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Texas Longhorns Bowls

Location: Austin, Texas ▪ Colors: Burnt Orange & White
Stadium: Darrell K. Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium (cap. 100,119)
Record*: 113 Years, 825-331-32, .708 W-L% (Major School)
*W-L-T adjusted to 826-331-31 by NCAA.

Conferences: Big 12, SWC and Ind
Conference Champion: 30 Times
Bowls: 52 Bowls, 27-23-2, .538 W-L% (Major Bowls)

Ranked in AP Poll: 50 Times (Preseason), 46 Times (Final), 702 Weeks (Total)

52 Bowls

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Rk Year Date Day Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1 2013 Dec 30, 2013 Mon Alamo Bowl Oregon 30 Texas 7 Valero Alamo Bowl - Alamodome, San Antonio, TX
2 2012 Dec 29, 2012 Sat Alamo Bowl Texas 31 Oregon State 27 Alamo Bowl (San Antonio, TX)
3 2011 Dec 28, 2011 Wed Holiday Bowl Texas 21 California 10 Holiday Bowl (San Diego, CA)
4 2009 Jan 7, 2010 Thu BCS Championship Alabama 37 Texas 21 BCS Championship (Pasadena, CA)
5 2008 Jan 5, 2009 Mon Fiesta Bowl Texas 24 Ohio State 21 Fiesta Bowl (Glendale, AZ)
6 2007 Dec 27, 2007 Thu Holiday Bowl Texas 52 Arizona State 34 Holiday Bowl (San Diego, CA)
7 2006 Dec 30, 2006 Sat Alamo Bowl Texas 26 Iowa 24 Alamo Bowl (San Antonio, TX)
8 2005 Jan 4, 2006 Wed Rose Bowl Texas 41 Southern California 38 Rose Bowl (Pasadena, CA)
9 2004 Jan 1, 2005 Sat Rose Bowl Texas 38 Michigan 37 Rose Bowl (Pasadena, CA)
10 2003 Dec 30, 2003 Tue Holiday Bowl Washington State 28 Texas 20 Holiday Bowl (San Diego, CA)
11 2002 Jan 1, 2003 Wed Cotton Bowl Texas 35 Louisiana State 20 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
12 2001 Dec 28, 2001 Fri Holiday Bowl Texas 47 Washington 43 Holiday Bowl (San Diego, CA)
13 2000 Dec 29, 2000 Fri Holiday Bowl Oregon 35 Texas 30 Holiday Bowl (San Diego, CA)
14 1999 Jan 1, 2000 Sat Cotton Bowl Arkansas 27 Texas 6 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
15 1998 Jan 1, 1999 Fri Cotton Bowl Texas 38 Mississippi State 11 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
16 1996 Jan 1, 1997 Wed Fiesta Bowl Penn State 38 Texas 15 Fiesta Bowl (Tempe, AZ)
17 1995 Dec 31, 1995 Sun Sugar Bowl Virginia Tech 28 Texas 10 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)
18 1994 Dec 30, 1994 Fri Sun Bowl Texas 35 North Carolina 31 Sun Bowl (El Paso, TX)
19 1990 Jan 1, 1991 Tue Cotton Bowl Miami (FL) 46 Texas 3 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
20 1987 Dec 31, 1987 Thu Bluebonnet Bowl Texas 32 Pittsburgh 27 Bluebonnet Bowl (Houston, TX)
Rk Year Date Day Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
21 1985 Dec 31, 1985 Tue Bluebonnet Bowl Air Force 24 Texas 16 Bluebonnet Bowl (Houston, TX)
22 1984 Dec 26, 1984 Wed Freedom Bowl Iowa 55 Texas 17 Freedom Bowl (Anaheim, CA)
23 1983 Jan 2, 1984 Mon Cotton Bowl Georgia 10 Texas 9 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
24 1982 Dec 25, 1982 Sat Sun Bowl North Carolina 26 Texas 10 Sun Bowl (El Paso, TX)
25 1981 Jan 1, 1982 Fri Cotton Bowl Texas 14 Alabama 12 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
26 1980 Dec 31, 1980 Wed Bluebonnet Bowl North Carolina 16 Texas 7 Bluebonnet Bowl (Houston, TX)
27 1979 Dec 22, 1979 Sat Sun Bowl Washington 14 Texas 7 Sun Bowl (El Paso, TX)
28 1978 Dec 23, 1978 Sat Sun Bowl Texas 42 Maryland 0 Sun Bowl (El Paso, TX)
29 1977 Jan 2, 1978 Mon Cotton Bowl Notre Dame 38 Texas 10 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
30 1975 Dec 27, 1975 Sat Bluebonnet Bowl Texas 38 Colorado 21 Bluebonnet Bowl (Houston, TX)
31 1974 Dec 30, 1974 Mon Gator Bowl Auburn 27 Texas 3 Gator Bowl (Jacksonville, FL)
32 1973 Jan 1, 1974 Tue Cotton Bowl Nebraska 19 Texas 3 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
33 1972 Jan 1, 1973 Mon Cotton Bowl Texas 17 Alabama 13 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
34 1971 Jan 1, 1972 Sat Cotton Bowl Penn State 30 Texas 6 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
35 1970 Jan 1, 1971 Fri Cotton Bowl Notre Dame 24 Texas 11 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
36 1969 Jan 1, 1970 Thu Cotton Bowl Texas 21 Notre Dame 17 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
37 1968 Jan 1, 1969 Wed Cotton Bowl Texas 36 Tennessee 13 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
38 1966 Dec 17, 1966 Sat Bluebonnet Bowl Texas 19 Mississippi 0 Bluebonnet Bowl (Houston, TX)
39 1964 Jan 1, 1965 Fri Orange Bowl Texas 21 Alabama 17 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)
40 1963 Jan 1, 1964 Wed Cotton Bowl Texas 28 Navy 6 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
Rk Year Date Day Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
41 1962 Jan 1, 1963 Tue Cotton Bowl Louisiana State 13 Texas 0 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
42 1961 Jan 1, 1962 Mon Cotton Bowl Texas 12 Mississippi 7 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
43 1960 Dec 17, 1960 Sat Bluebonnet Bowl Texas 3 Alabama 3 Bluebonnet Bowl (Houston, TX)
44 1959 Jan 1, 1960 Fri Cotton Bowl Syracuse 23 Texas 14 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
45 1957 Jan 1, 1958 Wed Sugar Bowl Mississippi 39 Texas 7 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)
46 1952 Jan 1, 1953 Thu Cotton Bowl Texas 16 Tennessee 0 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
47 1950 Jan 1, 1951 Mon Cotton Bowl Tennessee 20 Texas 14 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
48 1948 Jan 1, 1949 Sat Orange Bowl Texas 41 Georgia 28 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)
49 1947 Jan 1, 1948 Thu Sugar Bowl Texas 27 Alabama 7 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)
50 1945 Jan 1, 1946 Tue Cotton Bowl Texas 40 Missouri 27 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
51 1943 Jan 1, 1944 Sat Cotton Bowl Texas 7 Randolph Field 7 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
52 1942 Jan 1, 1943 Fri Cotton Bowl Texas 14 Georgia Tech 7 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)