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Holiday Bowl

Games: 36 (1978-2013)

First Game: December 22, 1978 (Navy 23, Brigham Young 16)
Last Game: December 30, 2013 (Texas Tech vs. Arizona State)

Most Points: 65 (Texas A&M in 1990)
Fewest Points: 0 (Arizona in 2009)
Largest Margin: +51 (Texas A&M over Brigham Young in 1990)

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

36 Games

Year Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Attendance MVP Sponsor
2013 Dec 30, 2013 Mon Texas Tech 37 Arizona State 23 52,930 QB Davis Webb (Texas Tech)
LB Will Smith (Texas Tech)
National University
2012 Dec 27, 2012 Thu Baylor 49 UCLA 26 55,507 RB Lache Seastrunk (Baylor)
DL Chris McAllister (Baylor)
Bridgepoint Education
2011 Dec 28, 2011 Wed Texas 21 California 10 56,313 QB David Ash (Texas)
LB Keenan Robinson (Texas)
Bridgepoint Education
2010 Dec 30, 2010 Thu Washington 19 Nebraska 7 57,291 RB Chris Polk (Washington)
LB Mason Foster (Washington)
Bridgepoint Education
2009 Dec 30, 2009 Wed Nebraska 33 Arizona 0 64,607 WR Niles Paul (Nebraska)
DB Matt O'Hanlon (Nebraska)
Pacific Life Insurance
2008 Dec 30, 2008 Tue Oregon 42 Oklahoma State 31 59,106 QB Jeremiah Masoli (Oregon) Pacific Life Insurance
2007 Dec 27, 2007 Thu Texas 52 Arizona State 34 64,020 QB Colt McCoy (Texas)
DL Brian Orakpo (Texas)
Pacific Life Insurance
2006 Dec 28, 2006 Thu California 45 Texas A&M 10 62,395 RB Marshawn Lynch (California)
LB Desmond Bishop (California)
Pacific Life Insurance
2005 Dec 29, 2005 Thu Oklahoma 17 Oregon 14 65,416 QB Rhett Bomar (Oklahoma)
DB Anthony Trucks (Oregon)
Pacific Life Insurance
2004 Dec 30, 2004 Thu Texas Tech 45 California 31 66,222 QB Sonny Cumbie (Texas Tech)
DB Vincent Meeks (Texas Tech)
Pacific Life Insurance
2003 Dec 30, 2003 Tue Washington State 28 Texas 20 61,102 WR Sammy Moore (Washington State)
P Kyle Basler (Washington State)
Pacific Life Insurance
2002 Dec 27, 2002 Fri Kansas State 34 Arizona State 27 58,717 QB Ell Roberson (Kansas State)
DL Terrell Suggs (Arizona State)
Pacific Life Insurance
2001 Dec 28, 2001 Fri Texas 47 Washington 43 60,548 QB Major Applewhite (Texas)
LB Derrick Johnson (Texas)
Culligan
2000 Dec 29, 2000 Fri Oregon 35 Texas 30 63,278 QB Joey Harrington (Oregon)
DB Rashad Bauman (Oregon)
Culligan
1999 Dec 29, 1999 Wed Kansas State 24 Washington 20 57,118 QB Jonathan Beasley (Kansas State)
DL Darren Howard (Kansas State)
Culligan
1998 Dec 30, 1998 Wed Arizona 23 Nebraska 20 65,354 QB Keith Smith (Arizona)
DL Mike Rucker (Nebraska)
Culligan
1997 Dec 29, 1997 Mon Colorado State 35 Missouri 24 50,761 QB Moses Moreno (Colorado State)
WR Darran Hall (Colorado State)
Plymouth
1996 Dec 30, 1996 Mon Colorado 33 Washington 21 54,749 QB Koy Detmer (Colorado)
DL Nick Ziegler (Colorado)
Plymouth
1995 Dec 29, 1995 Fri Kansas State 54 Colorado State 21 51,051 QB Brian Kavanagh (Kansas State)
DB Mario Smith (Kansas State)
Plymouth
1994 Dec 30, 1994 Fri Michigan 24 Colorado State 14 59,453 QB Todd Collins (Michigan)
QB Anthoney Hill (Colorado State)
Thrifty Car Rental
1993 Dec 30, 1993 Thu Ohio State 28 Brigham Young 21 52,108 RB Raymont Harris (Ohio State)
QB John Walsh (Brigham Young)
Thrifty Car Rental
1992 Dec 30, 1992 Wed Hawaii 27 Illinois 17 44,457 QB Michael Carter (Hawaii)
DL Junior Tagoai (Hawaii)
Thrifty Car Rental
1991 Dec 30, 1991 Mon Iowa 13 Brigham Young 13 60,646 QB Ty Detmer (Brigham Young)
DB Carlos James (Iowa)
Thrifty Car Rental
1990 Dec 29, 1990 Sat Texas A&M 65 Brigham Young 14 61,441 QB Bucky Richardson (Texas A&M)
LB William Thomas (Texas A&M)
SeaWorld
1989 Dec 29, 1989 Fri Penn State 50 Brigham Young 39 61,113 RB Blair Thomas (Penn State)
QB Ty Detmer (Brigham Young)
SeaWorld
1988 Dec 30, 1988 Fri Oklahoma State 62 Wyoming 14 60,718 RB Barry Sanders (Oklahoma State)
LB Sim Drain (Oklahoma State)
SeaWorld
1987 Dec 30, 1987 Wed Iowa 20 Wyoming 19 61,892 QB Craig Burnett (Wyoming)
DB Anthony Wright (Iowa)
SeaWorld
1986 Dec 30, 1986 Tue Iowa 39 San Diego State 38 59,473 QB Mark Vlasic (Iowa)
LB Richard Brown (San Diego State)
SeaWorld
1985 Dec 22, 1985 Sun Arkansas 18 Arizona State 17 42,324 RB Bobby Joe Edmonds (Arkansas)
LB Greg Battle (Arizona State)
1984 Dec 21, 1984 Fri Brigham Young 24 Michigan 17 61,243 QB Robbie Bosco (Brigham Young)
LB Leon White (Brigham Young)
1983 Dec 23, 1983 Fri Brigham Young 21 Missouri 17 51,480 QB Steve Young (Brigham Young)
DL Bobby Bell (Missouri)
1982 Dec 17, 1982 Fri Ohio State 47 Brigham Young 17 52,533 RB Tim Spencer (Ohio State)
DB Garcia Lane (Ohio State)
1981 Dec 18, 1981 Fri Brigham Young 38 Washington State 36 52,419 QB Jim McMahon (Brigham Young)
LB Kyle Whittingham (Brigham Young)
1980 Dec 19, 1980 Fri Brigham Young 46 Southern Methodist 45 50,214 QB Jim McMahon (Brigham Young)
RB Craig James (Southern Methodist)
1979 Dec 21, 1979 Fri Indiana 38 Brigham Young 37 52,200 QB Marc Wilson (Brigham Young)
DB Tim Wilbur (Indiana)
1978 Dec 22, 1978 Fri Navy 23 Brigham Young 16 52,500 WR Phil McConkey (Navy)
LB Tom Enlow (Brigham Young)