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Date

Winner

 

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Site

1

12-15-1979

Temple (PA)

28

California

17

Garden State Bowl

2

12-15-1979

Syracuse (NY)

31

McNeese St. (LA)

7

Independence Bowl

3

12-21-1979

Indiana

38

Brigham Young (UT)

37

Holiday Bowl (1)

4

12-22-1979

Washington

14

Texas

7

Sun Bowl

5

12-22-1979

Penn St.

9

Tulane (LA)

6

Liberty Bowl

6

12-22-1979

Louisiana St.

34

Wake Forest (NC)

10

Tangerine Bowl

7

12-25-1979

Pittsburgh (PA)

16

Arizona

10

Fiesta Bowl

8

12-28-1979

North Carolina

17

Michigan

15

Gator Bowl

9

12-29-1979

Missouri

24

South Carolina

14

Hall of Fame Classic

10

12-31-1979

Purdue (IN)

27

Tennessee

22

Bluebonnet Bowl

11

12-31-1979

Baylor (TX)

24

Clemson (SC)

18

Peach Bowl

12

01-01-1980

Alabama

24

Arkansas

9

Sugar Bowl

13

01-01-1980

Oklahoma

24

Florida St.

7

Orange Bowl

14

01-01-1980

Houston (TX)

17

Nebraska

14

Cotton Bowl

15

01-01-1980

Southern California

17

Ohio St.

16

Rose Bowl

College Division/Minor Bowl Games

No

Date

Winner

 

Runner-Up

 

Site

1

11-17-1979

Pittsburg St. (KS)

43

Peru St. (NE)

14

Boot Hill Bowl

2

11-24-1979

Notre Dame (IN)

40

Miami (FL)

15

Mirage Bowl

3

11-24-1979

Missouri Western St.

72

William Jewell (MO)

44

Moila Shrine Classic

4

12-01-1979

Ithaca (NY)

14

Wittenberg (OH)

10

Amos Alonzo Stagg Bowl - Division III Championship Game

5

12-01-1979

South Carolina St.

39

Norfolk St. (VA)

7

Gold Bowl

6

12-08-1979

Delaware

38

Youngstown St. (OH)

21

Zia Bowl - Division II Championship Game

7

12-09-1979

Mexican All-Stars

8

Trinity (TX)

0

Aztec Bowl

8

12-15-1979

Texas A&M-Kingsville

20

Central Oklahoma

14

Palm Bowl - NAIA Division I Championship Game

Junior College Bowl Games

No

Date

Winner

 

Runner-Up

 

Site

1

11-17-1979

Illinois Valley JC

14

Normandale JC (MN)

13

Midwest Bowl

2

11-17-1979

Northeastern Oklahoma A&M

30

Scottsdale CC (AZ)

24

Beef Empire Classic

3

11-18-1979

Ellsworth CC (IA)

55

Cowley County JC (KS)

28

Coca-Cola Bowl

4

11-18-1979

Ranger JC (TX)

36

Coffeyville CC (KS)

33

Rodeo Bowl

5

11-22-1979

Marion Military Institute (AL)

27

New Mexico Military Institute

21

Wool Bowl

6

12-01-1979

Ferrum JC (VA)

28

College of Dupage (IL)

16

East Bowl

7

12-01-1979

Itawamba JC (MS)

9

Tyler JC (TX)

7

Garland-Texas Classic

All-Star Bowl Games

No

Date

Winner

 

Runner-Up

 

Site

1

12-25-1979

Blue All-Stars

22

Gray All-Stars

13

Blue-Gray All-Star Classic

2

01-05-1980

West All-Stars

27

East All-Stars

21

Black College All-Star Bowl

3

01-05-1980

West All-Stars

20

East All-Stars

10

East-West Shrine Classic

4

01-05-1980

East All-Stars

17

West All-Stars

10

Hula Bowl

5

01-12-1980

North All-Stars

57

South All-Stars

3

Senior Bowl

6

01-13-1980

West All-Stars

28

East All-Stars

17

Japan Bowl

Special Games

No

Date

Winner

 

Runner-Up

 

Site

1

09-15-1979

Simon Fraser (BC)

29

Western Washington

0

Burnaby, BC (Canada)

2

09-22-1979

Simon Fraser (BC)

23

Central Washington

9

Burnaby, BC (Canada)

3

10-06-1979

Colorado School of Mines

30

Guadalajara (Mexico)

14

Guadalajara, Mexico

4

10-13-1979

Wisconsin-Whitewater

24

Morningside (IA)

7

Mexico City, Mexico

5

10-20-1979

University of Iztapalapa (Mexico)

50

Johnson C. Smith (NC)

28

Iztapalapa, Mexico

6

10-27-1979

Eastern Washington

31

Simon Fraser (BC)

20

Burnaby, BC (Canada)

7

11-03-1979

Saginaw Valley St. (MI)

77

Mexico Educacion

0

Mexico City, Mexico

8

11-17-1979

Puget Sound (WA)

21

Simon Fraser (BC)

9

Burnaby, BC (Canada)

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