1957 Sugar Bowl
|1957 Sugar Bowl|
|Date||January 1, 1957|
|Location||New Orleans, Louisiana|
|United States TV coverage|
|Announcers||Ray Scott, Herman Hickman|
After a scoreless first quarter of play, Baylor scored on a 12-yard scoring pass from quarterback Bobby Jones to Jerry Marcontell to take a 6–0 lead. The score was set up by Del Shofner's 54-yard run. In the third stanza, quarterback Johnny Majors scored on a 1-yard touchdown run to put Tennessee on top at 7–6. In the fourth quarter, Buddy Humphrey's one-yard touchdown run gave Baylor a 13–6 advantage. Baylor's defense provided the difference as they didn't allow any more points.
Shofner was named Sugar Bowl MVP.