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Michigan Wolverines Bowls

Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan ▪ Colors: Maize & Blue
Stadium: Michigan Stadium (cap. 106,201)
Record: 125 Years, 884-313-35, .732 W-L% (Major School)

Conferences: Big Ten, Western and Ind
Conference Champion: 42 Times
Bowls: 42 Bowls, 20-22, .476 W-L% (Major Bowls)

Ranked in AP Poll: 45 Times (Preseason), 57 Times (Final), 795 Weeks (Total)

43 Bowls

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Rk Year Date Day Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1 2013 Dec 28, 2013 Sat Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl Kansas State 31 Michigan 14 Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl - Sun Devil Stadium, Tempe, AZ
2 2012 Jan 1, 2013 Tue Outback Bowl South Carolina 33 Michigan 28 Outback Bowl (Tampa, FL)
3 2011 Jan 3, 2012 Tue Sugar Bowl Michigan 23 Virginia Tech 20 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)
4 2010 Jan 1, 2011 Sat Gator Bowl Mississippi State 52 Michigan 14 Gator Bowl (Jacksonville, FL)
5 2007 Jan 1, 2008 Tue Capital One Bowl Michigan 41 Florida 35 Capital One Bowl (Orlando, FL)
6 2006 Jan 1, 2007 Mon Rose Bowl Southern California 32 Michigan 18 Rose Bowl (Pasadena, CA)
7 2005 Dec 28, 2005 Wed Alamo Bowl Nebraska 32 Michigan 28 Alamo Bowl (San Antonio, TX)
8 2004 Jan 1, 2005 Sat Rose Bowl Texas 38 Michigan 37 Rose Bowl (Pasadena, CA)
9 2003 Jan 1, 2004 Thu Rose Bowl Southern California 28 Michigan 14 Rose Bowl (Pasadena, CA)
10 2002 Jan 1, 2003 Wed Outback Bowl Michigan 38 Florida 30 Outback Bowl (Tampa, FL)
11 2001 Jan 1, 2002 Tue Citrus Bowl Tennessee 45 Michigan 17 Citrus Bowl (Orlando, FL)
12 2000 Jan 1, 2001 Mon Citrus Bowl Michigan 31 Auburn 28 Citrus Bowl (Orlando, FL)
13 1999 Jan 1, 2000 Sat Orange Bowl Michigan 35 Alabama 34 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)
14 1998 Jan 1, 1999 Fri Citrus Bowl Michigan 45 Arkansas 31 Citrus Bowl (Orlando, FL)
15 1997 Jan 1, 1998 Thu Rose Bowl Michigan 21 Washington State 16 Rose Bowl (Pasadena, CA)
16 1996 Jan 1, 1997 Wed Outback Bowl Alabama 17 Michigan 14 Outback Bowl (Tampa, FL)
17 1995 Dec 28, 1995 Thu Alamo Bowl Texas A&M 22 Michigan 20 Alamo Bowl (San Antonio, TX)
18 1994 Dec 30, 1994 Fri Holiday Bowl Michigan 24 Colorado State 14 Holiday Bowl (San Diego, CA)
19 1993 Jan 1, 1994 Sat Hall of Fame Bowl Michigan 42 North Carolina State 7 Hall of Fame Bowl (Tampa, FL)
20 1992 Jan 1, 1993 Fri Rose Bowl Michigan 38 Washington 31 Rose Bowl (Pasadena, CA)
Rk Year Date Day Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
21 1991 Jan 1, 1992 Wed Rose Bowl Washington 34 Michigan 14 Rose Bowl (Pasadena, CA)
22 1990 Jan 1, 1991 Tue Gator Bowl Michigan 35 Mississippi 3 Gator Bowl (Jacksonville, FL)
23 1989 Jan 1, 1990 Mon Rose Bowl Southern California 17 Michigan 10 Rose Bowl (Pasadena, CA)
24 1988 Jan 2, 1989 Mon Rose Bowl Michigan 22 Southern California 14 Rose Bowl (Pasadena, CA)
25 1987 Jan 2, 1988 Sat Hall of Fame Bowl Michigan 28 Alabama 24 Hall of Fame Bowl (Tampa, FL)
26 1986 Jan 1, 1987 Thu Rose Bowl Arizona State 22 Michigan 15 Rose Bowl (Pasadena, CA)
27 1985 Jan 1, 1986 Wed Fiesta Bowl Michigan 27 Nebraska 23 Fiesta Bowl (Tempe, AZ)
28 1984 Dec 21, 1984 Fri Holiday Bowl Brigham Young 24 Michigan 17 Holiday Bowl (San Diego, CA)
29 1983 Jan 2, 1984 Mon Sugar Bowl Auburn 9 Michigan 7 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)
30 1982 Jan 1, 1983 Sat Rose Bowl UCLA 24 Michigan 14 Rose Bowl (Pasadena, CA)
31 1981 Dec 31, 1981 Thu Bluebonnet Bowl Michigan 33 UCLA 14 Bluebonnet Bowl (Houston, TX)
32 1980 Jan 1, 1981 Thu Rose Bowl Michigan 23 Washington 6 Rose Bowl (Pasadena, CA)
33 1979 Dec 28, 1979 Fri Gator Bowl North Carolina 17 Michigan 15 Gator Bowl (Jacksonville, FL)
34 1978 Jan 1, 1979 Mon Rose Bowl Southern California 17 Michigan 10 Rose Bowl (Pasadena, CA)
35 1977 Jan 2, 1978 Mon Rose Bowl Washington 27 Michigan 20 Rose Bowl (Pasadena, CA)
36 1976 Jan 1, 1977 Sat Rose Bowl Southern California 14 Michigan 6 Rose Bowl (Pasadena, CA)
37 1975 Jan 1, 1976 Thu Orange Bowl Oklahoma 14 Michigan 6 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)
38 1971 Jan 1, 1972 Sat Rose Bowl Stanford 13 Michigan 12 Rose Bowl (Pasadena, CA)
39 1969 Jan 1, 1970 Thu Rose Bowl Southern California 10 Michigan 3 Rose Bowl (Pasadena, CA)
40 1964 Jan 1, 1965 Fri Rose Bowl Michigan 34 Oregon State 7 Rose Bowl (Pasadena, CA)
Rk Year Date Day Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
41 1950 Jan 1, 1951 Mon Rose Bowl Michigan 14 California 6 Rose Bowl (Pasadena, CA)
42 1947 Jan 1, 1948 Thu Rose Bowl Michigan 49 Southern California 0 Rose Bowl (Pasadena, CA)
43 1901 Jan 1, 1902 Wed Rose Bowl Michigan 49 Stanford 0 Rose Bowl (Pasadena, CA)