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Western Athletic Conference Bowl Games

Known as: Western Athletic Conference

Record*: 51 Years, 2569-2671-43, .490 W-L%
*W-L-T adjusted to 2568-2662-43 by NCAA.

Bowls: 114 Bowls, 48-65-1, .425 W-L% (Major Bowls)

Ranked in AP Poll: 27 (Preseason), 43 (Final), 611 (Total)

114 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 2012 Dec 27, 2012 Thu Military Bowl San Jose State 29 Bowling Green State 20 Military Bowl (Washington, DC)
2 2012 Dec 15, 2012 Sat Famous Idaho Potato Bowl Utah State 41 Toledo 15 Famous Idaho Potato Bowl (Boise, ID)
3 2011 Dec 24, 2011 Sat Hawaii Bowl Southern Mississippi 24 Nevada 17 Hawaii Bowl (Honolulu, HI)
4 2011 Dec 21, 2011 Wed Poinsettia Bowl Texas Christian 31 Louisiana Tech 24 Poinsettia Bowl (San Diego, CA)
5 2011 Dec 17, 2011 Sat Famous Idaho Potato Bowl Ohio 24 Utah State 23 Famous Idaho Potato Bowl (Boise, ID)
6 2010 Jan 9, 2011 Sun Fight Hunger Bowl Nevada 20 Boston College 13 Fight Hunger Bowl (San Francisco, CA)
7 2010 Dec 24, 2010 Fri Hawaii Bowl Tulsa 62 Hawaii 35 Hawaii Bowl (Honolulu, HI)
8 2010 Dec 22, 2010 Wed Maaco Bowl Boise State 26 Utah 3 Maaco Bowl (Las Vegas, NV)
9 2010 Dec 18, 2010 Sat Humanitarian Bowl Northern Illinois 40 Fresno State 17 Humanitarian Bowl (Boise, ID)
10 2009 Jan 4, 2010 Mon Fiesta Bowl Boise State 17 Texas Christian 10 Fiesta Bowl (Glendale, AZ)
11 2009 Dec 30, 2009 Wed Humanitarian Bowl Idaho 43 Bowling Green State 42 Humanitarian Bowl (Boise, ID)
12 2009 Dec 24, 2009 Thu Hawaii Bowl Southern Methodist 45 Nevada 10 Hawaii Bowl (Honolulu, HI)
13 2009 Dec 19, 2009 Sat New Mexico Bowl Wyoming 35 Fresno State 28 New Mexico Bowl (Albuquerque, NM)
14 2008 Dec 30, 2008 Tue Humanitarian Bowl Maryland 42 Nevada 35 Humanitarian Bowl (Boise, ID)
15 2008 Dec 28, 2008 Sun Independence Bowl Louisiana Tech 17 Northern Illinois 10 Independence Bowl (Shreveport, LA)
16 2008 Dec 24, 2008 Wed Hawaii Bowl Notre Dame 49 Hawaii 21 Hawaii Bowl (Honolulu, HI)
17 2008 Dec 23, 2008 Tue Poinsettia Bowl Texas Christian 17 Boise State 16 Poinsettia Bowl (San Diego, CA)
18 2008 Dec 20, 2008 Sat New Mexico Bowl Colorado State 40 Fresno State 35 New Mexico Bowl (Albuquerque, NM)
19 2007 Jan 1, 2008 Tue Sugar Bowl Georgia 41 Hawaii 10 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)
20 2007 Dec 31, 2007 Mon Humanitarian Bowl Fresno State 40 Georgia Tech 28 Humanitarian Bowl (Boise, ID)
Rk Year Date Day Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
21 2007 Dec 23, 2007 Sun Hawaii Bowl East Carolina 41 Boise State 38 Hawaii Bowl (Honolulu, HI)
22 2007 Dec 22, 2007 Sat New Mexico Bowl New Mexico 23 Nevada 0 New Mexico Bowl (Albuquerque, NM)
23 2006 Jan 1, 2007 Mon Fiesta Bowl Boise State 43 Oklahoma 42 Fiesta Bowl (Glendale, AZ)
24 2006 Dec 31, 2006 Sun MPC Computers Bowl Miami (FL) 21 Nevada 20 MPC Computers Bowl (Boise, ID)
25 2006 Dec 24, 2006 Sun Hawaii Bowl Hawaii 41 Arizona State 24 Hawaii Bowl (Honolulu, HI)
