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Major Bowl Games

No

Date

Winner

 

Runner-Up

 

Site

1

12-16-1978

Arizona St.

34

Rutgers (NJ)

18

Garden State Bowl

2

12-16-1978

East Carolina (NC)

35

Louisiana Tech

13

Independence Bowl

3

12-20-1978

Texas A&M

28

Iowa St.

12

Hall of Fame Classic

4

12-22-1978

Navy (MD)

23

Brigham Young (UT)

16

Holiday Bowl (1)

5

12-23-1978

Texas

42

Maryland

0

Sun Bowl

6

12-23-1978

Missouri

20

Louisiana St.

15

Liberty Bowl

7

12-23-1978

North Carolina St.

30

Pittsburgh (PA)

17

Tangerine Bowl

8

12-25-1978

Purdue (IN)

41

Georgia Tech

21

Peach Bowl

9

12-25-1978

Arkansas

10

UCLA

10

Fiesta Bowl

10

12-29-1978

Clemson (SC)

17

Ohio St.

15

Gator Bowl

11

12-31-1978

Stanford (CA)

25

Georgia

22

Bluebonnet Bowl

12

01-01-1979

Alabama

14

Penn St.

7

Sugar Bowl

13

01-01-1979

Notre Dame (IN)

35

Houston (TX)

34

Cotton Bowl

14

01-01-1979

Oklahoma

31

Nebraska

24

Orange Bowl

15

01-01-1979

Southern California

17

Michigan

10

Rose Bowl

College Division/Minor Bowl Games

No

Date

Winner

 

Runner-Up

 

Site

1

11-18-1978

Chadron St. (NE)

30

Baker (KS)

19

Boot Hill Bowl

2

12-02-1978

Baldwin-Wallace (OH)

24

Wittenberg (OH)

10

Amos Alonzo Stagg Bowl - Division III Championship Game

3

12-02-1978

Virginia Union

21

North Carolina A&T

6

Gold Bowl

4

12-02-1978

Florida A&M

31

Grambling St. (LA)

7

Orange Blossom Classic

5

12-10-1978

Temple (PA)

28

Boston College (MA)

24

Mirage Bowl

6

12-16-1978

Florida A&M

35

Massachusetts

28

Pioneer Bowl (1) - Division I-AA Championship Game

7

12-16-1978

Angelo St. (TX)

24

Elon (NC)

14

Palm Bowl - NAIA Division I Championship Game

Junior College Bowl Games

No

Date

Winner

 

Runner-Up

 

Site

1

11-18-1978

Ranger JC (TX)

19

Garden City JC (KS)

0

Beef Empire Classic

2

11-18-1978

Rochester C&T College (MN)

19

William Rainey Harper JC (IL)

13

Midwest Bowl

3

11-19-1978

Coffeyville CC (KS)

38

Iowa Central CC

6

Coca-Cola Bowl

4

11-23-1978

Phoenix College (AZ)

19

New Mexico Military Institute

19

Wool Bowl

5

12-02-1978

Kilgore College (TX)

30

Jones County JC (MS)

0

Garland-Texas Classic

All-Star Bowl Games

No

Date

Winner

 

Runner-Up

 

Site

1

12-29-1978

Gray All-Stars

28

Blue All-Stars

24

Blue-Gray All-Star Classic

2

01-06-1979

East All-Stars

29

West All-Stars

24

Hula Bowl

3

01-06-1979

East All-Stars

56

West All-Stars

17

East-West Shrine Classic

4

01-06-1979

U.S. All-Stars

34

Canadian All-Stars

14

Canadian-American Bowl

5

01-07-1979

East All-Stars

25

West All-Stars

20

Black College All-Star Bowl

6

01-13-1979

Pacific-10 All-Stars

36

Big Eight Conf. All-Stars

23

Challenge Bowl

7

01-13-1979

South All-Stars

41

North All-Stars

21

Senior Bowl

8

01-14-1979

East All-Stars

33

West All-Stars

14

Japan Bowl

Special Games

No

Date

Winner

 

Runner-Up

 

Site

1

09-03-1978

Utah St.

10

Idaho St.

0

Osaka, Japan

2

09-09-1978

Simon Fraser (BC)

33

Montana Tech

11

Burnaby, BC (Canada)

3

09-23-1978

Simon Fraser (BC)

21

Central Washington

16

Burnaby, BC (Canada)

4

09-30-1978

Gustavus Adolphus (MN)

14

Austin (TX)

9

Mexico City, Mexico

5

11-04-1978

Azusa Pacific (CA)

60

Mexico Poly Institute - White

6

Mexico City, Mexico

6

11-05-1978

Santa Clara (CA)

24

Simon Fraser (BC)

8

Burnaby, BC (Canada)

7

12-02-1978

Brigham Young (UT)

28

Nevada-Las Vegas

24

Yokohama, Japan

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