2006 Holiday Bowl

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2006 Pacific Life Holiday Bowl
PacificLifeHolidayBowlLogo.png
Holiday Bowl logo
1 2 3 4 Total
Texas A&M 7 3 0 0 10
California 7 7 14 17 45
Date December 28, 2006
Season 2006
Stadium Qualcomm Stadium
Location San Diego, California
MVP Co-Offensive: Marshawn Lynch (Cal)
Co-Offensive: Nate Longshore (Cal)
Defensive: Desmond Bishop (Cal)
Attendance 62,395[1]
Payout US$2,334,186 per team[1]
Holiday Bowl
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The 2006 Pacific Life Holiday Bowl was a college football bowl game played December 28, 2006 in San Diego, California. It was part of the 2006 NCAA Division I FBS football season and one of 32 games in the 2006-2007 bowl season. It featured the Texas A&M Aggies representing the Big 12 against the California Golden Bears from the Pac-10. In the Golden Bears' second trip to the Holiday Bowl in three years, they routed the Aggies, 45-10. Each conference received $2.2 million for the teams playing.

Game summary[edit]

Scoring Summary[edit]

Scoring summary
Quarter Time Drive Team Scoring information Score
Plays Yards TOP TAMU CAL
1 11:13 6 61 2:02 TAMU Chad Schroeder 19-yard touchdown reception from Stephen McGee, Matt Szymanski kick good 7 0
1 8:01 8 80 3:08 CAL Nate Longshore 6-yard touchdown run, Tom Schneider kick good 7 7
2 14:28 5 68 1:51 CAL Marshawn Lynch 2-yard touchdown run, Tom Schneider kick good 7 14
2 2:08 14 66 7:41 TAMU 32-yard field goal by Matt Szymanski 10 14
3 10:13 4 41 1:40 CAL Marshawn Lynch 2-yard touchdown run, Tom Schneider kick good 10 21
3 2:00 9 72 4:46 CAL Lavelle Hawkins 3-yard touchdown reception from Nate Longshore, Tom Schneider kick good 10 28
4 7:13 10 84 4:37 CAL 21-yard field goal by Tom Schneider 10 31
4 3:40 4 51 1:26 CAL Justin Forsett 7-yard touchdown run, Tom Schneider kick good 10 38
4 1:31 3 5 1:46 CAL Bryan Schutte 3-yard touchdown run, Tom Schneider kick good 10 45
"TOP" = time of possession. For other American football terms, see Glossary of American football. 10 45

Source: [2]

Statistics[edit]

Statistics[2] TAMU CAL
First downs 21 22
Total yards 349 476
Rushes–yards 38–163 32–241
Passing yards 198 235
Passing: Comp–Att–Int 18–29–1 19–24–1
Time of possession 21:35 15:05

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