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Rice Owls Bowls

Location: Houston, Texas ▪ Colors: Blue & Gray
Stadium: Rice Stadium (cap. 70,000)
Record*: 101 Years, 445-575-32, .438 W-L% (Major School)
*W-L-T adjusted to 446-574-32 by NCAA.

Conferences: CUSA, WAC and SWC
Conference Champion: 7 Times
Bowls: 11 Bowls, 6-5, .545 W-L% (Major Bowls)

Ranked in AP Poll: 3 Times (Preseason), 8 Times (Final), 70 Weeks (Total)

11 Bowls

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Rk Year Date Day Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1 2013 Dec 31, 2013 Tue Liberty Bowl Mississippi State 44 Rice 7 AutoZone Liberty Bowl - Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium, Memphis, TN
2 2012 Dec 29, 2012 Sat Armed Forces Bowl Rice 33 Air Force 14 Armed Forces Bowl (Fort Worth, TX)
3 2008 Dec 30, 2008 Tue Texas Bowl Rice 38 Western Michigan 14 Texas Bowl (Houston, TX)
4 2006 Dec 22, 2006 Fri New Orleans Bowl Troy 41 Rice 17 New Orleans Bowl (New Orleans, LA)
5 1961 Dec 16, 1961 Sat Bluebonnet Bowl Kansas 33 Rice 7 Bluebonnet Bowl (Houston, TX)
6 1960 Jan 2, 1961 Mon Sugar Bowl Mississippi 14 Rice 6 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)
7 1957 Jan 1, 1958 Wed Cotton Bowl Navy 20 Rice 7 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
8 1953 Jan 1, 1954 Fri Cotton Bowl Rice 28 Alabama 6 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
9 1949 Jan 2, 1950 Mon Cotton Bowl Rice 27 North Carolina 13 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
10 1946 Jan 1, 1947 Wed Orange Bowl Rice 8 Tennessee 0 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)
11 1937 Jan 1, 1938 Sat Cotton Bowl Rice 28 Colorado 14 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)