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1938 Sugar Bowl
|Tigers Stymied By Untameable Broncos|
This score would rank with Appalachian State over Michigan today, but in 1937 Santa Clara was a national powerhouse, unbeaten and ranked 9th in the country along with Notre Dame. The year before they'd been #5 and had beaten LSU in the same bowl game.
So whatever this game was, it was no upset. The Tigers had had a great season themselves, losing only to Vandy by a point and beating every other team with ease. But on this day they were up against one of the best, and there were no excuses.