1998 Outback Bowl

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1998 Outback Bowl
1 2 3 4 Total
Wisconsin 0 0 0 6 6
Georgia 12 7 7 7 33
Date January 1, 1998
Season 1997
Stadium Tampa Stadium
Location Tampa, Florida
MVP Mike Bobo (Georgia QB)
United States TV coverage
Network ESPN
Announcers Ron Franklin, Mike Gottfried
Outback Bowl
 < 1997  1999

The 1998 edition to the Outback Bowl featured the Georgia Bulldogs, and the Wisconsin Badgers.

Georgia scored first on a 2-yard touchdown run from running back Robert Edwards, giving Georgia an early 6-0 lead. Edwards later scored on a 40-yard touchdown run, but the ensuing 2-point conversion failed, making the score 12-0.

In the second quarter, Olandis Gary scored on a 3-yard touchdown run, increasing Georgia's lead to 19-0. In the third quarter, Robert Edwards ran for his 3rd touchdown run of the game, with a 13-yard touchdown run.

In the fourth quarter, quarterback Mike Bobo fired a 7-yard touchdown strike to wide receiver Corey Allen, making the score 33-0. He was later named MVP of the game, after connecting on 26 of 28 passes for 267 yards. Wisconsin scored its only points of the game on a 12-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Scott Kavanagh to tight end Dague Retzlaff.

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