American Football Database
2000 SBC Cotton Bowl Classic
Bowl Game
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1 2 3 4 Total
University of Arkansas 3 0 7 17 27
University of Texas 0 3 3 0 6
Date January 1, 2000
Season 1999
Stadium Cotton Bowl
Location Dallas, Texas
MVP Cedric Cobbs, RB, Arkansas
D.J. Cooper, LB, Arkansas
Attendance 72,723
United States TV coverage
Network Fox
Cotton Bowl Classic
 < 1999  2001

The 2000 SBC Cotton Bowl Classic game was a post-season college football bowl game that took place on Jan. 1, 2000. The Arkansas Razorbacks defeated the Texas Longhorns 27-6.

The Texas Longhorns finished their regular season 9-3 and were champions of the Big 12 South. However, a 22-6 loss to #3 Nebraska in the Big 12 Championship Game sent them to the Cotton Bowl Classic.

The game was a defensive struggle until the 4th quarter. With Arkansas leading 10-6, Arkansas RB Cedric Cobbs finally broke free of the Texas defense, and Arkansas scored 17 unanswered points en route to a 27-6 victory. For his role in the win, Cedric Cobbs was named MVP of the game.

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