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Notre Dame Fighting Irish Bowls

Location: Notre Dame, Indiana ▪ Colors: Blue & Gold
Stadium: Notre Dame Stadium (cap. 80795)
Record: 110 Years, 815-298-33, .726 W-L% (Major School)

Conference: Ind
Bowls: 35 Bowls, 17-18, .486 W-L% (Major Bowls)
Professionals: NFL/AFL stats for Notre Dame Fighting Irish players at Pro-Football-Reference

Ranked in AP Poll: 54 Times (Preseason), 52 Times (Final), 768 Weeks (Total)

38 Bowls

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Rk Year Date Day Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1 2015 Jan 1, 2016 Fri Fiesta Bowl Ohio State 44 Notre Dame 28
2 2015 Jan 1, 2016 Fri Fiesta Bowl Ohio State 44 Notre Dame 28
3 2015 Jan 1, 2016 Fri Fiesta Bowl Ohio State 44 Notre Dame 28
4 2015 Jan 1, 2016 Fri Fiesta Bowl Ohio State 44 Notre Dame 28 Glendale, AZ
5 2014 Dec 30, 2014 Tue Music City Bowl Notre Dame 31 Louisiana State 28 Nashville, TN
6 2013 Dec 28, 2013 Sat Pinstripe Bowl Notre Dame 29 Rutgers 16 Bronx, NY
7 2012 Jan 7, 2013 Mon BCS Championship Alabama 42 Notre Dame 14 Miami, FL
8 2011 Dec 29, 2011 Thu Champs Sports Bowl Florida State 18 Notre Dame 14 Orlando, FL
9 2010 Dec 31, 2010 Fri Sun Bowl Notre Dame 33 Miami (FL) 17 El Paso, TX
10 2008 Dec 24, 2008 Wed Hawaii Bowl Notre Dame 49 Hawaii 21 Honolulu, HI
11 2006 Jan 3, 2007 Wed Sugar Bowl Louisiana State 41 Notre Dame 14 New Orleans, LA
12 2005 Jan 2, 2006 Mon Fiesta Bowl Ohio State 34 Notre Dame 20 Tempe, AZ
13 2004 Dec 28, 2004 Tue Insight Bowl Oregon State 38 Notre Dame 21 Phoenix, AZ
14 2002 Jan 1, 2003 Wed Gator Bowl North Carolina State 28 Notre Dame 6 Jacksonville, FL
15 2000 Jan 1, 2001 Mon Fiesta Bowl Oregon State 41 Notre Dame 9 Tempe, AZ
16 1998 Jan 1, 1999 Fri Gator Bowl Georgia Tech 35 Notre Dame 28 Jacksonville, FL
17 1997 Dec 28, 1997 Sun Independence Bowl Louisiana State 27 Notre Dame 9 Shreveport, LA
18 1995 Jan 1, 1996 Mon Orange Bowl Florida State 31 Notre Dame 26 Miami, FL
19 1994 Jan 2, 1995 Mon Fiesta Bowl Colorado 41 Notre Dame 24 Tempe, AZ
20 1993 Jan 1, 1994 Sat Cotton Bowl Notre Dame 24 Texas A&M 21 Dallas, TX
Rk Year Date Day Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
21 1992 Jan 1, 1993 Fri Cotton Bowl Notre Dame 28 Texas A&M 3 Dallas, TX
22 1991 Jan 1, 1992 Wed Sugar Bowl Notre Dame 39 Florida 28 New Orleans, LA
23 1990 Jan 1, 1991 Tue Orange Bowl Colorado 10 Notre Dame 9 Miami, FL
24 1989 Jan 1, 1990 Mon Orange Bowl Notre Dame 21 Colorado 6 Miami, FL
25 1988 Jan 2, 1989 Mon Fiesta Bowl Notre Dame 34 West Virginia 21 Tempe, AZ
26 1987 Jan 1, 1988 Fri Cotton Bowl Texas A&M 35 Notre Dame 10 Dallas, TX
27 1984 Dec 29, 1984 Sat Aloha Bowl Southern Methodist 27 Notre Dame 20 Honolulu, HI
28 1983 Dec 29, 1983 Thu Liberty Bowl Notre Dame 19 Boston College 18 Memphis, TN
29 1980 Jan 1, 1981 Thu Sugar Bowl Georgia 17 Notre Dame 10 New Orleans, LA
30 1978 Jan 1, 1979 Mon Cotton Bowl Notre Dame 35 Houston 34 Dallas, TX
31 1977 Jan 2, 1978 Mon Cotton Bowl Notre Dame 38 Texas 10 Dallas, TX
32 1976 Dec 27, 1976 Mon Gator Bowl Notre Dame 20 Penn State 9 Jacksonville, FL
33 1974 Jan 1, 1975 Wed Orange Bowl Notre Dame 13 Alabama 11 Miami, FL
34 1973 Dec 31, 1973 Mon Sugar Bowl Notre Dame 24 Alabama 23 New Orleans, LA
35 1972 Jan 1, 1973 Mon Orange Bowl Nebraska 40 Notre Dame 6 Miami, FL
36 1970 Jan 1, 1971 Fri Cotton Bowl Notre Dame 24 Texas 11 Dallas, TX
37 1969 Jan 1, 1970 Thu Cotton Bowl Texas 21 Notre Dame 17 Dallas, TX
38 1924 Jan 1, 1925 Thu Rose Bowl Notre Dame 27 Stanford 10 Pasadena, CA