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Southwest Conference Bowl Games

Known as: Southwest Conference

Record*: 82 Years, 3478-2796-279, .552 W-L%
*W-L-T adjusted to 3479-2793-278 by NCAA.

Bowls: 153 Bowls, 64-81-8, .444 W-L% (Major Bowls)

Ranked in AP Poll: 102 (Preseason), 122 (Final), 1654 (Total)

153 Games

Conference schools in bold ▪ Click date for box score, if available
Rk Year Date Day Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1 1995 Dec 31, 1995 Sun Sugar Bowl Virginia Tech 28 Texas 10 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)
2 1995 Dec 28, 1995 Thu Alamo Bowl Texas A&M 22 Michigan 20 Alamo Bowl (San Antonio, TX)
3 1995 Dec 27, 1995 Wed Copper Bowl Texas Tech 55 Air Force 41 Copper Bowl (Tucson, AZ)
4 1994 Jan 2, 1995 Mon Cotton Bowl Southern California 55 Texas Tech 14 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
5 1994 Dec 31, 1994 Sat Alamo Bowl Washington State 10 Baylor 3 Alamo Bowl (San Antonio, TX)
6 1994 Dec 30, 1994 Fri Sun Bowl Texas 35 North Carolina 31 Sun Bowl (El Paso, TX)
7 1994 Dec 28, 1994 Wed Independence Bowl Virginia 20 Texas Christian 10 Independence Bowl (Shreveport, LA)
8 1993 Jan 1, 1994 Sat Cotton Bowl Notre Dame 24 Texas A&M 21 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
9 1993 Dec 24, 1993 Fri Sun Bowl Oklahoma 41 Texas Tech 10 Sun Bowl (El Paso, TX)
10 1992 Jan 1, 1993 Fri Cotton Bowl Notre Dame 28 Texas A&M 3 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
11 1992 Dec 31, 1992 Thu Sun Bowl Baylor 20 Arizona 15 Sun Bowl (El Paso, TX)
12 1991 Jan 1, 1992 Wed Cotton Bowl Florida State 10 Texas A&M 2 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
13 1991 Dec 31, 1991 Tue Copper Bowl Indiana 24 Baylor 0 Copper Bowl (Tucson, AZ)
14 1991 Dec 29, 1991 Sun Independence Bowl Georgia 24 Arkansas 15 Independence Bowl (Shreveport, LA)
15 1990 Jan 1, 1991 Tue Cotton Bowl Miami (FL) 46 Texas 3 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
16 1990 Dec 29, 1990 Sat Holiday Bowl Texas A&M 65 Brigham Young 14 Holiday Bowl (San Diego, CA)
17 1989 Jan 1, 1990 Mon Cotton Bowl Tennessee 31 Arkansas 27 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
18 1989 Dec 30, 1989 Sat Sun Bowl Pittsburgh 31 Texas A&M 28 Sun Bowl (El Paso, TX)
19 1989 Dec 28, 1989 Thu All-American Bowl Texas Tech 49 Duke 21 All-American Bowl (Birmingham, AL)
20 1988 Jan 2, 1989 Mon Cotton Bowl UCLA 17 Arkansas 3 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
Rk Year Date Day Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
21 1988 Dec 25, 1988 Sun Aloha Bowl Washington State 24 Houston 22 Aloha Bowl (Honolulu, HI)
22 1987 Jan 1, 1988 Fri Cotton Bowl Texas A&M 35 Notre Dame 10 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
23 1987 Dec 31, 1987 Thu Bluebonnet Bowl Texas 32 Pittsburgh 27 Bluebonnet Bowl (Houston, TX)
24 1987 Dec 29, 1987 Tue Liberty Bowl Georgia 20 Arkansas 17 Liberty Bowl (Memphis, TN)
25 1986 Jan 1, 1987 Thu Cotton Bowl Ohio State 28 Texas A&M 12 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
26 1986 Jan 1, 1987 Thu Orange Bowl Oklahoma 42 Arkansas 8 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)
27 1986 Dec 31, 1986 Wed Bluebonnet Bowl Baylor 21 Colorado 9 Bluebonnet Bowl (Houston, TX)
28 1986 Dec 20, 1986 Sat Independence Bowl Mississippi 20 Texas Tech 17 Independence Bowl (Shreveport, LA)
