DetailsAnother Desert Duel Leads to Consecutive Tostitos Fiesta Bowl Championships.
On January 2nd, 2004 the Ohio State Buckeyes returned to the scene of their greatest triumph in 34 years to try and capture a second consecutive Tostitos Fiesta Bowl Championship. On the other side of the ball were the Kansas State Wildcats, who had just pulled of a massive upset of the Oklahoma Sooners to win the Big 12 Championship. A warm evening in the desert was the setting for another classic battle for the Bu.
Buckeye senior quarterback Craig Krenzel tied a career high with four touchdown passes and was named the bowl game's Offensive MVP for the second year in a row, leading the Buckeyes to a 35-28 victory to become the 2004 Tostitos Fiesta Bowl Champions.