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Penn State NIttany Lions Football Bowl History

The Penn State Nittany Lions have one of the most storied programs in college football history having played in 43 bowl games through the 2010-2011 bowl season. Under Head Coach Joe Paterno Penn State has appeared in 37 bowl games in going 24-12-1 with the Nittany Lions appearing in the Fiesta Bowl six times and Orange Bowl five times in program history.

 

Penn State Bowl Record: 28-15-2

Penn State BCS Bowl Record: 1-1

Stats Through 2014 College Bowl Games



Bowl Game Winning Team Losing Team
2014 Pinstripe Bowl Penn State 31 Boston College 30 - OT
2011 TicketCity Bowl Houston 30 Penn State 14
2011 Outback Bowl Florida 37 Penn State 24
2009 Capital One Bowl Penn State 19 LSU 17
2008 Rose Bowl USC 38 Penn State 24
2007 Alamo Bowl Penn State 24 Texas A&M 17
2006 Outback Bowl Penn State 20 Tennessee 10
2005 Orange Bowl Penn State 26 Florida State 23 (F/3OT)
2002 Capital One Bowl Auburn 13 Penn State 9
1999 Alamo Bowl Penn State 24 Texas A&M 0
1998 Outback Bowl Penn State 26 Kentucky 14
1997 Citrus Bowl Florida 21 Penn State 6
1996 Fiesta Bowl Penn State 38 Texas 15
1995 Outback Bowl Penn State 43 Auburn 14
1994 Rose Bowl Penn State 38 Oregon 20
1993 Citrus Bowl Penn State 31 Tennessee 13
1992 Blockbuster Bowl Stanford 24 Penn State 3
1991 Fiesta Bowl Penn State 42 Tennessee 17
1990 Blockbuster Bowl Florida State 24 Penn State 17
1989 Holiday Bowl Penn State 50 BYU 39
1987 Citrus Bowl Clemson 35 Penn State 10
1986 Fiesta Bowl Penn State 14 Miami (FL) 10
1985 Orange Bowl Oklahoma 25 Penn State 10
1983 Aloha Bowl Penn State 13 Washington 10
1982 Sugar Bowl Penn State 27 Georgia 23
1981 Fiesta Bowl Penn State 26 USC 10
1980 Fiesta Bowl Penn State 31 Ohio State 19
1979 Liberty Bowl Penn State 9 Tulane 6
1978 Sugar Bowl Alabama 14 Penn State 7
1977 Fiesta Bowl Penn State 42 Arizona State 30
1976 Gator Bowl Notre Dame 20 Penn State 9
1975 Sugar Bowl Alabama 13 Penn State 6
1974 Cotton Bowl Penn State 41 Baylor 20
1973 Orange Bowl Penn State 16 LSU 9
1972 Sugar Bowl Oklahoma 14 Penn State 0
1971 Cotton Bowl Penn State 30 Texas 6
1969 Orange Bowl Penn State 10 Missouri 3
1968 Orange Bowl Penn State 15 Kansas 14
1967 Gator Bowl Penn State 17 Florida State 17
1962 Gator Bowl Florida 17 Penn State 7
1961 Gator Bowl Penn State 30 Georgia Tech 15
1960 Liberty Bowl Penn State 14 Oregon 12
1959 Liberty Bowl Penn State 7 Alabama 0
1947 Cotton Bowl Penn State 13 SMU 13
1922 Rose Bowl USC 14 Penn State 3

 

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