29 1985 Jan 1, 1986 Wed Cotton Bowl Texas A&M 36 Auburn 16 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
30 1985 Dec 31, 1985 Tue Bluebonnet Bowl Air Force 24 Texas 16 Bluebonnet Bowl (Houston, TX)
31 1985 Dec 27, 1985 Fri Liberty Bowl Baylor 21 Louisiana State 7 Liberty Bowl (Memphis, TN)
32 1985 Dec 22, 1985 Sun Holiday Bowl Arkansas 18 Arizona State 17 Holiday Bowl (San Diego, CA)
33 1984 Jan 1, 1985 Tue Cotton Bowl Boston College 45 Houston 28 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
34 1984 Dec 31, 1984 Mon Bluebonnet Bowl West Virginia 31 Texas Christian 14 Bluebonnet Bowl (Houston, TX)
35 1984 Dec 29, 1984 Sat Aloha Bowl Southern Methodist 27 Notre Dame 20 Aloha Bowl (Honolulu, HI)
36 1984 Dec 27, 1984 Thu Liberty Bowl Auburn 21 Arkansas 15 Liberty Bowl (Memphis, TN)
37 1984 Dec 26, 1984 Wed Freedom Bowl Iowa 55 Texas 17 Freedom Bowl (Anaheim, CA)
38 1983 Jan 2, 1984 Mon Cotton Bowl Georgia 10 Texas 9 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
39 1983 Dec 31, 1983 Sat Bluebonnet Bowl Oklahoma State 24 Baylor 14 Bluebonnet Bowl (Houston, TX)
40 1983 Dec 24, 1983 Sat Sun Bowl Alabama 28 Southern Methodist 7 Sun Bowl (El Paso, TX)
Rk Year Date Day Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
41 1982 Jan 1, 1983 Sat Cotton Bowl Southern Methodist 7 Pittsburgh 3 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
42 1982 Dec 31, 1982 Fri Bluebonnet Bowl Arkansas 28 Florida 24 Bluebonnet Bowl (Houston, TX)
43 1982 Dec 25, 1982 Sat Sun Bowl North Carolina 26 Texas 10 Sun Bowl (El Paso, TX)
44 1981 Jan 1, 1982 Fri Cotton Bowl Texas 14 Alabama 12 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
45 1981 Dec 28, 1981 Mon Gator Bowl North Carolina 31 Arkansas 27 Gator Bowl (Jacksonville, FL)
46 1981 Dec 26, 1981 Sat Sun Bowl Oklahoma 40 Houston 14 Sun Bowl (El Paso, TX)
47 1981 Dec 12, 1981 Sat Independence Bowl Texas A&M 33 Oklahoma State 16 Independence Bowl (Shreveport, LA)
48 1980 Jan 1, 1981 Thu Cotton Bowl Alabama 30 Baylor 2 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
49 1980 Dec 31, 1980 Wed Bluebonnet Bowl North Carolina 16 Texas 7 Bluebonnet Bowl (Houston, TX)
50 1980 Dec 27, 1980 Sat Hall of Fame Classic Arkansas 34 Tulane 15 Hall of Fame Classic (Birmingham, AL)
51 1980 Dec 19, 1980 Fri Holiday Bowl Brigham Young 46 Southern Methodist 45 Holiday Bowl (San Diego, CA)
52 1980 Dec 14, 1980 Sun Garden State Bowl Houston 35 Navy 0 Garden State Bowl (East Rutherford, NJ)
53 1979 Jan 1, 1980 Tue Cotton Bowl Houston 17 Nebraska 14 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
54 1979 Jan 1, 1980 Tue Sugar Bowl Alabama 24 Arkansas 9 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)
55 1979 Dec 31, 1979 Mon Peach Bowl Baylor 24 Clemson 18 Peach Bowl (Atlanta, GA)
56 1979 Dec 22, 1979 Sat Sun Bowl Washington 14 Texas 7 Sun Bowl (El Paso, TX)
57 1978 Jan 1, 1979 Mon Cotton Bowl Notre Dame 35 Houston 34 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
58 1978 Dec 25, 1978 Mon Fiesta Bowl UCLA 10 Arkansas 10 Fiesta Bowl (Tempe, AZ)
59 1978 Dec 23, 1978 Sat Sun Bowl Texas 42 Maryland 0 Sun Bowl (El Paso, TX)
60 1978 Dec 20, 1978 Wed Hall of Fame Classic Texas A&M 28 Iowa State 12 Hall of Fame Classic (Birmingham, AL)
Rk Year Date Day Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
61 1977 Jan 2, 1978 Mon Cotton Bowl Notre Dame 38 Texas 10 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
