Who Won the Las Vegas Bowl?

Las Vegas Bowl

The Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl began in 1992 as just the Las Vegas Bowl. It is played annually at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas.

The game grew out of the California Raisin Bowl which was played in Fresno from 1981-1991. The game moved to Las Vegas in 1992 and was renamed.

Sponsors before Royal Purple have included EA Sports, Sega, Pioneer PureVision and Maaco.

Year Winner Runner Up
2016 San Diego State Aztecs Houston Cougars 34-10 Details >>
2015 Utah Utes BYU Cougars 35-28 Details >>
2014 Utah Utes Colorado State Rams 45-10 Details >>
2013 USC Trojans Fresno State Bulldogs 45-20 Details >>
2012 Boise State Broncos Washington Huskies 28-26 Details >>
2011 Boise State Broncos Arizona State Sun Devils 56-24 Details >>
2010 Boise State Broncos Utah Utes 26-3 Details >>
2009 BYU Cougars Oregon State Beavers 44-20 Details >>
2008 Arizona Wildcats BYU Cougars 31-21 Details >>
2007 BYU Cougars ULCA Bruins 17-16 Details >>
2006 BYU Cougars Oregon Ducks 38-8 Details >>
2005 California Golden Bears BYU Cougars 35-28 Details >>
2004 Wyoming Cowboys UCLA Bruins 24-21 Details >>
2003 Oregon State Beavers New Mexico Lobos 55-14 Details >>
2002 UCLA Bruins New Mexico Lobos 27-13 Details >>
2001 Utah Utes USC Trojans 10-6 Details >>
2000 UNLV Rebels Arkansas Razorbacks 31-14 Details >>
1999 Utah Utes Fresno State Bulldogs 17-16 Details >>
1998 North Carolina Tar Heels San Diego State Aztecs 20-13 Details >>
1997 Oregon Ducks Air Force Falcons 41-13 Details >>
1996 Nevada Wolf Pack Ball State Cardinals 18-15 Details >>
1995 Toledo Rockets Nevada Wolf Pack 40-37 (OT) Details >>
1994 UNLV Rebels Central Michigan Chippewas 52-24 Details >>
1993 Utah State Aggies Ball State Cardinals 42-33 Details >>
1992 Bowling Green Falcons Nevada Wolf Pack 35-34 Details >>