Who Won the Holiday Bowl?

Holiday Bowl

The Holiday Bowl is an annual college football bowl game played at QualComm Stadium in San Diego, California.

The game began in 1978, pitting the WAC champion against an at-large opponent. Now the Holiday Bowl has Big 12 and Pac 12 tie-ins.

Sponsors through the years have included SeaWorld (86-90), Thrifty Car Rental (91-94), Plymouth (95-97), Culligan (98-01), Pacific Life (02-09), and Bridgepoint Education (10-present).

Year Winner Runner Up
2016 Minnesota Gophers Washington State Cougars 17-12 Details >>
2015 Wisconsin Badgers USC Trojans 23-21 Details >>
2014 USC Trojans Nebraska Cornhuskers 45-42 Details >>
2013 Texas Tech Red Raiders Arizona State Sun Devils 37-23 Details >>
2012 Baylor Bears UCLA Bruins 49-26 Details >>
2011 Texas Longhorns California Golden Bears 21-10 Details >>
2010 Washington Huskies Nebraska Cornhuskers 19-7 Details >>
2009 Nebraska Cornhuskers Arizona Wildcats 33-0 Details >>
2008 Oregon Ducks Oklahoma State Cowboys 42-31 Details >>
2007 Texas Longhorns Arizona State Sun Devils 52-34 Details >>
2006 California Golden Bears Texas A&M Aggies 45-10 Details >>
2005 Oklahoma Sooners Oregon Ducks 17-14 Details >>
2004 Texas Tech Red Raiders California Golden Bears 45-31 Details >>
2003 Washington State Cougars Texas Longhorns 28-20 Details >>
2002 Kansas State Wildcats Arizona State Sun Devils 34-27 Details >>
2001 Texas Longhorns Washington Huskies 47-43 Details >>
2000 Oregon Ducks Texas Longhorns 35-30 Details >>
1999 Kansas State Wildcats Washington Huskies 24-20 Details >>
1998 Arizona Wildcats Nebraska Cornhuskers 23-20 Details >>
1997 Colorado State Rams Missouri Tigers 35-24 Details >>
1996 Colorado Buffaloes Washington Huskies 33-21 Details >>
1995 Kansas State Wildcats Colorado State Rams 54-21 Details >>
1994 Michigan Wolverines Colorado State Rams 24-14 Details >>
1993 Ohio State Buckeyes BYU Cougars 28-21 Details >>
1992 Hawaii Warriors Illinois Fighting Illini 27-17 Details >>
1991 TIE (BYU & Iowa) 13-13 Details >>
1990 Texas A&M Aggies BYU Cougars 65-14 Details >>
1989 Penn State Nittany Lions BYU Cougars 50-39 Details >>
1988 Oklahoma State Cowboys Wyoming Cowboys 62-14 Details >>
1987 Iowa Hawkeyes Wyoming Cowboys 20-19 Details >>
1986 Iowa Hawkeyes San Diego State Aztecs 39-38 Details >>
1985 Arkansas Razorbacks Arizona State Sun Devils 18-17 Details >>
1984 BYU Cougars Michigan Wolverines 24-17 Details >>
1983 BYU Cougars Missouri Tigers 21-17 Details >>
1982 Ohio State Buckeyes BYU Cougars 47-17 Details >>
1981 BYU Cougars Washington State Cougars 38-36 Details >>
1980 BYU Cougars SMU Mustangs 46-45 Details >>
1979 Indiana Hoosiers BYU Cougars 38-37 Details >>
1978 Navy Midshipmen BYU Cougars 23-16 Details >>