2000 Fiesta Bowl

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2000 Tostitos Fiesta Bowl
BCS Bowl Game
1 2 3 4 Total
Tennessee 0 7 7 7 21
Nebraska 14 3 7 7 31
Date January 2, 2000
Season 1999
Stadium Sun Devil Stadium
Location Tempe, Arizona
Attendance 71,526[1]
United States TV coverage
Network ABC
Announcers Tim Brant and Dean Blevins
Fiesta Bowl
 < 1999  2001

The 2000 Tostitos Fiesta Bowl, played on January 2, 2000, was the 29th edition of the Fiesta Bowl. The game was played at Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe, Arizona between the Tennessee Volunteers (ranked #5 in the BCS) and the Nebraska Cornhuskers (ranked #3 in the BCS). The matchup featured the two most current National Championship teams. Nebraska in 1997, and Tennessee in 1998.

Scoring Summary[edit]

1st Quarter[edit]

Nebraska-Dan Alexander 7 yard run (Josh Brown kick) 11:34 NEB 7 TN 0

Nebraska-Bobby Newcombe 60 yard punt return (Josh Brown kick) 3:21 NEB 14 TN 0

2nd Quarter[edit]

Nebraska- Josh Brown 31 yard field goal 1:37 NEB 17 TN 0

Tennessee-Donte Stallworth 9 yard pass from Tee Martin (Alex Walls kick) 0:18 NEB 17 TN 7

3rd Quarter[edit]

Tennessee-Travis Henry 4 yard run (Alex Walls kick) 13:03 NEB 17 TN 14

Nebraska- Aaron Golliday 13 yard pass from Eric Crouch (Josh Brown kick) 4:44 NEB 24 TN 14

4th Quarter[edit]

Nebraska-Correll Buckhalter 2 yard run (Josh Brown kick) 12:01 NEB 31 TN 14

Tennessee- Donte Stallworth 44 yard pass from Cedrick Wilson (Alex Walls kick) 7:25 NEB 31 TN 21

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