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The 1950 edition to the Sugar Bowl featured the second ranked Oklahoma Sooners and the 9th ranked LSU Tigers.

1950 Sugar Bowl
1234 Total
Oklahoma 014714 35
LSU 0000 0
DateJanuary 2, 1950
Season1949
StadiumTulane Stadium
LocationNew Orleans, Louisiana
Attendance82,000
Sugar Bowl
 < 1949  1951

Prior to the game, former LSU player Piggy Barnes was caught spying on Oklahoma practices with a telescope and a camera.[1]

After a scoreless first quarter, Leon Heath scored on touchdown runs of 86 and 34 yards in the second quarter, as Oklahoma built a 14-0 lead. He would finish the game with 170 yards on 15 carries with two scores. In the third quarter, Pearson threw a 34-yard touchdown pass to Thomas as Oklahoma extended its lead to 21-0. In the fourth quarter, Thomas and Royal scored on runs of 5 yard each as Oklahoma won 35-0. Leon Heath was named Sugar Bowl MVP.

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