62 1977 Jan 2, 1978 Mon Orange Bowl Arkansas 31 Oklahoma 6 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)
63 1977 Dec 31, 1977 Sat Bluebonnet Bowl Southern California 47 Texas A&M 28 Bluebonnet Bowl (Houston, TX)
64 1977 Dec 23, 1977 Fri Tangerine Bowl Florida State 40 Texas Tech 17 Tangerine Bowl (Orlando, FL)
65 1976 Jan 2, 1977 Sun Sun Bowl Texas A&M 37 Florida 14 Sun Bowl (El Paso, TX)
66 1976 Jan 1, 1977 Sat Cotton Bowl Houston 30 Maryland 21 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
67 1976 Dec 31, 1976 Fri Bluebonnet Bowl Nebraska 27 Texas Tech 24 Bluebonnet Bowl (Houston, TX)
68 1975 Jan 1, 1976 Thu Cotton Bowl Arkansas 31 Georgia 10 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
69 1975 Dec 27, 1975 Sat Bluebonnet Bowl Texas 38 Colorado 21 Bluebonnet Bowl (Houston, TX)
70 1975 Dec 22, 1975 Mon Liberty Bowl Southern California 20 Texas A&M 0 Liberty Bowl (Memphis, TN)
71 1974 Jan 1, 1975 Wed Cotton Bowl Penn State 41 Baylor 20 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
72 1974 Dec 30, 1974 Mon Gator Bowl Auburn 27 Texas 3 Gator Bowl (Jacksonville, FL)
73 1974 Dec 28, 1974 Sat Peach Bowl Vanderbilt 6 Texas Tech 6 Peach Bowl (Atlanta, GA)
74 1973 Jan 1, 1974 Tue Cotton Bowl Nebraska 19 Texas 3 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
75 1973 Dec 29, 1973 Sat Gator Bowl Texas Tech 28 Tennessee 19 Gator Bowl (Jacksonville, FL)
76 1972 Jan 1, 1973 Mon Cotton Bowl Texas 17 Alabama 13 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
77 1972 Dec 30, 1972 Sat Sun Bowl North Carolina 32 Texas Tech 28 Sun Bowl (El Paso, TX)
78 1971 Jan 1, 1972 Sat Cotton Bowl Penn State 30 Texas 6 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
79 1971 Dec 20, 1971 Mon Liberty Bowl Tennessee 14 Arkansas 13 Liberty Bowl (Memphis, TN)
80 1970 Jan 1, 1971 Fri Cotton Bowl Notre Dame 24 Texas 11 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
Rk Year Date Day Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
81 1970 Dec 19, 1970 Sat Sun Bowl Georgia Tech 17 Texas Tech 9 Sun Bowl (El Paso, TX)
82 1969 Jan 1, 1970 Thu Cotton Bowl Texas 21 Notre Dame 17 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
83 1969 Jan 1, 1970 Thu Sugar Bowl Mississippi 27 Arkansas 22 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)
84 1968 Jan 1, 1969 Wed Cotton Bowl Texas 36 Tennessee 13 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
85 1968 Jan 1, 1969 Wed Sugar Bowl Arkansas 16 Georgia 2 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)
86 1968 Dec 31, 1968 Tue Bluebonnet Bowl Southern Methodist 28 Oklahoma 27 Bluebonnet Bowl (Houston, TX)
87 1967 Jan 1, 1968 Mon Cotton Bowl Texas A&M 20 Alabama 16 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
88 1966 Dec 31, 1966 Sat Cotton Bowl Georgia 24 Southern Methodist 9 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
89 1966 Dec 17, 1966 Sat Bluebonnet Bowl Texas 19 Mississippi 0 Bluebonnet Bowl (Houston, TX)
90 1965 Jan 1, 1966 Sat Cotton Bowl Louisiana State 14 Arkansas 7 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
91 1965 Dec 31, 1965 Fri Gator Bowl Georgia Tech 31 Texas Tech 21 Gator Bowl (Jacksonville, FL)
92 1965 Dec 31, 1965 Fri Sun Bowl Texas-El Paso 13 Texas Christian 12 Sun Bowl (El Paso, TX)
93 1964 Jan 1, 1965 Fri Cotton Bowl Arkansas 10 Nebraska 7 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
