Nebraska bowl games

All-time record in bowl games: 26-27 (0.491)

National championship games: 5-4

Season Bowl Date Opponent Outcome Score
2016 Music City Bowl Dec. 30, 2016 Tennessee Loss 38-24 Details
2015 Foster Farms Bowl Dec. 26, 2015 UCLA Win 37-29 Details
2014 Holiday Bowl Dec. 27, 2014 USC Loss 45-42 Details
2013 Gator Bowl Jan. 1, 2014 Georgia Win 24-19 Details
2012 Capital One Bowl Jan. 1, 2013 Georgia Loss 45-31 Details
2011 Capital One Bowl Jan. 2, 2012 South Carolina Loss 30-13 Details
2010 Holiday Bowl Dec. 30, 2010 Washington Loss 19-7 Details
2009 Holiday Bowl Dec. 30, 2009 Arizona Win 33-0 Details
2008 Gator Bowl Jan. 1, 2009 Clemson Win 26-21 Details
2006 Cotton Bowl Jan. 1, 2007 Auburn Loss 17-14 Details
2005 Alamo Bowl Dec. 28, 2005 Michigan Win 32-28 Details
2003 Alamo Bowl Dec. 29, 2003 Michigan State Win 17-3 Details
2002 Independence Bowl Dec. 27, 2002 Mississippi Loss 27-23 Details
2001 Rose Bowl - National championship game Jan. 3, 2002 Miami (FL) Loss 37-14 Details
2000 Alamo Bowl Dec. 30, 2000 Northwestern Win 66-17 Details
1999 Fiesta Bowl Jan. 2, 2000 Tennessee Win 31-21 Details
1998 Holiday Bowl Dec. 30, 1998 Arizona Loss 23-20 Details
1997 Orange Bowl - National championship game Jan. 2, 1998 Tennessee Win 42-17 Details
1996 Orange Bowl Dec. 31, 1996 Virginia Tech Win 41-21 Details
1995 Fiesta Bowl - National championship game Jan. 2, 1996 Florida Win 62-24 Details
1994 Orange Bowl - National championship game Jan. 1, 1995 Miami (FL) Win 24-17 Details
1993 Orange Bowl - National championship game Jan. 1, 1994 Florida State Loss 18-16 Details
1992 Orange Bowl Jan. 1, 1993 Florida State Loss 27-14 Details
1991 Orange Bowl Jan. 1, 1992 Miami (FL) Loss 22-0 Details
1990 Florida Citrus Bowl Jan. 1, 1991 Georgia Tech Loss 45-21 Details
1989 Fiesta Bowl Jan. 1, 1990 Florida State Loss 41-17 Details
1988 Orange Bowl Jan. 2, 1989 Miami (FL) Loss 23-3 Details
1987 Fiesta Bowl Jan. 1, 1988 Florida State Loss 31-28 Details
1986 Sugar Bowl Jan. 1, 1987 LSU Win 30-15 Details
1985 Fiesta Bowl Jan. 1, 1986 Michigan Loss 27-23 Details
1984 Sugar Bowl Jan. 1, 1985 LSU Win 28-10 Details
1983 Orange Bowl - National championship game Jan. 2, 1984 Miami (FL) Loss 31-30 Details
1982 Orange Bowl Jan. 1, 1983 LSU Win 21-20 Details
1981 Orange Bowl - National championship game Jan. 1, 1982 Clemson Loss 22-15 Details
1980 Sun Bowl Dec. 27, 1980 Mississippi State Win 31-17 Details
1979 Cotton Bowl Jan. 1, 1980 Houston Loss 17-14 Details
1978 Orange Bowl Jan. 1, 1979 Oklahoma Loss 31-24 Details
1977 Liberty Bowl Dec. 19, 1977 North Carolina Win 21-17 Details
1976 The Astro-Bluebonnet Bowl Dec. 30, 1976 Texas Tech Win 27-24 Details
1975 Fiesta Bowl Dec. 26, 1975 Arizona State Loss 17-14 Details
1974 Sugar Bowl Dec. 31, 1974 Florida Win 13-10 Details
1973 Cotton Bowl Jan. 1, 1974 Texas Win 19-3 Details
1972 Orange Bowl Jan. 1, 1973 Notre Dame Win 40-6 Details
1971 Orange Bowl - National championship game Jan. 1, 1972 Alabama Win 38-6 Details
1970 Orange Bowl - National championship game Jan. 1, 1971 LSU Win 17-12 Details
1969 Sun Bowl Dec. 20, 1969 Georgia Win 45-6 Details
1966 Sugar Bowl Jan. 2, 1967 Alabama Loss 34-7 Details
1965 Orange Bowl Jan. 1, 1966 Alabama Loss 39-28 Details
1964 Cotton Bowl Jan. 1, 1965 Arkansas Loss 10-7 Details
1963 Orange Bowl Jan. 1, 1964 Auburn Win 13-7 Details
1962 Gotham Bowl Dec. 15, 1962 Miami (FL) Win 36-34 Details
1954 Orange Bowl Jan. 1, 1955 Duke Loss 34-7 Details
1940 Rose Bowl Jan. 1, 1941 Stanford Loss 21-13 Details