1998 Outback Bowl
1234 Total
Wisconsin 0006 6
Georgia 12777 33
DateJanuary 1, 1998
Season1997
StadiumTampa Stadium
LocationTampa, Florida
MVPMike Bobo (Georgia QB)
United States TV coverage
NetworkESPN
AnnouncersRon Franklin, Mike Gottfried
Outback Bowl
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The 1998 Outback Bowl featured the Georgia Bulldogs and the Wisconsin Badgers. It was the 12th edition of the Outback Bowl

Georgia scored first on a 2-yard touchdown run from running back Robert Edwards, giving Georgia an early 6–0 lead. Edwards later scored on a 40-yard touchdown run, but the ensuing two-point conversion attempt failed, making the score 12–0.

In the second quarter, Olandis Gary scored on a 3-yard touchdown run, increasing Georgia's lead to 19–0. In the third quarter, Robert Edwards ran for his third touchdown run of the game, on a 13-yard run.

In the fourth quarter, quarterback Mike Bobo fired a 7-yard touchdown strike to tight end Jere Brower, making the score 33–0. Bobo was later named MVP of the game, after connecting on 26 of 28 passes for 267 yards. Wisconsin scored its only points of the game on a 12-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Scott Kavanagh to tight end Dague Retzlaff.

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