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Penn State Bowl History

Bowl Record:  21-15-2

No

W/L

Date

PF

Opponent

PA

Bowl

1

L

01-01-1923

3

Southern California

14

Tournament of Roses Game

2

T

01-01-1948

13

Southern Methodist (TX)

13

Cotton Bowl

3

W

12-19-1959

7

Alabama

0

Liberty Bowl

4

W

12-17-1960

41

Oregon

12

Liberty Bowl

5

W

12-30-1961

30

Georgia Tech

15

Gator Bowl

6

L

12-29-1962

7

Florida

17

Gator Bowl

7

T

12-30-1967

17

Florida St.

17

Gator Bowl

8

W

01-01-1969

15

Kansas

14

Orange Bowl

9

W

01-01-1970

10

Missouri

3

Orange Bowl

10

W

01-01-1972

30

Texas

6

Cotton Bowl

11

L

12-31-1972

0

Oklahoma

14

Sugar Bowl

12

W

01-01-1974

16

Louisiana St.

9

Orange Bowl

13

W

01-01-1975

41

Baylor (TX)

20

Cotton Bowl

14

L

12-31-1975

6

Alabama

13

Sugar Bowl

15

L

12-27-1976

9

Notre Dame (IN)

20

Gator Bowl

16

W

12-25-1977

42

Arizona St.

30

Fiesta Bowl

17

L

01-01-1979

7

Alabama

14

Sugar Bowl

18

W

12-22-1979

9

Tulane (LA)

6

Liberty Bowl

19

W

12-26-1980

31

Ohio St.

19

Fiesta Bowl

20

W

01-01-1982

26

Southern California

10

Fiesta Bowl

21

W

01-01-1983

27

Georgia

23

Sugar Bowl

22

W

12-26-1983

13

Washington

10

Aloha Bowl

23

L

01-01-1986

10

Oklahoma

25

Orange Bowl

24

W

01-02-1987

14

Miami (FL)

10

Fiesta Bowl

25

L

01-01-1988

10

Clemson (SC)

35

Florida Citrus Bowl

26

W

12-29-1989

50

Brigham Young (UT)

39

Holiday Bowl (1)

27

L

12-28-1990

17

Florida St.

24

Blockbuster Bowl

28

W

01-01-1992

42

Tennessee

17

Fiesta Bowl

29

L

01-01-1993

3

Stanford (CA)

24

Blockbuster Bowl

30

W

01-01-1994

31

Tennessee

13

Florida Citrus Bowl

31

W

01-02-1995

38

Oregon

20

Rose Bowl

32

W

01-01-1996

43

Auburn (AL)

14

Outback Bowl

33

W

01-01-1997

38

Texas

15

Fiesta Bowl

34

L

01-01-1998

6

Florida

21

Florida Citrus Bowl

35

N/A

01-01-1999

26

Kentucky

14

Outback Bowl - Penn St. Vacated Game

36

N/A

12-28-1999

24

Texas A&M

0

Alamo Bowl - Penn St. Vacated Game

37

L

01-01-2003

9

Auburn (AL)

13

Capital One Bowl

38

N/A

01-03-2006

26

Florida St.

23

Orange Bowl - Penn St. Vacated Game

39

N/A

01-01-2007

20

Tennessee

10

Outback Bowl - Penn St. Vacated Game

40

N/A

12-29-2007

24

Texas A&M

17

Alamo Bowl - Penn St. Vacated Game

41

L

01-01-2009

24

Southern California

38

Rose Bowl

42

N/A

01-01-2010

19

Louisiana St.

17

Capital One Bowl - Penn St. Vacated Game

43

L

01-01-2011

24

Florida

37

Outback Bowl

44

L

01-02-2012

14

Houston (TX)

30

TicketCity Bowl

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