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Nebraska Cornhuskers Bowls

Location: Lincoln, Nebraska ▪ Colors: Scarlet & Cream
Stadium: Memorial Stadium (cap. 81,067)
Record*: 115 Years, 830-332-38, .708 W-L% (Major School)
*W-L-T adjusted to 831-332-37 by NCAA.

Conferences: Big Ten, Big 12, Big 8, Big 7, Big 6, MVIAA and Ind
Conference Champion: 43 Times
Bowls: 49 Bowls, 24-25, .490 W-L% (Major Bowls)

Ranked in AP Poll: 44 Times (Preseason), 48 Times (Final), 702 Weeks (Total)

50 Bowls

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Rk Year Date Day Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1 2013 Jan 1, 2014 Wed Gator Bowl Nebraska 24 Georgia 19 TaxSlayer.com Gator Bowl - EverBank Field, Jacksonville, FL
2 2012 Jan 1, 2013 Tue Capital One Bowl Georgia 45 Nebraska 31 Capital One Bowl (Orlando, FL)
3 2011 Jan 2, 2012 Mon Capital One Bowl South Carolina 30 Nebraska 13 Capital One Bowl (Orlando, FL)
4 2010 Dec 30, 2010 Thu Holiday Bowl Washington 19 Nebraska 7 Holiday Bowl (San Diego, CA)
5 2009 Dec 30, 2009 Wed Holiday Bowl Nebraska 33 Arizona 0 Holiday Bowl (San Diego, CA)
6 2008 Jan 1, 2009 Thu Gator Bowl Nebraska 26 Clemson 21 Gator Bowl (Jacksonville, FL)
7 2006 Jan 1, 2007 Mon Cotton Bowl Auburn 17 Nebraska 14 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
8 2005 Dec 28, 2005 Wed Alamo Bowl Nebraska 32 Michigan 28 Alamo Bowl (San Antonio, TX)
9 2003 Dec 29, 2003 Mon Alamo Bowl Nebraska 17 Michigan State 3 Alamo Bowl (San Antonio, TX)
10 2002 Dec 27, 2002 Fri Independence Bowl Mississippi 27 Nebraska 23 Independence Bowl (Shreveport, LA)
11 2001 Jan 3, 2002 Thu Rose Bowl Miami (FL) 37 Nebraska 14 Rose Bowl (Pasadena, CA)
12 2000 Dec 30, 2000 Sat Alamo Bowl Nebraska 66 Northwestern 17 Alamo Bowl (San Antonio, TX)
13 1999 Jan 2, 2000 Sun Fiesta Bowl Nebraska 31 Tennessee 21 Fiesta Bowl (Tempe, AZ)
14 1998 Dec 30, 1998 Wed Holiday Bowl Arizona 23 Nebraska 20 Holiday Bowl (San Diego, CA)
15 1997 Jan 2, 1998 Fri Orange Bowl Nebraska 42 Tennessee 17 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)
16 1996 Dec 31, 1996 Tue Orange Bowl Nebraska 41 Virginia Tech 21 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)
17 1995 Jan 2, 1996 Tue Fiesta Bowl Nebraska 62 Florida 24 Fiesta Bowl (Tempe, AZ)
18 1994 Jan 1, 1995 Sun Orange Bowl Nebraska 24 Miami (FL) 17 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)
19 1993 Jan 1, 1994 Sat Orange Bowl Florida State 18 Nebraska 16 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)
20 1992 Jan 1, 1993 Fri Orange Bowl Florida State 27 Nebraska 14 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)
Rk Year Date Day Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
21 1991 Jan 1, 1992 Wed Orange Bowl Miami (FL) 22 Nebraska 0 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)
22 1990 Jan 1, 1991 Tue Citrus Bowl Georgia Tech 45 Nebraska 21 Citrus Bowl (Orlando, FL)
23 1989 Jan 1, 1990 Mon Fiesta Bowl Florida State 41 Nebraska 17 Fiesta Bowl (Tempe, AZ)
24 1988 Jan 2, 1989 Mon Orange Bowl Miami (FL) 23 Nebraska 3 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)
25 1987 Jan 1, 1988 Fri Fiesta Bowl Florida State 31 Nebraska 28 Fiesta Bowl (Tempe, AZ)
26 1986 Jan 1, 1987 Thu Sugar Bowl Nebraska 30 Louisiana State 15 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)
27 1985 Jan 1, 1986 Wed Fiesta Bowl Michigan 27 Nebraska 23 Fiesta Bowl (Tempe, AZ)
28 1984 Jan 1, 1985 Tue Sugar Bowl Nebraska 28 Louisiana State 10 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)
29 1983 Jan 2, 1984 Mon Orange Bowl Miami (FL) 31 Nebraska 30 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)
30 1982 Jan 1, 1983 Sat Orange Bowl Nebraska 21 Louisiana State 20 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)
31 1981 Jan 1, 1982 Fri Orange Bowl Clemson 22 Nebraska 15 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)
32 1980 Dec 27, 1980 Sat Sun Bowl Nebraska 31 Mississippi State 17 Sun Bowl (El Paso, TX)
33 1979 Jan 1, 1980 Tue Cotton Bowl Houston 17 Nebraska 14 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
34 1978 Jan 1, 1979 Mon Orange Bowl Oklahoma 31 Nebraska 24 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)
35 1977 Dec 19, 1977 Mon Liberty Bowl Nebraska 21 North Carolina 17 Liberty Bowl (Memphis, TN)
36 1976 Dec 31, 1976 Fri Bluebonnet Bowl Nebraska 27 Texas Tech 24 Bluebonnet Bowl (Houston, TX)
37 1975 Dec 26, 1975 Fri Fiesta Bowl Arizona State 17 Nebraska 14 Fiesta Bowl (Tempe, AZ)
38 1974 Dec 31, 1974 Tue Sugar Bowl Nebraska 13 Florida 10 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)
39 1973 Jan 1, 1974 Tue Cotton Bowl Nebraska 19 Texas 3 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
40 1972 Jan 1, 1973 Mon Orange Bowl Nebraska 40 Notre Dame 6 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)
Rk Year Date Day Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
41 1971 Jan 1, 1972 Sat Orange Bowl Nebraska 38 Alabama 6 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)
42 1970 Jan 1, 1971 Fri Orange Bowl Nebraska 17 Louisiana State 12 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)
43 1969 Dec 20, 1969 Sat Sun Bowl Nebraska 45 Georgia 6 Sun Bowl (El Paso, TX)
44 1966 Jan 2, 1967 Mon Sugar Bowl Alabama 34 Nebraska 7 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)
45 1965 Jan 1, 1966 Sat Orange Bowl Alabama 39 Nebraska 28 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)
46 1964 Jan 1, 1965 Fri Cotton Bowl Arkansas 10 Nebraska 7 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
47 1963 Jan 1, 1964 Wed Orange Bowl Nebraska 13 Auburn 7 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)
48 1962 Dec 15, 1962 Sat Gotham Bowl Nebraska 36 Miami (FL) 34 Gotham Bowl (Bronx, NY)
49 1954 Jan 1, 1955 Sat Orange Bowl Duke 34 Nebraska 7 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)
50 1940 Jan 1, 1941 Wed Rose Bowl Stanford 21 Nebraska 13 Rose Bowl (Pasadena, CA)