1957 Sugar Bowl
1234 Total
Baylor 0607 13
Tennessee 0070 7
DateJanuary 1, 1957
StadiumTulane Stadium
LocationNew Orleans, Louisiana
RefereeFred Koster (SEC;
split crew: SEC, SWC)
United States TV coverage
AnnouncersRay Scott, Herman Hickman
Sugar Bowl
 < 1956  1958

The 1957 Sugar Bowl to the featured the second-ranked Tennessee Volunteers and the 11th-ranked Baylor Bears. Behind a strong defense, the Baylor Bears upset undefeated Tennessee.

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 13–7 advantage. Baylor's defense provided the difference as they didn't allow any more points.

Shofner was named Sugar Bowl MVP.