94 1964 Jan 1, 1965 Fri Orange Bowl Texas 21 Alabama 17 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)
95 1964 Dec 26, 1964 Sat Sun Bowl Georgia 7 Texas Tech 0 Sun Bowl (El Paso, TX)
96 1963 Jan 1, 1964 Wed Cotton Bowl Texas 28 Navy 6 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
97 1963 Dec 31, 1963 Tue Sun Bowl Oregon 21 Southern Methodist 14 Sun Bowl (El Paso, TX)
98 1963 Dec 21, 1963 Sat Bluebonnet Bowl Baylor 14 Louisiana State 7 Bluebonnet Bowl (Houston, TX)
99 1962 Jan 1, 1963 Tue Cotton Bowl Louisiana State 13 Texas 0 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
100 1962 Jan 1, 1963 Tue Sugar Bowl Mississippi 17 Arkansas 13 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)
Rk Year Date Day Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
101 1961 Jan 1, 1962 Mon Cotton Bowl Texas 12 Mississippi 7 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
102 1961 Jan 1, 1962 Mon Sugar Bowl Alabama 10 Arkansas 3 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)
103 1961 Dec 16, 1961 Sat Bluebonnet Bowl Kansas 33 Rice 7 Bluebonnet Bowl (Houston, TX)
104 1961 Dec 9, 1961 Sat Gotham Bowl Baylor 24 Utah State 9 Gotham Bowl (New York, NY)
105 1960 Jan 2, 1961 Mon Cotton Bowl Duke 7 Arkansas 6 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
106 1960 Jan 2, 1961 Mon Sugar Bowl Mississippi 14 Rice 6 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)
107 1960 Dec 31, 1960 Sat Gator Bowl Florida 13 Baylor 12 Gator Bowl (Jacksonville, FL)
108 1960 Dec 17, 1960 Sat Bluebonnet Bowl Texas 3 Alabama 3 Bluebonnet Bowl (Houston, TX)
109 1959 Jan 2, 1960 Sat Gator Bowl Arkansas 14 Georgia Tech 7 Gator Bowl (Jacksonville, FL)
110 1959 Jan 1, 1960 Fri Cotton Bowl Syracuse 23 Texas 14 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
111 1959 Dec 19, 1959 Sat Bluebonnet Bowl Clemson 23 Texas Christian 7 Bluebonnet Bowl (Houston, TX)
112 1958 Jan 1, 1959 Thu Cotton Bowl Air Force 0 Texas Christian 0 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
113 1957 Jan 1, 1958 Wed Cotton Bowl Navy 20 Rice 7 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
114 1957 Jan 1, 1958 Wed Sugar Bowl Mississippi 39 Texas 7 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)
115 1957 Dec 28, 1957 Sat Gator Bowl Tennessee 3 Texas A&M 0 Gator Bowl (Jacksonville, FL)
116 1956 Jan 1, 1957 Tue Cotton Bowl Texas Christian 28 Syracuse 27 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
117 1956 Jan 1, 1957 Tue Sugar Bowl Baylor 13 Tennessee 7 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)
118 1955 Jan 2, 1956 Mon Cotton Bowl Mississippi 14 Texas Christian 13 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
119 1954 Jan 1, 1955 Sat Cotton Bowl Georgia Tech 14 Arkansas 6 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
120 1954 Dec 31, 1954 Fri Gator Bowl Auburn 33 Baylor 13 Gator Bowl (Jacksonville, FL)
Rk Year Date Day Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
121 1953 Jan 1, 1954 Fri Cotton Bowl Rice 28 Alabama 6 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
122 1952 Jan 1, 1953 Thu Cotton Bowl Texas 16 Tennessee 0 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
123 1951 Jan 1, 1952 Tue Cotton Bowl Kentucky 20 Texas Christian 7 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
