1952 Sugar Bowl

1952 Sugar Bowl
1234 Total
Maryland 71470 28
Tennessee 0607 13
Date January 1, 1952
Season 1951
Stadium Tulane Stadium
Location New Orleans, Louisiana
MVP Ed Modzelewski

The 1952 Sugar Bowl featured the top ranked Tennessee Volunteers, with former Heisman Trophy runner-up, Hank Lauricella, and the third ranked Maryland Terrapins. In the first quarter, Maryland scored on a two-yard touchdown run Ed Fullerton, giving the Terrapins a 7-0 lead. In the second quarter, Fullerton threw a six-yard touchdown pass to Bob Shemonski, as the Terrapins built a 14-0 lead. Jack Scarbath scored on a one-yard touchdown run making it 21-0. Tennessee got on the board with a 4-yard touchdown pass from Payne to Rechichar as the score was 21-6 at halftime. In the third quarter, Fullerton scored on a 46-yard interception return making it 28-6. In the fourth quarter, Tennessee's Payne scored on a 2-yard touchdown run making the final score 28-13. Ed Modzelewski was named the game MVP.


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