List of California Golden Bears bowl games

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On offense during the 2007 Armed Forces Bowl

The California Golden Bears college football team competes as part of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS), representing the University of California, Berkeley in the North Division of the Pacific-12 Conference (Pac-12). Since the establishment of the team in 1886, California has appeared in 20 bowl games.[1] Included in these games are eight appearances in the Rose Bowl Game.[1] The latest bowl occurred on December 28, 2011, when California lost to Texas 21–10 in the 2011 Holiday Bowl.[1] The loss in that game brought the Golden Bears' overall bowl record to ten wins, ten losses and one tie (10–10–1).

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Bowl games[edit]

List of bowl games showing bowl played in, score, date, season, opponent, stadium, location, attendance and head coach[A 1]
# Bowl Score[A 2] Date Season[A 3] Opponent[A 4] Stadium Location Attendance[2] Head coach
1 Rose Bowl W 28–0 January 1, 1921 1920 Ohio State Buckeyes Tournament Park Pasadena 42,000double-dagger Smith, AndyAndy Smith
2 Rose Bowl T 0–0 January 2, 1922 1921 Washington & Jefferson Presidents Tournament Park Pasadena 40,000 Smith, AndyAndy Smith
3 Rose Bowl L 8–7 January 1, 1929 1928 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Rose Bowl Pasadena 66,604double-dagger Price, NibsNibs Price
4 Rose Bowl W 13–0 January 1, 1938 1937 Alabama Crimson Tide Rose Bowl Pasadena 90,000double-dagger Allison, StubStub Allison
5 Rose Bowl L 20–14 January 1, 1949 1948 Northwestern Wildcats Rose Bowl Pasadena 90,000 Waldorf, PappyPappy Waldorf
6 Rose Bowl L 17–14 January 2, 1950 1949 Ohio State Buckeyes Rose Bowl Pasadena 100,963double-dagger Waldorf, PappyPappy Waldorf
7 Rose Bowl L 14–6 January 1, 1951 1950 Michigan Wolverines Rose Bowl Pasadena 98,939 Waldorf, PappyPappy Waldorf
8 Rose Bowl L 38–12 January 1, 1959 1958 Iowa Hawkeyes Rose Bowl Pasadena 98,297 Elliott, PetePete Elliott
9 Garden State Bowl L 28–17 December 15, 1979 1979 Temple Owls Giants Stadium East Rutherford 40,207 Theder, RogerRoger Theder
10 Copper Bowl W 17–15 December 31, 1990 1990 Wyoming Cowboys Arizona Stadium Tucson 36,340 Snyder, BruceBruce Snyder
11 Florida Citrus Bowl W 37–13 January 1, 1992 1991 Clemson Tigers Citrus Bowl Orlando 64,192 Snyder, BruceBruce Snyder
12 Alamo Bowl W 37–3 December 31, 1993 1993 Iowa Hawkeyes Alamodome San Antonio 45,716double-dagger Gilbertson, KeithKeith Gilbertson
13 Aloha Bowl L 42–38 December 25, 1996 1996 Navy Midshipmen Aloha Stadium Honolulu 43,380 Mariucci, SteveSteve Mariucci
14 Insight Bowl W 52–49 December 26, 2003 2003 Virginia Tech Hokies Bank One Ballpark Phoenix 42,364 Tedford, JeffJeff Tedford
15 Holiday Bowl L 45–31 December 30, 2004 2004 Texas Tech Red Raiders Qualcomm Stadium San Diego 66,222dagger Tedford, JeffJeff Tedford
16 Las Vegas Bowl W 35–28 December 22, 2005 2005 BYU Cougars Sam Boyd Stadium Las Vegas 40,053double-dagger Tedford, JeffJeff Tedford
17 Holiday Bowl W 45–10 December 28, 2006 2006 Texas A&M Aggies Qualcomm Stadium San Diego 62,395 Tedford, JeffJeff Tedford
18 Armed Forces Bowl W 42–36 December 31, 2007 2007 Air Force Falcons Amon G. Carter Stadium Fort Worth 44,009dagger Tedford, JeffJeff Tedford
19 Emerald Bowl W 24–17 December 27, 2008 2008 Miami Hurricanes AT&T Park San Francisco 42,268dagger Tedford, JeffJeff Tedford
20 Poinsettia Bowl L 37–27 December 23, 2009 2009 Utah Utes Qualcomm Stadium San Diego 32,665 Tedford, JeffJeff Tedford
21 Holiday Bowl L 21–10 December 28, 2011 2011 Texas Longhorns Qualcomm Stadium San Diego Tedford, JeffJeff Tedford

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Statistics correct as of 2011–12 NCAA football bowl games.
  2. ^ Results are sortable first by whether the result was a California win, loss or tie and then second by the margin of victory.
  3. ^ Links to the season article for the California team that competed in the bowl for that year.
  4. ^ Links to the season article for the opponent that California competed against in the bowl for that year when available or to their general page when unavailable.

References[edit]

General
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). "Bowl/All-Star Game Records" (PDF). 2011 NCAA Division I Football Records. NCAA.org. Retrieved December 13, 2011. 
Specific
  1. ^ a b c Bowl/All-Star Game Records, p. 17
  2. ^ Bowl/All-Star Game Records, pp. 32–38