124 1951 Jan 1, 1952 Tue Orange Bowl Georgia Tech 17 Baylor 14 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)
125 1950 Jan 1, 1951 Mon Cotton Bowl Tennessee 20 Texas 14 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
126 1950 Dec 9, 1950 Sat Presidential Cup Texas A&M 40 Georgia 20 Presidential Cup (College Park, MD)
127 1949 Jan 2, 1950 Mon Cotton Bowl Rice 27 North Carolina 13 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
128 1948 Jan 1, 1949 Sat Cotton Bowl Southern Methodist 21 Oregon 13 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
129 1948 Jan 1, 1949 Sat Dixie Bowl Baylor 20 Wake Forest 7 Dixie Bowl (Birmingham, AL)
130 1948 Jan 1, 1949 Sat Orange Bowl Texas 41 Georgia 28 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)
131 1947 Jan 1, 1948 Thu Cotton Bowl Penn State 13 Southern Methodist 13 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
132 1947 Jan 1, 1948 Thu Delta Bowl Mississippi 13 Texas Christian 9 Delta Bowl (Memphis, TN)
133 1947 Jan 1, 1948 Thu Dixie Bowl Arkansas 21 William & Mary 19 Dixie Bowl (Birmingham, AL)
134 1947 Jan 1, 1948 Thu Sugar Bowl Texas 27 Alabama 7 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)
135 1946 Jan 1, 1947 Wed Cotton Bowl Louisiana State 0 Arkansas 0 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
136 1946 Jan 1, 1947 Wed Orange Bowl Rice 8 Tennessee 0 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)
137 1945 Jan 1, 1946 Tue Cotton Bowl Texas 40 Missouri 27 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
138 1944 Jan 1, 1945 Mon Cotton Bowl Oklahoma State 34 Texas Christian 0 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
139 1943 Jan 1, 1944 Sat Cotton Bowl Texas 7 Randolph Field 7 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
140 1943 Jan 1, 1944 Sat Orange Bowl Louisiana State 19 Texas A&M 14 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)
Rk Year Date Day Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
141 1942 Jan 1, 1943 Fri Cotton Bowl Texas 14 Georgia Tech 7 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
142 1941 Jan 1, 1942 Thu Cotton Bowl Alabama 29 Texas A&M 21 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
143 1941 Jan 1, 1942 Thu Orange Bowl Georgia 40 Texas Christian 26 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)
144 1940 Jan 1, 1941 Wed Cotton Bowl Texas A&M 13 Fordham 12 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
145 1939 Jan 1, 1940 Mon Sugar Bowl Texas A&M 14 Tulane 13 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)
146 1938 Jan 2, 1939 Mon Sugar Bowl Texas Christian 15 Carnegie Mellon 7 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)
147 1937 Jan 1, 1938 Sat Cotton Bowl Rice 28 Colorado 14 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
148 1936 Jan 1, 1937 Fri Cotton Bowl Texas Christian 16 Marquette 6 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
149 1935 Jan 1, 1936 Wed Rose Bowl Stanford 7 Southern Methodist 0 Rose Bowl (Pasadena, CA)
150 1935 Jan 1, 1936 Wed Sugar Bowl Texas Christian 3 Louisiana State 2 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)
151 1933 Jan 1, 1934 Mon Dixie Classic Centenary (LA) 7 Arkansas 7 Dixie Classic (Dallas, TX)
152 1924 Jan 1, 1925 Thu Dixie Classic West Virginia Wesleyan 9 Southern Methodist 7 Dixie Classic (Dallas, TX)
153 1921 Jan 2, 1922 Mon Dixie Classic Texas A&M 22 Centre 14 Dixie Classic (Dallas, TX)