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Alabama Crimson Tide Bowls

Location: Tuscaloosa, Alabama ▪ Colors: Crimson & White
Stadium: Bryant-Denny Stadium (cap. 101,000)
Record*: 111 Years, 858-298-42, .734 W-L% (Major School)
*W-L-T adjusted to 829-307-41 by NCAA.

Conferences: SEC, Southern and Ind
Conference Champion: 23 Times
Bowls: 61 Bowls, 35-23-3, .598 W-L% (Major Bowls)

Ranked in AP Poll: 48 Times (Preseason), 51 Times (Final), 719 Weeks (Total)

61 Bowls

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Rk Year Date Day Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1 2013 Jan 2, 2014 Thu Sugar Bowl Oklahoma 45 Alabama 31 Allstate Sugar Bowl - Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans, LA
2 2012 Jan 7, 2013 Mon BCS Championship Alabama 42 Notre Dame 14 BCS Championship (Miami, FL)
3 2011 Jan 9, 2012 Mon BCS Championship Alabama 21 Louisiana State 0 BCS Championship (New Orleans, LA)
4 2010 Jan 1, 2011 Sat Capital One Bowl Alabama 49 Michigan State 7 Capital One Bowl (Orlando, FL)
5 2009 Jan 7, 2010 Thu BCS Championship Alabama 37 Texas 21 BCS Championship (Pasadena, CA)
6 2008 Jan 2, 2009 Fri Sugar Bowl Utah 31 Alabama 17 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)
7 2007 Dec 30, 2007 Sun Independence Bowl Alabama 30 Colorado 24 Independence Bowl (Shreveport, LA)
8 2006 Dec 28, 2006 Thu Independence Bowl Oklahoma State 34 Alabama 31 Independence Bowl (Shreveport, LA)
9 2005 Jan 2, 2006 Mon Cotton Bowl Alabama 13 Texas Tech 10 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
10 2004 Dec 31, 2004 Fri Music City Bowl Minnesota 20 Alabama 16 Music City Bowl (Nashville, TN)
11 2001 Dec 27, 2001 Thu Independence Bowl Alabama 14 Iowa State 13 Independence Bowl (Shreveport, LA)
12 1999 Jan 1, 2000 Sat Orange Bowl Michigan 35 Alabama 34 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)
13 1998 Dec 29, 1998 Tue Music City Bowl Virginia Tech 38 Alabama 7 Music City Bowl (Nashville, TN)
14 1996 Jan 1, 1997 Wed Outback Bowl Alabama 17 Michigan 14 Outback Bowl (Tampa, FL)
15 1994 Jan 2, 1995 Mon Citrus Bowl Alabama 24 Ohio State 17 Citrus Bowl (Orlando, FL)
16 1993 Dec 31, 1993 Fri Gator Bowl Alabama 24 North Carolina 10 Gator Bowl (Jacksonville, FL)
17 1992 Jan 1, 1993 Fri Sugar Bowl Alabama 34 Miami (FL) 13 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)
18 1991 Dec 28, 1991 Sat Blockbuster Bowl Alabama 30 Colorado 25 Blockbuster Bowl (Miami, FL)
19 1990 Jan 1, 1991 Tue Fiesta Bowl Louisville 34 Alabama 7 Fiesta Bowl (Tempe, AZ)
20 1989 Jan 1, 1990 Mon Sugar Bowl Miami (FL) 33 Alabama 25 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)
Rk Year Date Day Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
21 1988 Dec 24, 1988 Sat Sun Bowl Alabama 29 Army 28 Sun Bowl (El Paso, TX)
22 1987 Jan 2, 1988 Sat Hall of Fame Bowl Michigan 28 Alabama 24 Hall of Fame Bowl (Tampa, FL)
23 1986 Dec 25, 1986 Thu Sun Bowl Alabama 28 Washington 6 Sun Bowl (El Paso, TX)
24 1985 Dec 28, 1985 Sat Aloha Bowl Alabama 24 Southern California 3 Aloha Bowl (Honolulu, HI)
25 1983 Dec 24, 1983 Sat Sun Bowl Alabama 28 Southern Methodist 7 Sun Bowl (El Paso, TX)
26 1982 Dec 29, 1982 Wed Liberty Bowl Alabama 21 Illinois 15 Liberty Bowl (Memphis, TN)
27 1981 Jan 1, 1982 Fri Cotton Bowl Texas 14 Alabama 12 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
28 1980 Jan 1, 1981 Thu Cotton Bowl Alabama 30 Baylor 2 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
