1990 Copper Bowl

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1990 Copper Bowl
1234 Total
California 0737 17
Wyoming 03012 15
Date December 31, 1990
Season 1990
Stadium Arizona Stadium
Location Tucson, Arizona
MVP Mike Pawlawski (QB, Cal) & Robert Midgett (LB, Wyoming)
Attendance 36,340
United States TV coverage
Network TBS
Announcers Bob Neal and Tim Foley
Copper Bowl
 < 1989  1991

The 1990 edition to the Copper Bowl featured the California Golden Bears, and the Wyoming Cowboys.

After a scoreless first quarer, Cal quarterback Mike Pawlawski threw a 25-yard touchdown pass to Brian Treggs giving Cal a 7–0 lead. A 26-yard Wyoming field goal cut the margin to 7–3 at halftime. In the third quarter, Cal added a 46-yard field goal to take a 10–3 lead. In the fourth quarter, Eric Zomalt scored on a 4-yard touchdown run increasing Cal's lead to 17–3. Wyoming scored on an 11-yard Daffer run, and attempted a 2-point conversion that failed, to make the score 17–9. They later scored on a 70-yard punt return, but the 2-point conversion attempt again failed, leaving the final score 17–15.[1]


Statistics Wyoming California
First Downs 18 14
Rushes-yards 32-129 46-89
Passing yards 226 172
Passes, Comp-Att-Int 20-39-2 15-26-1
Return yards 68 32
Punts-average 8-36 9-42
Fumbles-lost 2-0 3-0
Penalties-yards 1-5 8-57
Time of Possession 29:48 30:12

Source: [1]


  1. ^ a b "Copper Bowl". Arizona Republic. January 1, 1991. Retrieved January 17, 2018 – via newspapers.com. 
  • ESPN College Football Encyclopedia

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