Subject: History Between Teams Playing in Bowl Games Dec. 26th to Dec 28th
Dec. 26th (Tuesday):
Heart of Dallas Bowl: Utah vs. West Virginia
Played once before - in the 1964 Liberty Bowl. Utah won 32-6.
Quick Lane Bowl: Duke vs. Northern Illinois
First ever meeting
Cactus Bowl: Kansas State vs. UCLA
Last met in the Alamo Bowl after the 2014 season with UCLA winning 40-35. Played a home-and-home in
2009 and 2010 with each home team winning. UCLA leads series 2-1.
Dec. 27th (Wednesday):
Independence Bowl - Southern Mississippi vs. Florida State
As both D1 schools, Florida State leads the series 11-2-1. If you include games prior to Southern
Miss's entrance into D1, Sothern Miss actually does better and Florida State's lead is only 13-6-1.
Pinstripe Bowl - Iowa vs. Boston College
First ever meeting
Foster Farms Bowl - Arizona vs. Purdue
Played a home-and-home in 2003 and 2005 with Purdue winning both games, 59-7 at home in 2003 and
31-24 in Tucson in 2005.
Texas Bowl - Texas vs. Missouri
Texas holds the all-time lead in this series 15-4. 9 of the 19 games came between 1996 and 2011 as
Big XII conference games. Texas won that stretch 7-2 although Missouri won the last one. They met
one other time in a bowl game - the 1946 Cotton Bowl with Texas winning 40-27.
Dec 28th (Thursday):
Military Bowl - Virginia vs. Navy
Frequent opponents between the '30s and the '90s with the last meeting in 1994. Navy holds the
all-time lead 23-10. Interestingly, Navy has a 16-5 lead in their home games and it's 5-5 for
Virginia's home games. This bowl is basically a Navy home game.
Camping World Bowl - Virginia Tech vs. Oklahoma State
A single home-and-home back in 1971 and 1972 with each home team winning.
Alamo Bowl - Stanford vs. TCU
A home-and-home back in 2007 and 2008 with TCU winning both - 38-36 at Stanford in 2007 and 31-14 in
Forth Worth in 2008. These games were in the early Jim Harbaugh era at Stanford.
Holiday Bowl - Washington State vs. Michigan State
First ever bowl meeting. A Washington State "home" game in Spokane in '42 was followed by a 2-for-1
favoring Michigan State in '46/'47/'48. Michigan State hosted Washington State the last three times
they played - '54, '70, and '77. Michigan State leads the all-time series 5-2, the same split they
have in home games hosted.