American Football Database
1948 Sugar Bowl
1 2 3 4 Total
University of Texas 7 0 7 13 27
University of Alabama 0 7 0 0 7
Date January 1, 1948
Season 1947
Stadium Tulane Stadium
Location New Orleans, Louisiana
MVP Bobby Layne, Texas QB
Attendance 73,000
Sugar Bowl
 < 1947  1949

The 1948 Sugar Bowl featured the fifth ranked Texas Longhorns and the sixth ranked Alabama Crimson Tide.

In the first quarter, Texas scored on a 99 yard touchdown pass form Bobby Layne to Blount, as Texas opened a 7-0 lead. In the second quarte, Alabama tied the game on an 8 yard touchdown pass from Gilmer to White. In the third quarter, Texas's Vasicek recovered a fumble in the end zone as Texas took a 14-7 lead. Holder later returned an interception 18 yards for a touchdown making it 21-7. Bobby Layne scored on a 1 yard touchdown run making the final score 27-7.

Bobby Layne was named Sugar Bowl MVP.