1958 Sun Bowl
1234 Total
Drake 7706 20
Louisville 71476 34
DateJanuary 1, 1958
Season1957
StadiumKidd Field
LocationEl Paso, TX
MVPKen Porco (Louisville)
National anthemMarching Bands
Halftime showMarching Bands
Attendance20,000
United States TV coverage
NetworkCBS
Sun Bowl
 < 1957  1958 (Dec)

The 1958 Sun Bowl was a college football bowl game played between Drake Bulldogs and Louisville Cardinals at Kidd Field in El Paso, Texas.

Background

This was Louisville's first ever bowl appearance. This was Drake's first bowl game since 1949.

Scoring summary

Ken Porco carried the ball 20 times for 119 yards and one touchdown in an MVP effort, after Lenny Lyles (their lead rusher of the season) was injured on the first play.[1][2]

First Quarter
Second Quarter
Third Quarter
Fourth Quarter

Statistics

Statistics Louisville Drake
First Downs 14 16
Yards Rushing 228 176
Yards Passing 148 140
Total Yards 376 316
Punts-Average 5–34.2 4–25.8
Fumbles-Lost 1–0 3–2
Interceptions Thrown 0 1

References

  1. ^ "Louisville 34, Drake 20 | Recaps - Tony the Tiger Sun Bowl | December 31, 2021 | el Paso, Texas".
  2. ^ "Louisville Bowl Flashback: 1958 Sun Bowl". 12 December 2014.