1991 Blockbuster Bowl
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Date December 28, 1991
Season 1991
Stadium Joe Robbie Stadium
Location Miami Gardens, Florida
MVP Alabama WR David Palmer
Attendance 52,644
United States TV coverage
Network CBS
Announcers: Jim Nantz and Dan Fouts
Blockbuster Bowl
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The 1991 Blockbuster Bowl, part of the 1991 bowl game season, took place on December 28, 1991, at Joe Robbie Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida. The competing teams were the Alabama Crimson Tide, representing the Southeastern Conference (SEC), and the Colorado Buffaloes, representing the Big Eight Conference (Big 8). Alabama won the game 30–25.[1]

Game SummaryEdit


Scoring Play Score
1st Quarter
Alabama - David Palmer 52-yard punt return (Matt Wethington kick) Alabama 7–0
Colorado - Scott Phillips 1-yard run (Jim Harper kick) Tie 7–7
2nd Quarter
Colorado - Martin Houston sacked in the endzone for a safety Colorado 9–7
Alabama - Matt Wethington 25-yard field goal Alabama 10–9
Colorado - Jim Harper 33-yard field goal Colorado 12–10
3rd Quarter
Alabama - Jay Barker 13-yard pass to Siran Stacy (two-point conversion failed) Alabama 16–12
Colorado - Darian Hagan 62-yard pass to Michael Westbrook (Jim Harper kick) Colorado 19–16
Alabama - Jay Barker 13-yard pass to Kevin Lee (Matt Wethington kick) Alabama 23–19
4th Quarter
Alabama - Jay Barker 5-yard pass to David Palmer (Matt Wethington kick) Alabama 30–19
Colorado - Darian Hagan 13-yard pass to Charles Johnson (two-point conversion failed) Alabama 30–25

References Edit

  1. Hurt, Cecil (December 29, 1991). "Offense hums in Tide's Blockbuster win". The Tuscaloosa News: p. 1C. Retrieved January 7, 2011.
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