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2019 PlayStation Fiesta Bowl
CFP New Year's Six
48th Fiesta Bowl
1 2 3 4 Total
Louisiana State University 10 14 10 6 40
University of Central Florida 14 7 3 8 32
Date January 1, 2019
Season 2018
Stadium State Farm Stadium
Location Glendale, Arizona
MVP Joe Burrow (QB, LSU)
Rashard Lawrence (DL, LSU)[1]
Favorite LSU by 7.5[2]
Referee Stuart Mullins (ACC)
Attendance 57,246[3]
United States TV coverage
Network ESPN and ESPN Radio
Announcers: Steve Levy (play-by-play)
Brian Griese (analyst)
Todd McShay (sideline) (ESPN)
Jason Benetti, Kelly Stouffer and Olivia Dekker (ESPN Radio)
International TV coverage
Network ESPN Deportes
Announcers: Roger Valdivieso
Alex Pombo
Fiesta Bowl
 < 2017 2019 (Dec.)

The 2019 Fiesta Bowl (January) was a college football bowl game that was played on January 1, 2019.[4] It was the 48th edition of the Fiesta Bowl, and was one of the 2018–19 bowl games concluding the 2018 FBS football season. Sponsored by Sony Interactive Entertainment via its PlayStation brand, the game was officially known as the PlayStation Fiesta Bowl.

TeamsEdit

The game featured LSU of the Southeastern Conference (SEC) and UCF of the American Athletic Conference (The American).[5] This was the first meeting between the two programs.[6]

LSU TigersEdit

LSU received and accepted a bid to the Fiesta Bowl on December 2.[5] The Tigers entered the bowl with a 9–3 record (5–3 in conference).

UCF KnightsEdit

UCF defeated Memphis in the AAC Championship Game on December 1, then received and accepted a bid to the Fiesta Bowl on December 2.[5] The Knights entered the bowl with a 12–0 record (8–0 in conference).

Game summaryEdit

Scoring summaryEdit

Scoring summary
Quarter Time Drive Team Scoring Information Score
Plays Yards TOP LSU UCF
1 12:38 5 10 2:22 LSU 24-yard field goal by Cole Tracy 3 0
1 10:56 6 69 1:38 UCF Greg McCrae 25-yard touchdown run, Matthew Wright kick good 3 7
1 6:39 UCF Interception returned 93 yards for touchdown by Brandon Moore, Matthew Wright kick good 3 14
1 1:27 11 67 5:05 LSU Justin Jefferson 22-yard touchdown reception from Joe Burrow, Cole Tracy kick good 10 14
2 12:59 5 63 2:04 LSU Derrick Dillon 49-yard touchdown reception from Joe Burrow, Cole Tracy kick good 17 14
2 7:11 9 78 5:02 LSU Justin Jefferson 33-yard touchdown reception from Joe Burrow, Cole Tracy kick good 24 14
2 0:04 10 95 1:53 UCF Gabriel Davis 32-yard touchdown reception from Darriel Mack Jr., Matthew Wright kick good 24 21
3 12:38 4 73 1:32 LSU Ja'Marr Chase 32-yard touchdown reception from Joe Burrow, Cole Tracy kick good 31 21
3 5:18 11 69 6:35 LSU 28-yard field goal by Cole Tracy 34 21
3 3:01 4 0 0:55 UCF 37-yard field goal by Matthew Wright 34 24
4 12:09 10 62 5:45 LSU 28-yard field goal by Cole Tracy 37 24
4 4:12 12 78 7:12 LSU 26-yard field goal by Cole Tracy 40 24
4 2:24 10 75 1:48 UCF Taj McGowan 2-yard touchdown run, 2-point pass good 40 32
"TOP" = Time of Possession. For other American football terms, see Glossary of American football. 40 32

StatisticsEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
No. 11 Tigers 10 14 10 6 40
No. 8 Knights 14 7 3 8 32



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