The 1999 Sugar Bowl a 1998-1999 BCS game was played on January 1, 1999. This 65th edition to the Sugar Bowl featured the Ohio State Buckeyes, and the Texas A&M Aggies. Ohio State entered the game ranked number 4 in the BCS at 10-1, whereas Texas A&M entered the game at 11-2, and ranked number 6 in the BCS.
Texas A&M scored first on a 9 yard touchdown run by Dante Hall to open the game 7-0. Joe Germaine threw a 19 yard touchdown pass to Reggie Germany to tie the game at 7. Later in the quarter, running back Joe Montgomery rushed 10 yards for a touchdown, and Ohio State opened up a 14-7 lead.
Derek Ross blocked an A&M punt, that Kevin Griffin returned 16 yards for a touchdown. Ohio State led 21-7 after the first quarter. Ohio State kicked a 31 yard field goal in the second quarter to open up a 24-7 halftime lead. Texas A&M closed to 24-14 on a 7 yard touchdown pass from Branndon Stewart to Leroy Hodge. Ohio State's defense was stout throughout the contest, and they held on to win 24-14.