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Bluebonnet Bowl

Games: 29 (1959-1987)

First Game: December 19, 1959 (Clemson 23, Texas Christian 7)
Last Game: December 31, 1987 (Pittsburgh vs. Texas)

Most Points: 47 (Houston in 1973 and Southern California in 1977)
Fewest Points: 0 (Mississippi in 1966)
Largest Margin: +40 (Houston over Tulane in 1973)

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29 Games

Year Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Attendance MVP Sponsor
1987 Dec 31, 1987 Thu Texas 32 Pittsburgh 27 23,282
1986 Dec 31, 1986 Wed Baylor 21 Colorado 9 40,476
1985 Dec 31, 1985 Tue Air Force 24 Texas 16 42,000
1984 Dec 31, 1984 Mon West Virginia 31 Texas Christian 14 43,260
1983 Dec 31, 1983 Sat Oklahoma State 24 Baylor 14 50,090
1982 Dec 31, 1982 Fri Arkansas 28 Florida 24 31,557
1981 Dec 31, 1981 Thu Michigan 33 UCLA 14 40,309
1980 Dec 31, 1980 Wed North Carolina 16 Texas 7 30,667
1979 Dec 31, 1979 Mon Purdue 27 Tennessee 22 40,542
1978 Dec 31, 1978 Sun Stanford 25 Georgia 22 34,084
1977 Dec 31, 1977 Sat Southern California 47 Texas A&M 28 52,842
1976 Dec 31, 1976 Fri Nebraska 27 Texas Tech 24 48,618
1975 Dec 27, 1975 Sat Texas 38 Colorado 21 52,748
1974 Dec 23, 1974 Mon North Carolina State 31 Houston 31 35,122
1973 Dec 29, 1973 Sat Houston 47 Tulane 7 44,358
1972 Dec 30, 1972 Sat Tennessee 24 Louisiana State 17 52,961
1971 Dec 31, 1971 Fri Colorado 29 Houston 17 54,720
1970 Dec 31, 1970 Thu Oklahoma 24 Alabama 24 53,289
1969 Dec 31, 1969 Wed Houston 36 Auburn 7 55,203
1968 Dec 31, 1968 Tue Southern Methodist 28 Oklahoma 27 53,543
1967 Dec 23, 1967 Sat Colorado 31 Miami (FL) 21 30,156
1966 Dec 17, 1966 Sat Texas 19 Mississippi 0 67,000
1965 Dec 18, 1965 Sat Tennessee 27 Tulsa 6 40,000
1964 Dec 19, 1964 Sat Tulsa 14 Mississippi 7 50,000
1963 Dec 21, 1963 Sat Baylor 14 Louisiana State 7 50,000
1962 Dec 22, 1962 Sat Missouri 14 Georgia Tech 10 55,000
1961 Dec 16, 1961 Sat Kansas 33 Rice 7 52,000
1960 Dec 17, 1960 Sat Texas 3 Alabama 3 68,000
1959 Dec 19, 1959 Sat Clemson 23 Texas Christian 7 55,000