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Famous Idaho Potato Bowl

Known as Humanitarian Bowl (1997-2010), MPC Computers Bowl (2004-2006) and Famous Idaho Potato Bowl (2011-2012).

Games: 17 (1997-2013)

First Game: December 29, 1997 (Cincinnati 35, Utah State 19)
Last Game: December 21, 2013 (San Diego State vs. Buffalo)

Most Points: 52 (Georgia Tech in 2004)
Fewest Points: 10 (Tulsa in 2004)
Largest Margin: +42 (Georgia Tech over Tulsa in 2004)

  • Click on the Year for standings, polls, and leaders.
  • Click on the Date for box score, if available.
  • Click on the Winner/Loser for roster, stats, and leaders.

16 Games

Year Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Attendance MVP Sponsor
2012 Dec 15, 2012 Sat Utah State 41 Toledo 15 29,243 RB Kerwynn Williams (Utah State)
WR Bernard Reedy (Toledo)
Idaho Potato Commission
2011 Dec 17, 2011 Sat Ohio 24 Utah State 23 28,076 WR LaVon Brazill (Ohio)
RB Michael Smith (Utah State)
Idaho Potato Commission
2010 Dec 18, 2010 Sat Northern Illinois 40 Fresno State 17 25,449 QB Chandler Harnish (Northern Illinois)
QB Ryan Colburn (Fresno State)
uDrove
2009 Dec 30, 2009 Wed Idaho 43 Bowling Green State 42 26,726 RB DeMaundray Woolridge (Idaho)
WR Freddie Barnes (Bowling Green State)
Roady's Truck Stops
2008 Dec 30, 2008 Tue Maryland 42 Nevada 35 26,781 RB Da'Rel Scott (Maryland)
QB Colin Kaepernick (Nevada)
Roady's Truck Stops
2007 Dec 31, 2007 Mon Fresno State 40 Georgia Tech 28 27,062 QB Tom Brandstater (Fresno State)
RB Jonathan Dwyer (Georgia Tech)
Roady's Truck Stops
2006 Dec 31, 2006 Sun Miami (FL) 21 Nevada 20 28,652 QB Kirby Freeman (Miami (FL))
QB Jeff Rowe (Nevada)
MPC Computers
2005 Dec 28, 2005 Wed Boston College 27 Boise State 21 30,493 QB Matt Ryan (Boston College)
QB Jared Zabransky (Boise State)
MPC Computers
2004 Dec 27, 2004 Mon Fresno State 37 Virginia 34 28,516 QB Paul Pinegar (Fresno State)
QB Marques Hagans (Virginia)
MPC Computers
2003 Jan 3, 2004 Sat Georgia Tech 52 Tulsa 10 23,118 RB P.J. Daniels (Georgia Tech)
P Cort Moffitt (Tulsa)
2002 Dec 31, 2002 Tue Boise State 34 Iowa State 16 30,446 DL Bobby Hammer (Boise State)
DB Anthony Forrest (Iowa State)
Crucial.com
2001 Dec 31, 2001 Mon Clemson 49 Louisiana Tech 24 23,472 QB Woodrow Dantzler (Clemson)
WR Delwyn Daigre (Louisiana Tech)
Crucial.com
2000 Dec 28, 2000 Thu Boise State 38 Texas-El Paso 23 26,203 QB Bart Hendricks (Boise State)
RB Chris Porter (Texas-El Paso)
Crucial.com
1999 Dec 30, 1999 Thu Boise State 34 Louisville 31 29,283 RB Brock Forsey (Boise State)
QB Chris Redman (Louisville)
Crucial.com
1998 Dec 30, 1998 Wed Idaho 42 Southern Mississippi 35 19,664 QB Lee Roberts (Southern Mississippi)
QB John Welsh (Idaho)
1997 Dec 29, 1997 Mon Cincinnati 35 Utah State 19 16,131 WR Steve Smith (Utah State)
QB Chad Plummer (Cincinnati)