1958 Sun Bowl (January)

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1958 Sun Bowl
1234Total
Drake770620
Louisville7147634
DateJanuary 1, 1958
Season 1957
Stadium Kidd Field
Location El Paso, TX
MVPKen Porco (Louisville)
National anthem Marching Bands
Referee D.M. Longnecker
Halftime show Marching Bands
Attendance20,000
United States TV coverage
Network CBS
Sun Bowl
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The 1958 Sun Bowl was a college football bowl game played between Drake Bulldogs and Louisville Cardinals at Kidd Field in El Paso, Texas.

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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

StatisticsLouisvilleDrake
First Downs1416
Yards Rushing228176
Yards Passing148140
Total Yards376316
Punts-Average5–34.24–25.8
Fumbles-Lost1–03–2
Interceptions Thrown01

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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.