29 1979 Jan 1, 1980 Tue Sugar Bowl Alabama 24 Arkansas 9 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)
30 1978 Jan 1, 1979 Mon Sugar Bowl Alabama 14 Penn State 7 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)
31 1977 Jan 2, 1978 Mon Sugar Bowl Alabama 35 Ohio State 6 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)
32 1976 Dec 20, 1976 Mon Liberty Bowl Alabama 36 UCLA 6 Liberty Bowl (Memphis, TN)
33 1975 Dec 31, 1975 Wed Sugar Bowl Alabama 13 Penn State 6 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)
34 1974 Jan 1, 1975 Wed Orange Bowl Notre Dame 13 Alabama 11 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)
35 1973 Dec 31, 1973 Mon Sugar Bowl Notre Dame 24 Alabama 23 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)
36 1972 Jan 1, 1973 Mon Cotton Bowl Texas 17 Alabama 13 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
37 1971 Jan 1, 1972 Sat Orange Bowl Nebraska 38 Alabama 6 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)
38 1970 Dec 31, 1970 Thu Bluebonnet Bowl Oklahoma 24 Alabama 24 Bluebonnet Bowl (Houston, TX)
39 1969 Dec 13, 1969 Sat Liberty Bowl Colorado 47 Alabama 33 Liberty Bowl (Memphis, TN)
40 1968 Dec 28, 1968 Sat Gator Bowl Missouri 35 Alabama 10 Gator Bowl (Jacksonville, FL)
Rk Year Date Day Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
41 1967 Jan 1, 1968 Mon Cotton Bowl Texas A&M 20 Alabama 16 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
42 1966 Jan 2, 1967 Mon Sugar Bowl Alabama 34 Nebraska 7 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)
43 1965 Jan 1, 1966 Sat Orange Bowl Alabama 39 Nebraska 28 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)
44 1964 Jan 1, 1965 Fri Orange Bowl Texas 21 Alabama 17 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)
45 1963 Jan 1, 1964 Wed Sugar Bowl Alabama 12 Mississippi 7 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)
46 1962 Jan 1, 1963 Tue Orange Bowl Alabama 17 Oklahoma 0 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)
47 1961 Jan 1, 1962 Mon Sugar Bowl Alabama 10 Arkansas 3 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)
48 1960 Dec 17, 1960 Sat Bluebonnet Bowl Texas 3 Alabama 3 Bluebonnet Bowl (Houston, TX)
49 1959 Dec 19, 1959 Sat Liberty Bowl Penn State 7 Alabama 0 Liberty Bowl (Philadelphia, PA)
50 1953 Jan 1, 1954 Fri Cotton Bowl Rice 28 Alabama 6 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
51 1952 Jan 1, 1953 Thu Orange Bowl Alabama 61 Syracuse 6 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)
52 1947 Jan 1, 1948 Thu Sugar Bowl Texas 27 Alabama 7 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)
53 1945 Jan 1, 1946 Tue Rose Bowl Alabama 34 Southern California 14 Rose Bowl (Pasadena, CA)
54 1944 Jan 1, 1945 Mon Sugar Bowl Duke 29 Alabama 26 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)
55 1942 Jan 1, 1943 Fri Orange Bowl Alabama 37 Boston College 21 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)
56 1941 Jan 1, 1942 Thu Cotton Bowl Alabama 29 Texas A&M 21 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
57 1937 Jan 1, 1938 Sat Rose Bowl California 13 Alabama 0 Rose Bowl (Pasadena, CA)
58 1934 Jan 1, 1935 Tue Rose Bowl Alabama 29 Stanford 13 Rose Bowl (Pasadena, CA)
59 1930 Jan 1, 1931 Thu Rose Bowl Alabama 24 Washington State 0 Rose Bowl (Pasadena, CA)
60 1926 Jan 1, 1927 Sat Rose Bowl Stanford 7 Alabama 7 Rose Bowl (Pasadena, CA)
Rk Year Date Day Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
61 1925 Jan 1, 1926 Fri Rose Bowl Alabama 20 Washington 19 Rose Bowl (Pasadena, CA)