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Classic Orange Bowl Moments

January 1 and Miami have become synonymous. While the games are no longer played in the Orange Bowl, memories still reside in the old stadium where the FedEx Orange Bowl got started in 1935.

Since that first game, a number of national titles have been decided on this stage and numerous epic battles went down to the end.



1968 - Oklahoma 26, Tennessee 24  More
Steve Owens almost became known for a single failed play in the 1968 Orange Bowl.



1984 - Miami 31, Nebraska 30  More
In one of the most exciting games in the history of college football, underdog Miami clinched its first national championship with a 31-30 win over Nebraska.



1994 - Florida St. 18, Nebraska 16  More
The 60th Annual Orange Bowl pitted the brash and confident Florida State Seminoles against the young and talented Nebraska Cornhuskers for the 1993 National Championship.



1995 - Nebraska 24, Miami 17  More
After suffering three Orange Bowl defeats to Miami in 10 years, Nebraska enacted big-time revenge against the Hurricanes in the 1995 Orange Bowl.



1996 - Florida St. 31, Notre Dame 26  More
In the final Orange Bowl game held in the Orange Bowl, Florida State and Notre Dame staged a thriller that sent the historic venue out in style.



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