1998 Outback Bowl
|1998 Outback Bowl|
|Date||January 1, 1998|
|MVP||Mike Bobo (Georgia QB)|
|United States TV coverage|
|Announcers||Ron Franklin, Mike Gottfried|
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.