1995 Alamo Bowl
|1995 Builders Square Alamo Bowl|
|Date||December 28, 1995|
|Location||San Antonio, Texas|
|United States TV coverage|
|Announcers||Jack Corrigan, Rick Walker|
The 1995 Alamo Bowl was a post-season college football bowl game between the Texas A&M Aggies and the Michigan on December 28, 1995, at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas. The game was part of the 1995 NCAA Division I-A football season and was the concluding game of the season for both teams.
Texas A&M scored first on a 9-yard touchdown run by running back Eric Bernard, to take a 7–0 lead. Michigan answered following a 41-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Brian Griese to wide receiver Amani Toomer, tying the game at 7. Texas A&M scored again following a 27-yard field goal by kicker Kyle Bryant, and Texas A&M reclaimed the lead at 10-7.
In the second quarter, Remy Hamilton kicked a 28-yard field goal for Michigan, to tie the game at 10. Kyle Bryant kicked his second field goal of the game, a 49 yarder before half to give Texas A&M a 13–10 halftime lead. In the third quarter Bryant added another 47-yard field goal to increase the lead to 16–10.
Michigan answered with a 26-yard field goal from Hamilton, pulling Michigan to within 16–13. Bryant added field goals of 31 and 37 yards to put the game out of reach, giving Texas A&M a 22–13 lead with 22 seconds left in the game. Brian Griese's 44-yard touchdown pass to Amani Toomer pulled Michigan to within 22–20, but there were only five seconds left.