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The 1999 AXA Liberty Bowl was a postseason college football game played between the Colorado State Rams and the Southern Miss Golden Eagles on December 31, 1999, at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium in Memphis, Tennessee. Southern Miss won the game 23–17; the game was highlighted by Southern Miss's strong defense, which scored two touchdowns and held Colorado State scoreless in the second half.[2]

1999 AXA Liberty Bowl
1234 Total
Colorado State 31400 17
Southern Miss 13730 23
DateDecember 31, 1999
StadiumLiberty Bowl Memorial Stadium
LocationMemphis, Tennessee
MVPAdalius Thomas
United States TV coverage
AnnouncersSteve Levy and Todd Christensen
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  1. ^ "Results/Attendance". AutoZone Liberty Bowl. Archived from the original on November 22, 2012. Retrieved December 2, 2012.
  2. ^ "Southern Mississippi 23, Colorado St. 17". Sports Illustrated. Retrieved December 2, 2012.