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Alabama Crimson Tide Football Bowl History

The Alabama Crimson Tide are a staple in the College Football Top 25 as one of the true powerhouse programs in college football over the years. The 15-time National Champions are a member of the Southeastern Conference (SEC) and are one of the winningest programs in the history of college football consistently producing All-Americans and NFL Draft picks but only a single winner of the Heisman Trophy in running back Mark Ingram in 2009. A member of the highly-respected SEC, Alabama has a fantastic bowl record over the years having played in the Sugar Bowl 12 times, the Orange Bowl 8 times and the Cotton Bowl 7 times in the school's history.

Alabama Bowl Record: 35-24-3

Alabama BCS Bowl Record: 4-3

Stats Through 2014 College Bowl Games

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Bowl Game Winning Team Losing Team
1926 Rose Bowl Alabama 20 Washington 19
1927 Rose Bowl Alabama 7 Stanford 7
1931 Rose Bowl Alabama 24 Washington State 0
1935 Rose Bowl Alabama 29 Stanford 13
1938 Rose Bowl California 13 Alabama 0
1942 Cotton Bowl Alabama 29 Texas A&M 21
1943 Orange Bowl Alabama 37 Boston College 21
1945 Sugar Bowl Duke 29 Alabama 26
1946 Rose Bowl Alabama 34 Southern Cal 14
1948 Sugar Bowl Texas 27 Alabama 7
1953 Orange Bowl Alabama 61 Syracuse 6
1954 Cotton Bowl Rice 28 Alabama 6
1959 Liberty Bowl Penn State 7 Alabama 0
1960 Blue Bonnet Bowl Alabama 3 Texas 3
1962 Sugar Bowl Alabama 10 Arkansas 3
1963 Orange Bowl Alabama 17 Oklahoma 0
1964 Sugar Bowl Alabama 12 Mississippi 7
1965 Orange Bowl Texas 21 Alabama 17
1966 Orange Bowl Alabama 39 Nebraska 28
1967 Sugar Bowl Alabama 34 Nebraska 7
1968 Cotton Bowl Texas A&M 20 Alabama 16
1968 Gator Bowl Missouri 35 Alabama 10
1969 Liberty Bowl Colorado 47 Alabama 33
1970 Blue Bonnet Bowl Alabama 24 Oklahoma 24
1972 Orange Bowl Nebraska 38 Alabama 6
1973 Cotton Bowl Texas 17 Alabama 13
1975 Orange Bowl Notre Dame 13 Alabama 11
1976 Liberty Bowl Alabama 36 UCLA 6
1978 Sugar Bowl Alabama 35 Ohio State 6
1979 Sugar Bowl Alabama 14 Penn State 7
1980 Sugar Bowl Alabama 24 Arkansas 9
1981 Cotton Bowl Alabama 30 Baylor 2
1982 Cotton Bowl Texas 14 Alabama 12
1982 Liberty Bowl Alabama 21 Illinois 15
1983 Sun Bowl Alabama 28 SMU 7
1985 Aloha Bowl Alabama 24 Southern Cal 3
1986 Sun Bowl Alabama 28 Washington 6
1988 Hall of Fame Bowl Michigan 28 Alabama 24
1988 Sun Bowl Alabama 29 Army 28
1990 Sugar Bowl Miami 33 Alabama 25
1991 Fiesta Bowl Louisville 34 Alabama 7
1991 Blockbuster Bowl Alabama 30 Colorado 25
1993 Sugar Bowl Alabama 34 Miami 13
1993 Gator Bowl Alabama 24 North Carolina 10
1995 Citrus Bowl Alabama 24 Ohio State 17
1997 Outback Bowl Alabama 17 Michigan 14
1998 Music City Bowl Virginia Tech 38 Alabama 7
2000 Orange Bowl Michigan 35 Alabama 34 (OT)
2001 Independence Bowl Alabama 14 Iowa State 13
2004 Music City Bowl Minnesota 20 Alabama 16
*2005 Cotton Bowl Alabama 13 Texas Tech 10
2006 Independence Bowl Oklahoma State 34 Alabama 31
2007 Independence Bowl Alabama 30 Colorado State 24
2009 Sugar Bowl Utah 31 Alabama 17
2010 BCS National Championship Alabama 31 Texas 21
2011 BCS National Championship Alabama 21 LSU 0
2012 BCS National Championship Alabama 42 Notre Dame 14
2013 Sugar Bowl Oklahoma 45 Alabama 31
2014-2015 Sugar Bowl Ohio State 42 Alabama 35

* later vacated by NCAA ruling

 

 

 

 


 


 

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