1991 Gator Bowl (January)
|1991 Gator Bowl|
|Date||January 1, 1991|
|Stadium||Gator Bowl Stadium|
|MVP||Tom Dohring, Matt Elliott, Steve Everitt, Dean Dingman, Greg Skrepenak (Michigan OL); Tyrone Ashley (Mississippi DB)|
|United States TV coverage|
|Announcers||Ron Franklin, Gary Danielson|
The January 1991 Gator Bowl was a college football bowl game played on January 1, 1991. The Michigan Wolverines, co-champions of the Big Ten Conference, defeated the Ole Miss Rebels of the Southeastern Conference, 35–3.
This game would be the last SEC-Big Ten matchup in the Gator Bowl for twenty years; the bowl entered into an exclusive contract featuring the conferences beginning in 2011.
Michigan entered the game with an overall record of 8–3, 6–2 in the Big Ten.
Ole Miss Rebels
Ole Miss entered the game with an overall record of 9–2, 6–2 in the SEC.
- Ole Miss - Brian Lee, 51-yard field goal
- Michigan - Jarrod Bunch, 7-yard pass from Elvis Grbac (John Carlson kick)
- Michigan - Desmond Howard, 50-yard pass from Elvis Grbac (John Carlson kick)
- Michigan - Jarrod Bunch, 5-yard run (John Carlson kick)
- Michigan - Derrick Alexander, 33-yard pass from Elvis Grbac (John Carlson kick)
- No score