The 2000 SBC Cotton Bowl Classic game was a post-season college football bowl game that took place on Jan. 1, 2000. The Arkansas Razorbacks defeated the Texas Longhorns 27-6.
The Texas Longhorns finished their regular season 9-3 and were champions of the Big 12 South. However, a 22-6 loss to #3 Nebraska in the Big 12 Championship Game sent them to the Cotton Bowl Classic.
The game was a defensive struggle until the 4th quarter. With Arkansas leading 10-6, Arkansas RB Cedric Cobbs finally broke free of the Texas defense, and Arkansas scored 17 unanswered points en route to a 27-6 victory. For his role in the win, Cedric Cobbs was named MVP of the game.