Travis Tritt, Clint Black, Tanya Tucker,and Wynonna and Naomi Super Bowl Halftime Show


Super Bowl XXVIII was awarded to Atlanta, Georgia, following the NFL owner’s meeting in Dallas on May 23, 1990. At the time of the vote, the stadium, the Georgia Dome, was still under construction.

Super Bowl XXVIII was played between the AFC’s Buffalo Bills and NFC’s Dallas Cowboys on January 30, 1994, at the Georgia Dome, Atlanta, to decide which team would be crowned champions of the 1993 football season.

Once again, the Bills were defeated, and the Cowboys took the title with a 30-13 win, securing their fourth Super Bowl.

Notable for:

  • Super Bowl XXVIII was the first and only (to date) time the same two teams came head to head in two consecutive Super Bowls.

The Buffalo Bill’s 1994 Super Bowl got off to a slightly better start than the previous years, with their running back Thurman Thomas scoring a four-yard touchdown.

However, their halftime lead of 13-6 was eradicated in the second half when the Cowboys took 24 unanswered points. The star player was undoubtedly Emmitt Smith, who possessed the ball seven times in an eight-play drive of 64 yards and progressed to complete a 15-yard touchdown run. In the fourth quarter, he also scored a 1-yard touchdown.

Unsurprisingly, Smith was named MVP having scored two touchdowns, executed 30 carries for 132 yards, and caught four passes for 26 yards.

Final Score: Dallas Cowboys (NFC) – 30 Vs. Buffalo Bills (AFC) – 13
Date: January 30, 1994
Stadium: Georgia Dome, Atlanta, Georgia
MVP: Emmitt Smith, Running back
Favorite: Cowboys by 10.5
Referee: Bob McElwee
Attendance: 72,817

Pregame: “Georgia Music Makers” featuring Kris Kross, Georgia Satellites, Morehouse College Marching Band and Charlie Daniels
Anthem: Natalie Cole accompanied by the Atlanta University Center Chorus
Coin Toss: Former Jets quarterback Joe Namath
Halftime: Clint Black/Tanya Tucker/Travis Tritt/Wynonna & Naomi Judd.
Halftime theme: Rockin’ Country Sunday
Halftime setlist:

  • Tuckered Out (Clint Black)
  • It’s a Little Too Late (Tanya Tucker)
  • T-R-O-U-B-L-E (Travis Tritt)
  • No One Else on Earth (Wynonna Judd)
  • Love Can Build a Bridge (The Judds and additional artists)

The halftime show “Rockin’ Country Sunday,” was performed by a host of country stars including Clint Black, Wynonna Judd, Travis Tritt, and Tanya Tucker. The finale of the performance saw Naomi Judd joining Wynonna in a rendition of “Love Can Build a Bridge.” During the show, the stadium’s lights were turned off, and dancers appeared on stage bearing yard-long light sticks.