries. In the second quarter, Brown threw a 3-yard touchdown pass to Williams as Ole Miss led 13–0. Lovelace scored on a 9–yard run as Ole Miss led 20–0 at halftime.

In the third quarter, Franklin scored on a 3-yard run as Ole Miss led 26–0. Texas scored on a 1-yard touchdown run by Blanch to narrow the score to 26–7. Brown scored on a 92-yard touchdown run making the score 33–7. Brewer's 12-yard touchdown pass to Taylor made the final score 39–7. [1]


  1. ^ Casey Bienvenu. "1958 Game Recap / Allstate Sugar Bowl". Archived from the original on 2015-01-13. Retrieved 2015-01-11.