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1963 Sugar Bowl
1 2 3 4 Total
Ole Miss 0 10 7 0 17
Arkansas 0 3 10 0 13
Date January 1, 1963
Season 1962
Stadium Tulane Stadium
Location New Orleans, Louisiana
Sugar Bowl
 < 1962  1964

The 1963 edition to the Sugar Bowl featured the 3rd ranked Ole Miss Rebels, and the 6th ranked Arkansas Razorbacks. Behind a solid win, Ole Miss locked up its second national championship in three years.

Ole Miss took the early 3-0 lead in the second quarter, after a 30 yard Kelly field goal. Arkansas answered with a 30 yard field goal from McKnelly, tieing the game at 3-3. Quarterback Glynn Griffin threw a 33 yard touchdown pass to Guy, giving Ole Miss a 10-3 lead at halftime.

In the third quarter, Moore found Branch for a 5 yard touchdown pass as Arkansas tied the game at 13. Glynn Griffin scored on a 1 yard touchdown run giving Ole Miss a 17-10 lead. A 22 yard McKnelly field goal in the fourth quarter, pulled the Razorbacks to 17-13, but Ole Miss held on for the win. Glynn Griffin was named Sugar Bowl MVP.

References

  • ESPN College Football Encyclopedia
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