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This is a list of Utah Utes bowl games. The Utah Utes football team has played in 22 bowl games in its history, compiling a record of 17–5.[1]

KeyEdit

General
dagger Bowl game record attendance
double-dagger Former bowl game record attendance
* Denotes national championship game

Results
W Win
L Loss
T Tie

Bowl gamesEdit

List of bowl games showing bowl played in, date, winning team, score, losing team, stadium, location, attendance, head coach, and MVP
# Bowl Date Winning team Score Losing team Stadium Location Attendance Head coach MVP
1 Sun Bowl 01939-01-02 January 2, 1939 Utah W 26–0 New Mexico Kidd Field El Paso, TX 13,000 Armstrong, IkeIke Armstrong  
2 Pineapple Bowl* 01947-01-01 January 1, 1947 Hawaii L 19–16 Utah Honolulu Stadium Honolulu, HI 22,000 Armstrong, IkeIke Armstrong  
3 Liberty Bowl 01964-12-19 December 19, 1964 Utah W 32–6 West Virginia Atlantic City Convention Hall Atlantic City, NJ 6,059 Nagel, RayRay Nagel Ernest Allen (Utah)
4 Copper Bowl 01992-12-29 December 29, 1992 Washington State L 31–28 Utah Arizona Stadium Tucson, AZ 40,826 McBride, RonRon McBride Drew Bledsoe (Washington State)
Phillip Bobo (Washington State)
Kareem Leary (Utah)
5 Freedom Bowl 01993-12-30 December 30, 1993 USC L 28–21 Utah Anaheim Stadium Anaheim, CA 37,203 McBride, RonRon McBride Johnnie Morton (USC)
Henry Lusk (Utah)
6 Freedom Bowl 01994-12-27 December 27, 1994 Utah W 16–13 Arizona Anaheim Stadium Anaheim, CA 27,477 McBride, RonRon McBride Tedy Bruschi (Arizona)
Cal Beck (Utah)
7 Copper Bowl 01996-12-27 December 27, 1996 Wisconsin L 38–10 Utah Arizona Stadium Tucson, AZ 42,122 McBride, RonRon McBride Ron Dayne (Wisconsin)
Tarek Saleh (Wisconsin)
8 Las Vegas Bowl 01999-12-18 December 18, 1999 Utah W 17–16 Fresno State Sam Boyd Stadium Whitney, NV 28,227 McBride, RonRon McBride Mike Anderson (Utah)
9 Las Vegas Bowl 02001-12-25 December 25, 2001 Utah W 10–6 USC Sam Boyd Stadium Whitney, NV 30,894 McBride, RonRon McBride Dameon Hunter (Utah)
10 Liberty Bowl 02003-12-31 December 31, 2003 Utah W 17–0 Southern Miss Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium Memphis, TN 55,989 Meyer, UrbanUrban Meyer Morgan Scalley (Utah)
11 Fiesta Bowl 02005-01-01 January 1, 2005 Utah W 35–7 Pittsburgh Sun Devil Stadium Tempe, AZ 73,519 Meyer, UrbanUrban Meyer Alex Smith (Utah)
Paris Warren (Utah)
Steve Fifita (Utah)
12 Emerald Bowl 02005-12-29 December 29, 2005 Utah W 38–10 Georgia Tech AT&T Park San Francisco, CA 25,742 Whittingham, KyleKyle Whittingham Travis LaTendresse (Utah)
Eric Weddle (Utah)
13 Armed Forces Bowl 02006-12-23 December 23, 2006 Utah W 25–13 Tulsa Amon G. Carter Stadium Fort Worth, TX 32,412 Whittingham, KyleKyle Whittingham Louie Sakoda (Utah)
14 Poinsettia Bowl 02007-12-20 December 20, 2007 Utah W 35–32 Navy Qualcomm Stadium San Diego, CA 39,129 Whittingham, KyleKyle Whittingham Brian Johnson (Utah)
Joe Dale (Utah)
15 Sugar Bowl 02009-01-02 January 2, 2009 Utah W 31–17 Alabama Louisiana Superdome New Orleans, LA 71,872 Whittingham, KyleKyle Whittingham Brian Johnson (Utah)
16 Poinsettia Bowl 02009-12-23 December 23, 2009 Utah W 37–27 California Qualcomm Stadium San Diego, CA 32,665 Whittingham, KyleKyle Whittingham Jordan Wynn (Utah)
Stevenson Sylvester (Utah)
17 Maaco Bowl Las Vegas 02010-12-22 December 22, 2010 Boise State L 26–3 Utah Sam Boyd Stadium Whitney, NV 41,923 Whittingham, KyleKyle Whittingham Kellen Moore (Boise State)
18 Sun Bowl 02011-12-31 December 31, 2011 Utah W 30–27 Georgia Tech Sun Bowl Stadium El Paso, TX 48,123 Whittingham, KyleKyle Whittingham John White (Utah)
Devonte Christopher (Utah)
Star Lotulelei (Utah)
19 Las Vegas Bowl 02014-12-20 December 20, 2014 Utah W 45–10 Colorado State Sam Boyd Stadium Whitney, NV 33,067 Whittingham, KyleKyle Whittingham Travis Wilson (Utah)
20 Las Vegas Bowl 02015-12-19 December 19, 2015 Utah W 35–28 Brigham Young Sam Boyd Stadium Whitney, NV 42,213 Whittingham, KyleKyle Whittingham Tevin Carter (Utah)
21 Foster Farms Bowl 02016-12-28 December 28, 2016 Utah W 26–24 Indiana Levi's Stadium Santa Clara, CA 27,608 Whittingham, KyleKyle Whittingham Joe Williams (Utah)
Tegray Scales (Indiana)
22 Heart of Dallas Bowl 02017-12-26 December 26, 2017 Utah W 30–14 West Virginia Cotton Bowl Stadium Dallas, TX 20,507 Whittingham, KyleKyle Whittingham Julian Blackmon (Utah)
23 Holiday Bowl 02018-12-31 December 31, 2018 Northwestern L 31–20 Utah SDCCU Stadium San Diego, CA 47,007 Whittingham, KyleKyle Whittingham Clayton Thorson (Northwestern)
JR Pace (Northwestern)
  • The Pineapple Bowl was not sanctioned by the NCAA and counts as a regular season game in official statistics

ReferencesEdit

  1. National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). "Bowl/All-Star Game Records" (PDF). 2011 NCAA Division I Football Records. NCAA.org. p. 28. http://fs.ncaa.org/Docs/stats/football_records/2011/Bowls.pdf. Retrieved April 18, 2012.
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