The 1958 edition to the Sugar Bowl featured the seventh ranked Ole Miss Rebels and the eleventh ranked Texas Longhorns.
In the first quarter, Ole Miss running back Raymond Brown scored on a 1 yard touchdown run as the Rebels took a 6-0 lead. He would finish the game with 157 yards rushing on 15 carries. In the second quarter, Brown threw a 3 yard touchdown pass to Williams as Ole Miss led 13-0. Lovelace scored on a 9 yard run as Ole Miss led 20-0 at halftime.
In the third quarter, Franklin scored on a 3 yard run as Ole Miss led 26-0. Texas scored on a 1 yard touchdown run by Blanch as the score was now 26-7. Brown scored on a 92 yard touchdown run making the score 33-7. Brewer's 12 yard touchdown pass to Taylor made the final score 39-7.
OLE MISS FOOTBALL—Senior running back Dexter McCluster became the first player in Southeastern Conference history to rush for 1,000-plus yards and receive 500-plus yards in a season during Ole Miss’ 21-7 victory over No. 21 Oklahoma State in the AT&T Cotton Bowl Classic on Saturday. (January 4, 2010, Page 1B)