1997 Sun Bowl

The 1997 Norwest Sun Bowl featured the Iowa Hawkeyes and the Arizona State Sun Devils.

1997 Norwest Sun Bowl
1234 Total
Iowa 0007 7
Arizona State 01070 17
DateDecember 31, 1997
StadiumSun Bowl Stadium
LocationEl Paso, Texas
PayoutUS$1,000,000 per team[1]
United States TV coverage
AnnouncersTim Ryan and Terry Donahue
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After a scoreless first quarter, Arizona State scored first, with a 35-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Steve Campbell to wide receiver Lenzie Jackson to give ASU an early 7–0 lead. Kicker Robert Nycz kicked a 20-yard field goal to increase the lead to 10–0.

In the third quarter, running back Michael Martin scored on a 1-yard touchdown run to give ASU a 17–0 lead. In the fourth quarter, quarterback Randy Reiners threw a 26-yard touchdown pass to wide receiver Richard Carter.


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on February 16, 2012. Retrieved December 24, 2008.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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