Sugar Bowl by the Numbers
Jan. 01, 2000
NEW ORLEANS (AP) _ Sugar Bowl by-the-numbers:
0 _ perfect seasons in Bobby Bowden's coaching career.
1 _ national title for Florida State (1993).
2 _ Virginia Tech's highest poll ranking.
3 _ years out of four Florida State is playing for national title.
4 _ ties apiece in the coaching careers of Frank Beamer and Bobby Bowden.
5 _ Sugar Bowls since '89 for Florida State.
6 _ '99 Heisman Trophy finish for Peter Warrick.
7 _ straight bowl games for Virginia Tech.
8 _ rushing TDs for Michael Vick.
9 _ TD catches by Tech's Andre Davis.
10.5 _ points per game allowed by Virginia Tech.
11 _ wins by both Florida State and Virginia Tech.
12 _ consecutive top 4 poll finishes for Florida State.
13 _ million dollars for each Sugar Bowl team.
17 _ bowl wins for Florida State.
22 _ interceptions by Florida State led the nation.
26 _ blocked kicks by Florida State in '90s.
29 _ bowl games for Florida State.
31 _ meetings between No. 1 and No. 2 teams prior to Sugar Bowl.
38 _ wins, 4 losses for Florida State when ranked No. 1 in AP poll.
41.4 _ points per game scored by Virginia Tech to lead nation.
47 _ of 47 extra point attempts by Sebastian Janikowski.
58 _ sacks by Virginia Tech this season.
63 _ blocked kicks by Virginia Tech during '90s.
66 _ Sugar Bowls.
70 _ Bobby Bowden's age.
85 _ dollars for cheapest ticket.
97 _ straight extra points by Shayne Graham before missing against Miami.
108 _ wins during the '90s for Florida State (most by team in I-A the entire decade).
180.4 _ Michael Vick's nation-leading pass efficiency rating.
303 _ coaching wins for Bobby Bowden.
1,119 _ yards rushing for Shyrone Stith.
3,103 _ passing yards for Chris Weinke.
3,517 _ career yards receiving for Peter Warrick.
76,503 _ people at 1999 Sugar Bowl.