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1949 Sugar Bowl
1234 Total
Oklahoma 7070 14
North Carolina 6000 6
DateJanuary 1, 1949
StadiumTulane Stadium
LocationNew Orleans, Louisiana
Sugar Bowl
 < 1948  1950

The 1949 Sugar Bowl to the Sugar Bowl featured the third-ranked North Carolina Tar Heels and the fifth-ranked Oklahoma Sooners.

In the first quarter, Oklahoma scored on a 1-yard Mitchell touchdown run as the Sooners jumped out to a 7–0 lead. North Carolina answered with a 2-yard touchdown run from Rodgers as the score became 7–6. In the third quarter, Oklahoma scored on an 8-yard touchdown run from Pearson. Oklahoma won the game, 14–6. Oklahoma's "General" Jack Mitchell was named Sugar Bowl MVP.[1]


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on November 19, 2012. Retrieved October 20, 2012.((cite web)): CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)