1942

1942

Georgia 40
Texas Christian 26

January 1, 1942 – Orange Bowl Stadium
 
Bulldog Star Sinks TCU
Georgia All-American quarterback Frankie Sinkwich, playing with an oversized chin mask to protect a broken jaw, put on an offensive display still considered by many as the greatest in any bowl game as he led his Bulldogs to a 40-26 win over TCU.
 
Sinkwich, a future Heisman Trophy winner and Orange Bowl Hall-of-Fame member, passed for touchdowns of 61, 60 and 15 yards and raced 43 yards on a quarterback draw for another score. He completed nine-of-13 passes for 243 yards and chalked up 355 yards of total offense, an Orange Bowl record that still stands.
 
Georgia led at halftime 33-7 and held a 40-7 lead through the third quarter before Texas Christian mounted a late three-touchdown effort.
 

  UGA TCU
First Downs 12 8
Rushing Attempts - -
Rushing Yards 218 71
Passes Attempted 24 24
Passes Completed 12 9
Had Intercepted 4 6
Passing Yards 281 137
Total Offense 499 208
Punts/Avg. 4/22.2 7/37.0
Fumbles/Lost  3/3 1/0
Penalties/Yards 7/54 2/24

 

SCORE BY QUARTERS            
Georgia 19 14 7 0 - 40
Texas Christian 7 0 7 12 - 26


SCORING SUMMARY
UGA: Keuper 2-yard run (Costa kick); UGA: Conger 61-yard pass from Sinkwich (kick failed); UGA: Kimsey 60-yard pass from Sinkwich (kick failed); TCU: Gillespie 4-yard run (Medanich kick); UGA: Davis 15-yard pass from Sinkwich (Costa kick); UGA: Davis 23-yard pass from Todd (Costa kick); UGA: Sinkwich 43-yard run (Costa kick); TCU: Alford 20-yard pass from Nix (Roach kick); TCU: Alford 15-yard pass from Nix (run failed); TCU: Kring 53-yard pass from Gillespie (run failed)
 
Georgia Head Coach: Wallace Butts
Texas Christian Head Coach: Leo R. Meyer

 

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