Mississippi has accepted an invitation as the Southeastern Conference representative in the 2004 Classic on Friday, Jan. 2. Kickoff is set for 1 p.m. CST.
Fin Ewing, III, Chairman of the Cotton Bowl Athletic Association, extended the invitation Wednesday evening to Ole Miss athletic director Pete Boone and head coach David Cutcliffe.
“The SBC Cotton Bowl is thrilled to bring one of the nation’s most exciting football teams to Dallas to play in one of the most storied bowls in America,” Ewing said.
The scholarships are made possible in part by a $100,000 contribution from the E.
John T. Stuart, III and Jim Ball were honored for their outstanding service to college football. Stuart, Vice Chairman of Guaranty Bank, is a member of the SBC Cotton Bowl Board of Directors and serves on the Team Selection Committee.
Scovell scholarships are open to all north Texas high school graduates with strong leadership qualities, high personal character, demonstrated financial need and a connection to sports who continue their education in the State of Texas or at a Big 12 Conference or Southeastern Conference university Ð the two conferences associated with the SBC Cotton Bowl Classic.
SBC Communications, Inc., and the Cotton Bowl Athletic Association honored the “Class of 2003” on the steps of the historic Cotton Bowl Stadium in Fair Park. The inductees included former Dallas civic leader and former CBAA Chairman Robert B. Cullum, Mississippi quarterback Eagle Day, Georgia tailback Kent Lawrence, LSU head coach Charles McClendon, SMU halfback Kyle Rote, Notre Dame quarterback Joe Theismann, and Texas fullback Steve Worster.
Seven individuals who helped shape the tradition of the SBC Cotton Bowl and college football history will be honored at 11 a.m., Tuesday, April 29, at Cotton Bowl Plaza in Fair Park. The ceremony will be free and open to the public.
The inductees include former Dallas civic leader and former CBAA Team Selection Co-Chairman Robert B. Cullum, Mississippi quarterback Eagle Day, Georgia tailback Kent Lawrence, LSU head coach Charles McClendon, SMU halfback Kyle Rote, Notre Dame quarterback Joe Theismann, and Texas fullback Steve Worster.
SMU great Jerry LeVias (1967 Cotton Bowl), Notre Dame legend Joe Theismann (1970, 1971), Pittsburgh star Jimbo Covert (1983 ), Tennessee and Florida coach Doug Dickey (1969), SMU and Iowa coach Hayden Fry (1967)are among the eleven players and two coaches headed for enshrinement in South Bend.
The 2003 College Football Hall of Fame class will be inducted at the 46th Annual Awards Dinner on Dec.
Worster is one of seven new members of the SBC Cotton Bowl Hall of Fame that will be inducted on April 29 on the steps of the Cotton Bowl. The ceremony is free and open to the public and begins at 11 a.m.
Woo Woo, as he was christened by the Longhorn faithful, led a powerful Texas wishbone offense that went on to win the national title in 1969 and '70.
It was a wonderful opportunity for our fans and team to celebrate the 2002 season one last time, head coach Mack Brown said. I appreciate Rick (Barnes) and the basketball team for letting us share the spotlight at one of their games in what has been a terrific season thus far. It was a really special moment for the guys.
SBC Communications, Inc., and the Cotton Bowl Athletic Association announced the Class of 2003 on Tuesday during the SBC Big Play Luncheon at the Dallas Hyatt Regency. The inductees include former Dallas civic leader and former CBAA Team Selection Co-Chairman Robert B. Cullum, Mississippi quarterback Eagle Day, Georgia tailback Kent Lawrence, LSU head coach Charles McClendon, SMU halfback Kyle Rote, Notre Dame quarterback Joe Theismann, and Texas fullback Steve Worster.
Scholarship recipients must continue their higher education in the state of Texas or at a Big 12 Conference or Southeastern Conference university -- the two conferences associated with the SBC Cotton Bowl Classic.
Completed applications will be accepted through March 3, 2003.
“I’m excited for our players who have won 11 games in two consecutive seasons for the first time in school history. There aren’t a lot of things you can do at the University of Texas that haven’t already been done. So, that’s a mark these young guys will leave on this program for the rest of their lives. That sets a higher standard for us next yearÉfor the guys coming back.
“Give LSU a lot of credit. They had great plans coming into the game.
With a post play here, a reverse there and a stiff arm for good measure, the 6-foot-4 210-pounder from Odessa, Texas, befuddled his way through the LSU defense for three big plays and two touchdowns to lead his team to a 35-20 victory before a Cotton Bowl crowd of 70,817.
Redding believed, as all confident players do, that his Texas Longhorns would dominate the 67th SBC Cotton Bowl defensively. What he got was a head-banging, hang-in-there affair that tested the entire defensive unit in terms of talent, conditioning and perseverance.
When Redding dreams, he dreams of a win. He was right on that point. The Longhorns outlasted the fast-starting and feisty LSU Tigers, 35-20, in an entertaining game before 70,817 purple, gold and burnt orange-clad fans on a sparkling Dallas day.
In the first meeting between the schools since the 1963 Cotton Bowl Classic, LSU (8-5) seemed on the verge of a runaway in the opening period, holding Texas (11-2) to only three offensive plays and no first downs.