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1938 Sugar Bowl

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1938 Sugar Bowl

1938 Sugar Bowl
1 2 3 4 Total
Santa Clara 6 0 0 0 6
LSU 0 0 0 0 0
Date January 1, 1938
Season 1937
Stadium Tulane Stadium
Location New Orleans, Louisiana
Attendance 40,000

The 1938 Sugar Bowl featured the LSU Tigers and the Santa Clara Broncos.

Contents

  • Background 1
  • Game summary 2
  • Aftermath 3
  • Statistics 4
  • References 5

Background

LSU was invited to the Sugar Bowl for the third consecutive season. The Broncos were undefeated on the season and as such were invited to the Sugar Bowl once again.[1]

Game summary

LSU failed to capitalize despite having less turnovers, more first downs, and more yards than the Broncos. At one point, Pinky Rohm tried to score from the Bronco 3, but he was stopped by Al Wolff as the Broncos went to work on a drive, culminating with a Jim Coughlan touchdown catch from Bruno Pellegrini. LSU kept trying to get on the scoreboard, but they kept turning it over on downs and were stopped at Santa Clara's 23 on the final play. [2]

Aftermath

LSU would have to wait until 1944 to gain their first bowl win. Santa Clara's next and ultimately last bowl game appearance would be in 1950.

Statistics

Statistics Santa Clara LSU
First Downs 4 10
Yards Rushing 34 106
Yards Passing 67 95
Total Yards 101 201
Punts-Average 14-36 14-32
Fumbles Lost 3 0
Interceptions 3 0
Penalty Yards 30 35

References

  1. ^ Casey Bienvenu. "1938 - How They Got Here / Allstate Sugar Bowl". Archived from the original on 2015-01-12. Retrieved 2015-01-09. 
  2. ^ http://www.allstatesugarbowl.org163.php
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