26 2006 Dec 23, 2006 Sat New Mexico Bowl San Jose State 20 New Mexico 12 New Mexico Bowl (Albuquerque, NM)
27 2005 Dec 31, 2005 Sat Liberty Bowl Tulsa 31 Fresno State 24 Liberty Bowl (Memphis, TN)
28 2005 Dec 28, 2005 Wed MPC Computers Bowl Boston College 27 Boise State 21 MPC Computers Bowl (Boise, ID)
29 2005 Dec 24, 2005 Sat Hawaii Bowl Nevada 49 Central Florida 48 Hawaii Bowl (Honolulu, HI)
30 2004 Dec 31, 2004 Fri Liberty Bowl Louisville 44 Boise State 40 Liberty Bowl (Memphis, TN)
31 2004 Dec 29, 2004 Wed Houston Bowl Colorado 33 Texas-El Paso 28 Houston Bowl (Houston, TX)
32 2004 Dec 27, 2004 Mon MPC Computers Bowl Fresno State 37 Virginia 34 MPC Computers Bowl (Boise, ID)
33 2004 Dec 24, 2004 Fri Hawaii Bowl Hawaii 59 Alabama-Birmingham 40 Hawaii Bowl (Honolulu, HI)
34 2003 Jan 3, 2004 Sat Humanitarian Bowl Georgia Tech 52 Tulsa 10 Humanitarian Bowl (Boise, ID)
35 2003 Dec 30, 2003 Tue Silicon Valley Bowl Fresno State 17 UCLA 9 Silicon Valley Bowl (San Jose, CA)
36 2003 Dec 25, 2003 Thu Hawaii Bowl Hawaii 54 Houston 48 Hawaii Bowl (Honolulu, HI)
37 2003 Dec 23, 2003 Tue Fort Worth Bowl Boise State 34 Texas Christian 31 Fort Worth Bowl (Fort Worth, TX)
38 2002 Dec 31, 2002 Tue Humanitarian Bowl Boise State 34 Iowa State 16 Humanitarian Bowl (Boise, ID)
39 2002 Dec 31, 2002 Tue Silicon Valley Bowl Fresno State 30 Georgia Tech 21 Silicon Valley Bowl (San Jose, CA)
40 2002 Dec 25, 2002 Wed Hawaii Bowl Tulane 36 Hawaii 28 Hawaii Bowl (Honolulu, HI)
Rk Year Date Day Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
41 2001 Dec 31, 2001 Mon Humanitarian Bowl Clemson 49 Louisiana Tech 24 Humanitarian Bowl (Boise, ID)
42 2001 Dec 31, 2001 Mon Silicon Valley Bowl Michigan State 44 Fresno State 35 Silicon Valley Bowl (San Jose, CA)
43 2000 Dec 31, 2000 Sun Silicon Valley Bowl Air Force 37 Fresno State 34 Silicon Valley Bowl (San Jose, CA)
44 2000 Dec 28, 2000 Thu Humanitarian Bowl Boise State 38 Texas-El Paso 23 Humanitarian Bowl (Boise, ID)
45 2000 Dec 20, 2000 Wed Mobile Alabama Bowl Southern Mississippi 28 Texas Christian 21 Mobile Alabama Bowl (Mobile, AL)
46 1999 Dec 25, 1999 Sat Oahu Classic Hawaii 23 Oregon State 17 Oahu Classic (Honolulu, HI)
47 1999 Dec 22, 1999 Wed Mobile Alabama Bowl Texas Christian 28 East Carolina 14 Mobile Alabama Bowl (Mobile, AL)
48 1999 Dec 18, 1999 Sat Las Vegas Bowl Utah 17 Fresno State 16 Las Vegas Bowl (Las Vegas, NV)
49 1998 Dec 31, 1998 Thu Liberty Bowl Tulane 41 Brigham Young 27 Liberty Bowl (Memphis, TN)
50 1998 Dec 31, 1998 Thu Sun Bowl Texas Christian 28 Southern California 19 Sun Bowl (El Paso, TX)
51 1998 Dec 25, 1998 Fri Oahu Classic Air Force 45 Washington 25 Oahu Classic (Honolulu, HI)
52 1998 Dec 19, 1998 Sat Las Vegas Bowl North Carolina 20 San Diego State 13 Las Vegas Bowl (Las Vegas, NV)
53 1997 Dec 29, 1997 Mon Holiday Bowl Colorado State 35 Missouri 24 Holiday Bowl (San Diego, CA)
54 1997 Dec 27, 1997 Sat Insight Bowl Arizona 20 New Mexico 14 Insight Bowl (Tucson, AZ)
