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All-American Bowl

Known as Hall of Fame Classic (1977-1985) and All-American Bowl (1986-1990).

Games: 14 (1977-1990)

First Game: December 22, 1977 (Maryland 17, Minnesota 7)
Last Game: December 28, 1990 (North Carolina State vs. Southern Mississippi)

Most Points: 49 (Texas Tech in 1989)
Fewest Points: 0 (Kansas in 1981)
Largest Margin: +28 (Texas Tech over Duke in 1989)

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  • Click on the Winner/Loser for roster, stats, and leaders.

14 Games

Year Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Attendance MVP Sponsor
1990 Dec 28, 1990 Fri North Carolina State 31 Southern Mississippi 27 44,000 QB Brett Favre (Southern Mississippi)
1989 Dec 28, 1989 Thu Texas Tech 49 Duke 21 47,750 RB Jerry Gray (Texas Tech)
1988 Dec 29, 1988 Thu Florida 14 Illinois 10 48,218 RB Emmitt Smith (Florida)
1987 Dec 22, 1987 Tue Virginia 22 Brigham Young 16 37,000 QB Scott Secules (Virginia)
1986 Dec 31, 1986 Wed Florida State 27 Indiana 13 30,000 RB Sammie Smith (Florida State)
1985 Dec 31, 1985 Tue Georgia Tech 17 Michigan State 14 45,000 WR Mark Ingram (Michigan State)
1984 Dec 29, 1984 Sat Kentucky 20 Wisconsin 19 47,300
1983 Dec 22, 1983 Thu West Virginia 20 Kentucky 16 42,000
1982 Dec 31, 1982 Fri Air Force 36 Vanderbilt 28 75,000
1981 Dec 31, 1981 Thu Mississippi State 10 Kansas 0 41,672
1980 Dec 27, 1980 Sat Arkansas 34 Tulane 15 30,000
1979 Dec 29, 1979 Sat Missouri 24 South Carolina 14 62,785
1978 Dec 20, 1978 Wed Texas A&M 28 Iowa State 12 41,500
1977 Dec 22, 1977 Thu Maryland 17 Minnesota 7 47,000