NCAAF – 1988 – Orange Bowl – # 1 Oklahoma Vs # 2 Miami Hurricanes – Last 2 Minutes Of 1st Half

The 1988 Orange Bowl featured “Game of the Century” type billing as the undefeated and # 1 Oklahoma Sooners faced off against the undefeated and # 2 ranked Miami Hurricanes for the national championship.   Adding to the hype of the game was the recent on-field history between the teams…..as Oklahoma was a dominant force in college football….while winning…

This 1988 CBS At The Half Show at the Orange Bowl game between the Miami Hurricanes verses the Oklahoma Sooners is hosted by Jim Nantz…..along with Pat O’Brien and Brent Musburger…..as the Canes enter the locker room at halftime leading the Sooners by a score of 7 – 3.  The first part of this halftime show begins…

Music – 1988 – Leslie Uggams + LeeRoy Reams – Bight Lights And Big Town Music – Orange Bowl Halftime

During the decade of the 1980’s, the Orange Bowl Classic was known for its halftime show…..which was typically a production of the highest order…..and if the 1988 Orange Bowl featuring the # 1 Oklahoma Sooners verses the # 2 Miami Hurricanes didn’t create enough excitement…..which it did with a truly great match-up in a truly…

NCAAF – 1988 – Orange Bowl # 1 Oklahoma Vs # 2 Miami Pregame Show – With Brent Musburger + Jim Nantz

The 1988 Orange Bowl was an American college football bowl game between the Miami Hurricanes and the Oklahoma Sooners.  It was the 54th edition of the Orange Bowl and took place at the Orange Bowl stadium in Miami, Florida on January 1, 1988.  Miami was coached by Jimmy Johnson and Oklahoma was coached by Barry Switzer….as Miami would go on to win the game by a score of 20 – 14. To date,…

NCAAF – 1984 – Bowl Day 84 Highlights – NBC Sports Len Berman Recap Of All The Major Bowl Games

In this January 2, 1984 NBC Sports telecast, sportscaster Len Berman recaps the day of college football’s major bowl games…..with highlights and overview of Auburn downing Michigan by a score of 9 – 7 in the Sugar Bowl……along with Georgia’s last minute 10 – 9 victory over the undefeated Texas Longhorns….plus the classic match-up in…

Music – 1986 – Walt Disney Presents The Living Seas – Performed At The Half Of The Orange Bowl Game

The halftime of the 1986 50th Cotton Bowl Classic between Texas A & M verses Auburn University was a wonderful Walt Disney production called The Living Seas…..which is a production that was an extension of their Disneyland exhibit The Living Seas….whichopened to the public on January 15, 1986…..and  housed the largest saltwater tank in the world at…

Music – 1988 – Lee Roy Reams + Leslie Uggams – Bright Lights And Big Town Music – Orange Bowl Show

The halftime show at the 1988 Orange Bowl Classic between the # 1 Oklahoma Sooners verses the # 2 Miami Huricanes featured Broadway stars Leslie Uggams and Lee Roy Reams in a road production of the Broadway Musical Bright Lights and Big Town Music….as they did song and dance performances of such great songs about big…

NCAAF – 1988 – Orange Bowl Classic Special Feature – The Miami Hurricanes Starting Offense

DOG ASIDE: The 1987 Miami Hurricanes football team represented the University of Miami during the 1987 NCAA Division I-A football season. It was the Hurricanes’ 62nd season of football. The Hurricanes were led by fourth-year head coach Jimmy Johnson….and played their home games at the Orange Bowl…..where they finished the season 12–0 overall. They were invited to the Orange Bowl….where they defeated Oklahoma, 20-14,…