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1995 Las Vegas Bowl

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1995 Las Vegas Bowl

1995 Las Vegas Bowl
1 2 3 4 OT Total
Toledo 7 14 6 7 6 40
Nevada 7 7 10 10 3 37
Date December 14, 1995
Season 1995
Stadium Sam Boyd Stadium
Location Whitney, Nevada
Payout US$175,000 per team[1]

The 1995 edition to the Las Vegas Bowl was the 4th edition of that annual game. It featured the Toledo Rockets, and the Nevada Wolf Pack. Toledo came into the game undefeated at 10-0-1. This game is the first Division I-A football game to go into overtime, as the overtime rule was adopted starting with the 1995 bowl season. It is also the only Las Vegas Bowl game to go to overtime, with Toledo winning 40-37 and capping an undefeated season.[2]

In the first quarter, quarterback Ryan Huzjak scored on a 31-yard rushing touchdown, giving Toledo an early 7-0 lead. Nevada's Ken Minor would get the equalizer on a 2-yard touchdown run, making it a 7-7 tie. In the second quarter, Wasean Tait scored on touchdown runs of 18 and 31 yards as Toledo claimed a 21-7 lead. With 1 minute left in the first half, Ken Minor scored on a 1-yard touchdown run, as Nevada cut the deficit to 21-14 at halftime.

In the third quarter, Damon Shea kicked a 34-yard field goal to make the score 21-17 Toledo. Dwayne Harris of Toledo scored on a 16-yard touchdown run, but a missed extra point kept the score at 27-17. Nevada's Eric Bennett came back to score on a 4-yard touchdown run, to make the score 27-24 Toledo at the end of three quarters of action.

In the fourth quarter, Wasean Tait scored on a 36-yard touchdown run to push the lead back up to 34-24 for Toledo. Ken Minor answered with his third rushing touchdown of the game, a 1 yarder to make it 34-31 Toledo. Damon Shea kicked a 26-yard field goal to tie the game, and it eventually headed to overtime. In overtime Damon Shea kicked his third field goal of the game, a 22 yarder for Nevada to take its first lead of the game at 37-34. Wasean Tait rushed for his fourth touchdown of the game, a 2 yarder, as Toledo won in dramatic fashion, 40-37 in overtime, to cap an undefeated season.


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External links

  • Review of game by Los Angeles Times

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