Kansas State, 1995
As the backup quarterback, Kavanagh completed 18 of 24 passes for 242 yards and four touchdowns in leading the Wildcats to a 54-21 win over the Colorado State Rams. His performance earned him Offensive MVP honors, and he became only the third quarterback in bowl history to throw for four touchdowns.
Bart Oates, Center
Oates started at center for BYU in three Holiday Bowls and helped the BYU offense score 84 points in two Holiday Bowl victories. He was voted to the WAC All-Decade team in the 1980’s. Oates went on to play for the New York Giants and earned two Super Bowl titles in 1987 and 1991.
Tony Roberts, Broadcaster
Having broadcast 28 consecutive Holiday Bowl games, Roberts has been the radio voice behind many exciting plays in Holiday Bowl history. Roberts has also been the voice of Notre Dame football, and has provided commentary for the NFL and the Olympic Games.