1991 Gator Bowl (January)

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1991 Gator Bowl
1 2 3 4 Total
Michigan 7 7 21 0 35
Ole Miss 0 3 0 0 3
Date January 1, 1991
Season 1990
Stadium Gator Bowl Stadium
Location Jacksonville, Florida
MVP Tom Dohring, Matt Elliott, Steve Everitt, Dean Dingman, Greg Skrepenak (Michigan OL); Tyrone Ashley (Mississippi DB)[1]
Attendance 68,297
United States TV coverage
Network ESPN
Announcers Ron Franklin, Gary Danielson
Gator Bowl
 < 1989 (Dec) 1991 (Dec)

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 Wolverines[edit]

Michigan entered the game with an overall record of 8–3, 6–2 in the Big Ten.

Ole Miss Rebels[edit]

Ole Miss entered the game with an overall record of 9–2, 6–2 in the SEC.

Scoring summary[edit]

First quarter[edit]

Second quarter[edit]

  • Ole Miss - Brian Lee, 51-yard field goal
  • Michigan - Jarrod Bunch, 7-yard pass from Elvis Grbac (John Carlson kick)

Third quarter[edit]

  • 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)

Fourth quarter[edit]

  • No score


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