55 1997 Dec 20, 1997 Sat Las Vegas Bowl Oregon 41 Air Force 13 Las Vegas Bowl (Las Vegas, NV)
56 1996 Jan 1, 1997 Wed Cotton Bowl Brigham Young 19 Kansas State 15 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
57 1996 Dec 27, 1996 Fri Copper Bowl Wisconsin 38 Utah 10 Copper Bowl (Tucson, AZ)
58 1995 Dec 29, 1995 Fri Holiday Bowl Kansas State 54 Colorado State 21 Holiday Bowl (San Diego, CA)
59 1995 Dec 27, 1995 Wed Copper Bowl Texas Tech 55 Air Force 41 Copper Bowl (Tucson, AZ)
60 1994 Dec 30, 1994 Fri Holiday Bowl Michigan 24 Colorado State 14 Holiday Bowl (San Diego, CA)
Rk Year Date Day Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
61 1994 Dec 29, 1994 Thu Copper Bowl Brigham Young 31 Oklahoma 6 Copper Bowl (Tucson, AZ)
62 1994 Dec 27, 1994 Tue Freedom Bowl Utah 16 Arizona 13 Freedom Bowl (Anaheim, CA)
63 1993 Dec 30, 1993 Thu Freedom Bowl Southern California 28 Utah 21 Freedom Bowl (Anaheim, CA)
64 1993 Dec 30, 1993 Thu Holiday Bowl Ohio State 28 Brigham Young 21 Holiday Bowl (San Diego, CA)
65 1993 Dec 29, 1993 Wed Copper Bowl Kansas State 52 Wyoming 17 Copper Bowl (Tucson, AZ)
66 1993 Dec 25, 1993 Sat Aloha Bowl Colorado 41 Fresno State 30 Aloha Bowl (Honolulu, HI)
67 1992 Dec 31, 1992 Thu Liberty Bowl Mississippi 13 Air Force 0 Liberty Bowl (Memphis, TN)
68 1992 Dec 30, 1992 Wed Holiday Bowl Hawaii 27 Illinois 17 Holiday Bowl (San Diego, CA)
69 1992 Dec 29, 1992 Tue Copper Bowl Washington State 31 Utah 28 Copper Bowl (Tucson, AZ)
70 1992 Dec 29, 1992 Tue Freedom Bowl Fresno State 24 Southern California 7 Freedom Bowl (Anaheim, CA)
71 1992 Dec 25, 1992 Fri Aloha Bowl Kansas 23 Brigham Young 20 Aloha Bowl (Honolulu, HI)
72 1991 Dec 30, 1991 Mon Freedom Bowl Tulsa 28 San Diego State 17 Freedom Bowl (Anaheim, CA)
73 1991 Dec 30, 1991 Mon Holiday Bowl Iowa 13 Brigham Young 13 Holiday Bowl (San Diego, CA)
74 1991 Dec 29, 1991 Sun Liberty Bowl Air Force 38 Mississippi State 15 Liberty Bowl (Memphis, TN)
75 1990 Dec 31, 1990 Mon Copper Bowl California 17 Wyoming 15 Copper Bowl (Tucson, AZ)
76 1990 Dec 29, 1990 Sat Freedom Bowl Colorado State 32 Oregon 31 Freedom Bowl (Anaheim, CA)
77 1990 Dec 29, 1990 Sat Holiday Bowl Texas A&M 65 Brigham Young 14 Holiday Bowl (San Diego, CA)
78 1990 Dec 27, 1990 Thu Liberty Bowl Air Force 23 Ohio State 11 Liberty Bowl (Memphis, TN)
79 1989 Dec 29, 1989 Fri Holiday Bowl Penn State 50 Brigham Young 39 Holiday Bowl (San Diego, CA)
80 1989 Dec 28, 1989 Thu Liberty Bowl Mississippi 42 Air Force 29 Liberty Bowl (Memphis, TN)
Rk Year Date Day Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
81 1989 Dec 25, 1989 Mon Aloha Bowl Michigan State 33 Hawaii 13 Aloha Bowl (Honolulu, HI)
82 1988 Dec 30, 1988 Fri Holiday Bowl Oklahoma State 62 Wyoming 14 Holiday Bowl (San Diego, CA)
83 1988 Dec 29, 1988 Thu Freedom Bowl Brigham Young 20 Colorado 17 Freedom Bowl (Anaheim, CA)
84 1988 Dec 23, 1988 Fri Independence Bowl Southern Mississippi 38 Texas-El Paso 18 Independence Bowl (Shreveport, LA)
