American Football Database
1991 Gator Bowl
Bowl Game
1 2 3 4 Total
University of Michigan 7 7 21 0 35
University of Mississippi 0 3 0 0 3
Date January 1, 1991
Season 1990
Stadium Gator Bowl Stadium
Location Jacksonville, Florida
MVP Dean Dingman, Tom Dohring, Greg Skrepenak, Matt Elliott and Steve Everitt (Michigan OL); Tyrone Ashley (Mississippi DB)
Attendance 68,297
United States TV coverage
Network ESPN
Announcers: Ron Franklin, Gary Danielson
Gator Bowl
 < 1989 (Dec) 1991 (Dec)

The January 1991 Gator Bowl was a college football bowl game played on January 1, 1991. The Michigan Wolverines, co-champions of the Big Ten Conference, defeated the Ole Miss Rebels of the Southeastern Conference, 35–3.

This game would be the last SEC-Big Ten matchup in the Gator Bowl for twenty years; the bowl entered into an exclusive contract featuring the conferences beginning in 2011.


Michigan Wolverines

Ole Miss Rebels

Scoring summary

First quarter

Second quarter

  • Ole Miss - Brian Lee, 51-yard field goal
  • Michigan - Jarrod Bunch, 7-yard pass from Elvis Grbac (John Carlson kick)
  • Ole Miss - Henry Colombi, 27-yard interception return

Third quarter

  • Michigan - Desmond Howard, 50-yard pass from Elvis Grbac (John Carlson kick)
  • Michigan - Jarrod Bunch, 5-yard run (John Carlson kick)
  • Michigan - Derrick Alexander, 33-yard pass from Elvis Grbac (John Carlson kick)

Fourth quarter

  • No score


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