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Bowl History

August 8th, 2009 by Justin Potts


Bowl Results
Date Bowl Opponent Result Coach
Dec. 28, 2013 BWW Bowl Kansas State L 14-31 Brady Hoke
Jan. 1, 2013 Outback Bowl South Carolina L 28-33 Brady Hoke
Jan. 3, 2012 Sugar Bowl^ Virginia Tech W 23-20 OT Brady Hoke
Jan. 1, 2011 Gator Mississippi State L 14-52 Rich Rodriguez
Jan. 1, 2008 Capital One Florida W 41-35 Lloyd Carr
Jan. 1, 2007 Rose^ Southern Cal L 18-32 Lloyd Carr
Dec. 28, 2006 Alamo Nebraska L 28-32 Lloyd Carr
Jan. 1, 2005 Rose^ Texas L 37-38 Lloyd Carr
Jan. 1, 2004 Rose^ Southern Cal L 14-28 Lloyd Carr
Jan. 1, 2003 Outback Florida W 38-30 Lloyd Carr
Jan. 1, 2002 Citrus Tennessee L 17-45 Lloyd Carr
Jan. 1, 2001 Citrus Auburn W 31-28 Lloyd Carr
Jan. 1, 2000 Orange^ Alabama W 35-34 OT Lloyd Carr
Jan. 1, 1999 Citrus Arkansas W 45-31 Lloyd Carr
Jan. 1, 1998 Rose Washington State W 21-16 Lloyd Carr
Jan. 1, 1997 Outback Alabama L 14-17 Lloyd Carr
Dec. 28, 1995 Alamo Texas A&M L 20-22 Lloyd Carr
Dec. 30, 1994 Holiday Colorado State W 24-14 Gary Moeller
Jan. 1, 1994 Hall of Fame North Carolina State W 42-7 Gary Moeller
Jan. 1, 1993 Rose Washington W 38-31 Gary Moeller
Jan. 1, 1992 Rose Washington L 14-34 Gary Moeller
Jan. 1, 1991 Gator Mississippi W 35-3 Gary Moeller
Jan. 1, 1990 Rose Southern Cal L 10-17 Bo Schembechler
Jan. 2, 1989 Rose Southern Cal W 22-14 Bo Schembechler
Jan. 2, 1988 Hall of Fame Alabama W 28-24 Bo Schembechler*
Jan. 1, 1987 Rose Arizona State L 15-22 Bo Schembechler
Jan. 1, 1986 Fiesta Nebraska W 27-23 Bo Schembechler
Dec. 21, 1984 Holiday Brigham Young L 17-24 Bo Schembechler
Jan. 2, 1984 Sugar Auburn L 7-9 Bo Schembechler
Jan. 1, 1983 Rose UCLA L 14-24 Bo Schembechler
Dec. 31, 1981 Bluebonnet UCLA W 33-14 Bo Schembechler
Jan. 1, 1981 Rose Washington W 23-6 Bo Schembechler
Dec. 28, 1979 Gator North Carolina L 15-17 Bo Schembechler
Jan. 1, 1979 Rose Southern Cal L 10-17 Bo Schembechler
Jan. 2, 1978 Rose Washington L 20-27 Bo Schembechler
Jan. 1, 1977 Rose Southern Cal L 6-14 Bo Schembechler
Jan. 1, 1976 Orange Oklahoma L 6-14 Bo Schembechler
Jan. 1, 1972 Rose Stanford L 12-13 Bo Schembechler
Jan. 1, 1970 Rose Southern Cal L 3-10 Bo Schembechler**
Jan. 1, 1965 Rose Oregon State W 34-7 Bump Elliott
Jan. 1, 1951 Rose California W 14-6 Bennie Oosterbaan
Jan. 1, 1948 Rose Southern Cal W 49-0 Fritz Crisler
Jan. 1, 1902 Rose Stanford W 49-0 Fielding Yost
^ Denotes BCS bowl
*Bo Schembechler stayed in Ann Arbor after having quadruple heart surgery, and offensive coordinator Gary Moeller coached the Hall of Fame Bowl.
**Bo Schembechler suffered a heart attack the night before the Rose Bowl. Defensive coordinator Jim Young coached the game.

Bowl Appearances & Record
Bowl Games W Loss Years
Alamo 2 0 2 1995, 2006
Bluebonnet 1 1 0 1981
Buffalo Wild Wings 1 0 1 2013
Capital One 1 1 0 2008
Citrus 3 2 1 1999, 2001, 2002
Fiesta 1 1 0 1986
Gator 3 1 2 1979, 1991, 2011
Hall of Fame (Outback) 5 3 2 1988, 1994, 1997, 2003, 2013
Holiday 2 1 1 1984, 1994
Orange 2 1 1 1976, 2000
Rose 20 8 12 1902, 1948, 1951, 1965, 1970, 1972, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1981, 1983, 1987, 1989, 1990, 1992, 1993, 1998, 2004, 2005, 2007
Sugar 2 1 1 1984, 2012
Total 42 20 23

Rose Bowl Hall of Fame
Player Year Inducted Coach Year Inducted
Bump Elliott 1989 Bo Schembechler 1993
Neil Snow 1990
Bob Chappuis 1992
Butch Woolfolk 1998
Mel Anthony 2002

Individual Bowl Game Honors
Year Bowl Name Award
2012 Sugar Bowl Junior Hemingway (WR) Most Valuable Player
2008 Capital One Bowl Chad Henne (QB) Most Valuable Player
2006 Alamo Bowl Leon Hall (CB) Defensive MVP
2005 Rose Bowl LaMarr Woodley (LB) Defensive MVP
2003 Outback Bowl Chris Perry (RB) Most Valuable Player
2002 Citrus Bowl B.J. Askew (RB)
Larry Foote (LB)
Offensive MVP
Defensive MVP
2001 Citrus Bowl Anthony Thomas (RB)
Eric Wilson (DL)
Most Valuable Player
Defensive MVP
2000 Orange Bowl David Terrell (WR) Most Valuable Player
1999 Citrus Bowl Anthony Thomas (RB)
Sam Sword (LB)
Most Valuable Player
Defensive MVP
1998 Rose Bowl Brian Griese (QB) Most Valuable Player
1994 Holiday Bowl Todd Collins (QB) Most Valuable Player
1994 Hallf of Fame Bowl Tyrone Wheatley (RB) Most Valuable Player
1993 Rose Bowl Tyrone Wheatley (QB) Player of the Game
1991 Gator Bowl Dean Dingman (OL)
Tom Dohring (OL)
Greg Skrepenak (OL)
Matt Elliott (OL)
Steve Everitt (OL)
Most Outstanding Players
1989 Rose Bowl Leroy Hoard (FB) Player of the Game
1988 Hall of Fame Bowl Jamie Morris (TB) Most Valuable Player
1986 Fiesta Bowl Jamie Morris (TB)
Mark Messner (DL)
Offensive Player of the Game
Defensive Player of the Game
1981 Bluebonnet Bowl Butch Woolfolk (TB) Most Valuable Player
1981 Rose Bowl Butch Woolfolk (TB) Player of the Game
1979 Gator Bowl John Wangler (QB)
Anthony Carter (WR)
Co-Players
of the Game
1979 Rose Bowl Rick Leach (QB) Co-Player of the Game
1965 Rose Bowl Mel Anthony (FB) Player of the Game
1951 Rose Bowl Don Dufek (FB) Player of the Game
1948 Rose Bowl Bob Chappuis (HB) Player of the Game
1902 Rose Bowl Neil Snow (FB) Player of the Game