85 1987 Dec 30, 1987 Wed Freedom Bowl Arizona State 33 Air Force 28 Freedom Bowl (Anaheim, CA)
86 1987 Dec 30, 1987 Wed Holiday Bowl Iowa 20 Wyoming 19 Holiday Bowl (San Diego, CA)
87 1987 Dec 22, 1987 Tue All-American Bowl Virginia 22 Brigham Young 16 All-American Bowl (Birmingham, AL)
88 1986 Dec 30, 1986 Tue Freedom Bowl UCLA 31 Brigham Young 10 Freedom Bowl (Anaheim, CA)
89 1986 Dec 30, 1986 Tue Holiday Bowl Iowa 39 San Diego State 38 Holiday Bowl (San Diego, CA)
90 1985 Dec 31, 1985 Tue Bluebonnet Bowl Air Force 24 Texas 16 Bluebonnet Bowl (Houston, TX)
91 1985 Dec 28, 1985 Sat Citrus Bowl Ohio State 10 Brigham Young 7 Citrus Bowl (Orlando, FL)
92 1984 Dec 21, 1984 Fri Holiday Bowl Brigham Young 24 Michigan 17 Holiday Bowl (San Diego, CA)
93 1984 Dec 15, 1984 Sat Independence Bowl Air Force 23 Virginia Tech 7 Independence Bowl (Shreveport, LA)
94 1983 Dec 23, 1983 Fri Holiday Bowl Brigham Young 21 Missouri 17 Holiday Bowl (San Diego, CA)
95 1983 Dec 10, 1983 Sat Independence Bowl Air Force 9 Mississippi 3 Independence Bowl (Shreveport, LA)
96 1982 Dec 31, 1982 Fri Hall of Fame Classic Air Force 36 Vanderbilt 28 Hall of Fame Classic (Birmingham, AL)
97 1982 Dec 17, 1982 Fri Holiday Bowl Ohio State 47 Brigham Young 17 Holiday Bowl (San Diego, CA)
98 1981 Dec 18, 1981 Fri Holiday Bowl Brigham Young 38 Washington State 36 Holiday Bowl (San Diego, CA)
99 1980 Dec 19, 1980 Fri Holiday Bowl Brigham Young 46 Southern Methodist 45 Holiday Bowl (San Diego, CA)
100 1979 Dec 21, 1979 Fri Holiday Bowl Indiana 38 Brigham Young 37 Holiday Bowl (San Diego, CA)
Rk Year Date Day Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
101 1978 Dec 22, 1978 Fri Holiday Bowl Navy 23 Brigham Young 16 Holiday Bowl (San Diego, CA)
102 1977 Dec 25, 1977 Sun Fiesta Bowl Penn State 42 Arizona State 30 Fiesta Bowl (Tempe, AZ)
103 1976 Dec 25, 1976 Sat Fiesta Bowl Oklahoma 41 Wyoming 7 Fiesta Bowl (Tempe, AZ)
104 1976 Dec 18, 1976 Sat Tangerine Bowl Oklahoma State 49 Brigham Young 21 Tangerine Bowl (Orlando, FL)
105 1975 Dec 26, 1975 Fri Fiesta Bowl Arizona State 17 Nebraska 14 Fiesta Bowl (Tempe, AZ)
106 1974 Dec 28, 1974 Sat Fiesta Bowl Oklahoma State 16 Brigham Young 6 Fiesta Bowl (Tempe, AZ)
107 1973 Dec 21, 1973 Fri Fiesta Bowl Arizona State 28 Pittsburgh 7 Fiesta Bowl (Tempe, AZ)
108 1972 Dec 23, 1972 Sat Fiesta Bowl Arizona State 49 Missouri 35 Fiesta Bowl (Tempe, AZ)
109 1971 Dec 27, 1971 Mon Fiesta Bowl Arizona State 45 Florida State 38 Fiesta Bowl (Tempe, AZ)
110 1970 Dec 30, 1970 Wed Peach Bowl Arizona State 48 North Carolina 26 Peach Bowl (Atlanta, GA)
111 1968 Dec 28, 1968 Sat Sun Bowl Auburn 34 Arizona 10 Sun Bowl (El Paso, TX)
112 1967 Jan 1, 1968 Mon Sugar Bowl Louisiana State 20 Wyoming 13 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)
113 1966 Dec 24, 1966 Sat Sun Bowl Wyoming 28 Florida State 20 Sun Bowl (El Paso, TX)
114 1964 Dec 19, 1964 Sat Liberty Bowl Utah 32 West Virginia 6 Liberty Bowl (Atlantic City, NJ)