List of Wyoming Cowboys bowl games

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Wyoming defeated UCLA in the 2004 Las Vegas Bowl to end their six bowl game losing streak.[1]

The Wyoming Cowboys college football team competes as part of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS), representing the University of Wyoming in the Mountain West Conference (MW). Since the establishment of the team in 1892, Wyoming has appeared in 13 bowl games.[2] The latest bowl occurred on December 17, 2011, when Wyoming lost to Temple 37–15 in the 2011 New Mexico Bowl.[3] The loss in that game brought the Cowboys' overall bowl record to six wins and seven losses (6–7).[2][3]

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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[4] Head coach
1 Gator Bowl W 20–7 January 1, 1951 1950 Washington & Lee Generals Gator Bowl Jacksonville 19,834 Wyatt, BowdenBowden Wyatt
2 Sun Bowl W 21–14 January 2, 1956 1955 Texas Tech Red Raiders Kidd Field El Paso 14,500 Dickens, PhilPhil Dickens
3 Sun Bowl W 14–6 December 31, 1958 1958 Hardin–Simmons Cowboys Kidd Field El Paso 13,000 Devaney, BobBob Devaney
4 Sun Bowl W 28–20 December 24, 1966 1966 Florida State Seminoles Sun Bowl El Paso 24,381 Eaton, LloydLloyd Eaton
5 Sugar Bowl L 20–13 January 1, 1968 1967 LSU Tigers Tulane Stadium New Orleans 78,963 Eaton, LloydLloyd Eaton
6 Fiesta Bowl L 41–7 December 25, 1976 1976 Oklahoma Sooners Sun Devil Stadium Tempe 48,174 Akers, FredFred Akers
7 Holiday Bowl L 20–19 December 30, 1987 1987 Iowa Hawkeyes Jack Murphy Stadium San Diego 61,892double-dagger Roach, PaulPaul Roach
8 Holiday Bowl L 62–14 December 30, 1988 1988 Oklahoma State Cowboys Jack Murphy Stadium San Diego 60,718 Roach, PaulPaul Roach
9 Copper Bowl L 17–15 December 31, 1990 1990 California Golden Bears Arizona Stadium Tucson 36,340 Roach, PaulPaul Roach
10 Copper Bowl L 52–17 December 29, 1993 1993 Kansas State Wildcats Arizona Stadium Tucson 49,075double-dagger Tiller, JoeJoe Tiller
11 Las Vegas Bowl W 24–21 December 23, 2004 2004 UCLA Bruins Sam Boyd Stadium Whitney 29,062 Glenn, JoeJoe Glenn
12 New Mexico Bowl W 35–28 December 19, 2009 2009 Fresno State Bulldogs University Stadium Albuquerque 24,898 Christensen, DaveDave Christensen
13 New Mexico Bowl L 35–17 December 17, 2011 2011 Temple Owls University Stadium Albuquerque 25,762[5] Christensen, DaveDave Christensen

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Statistics correct as of 2011–12 NCAA football bowl games.
  2. ^ Results are sortable first by whether the result was a Wyoming win, loss or tie and then second by the margin of victory.
  3. ^ Links to the season article for the Wyoming team that competed in the bowl for that year.
  4. ^ Links to the season article for the opponent that Wyoming 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 18, 2011. 
Specific
  1. ^ "Bramlett guides fourth-quarter comeback". ESPN.com. Associated Press. December 23, 2004. Retrieved December 18, 2011. 
  2. ^ a b Bowl/All-Star Game Records, p. 29
  3. ^ a b "Temple wins New Mexico Bowl with romp over Wyoming". ESPN.com. Associated Press. December 17, 2011. Retrieved December 18, 2011. 
  4. ^ Bowl/All-Star Game Records, pp. 32–38
  5. ^ "Temple Owls vs. Wyoming Cowboys box score". ESPN.com. Associated Press. December 17, 2011. Retrieved December 18, 2011.