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1970 Bowl Games

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National Champions: Nebraska (AP, FWAA), Texas (NFF, UPI), Ohio State (NFF)

Heisman Memorial Trophy: Jim Plunkett (Stanford)
FWAA Coach of the Year Award: Alex Agase (Northwestern)

AP Preseason #1: Ohio State ▪ AP Final #1: Nebraska

11 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1971-01-02 Gator Bowl Auburn 35 Mississippi 28 Gator Bowl (Jacksonville, FL)
1971-01-01 Cotton Bowl Notre Dame 24 Texas 11 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
1971-01-01 Orange Bowl Nebraska 17 Louisiana State 12 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)
1971-01-01 Rose Bowl Stanford 27 Ohio State 17 Rose Bowl (Pasadena, CA)
1971-01-01 Sugar Bowl Tennessee 34 Air Force 13 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)
1970-12-31 Bluebonnet Bowl Oklahoma 24 Alabama 24 Bluebonnet Bowl (Houston, TX)
1970-12-30 Peach Bowl Arizona State 48 North Carolina 26 Peach Bowl (Atlanta, GA)
1970-12-28 Tangerine Bowl Toledo 40 William & Mary 12 Tangerine Bowl (Orlando, FL)
1970-12-19 Pasadena Bowl Louisville 24 Long Beach State 24 Pasadena Bowl (Pasadena, CA)
1970-12-19 Sun Bowl Georgia Tech 17 Texas Tech 9 Sun Bowl (El Paso, TX)
1970-12-12 Liberty Bowl Tulane 17 Colorado 3 Liberty Bowl (Memphis, TN)