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1995 Peach Bowl (December)

1995 Peach Bowl
1234 Total
Georgia 311310 27
Virginia 141037 34
DateDecember 30, 1995
StadiumGeorgia Dome
LocationAtlanta, Georgia
MVPOffensive: Tiki Barber, Virginia; Hines Ward, Georgia
Defensive: Skeet Jones, Virginia; Whit Marshall, Georgia
RefereeTerry Monk (Big East)
United States TV coverage
AnnouncersJoel Meyers (play-by-play); Todd Christensen (analysis)
Peach Bowl
 < 1995 (Jan) 1996

The 1995 Peach Bowl featured the Georgia Bulldogs and Virginia Cavaliers.[1]

Georgia fell behind to the Cavaliers, 24–6, before rallying to tie the game at 27 late in the fourth quarter. Virginia clinched the victory when Demetrius "Pete" Allen returned a kickoff 83 yards for a touchdown to secure the 34–27 win with under a minute remaining. The Bulldogs lost despite a total offense edge of 525 to 256 yards.[1]

Scoring summary

First Quarter

  • Virginia: Tiki Barber 1-yard touchdown run (Rafael Garcia kick), 10:37
  • Virginia: Kevin Brooks 5-yard touchdown run (Garcia kick), 4:09
  • Georgia: Kanon Parkman 36-yard field goal, 1:00

Second Quarter

  • Georgia: Parkman 37-yard field goal, 14:52
  • Virginia: Garcia 36-yard field goal, 9:42
  • Virginia: Pete Allen 82-yard touchdown pass from Mike Groh (Garcia kick), 2:34
  • Georgia: Hines Ward 1-yard touchdown run (Brice Hunter pass from Ward), 0:19

Third Quarter

  • Georgia: Brower 20-yard touchdown reception (Brice Hunter pass), 8:01
  • Virginia: Garcia 36-yard field goal, 1:58

Fourth Quarter

  • Georgia: Parkman 42-yard field goal, 14:43
  • Georgia: Jason Ferguson 10-yard fumble return for touchdown (Parkman kick), 1:09
  • Virginia: Allen 83-yard kickoff return for touchdown (Garcia kick) 0:57



Statistics Georgia Virginia
First Downs 20 10
Yards Rushing 112 100
Yards Passing 413 156
Total Yards 525 256
Punts-Average 6-35 7-42
Fumbles-Lost 1-1 4-2
Interceptions 2 1
Penalties-Yards 6-40 3-30


  1. ^ a b "UVa Football Bowl Recaps -Peach Bowl Dec. 31, 1984 - Atlanta, Ga. - Virginia 27, Purdue 24". University of Virginia. Retrieved March 21, 2019.
  2. ^ "Dogs can't win 'for the Goffer'". Ledger-Enquirer. December 31, 1995. Retrieved February 9, 2024 – via

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