1985 Sugar Bowl

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1985 Sugar Bowl
1 2 3 4 Total
Nebraska 0 7 7 14 28
LSU 3 7 0 0 10
Date January 1, 1985
Season 1984
Stadium Louisiana Superdome
Location New Orleans, Louisiana
Referee Dixon Holman (SWC)
Attendance 75,608
United States TV coverage
Network ABC
Announcers Keith Jackson and Frank Broyles
Sugar Bowl
 < 1984  1986

The 1985 edition to the Sugar Bowl featured the fifth ranked Nebraska Cornhuskers, and the eleventh ranked LSU Tigers.

In the first quarter, Lewis kicked a 37-yard field goal to give LSU an early 3-0 lead. In the second quarter, running back Dalton Hilliard scored on a 2-yard touchdown run as LSU built a 10-0 lead. Nebraska quarterback Craig Sundberg threw a 31-yard touchdown pass to Dubose as Nebraska got to 10-7. In the third quarter, Sundberg scored on a 9-yard run giving the Huskers a 14-10 lead. In the fourth quarter, Sundberg threw touchdown passes of 24 and 17 yards to Frain as Nebraska won by a 28-10 margin.

Craig Sundberg was named Sugar Bowl MVP.


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