|1996 Southwestern Bell Cotton Bowl Classic|
|Date||January 1, 1996|
|Location||Dallas, Texas, USA|
|MVP|| Herchell Troutman (offense)|
|United States TV coverage|
| Cotton Bowl Classic
The 1996 Southwestern Bell Cotton Bowl Classic was a college football bowl game played on January 1, 1996, at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas, Texas, USA. The Cotton Bowl Classic was part of the 1995 NCAA Division I-A football season. The bowl game featured the Colorado Buffaloes from the Big Eight and the Oregon Ducks from the Pacific-10 Conference. The game was televised on CBS.