List of LSU Tigers bowl games

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The LSU Tigers football team represents Louisiana State University in the sport of American football. LSU has competed in 49 bowl games (with 48 being sanctioned by the NCAA) in its history, going 24–23–1 in NCAA sanctioned bowl games.[1] The Tigers have played in 18 straight bowl games since 2000, the fifth longest active streak in the NCAA and second longest in the Southeastern Conference.[2]

Bowl games[edit]

Season Date Coach Bowl Opponent Result
1907 December 25, 1907 Edgar Wingard Bacardi Bowl* Havana W 56–0
1935 January 1, 1936 Bernie Moore Sugar Bowl TCU L 3–2
1936 January 1, 1937 Bernie Moore Sugar Bowl Santa Clara L 21–14
1937 January 1, 1938 Bernie Moore Sugar Bowl Santa Clara L 6–0
1943 January 1, 1944 Bernie Moore Orange Bowl Texas A&M W 19–14
1946 January 1, 1947 Bernie Moore Cotton Bowl Classic Arkansas T 0–0
1949 January 2, 1950 Gaynell Tinsley Sugar Bowl Oklahoma L 35–0
1958 January 1, 1959 Paul Dietzel Sugar Bowl Clemson W 7–0
1959 January 1, 1960 Paul Dietzel Sugar Bowl Ole Miss L 21–0
1961 January 1, 1962 Paul Dietzel Orange Bowl Colorado W 25–7
1962 January 1, 1963 Charles McClendon Cotton Bowl Classic Texas W 13–0
1963 December 21, 1963 Charles McClendon Bluebonnet Bowl Baylor L 14–7
1964 January 1, 1965 Charles McClendon Sugar Bowl Syracuse W 13–0
1965 January 1, 1966 Charles McClendon Cotton Bowl Classic Arkansas W 14–7
1967 January 1, 1967 Charles McClendon Sugar Bowl Wyoming W 20–14
1968 December 30, 1968 Charles McClendon Peach Bowl Florida State W 31–27
1970 January 1, 1971 Charles McClendon Orange Bowl Nebraska L 17–12
1971 December 18, 1971 Charles McClendon Sun Bowl Iowa State W 33–15
1972 December 30, 1972 Charles McClendon Astro-Bluebonnet Bowl Tennessee L 24–17
1973 January 1, 1974 Charles McClendon Orange Bowl Penn State L 16–9
1977 December 31, 1977 Charles McClendon Sun Bowl Stanford L 24–14
1978 December 23, 1978 Charles McClendon Liberty Bowl Missouri L 20–15
1979 December 22, 1979 Charles McClendon Tangerine Bowl Wake Forest W 34–10
1982 January 1, 1983 Jerry Stovall Orange Bowl Nebraska L 21–20
1984 January 1, 1985 Bill Arnsparger Sugar Bowl Nebraska L 28–10
1985 December 27, 1985 Bill Arnsparger Liberty Bowl Baylor L 24–7
1986 January 1, 1987 Bill Arnsparger Sugar Bowl Nebraska L 30–15
1987 December 31, 1987 Mike Archer Gator Bowl South Carolina W 30–13
1988 January 2, 1989 Mike Archer Hall of Fame Bowl Syracuse L 23–10
1995 December 29, 1995 Gerry DiNardo Independence Bowl Michigan State W 45–26
1996 December 28, 1996 Gerry DiNardo Peach Bowl Clemson W 10–7
1997 December 28, 1997 Gerry DiNardo Independence Bowl Notre Dame W 27–9
2000 December 29, 2000 Nick Saban Peach Bowl Georgia Tech W 28–14
2001 January 2, 2002 Nick Saban Sugar Bowl Illinois W 47–34
2002 January 1, 2003 Nick Saban Cotton Bowl Classic Texas L 35–20
2003 January 4, 2004 Nick Saban Sugar Bowl Oklahoma W 21–14
2004 January 1, 2005 Nick Saban Capital One Bowl Iowa L 30–25
2005 December 30, 2005 Les Miles Peach Bowl Miami (FL) W 40–3
2006 January 3, 2007 Les Miles Sugar Bowl Notre Dame W 41–14
2007 January 7, 2008 Les Miles BCS National Championship Game Ohio State W 38–24
2008 December 31, 2008 Les Miles Chick-Fil-A Bowl Georgia Tech W 38–3
2009 January 1, 2010 Les Miles Capital One Bowl Penn State L 19–17
2010 January 7, 2011 Les Miles Cotton Bowl Classic Texas A&M W 41–24
2011 January 9, 2012 Les Miles BCS National Championship Game Alabama L 21–0
2012 December 31, 2012 Les Miles Chick-Fil-A Bowl Clemson L 25–24
2013 January 1, 2014 Les Miles Outback Bowl Iowa W 21–14
2014 December 30, 2014 Les Miles Music City Bowl Notre Dame L 31–28
2015 December 29, 2015 Les Miles Texas Bowl Texas Tech W 56–27
2016 December 31, 2016 Ed Orgeron Citrus Bowl Louisville W 29–9
2017 January 1, 2018 Ed Orgeron Citrus Bowl Notre Dame L 20–17
*LSU does not count the victory against the University of Havana among its bowl games and bowl wins.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "LSU Fighting Tigers Bowls". Sports Reference. Retrieved July 5, 2017. 
  2. ^ "Longest Active Bowl Streaks in College Football". Scout.com. December 15, 2016. Retrieved July 5, 2017. 
  3. ^ "LSU Bowl History" (PDF). lsusports.net. Retrieved December 8, 2016.