List of Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens bowl games

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The Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens football team competes as part of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I Football Championship Subdivision (FCS), representing the University of Delaware in the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA). Since the establishment of the team in 1889, Delaware has appeared in 11 bowl games.


Bowl games[edit]

List of bowl games showing bowl played in, score, date, season, opponent, stadium, location, attendance and head coach
# Bowl Score[A 1] Date Season[A 2] Opponent[A 3] Stadium Location Attendance Head coach
1 Cigar Bowl W 21–7 January 1, 1947 1946 Rollins Tars Phillips Field Tampa 9,500 Murray, William D.William D. Murray
2 Refrigerator Bowl W 19–7 December 5, 1954 1954 Kent State Golden Flashes Arad McCutchan Stadium Evansville 4,500 Nelson, David M.David M. Nelson
3 Boardwalk Bowl W 31–24 December 14, 1968 1968 IUP Crimson Hawks Atlantic City Convention Center Atlantic City 9,849 Raymond, TubbyTubby Raymond
4 Boardwalk Bowl W 31–13 December 13, 1969 1969 North Carolina Central Eagles Atlantic City Convention Center Atlantic City 10,585 Raymond, TubbyTubby Raymond
5 Boardwalk Bowl W 38–23 December 12, 1970 1970 Morgan State Bears Atlantic City Convention Center Atlantic City 10,078 Raymond, TubbyTubby Raymond
6 Boardwalk Bowl W 72–22 December 11, 1971 1971 C.W. Post Pioneers Atlantic City Convention Center Atlantic City 10,614 Raymond, TubbyTubby Raymond
7 Boardwalk Bowl L 17–8 December 1, 1973 1973 Grambling State Tigers Atlantic City Convention Center Atlantic City 12,043 Raymond, TubbyTubby Raymond
8 Grantland Rice Bowl W 49–11 December 7, 1974 1974 UNLV Rebels BREC Memorial Stadium Baton Rouge 10,000 Raymond, TubbyTubby Raymond
9 Camellia Bowl L 54–14 December 14, 1974 1974 Central Michigan Chippewas Hughes Stadium Sacramento 14,137 Raymond, TubbyTubby Raymond
10 Zia Bowl W 38–21 December 8, 1979 1979 Youngstown State Penguins University Stadium Albuquerque 4,000 Raymond, TubbyTubby Raymond
11 Pioneer Bowl L 17–14 December 18, 1982 1982 Eastern Kentucky Colonels Memorial Stadium Wichita Falls 11,257 Raymond, TubbyTubby Raymond


  1. ^ Results are sortable first by whether the result was a Delaware win, loss or tie and then second by the margin of victory.
  2. ^ Links to the season article for the Delaware team that competed in the bowl for that year.
  3. ^ Links to the season article for the opponent that Delaware competed against in the bowl for that year when available or to their general page when unavailable.


  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). "Bowl/All-Star Game Records" (PDF). 2011 NCAA Division I Football Records. Retrieved August 30, 2011.