The Full Wiki

More info on 1998 Holiday Bowl

1998 Holiday Bowl: Wikis

Advertisements
  

Note: Many of our articles have direct quotes from sources you can cite, within the Wikipedia article! This article doesn't yet, but we're working on it! See more info or our list of citable articles.

Encyclopedia

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

1998 Culligan Holiday Bowl
Bowl Game
1 2 3 4 Total
Nebraska 0 13 0 7 20
Arizona 6 3 0 14 23
Date December 30, 1998
Season 1998
Stadium Qualcomm Stadium
Location San Diego, California
MVP Offensive: Keith Smith, Arizona
Defensive: Mike Rucker, Nebraska
Halftime show Marching bands
Attendance 65,354[1]
Payout US$1,800,968 per team[1]
United States TV coverage
Network ESPN
Holiday Bowl
 < 1997  1999

The 1998 Holiday Bowl was a college football bowl game played December 30, 1998 in San Diego, California. It was part of the 1998 NCAA Division I-A football season. It featured the Arizona Wildcats, and the Nebraska Cornhuskers.

Arizona scored the first points of the game with a 38-yard field goal from Mark McDonald opening up a 3-0 lead. They increased that to 6-0, following a 25-yard McDonald field goal, to close the first quarter scoring. In the third quarter, McDonald added his third field goal of the game, a 48-yarder, giving Arizona a 9-0 lead. Nebraska got on the board following a 25-yard field goal from Kris Brown, making it 9-3.

Nebraska quarterback Eric Crouch threw a 45-yard touchdown pass to wide receiver Shevin Wiggins to give Nebraska a 10-9 second quarter lead. Kris Brown added a 23-yard field goal before halftime to give Nebraska a 13-9 halftime lead.

After a third quarter, Arizona quarterback Keith Smith threw a 16-yard touchdown strike to wide receiver Brad Brennan, and Arizona reclaimed a 16-13 lead. Eric Crouch threw his second touchdown pass of the game, to tight end Tracey Wistrom and Nebraska claimed a 20-16 lead. Running back Kelvin Eafon scored on a 1-yard touchdown run for Arizona, and Arizona got the final 23-20 margin of victory.

Eleven years later, Arizona and Nebraska would have a rematch against each other in the 2009 Holiday Bowl.

References

External links

Advertisements

Advertisements






Got something to say? Make a comment.
Your name
Your email address
Message