The 1994 Sun Bowl was a college footballbowl game played on December 29, 1994. The game pitted the unranked Texas Longhorns against the No. 20 North Carolina Tar Heels and eventual Texas head coach Mack Brown. The game was a seesaw offensive battle. Texas, down 31–21 midway through the fourth quarter, mounted a comeback to gain a 35–31 victory, with Priest Holmes's leap into the endzone proving to be the winning points. A record 50,612 attended this game, a high for both the bowl and the stadium.