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Baton Rouge in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Sun Bowl

LSU 33, Iowa State 15

 

December 18, 1971

 
Sun Bowl Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cajun Scrambler, December 28, 2019
1. Sun Bowl Marker
Inscription.  
Bert Jones completed 12-of-18 passes for 227 yards and three second half touchdowns as 10th-ranked LSU overcame a slow start to beat 17th-ranked. Iowa State, 33-15, in the Sun Bowl in El Paso. LSU kicked a pair of first quarter field goals to lead 6-o before the Cyclones got a field goal in the second quarter to pull to within 6-3 at halftime. Up 19-15 after a Cyclone TD early in the fourth quarter, Jones connected with Jay Michaelson on a 6-yard Score to put the Tigers up 26-15. Jones put the game out of reach at 33-15 with a 6-yard run with 3:05 left in the contest. Andy Hamilton caught six passes for 165 yards and a TD, while Michaelson kicked two field goals and scored a TD for the Tigers as LSU wrapped up the season with a 9-3 mark.
 
Erected by LSU, Dr. Don & Kathy Smith, Forever LSU.
 
Location. 30° 24.645′ N, 91° 10.993′ W. Marker is in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in East Baton Rouge Parish. Marker is on South Stadium Drive west of Fieldhouse Drive, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Baton Rouge LA 70803, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other
Lawrence X. Boucvalt, Jr. wall image. Click for full size.
By Cajun Scrambler, December 27, 2019
2. Lawrence X. Boucvalt, Jr. wall
Marker is 9th from left.
markers are within walking distance of this marker. Tangerine Bowl (here, next to this marker); Peach Bowl (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Peach Bowl (here, next to this marker); Independence Bowl (here, next to this marker); Sugar Bowl (here, next to this marker); Sugar Bowl (BCS National Championship) (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Peach Bowl (here, next to this marker); Cotton Bowl (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baton Rouge.
 
More about this marker. Located on the Lawrence X. Boucvalt, Jr. wall at Gate 24 of Tiger Stadium
 
Categories. Sports
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on January 3, 2020. This page originally submitted on January 3, 2020, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 38 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 3, 2020, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.
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