1991 Copper Bowl

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1991 Copper Bowl
1234 Total
Indiana 71007 24
Baylor 0000 0
Date December 31, 1991
Season 1991
Stadium Arizona Stadium
Location Tucson, Arizona
MVP Vaughn Dunbar (TB, Indiana) & Mark Hagen (LB, Indiana)
Referee Dick Burleson (SEC)
Attendance 35,751
United States TV coverage
Network TBS
Announcers Ron Thulin and Pat Haden
Copper Bowl
 < 1990  1992

The 1991 Copper Bowl was an American college football bowl game played on December 31, 1991, at Arizona Stadium in Tucson, Arizona. The game featured the Indiana Hoosiers and the Baylor Bears.

In the first quarter, Indiana quarterback Trent Green scored on a 1-yard touchdown run making it 7–0 Indiana. In the second quarter, Indiana got a 27-yard field goal from Bonnell making the lead 10–0. Vaughn Dunbar scored on a 5-yard touchdown run giving Indiana a 17–0 halftime lead. In the fourth quarter, Trent Green scored on a 4-yard touchdown run, making the final margin 24–0. Through the conclusion of the 2017 season, the 1991 Copper Bowl is Indiana's most recent bowl win.


Statistics Indiana Baylor
First Downs 20 17
Rushes-yards 49-147 46-138
Passing yards 226 172
Passes, Comp-Att-Int 12-22-0 10-27-1
Return yards 10 53
Punts-average 6-49.0 6-34.8
Fumbles-lost 2-0 4-1
Penalties-yards 6-59 4-29
Time of Possession 32:55 27:05

Source: [1]


  1. ^ Gross, Damon (January 1, 1992). "Fumble lost in end zone a key to Baylor's downfall". Arizona Daily Star. Retrieved January 17, 2018 – via newspapers.com.

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