1958 Sugar Bowl
1234 Total
Ole Miss 613713 39
Texas 0007 7
DateJanuary 1, 1958
StadiumTulane Stadium
LocationNew Orleans, Louisiana
United States TV coverage
AnnouncersLindsey Nelson and Red Grange
Sugar Bowl
 < 1957  1959

The 1958 Sugar Bowl featured the seventh-ranked Ole Miss Rebels and the eleventh-ranked Texas Longhorns.


This was the first game broadcast by NBC.

Game summary

In the first quarter, Ole Miss quarterback Raymond Brown scored on a 1-yard touchdown run as the Rebels took a 6–0 lead. He finished the game with 157 yards rushing on 15 carries. In the second quarter, Brown threw a 3-yard touchdown pass to Don Williams as Ole Miss led 13–0. Kent Lovelace scored on a 9–yard run as Ole Miss led 19–0 at halftime.

In the third quarter, Bobby Franklin scored on a 3-yard run as Ole Miss led 26–0. Texas scored on a 1-yard touchdown run by George Blanch to narrow the score to 26–7. Brown scored on a 92-yard touchdown run making the score 33–7. Billy Brewer's 12-yard touchdown pass to Tommy Taylor made the final score 39–7.[1]


  1. ^ Casey Bienvenu. "1958 Game Recap / Allstate Sugar Bowl". Archived from the original on 2015-07-08. Retrieved 2015-01-11.