Orange Bowl
Date: January 2, 1998
TV: CBS, 8 p.m.,
Pro Player Stadium
Miami, Fla.

Score
Nebraska
Tennessee Nebraska
17 42
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Phil Fulmer's Sunday (12/07/97) press conference
(19:30)

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Fulmer on the Vols defensive effort in the championship game. (:36)

Fulmer on getting the "monkey off his back" and what it means to the program.(:44)

Fulmer on whether the Orange Bowl winner should split the championship with Michigan, if they win. (:20)

Fulmer on playing Nebraska for the first time. (:30)


Series Record:
The two teams have never played before...

This and That:
This will be the Vols fourth appearance in the Orange Bowl, and first since 1968, when they were defeated by Oklahoma 26-24.

Tennessee is tied for second in all-time bowl appearances with 38, two ahead of Nebraska.

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  • Jan. 4, 1998: Report Card on Orange Bowl
  • Jan. 4, 1998: Quarterback did everything for Nebraska
  • Jan. 4, 1998: Martin was bright spot on dark day
  • Jan. 4, 1998: Cornhuskers' Osborne heading into retirement as a national champion
  • Jan. 3, 1998: Vols can see the next level, they just don't play there yet
  • Jan. 3, 1998: Quarter-by-quarter
  • Jan. 3, 1998: Huskers power running game wears down Vols defense
  • Jan. 3, 1998: Manning has distaste for grinning losers
  • Jan. 3, 1998: Sad ending for Vols, Manning
  • Jan. 3, 1998: Huskers challenge Michigan
  • Jan. 3, 1998: Orange Bowl stats
  • Jan. 3, 1998: Last game a bummer for Peyton Manning
  • Jan. 3, 1998: Orange crushed 42-17
  • Jan. 3, 1998: Fitting farewell: An Orange win, and one more national title
  • Jan. 3, 1998: No. 2 Nebraska 42, No. 3 Tennessee 17
  • Jan. 3, 1998: Orange Bowl Photos
  • Jan. 2, 1998: 1947: General ordered UT's World War II vets to play after they voted 'nay'
  • Jan. 2, 1998: 1939: Vols' win over Sooners made Orange big-time bowl
  • Jan. 2, 1998: 1968: After slow start, UT shot at win sailed wide right
  • Jan. 2, 1998: No. 1 door closed for Tennessee
  • Jan. 2, 1998: Add Manning's name to list of great Orange Bowl QBs
  • Jan. 2, 1998: Nebraska's legacy tied to Orange
  • Jan. 2, 1998: Hit the beach
  • Jan. 2, 1998: Even monopoly contact sport for Frost
  • Jan. 2, 1998: Cutcliffe to miss his friend, favorite student
  • Jan. 2, 1998: Best and worst of season
  • Jan. 2, 1998: First the Waiting Game, then the Orange Bowl
  • Jan. 1, 1998: Vols' receivers facing 'Respect Bowl'
  • Jan. 1, 1998: Nebrasksa Cornhuskers Roster
  • Jan. 1, 1998: Martin ready to step from the wings, if necessary
  • Jan. 1, 1998: Nebraska's bowl-week trash talk has UT receivers hot
  • Jan. 1, 1998: Sweet raise for Fulmer
  • Jan. 1, 1998: Outgoing Nebraska coach reflects on changes in sports
  • Jan. 1, 1998: Vols offense has a challenge of its own
  • Dec. 31, 1997: Bryson has become UT's all-around hit-and-run man
  • Dec. 31, 1997: Wilson is needed to help slow Nebraska stampede
  • Dec. 31, 1997: Small-town player with big-time play
  • Dec. 30, 1997: Longtime buddies will be Orange Bowl foes
  • Dec. 30, 1997: Vol is hoping to romp with Fair catch
  • Dec. 30, 1997: Nebraska fans were cool to Frost when he returned
  • Dec. 29, 1997: Combines on Manning's calendar
  • Dec. 28, 1997: 'Tough guy' Manning practices
  • Dec. 27, 1997: Manning's injury growing concern
  • Dec. 26, 1997: Vol secondary on spot against Huskers
  • Dec. 25, 1997: Vols' Hall, Riley back on track thanks to back surgery
  • Dec. 25, 1997: Cornhuskers get a late start for Miami workouts
  • Dec. 24, 1997: Manning, Lady Vols honored
  • Dec. 24, 1997: Manning's record stands alone in SEC
  • Dec. 24, 1997: Stewart knows Huskers
  • Dec. 24, 1997: Final practice in Lincoln doesn't draw tears from coach
  • Dec. 24, 1997: Archie Manning leaves post to see Peyton play
  • Dec. 23, 1997: Manning has practice plans for Saturday
  • Dec. 22, 1997: Cornhuskers suspend player after bar fight
  • Dec. 22, 1997: Pressure is on Brown to help keep Frost honest
  • Dec. 20, 1997: Bookies toss unlucky 13 at Vols
  • Dec. 19, 1997: Vols want to forget Heisman
  • Dec. 18, 1997: Martin takes reins in Manning's absence
  • Dec. 15, 1997: Huskers' hope: send Osborne out with style
  • Dec. 13, 1997: Osborne: Nebraska must earn it
  • Dec. 10, 1997: Manning wins No. 1 scholar-athlete award
  • Dec. 10, 1997: Nebraska won't discipline Wistrom after incident
  • Dec. 9, 1997: Cornhuskers like Orange
  • Dec. 8, 1997: Orange Bowl bound
  • Dec. 7, 1997: It's official: Nebraska vs. Tennessee in Orange
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