January 1, 1977 in Sport

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

  • 43rd Orange Bowl: #11 Ohio State beats #12 Colorado, 27-10
  • 43rd Sugar Bowl: #1 Pittsburgh beats #4 Georgia, 27-3; Tony Dorsett runs for record 202 yards
  • 63rd Rose Bowl: #3 Southern California beats #2 Michigan, 14-6

Birthdays in Sport

  • Hasan Salihamidžić, Bosnian footballer