1996 Cotton Bowl Classic

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1996 Southwestern Bell Cotton Bowl Classic
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1 2 3 4 Total
Oregon 6 0 0 0 6
Colorado 0 13 19 6 38
Date January 1, 1996
Season 1995
Stadium Cotton Bowl
Location Dallas, Texas
MVP RB Herchell Troutman (Colorado)
DB Marcus Washington (Colorado)
Attendance 58,214
United States TV coverage
Network CBS
Announcers Tim Ryan and Steve Davis
Cotton Bowl Classic
 < 1995  1997

The 1996 Southwestern Bell Cotton Bowl Classic was a college football bowl game played on January 1, 1996, at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas, Texas. This was the 60th held game. The Cotton Bowl Classic was part of the 1995 NCAA Division I-A football season. The bowl game featured the Colorado Buffaloes from the Big Eight and the Oregon Ducks from the Pacific-10 Conference. The game was televised on CBS.[1]

Game summary[edit]

Colorado had only a 13-6 halftime lead, but the Buffs scored 25 straight points in the second half while also shutting out Oregon.