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Pittsburgh Panthers Football Bowl History

The Pitt Panthers were a college football power throughout the 1970s and 1980s appearing in 12 bowl games in two decades before the expansion of the number of bowls available. Just one bowl berth in the 1990s changed again in 2000 with the expansion of the bowls as Pittsburgh has played 11 bowl games from 2000-2013 including three straigh appearances in the BBVA Compass Bowl.

 

Pittsburgh Bowl Record: 13-18

Stats Through 2014 College Bowl Games



Bowl Game Winning Team Losing Team
1927 Rose Bowl Stanford 7 Pittsburgh 6
1929 Rose Bowl USC 47 Pittsburgh 14
1932 Rose Bowl USC 35 Pittsburgh 0
1936 Rose Bowl Pittsburgh 21 Washington 0
1955 Sugar Bowl Georgia Tech 7 Pittsburgh 0
1956 Gator Bowl Georgia Tech 21 Pittsburgh 14
1973 Fiesta Bowl Arizona State 28 Pittsburgh 7
1975 Sun Bowl Pittsburgh 33 Kansas 19
1976 Sugar Bowl Pittsburgh 27 Georgia 3
1977 Gator Bowl Pittsburgh 34 Clemson 3
1978 Tangerine Bowl N.C. State 30 Pittsburgh 17
1979 Fiesta Bowl Pittsburgh 16 Arizona 10
1980 Gator Bowl Pittsburgh 37 South Carolina 9
1981 Sugar Bowl Pittsburgh 24 Georgia 20
1982 Cotton Bowl Southern Methodist 7 Pittsburgh 3
1983 Fiesta Bowl Ohio State 28 Pittsburgh 23
1987 Bluebonnet Bowl Texas 32 Pittsburgh 27
1989 Sun Bowl Pittsburgh 31 Texas A&M 28
1997 Liberty Bowl Southern Mississippi 41 Pittsburgh 7
2000 Insight.com Bowl Iowa State 37 Pittsburgh 29
2001 Tangerine Bowl Pittsburgh 34 N.C. State 19
2002 Insight Bowl Pittsburgh 38 Oregon State 13
2003 Continental Bowl Virginia 23 Pittsburgh 16
2004 Fiesta Bowl Utah 35 Pittsburgh 7
2008 Sun Bowl Oregon State 3 Pittsburgh 0
2009 Meineke Car Care Bowl Pittsburgh 19 North Carolina 17
2010 BBVA Compass Bowl Pittsburgh 27 Kentucky 10
2011 BBVA Compass Bowl SMU 28 Pittsburgh 6
2012 BBVA Compass Bowl Mississippi 38 Pittsburgh 17
2013 Little Caesar's Bowl Pittsburgh 30 Bowling Green 27
2014-2015 Armed Forces Bowl Houston 35 Pittsburgh 34

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