The Sports Almanac


Pittsburgh Panthers Bowl Records


Through 2013 Season
Overall Bowl Record 13-17
YEAR
BOWL
OPPONENT
W/L/T
SCORE
1927
Rose Bowl
Stanford
Lost
6-7
1929
Rose Bowl
USC Trojans
Lost
14-47
1932
Rose Bowl
USC Trojans
Lost
0-35
1936
Rose Bowl
Washington Huskies
Won
21-0
1955
Sugar Bowl
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
Lost
0-7
1956
Gator Bowl
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
Lost
14-21
1973
Fiesta Bowl
Arizona State Sun Devils
Lost
7-28
1975
Sun Bowl
Kansas Jayhawks
Won
33-19
1976
Sugar Bowl
Georgia Bulldogs
Won
27-3
1977
Gator Bowl
Clemson Tigers
Won
34-3
1978
Tangerine Bowl
North Carolina State Wolfpack
Lost
17-30
1979
Fiesta Bowl
Arizona Wildcats
Won
16-10
1980
Gator Bowl
South Carolina Gamecocks
Won
37-9
1981
Sugar Bowl
Georgia Bulldogs
Won
24-20
1982
Cotton Bowl
SMU Mustangs
Lost
3-7
1983
Fiesta Bowl
Ohio State Buckeyes
Lost
23-28
1987
Bluebonnet Bowl
Texas Longhorns
Lost
27-32
1989
Sun Bowl
Texas A&M Aggies
Won
31-28
1997
Liberty Bowl
Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles
Lost
7-41
2000
Insight.com Bowl
Iowa State Cyclones
Lost
29-37
2001
Tangerine Bowl
North Carolina State Wolfpack
Won
34-19
2002
Insight Bowl
Oregon State Beavers
Won
38-13
2003
Continental Tire Bowl
Virginia Cavaliers
Lost
16-23
2004
Fiesta Bowl
Utah Utes
Lost
7-35
2008
Sun Bowl
Oregon State Beavers
Lost
0-3
2009
Car Care Bowl
North Carolina Tar Heels
Won
19-17
2010
BBVA Compass Bowl
Kentucky Wildcats
Won
27-10
2011
BBVA Compass Bowl
SMU Mustangs
Lost
6-28
2012
BBVA Compass Bowl
Mississippi Rebels
Lost
17-38
2013
Little Ceasars Pizza Bowl
Bowling Green Falcons
Won
30-27


OPPONENT
BOWLS
WIN
LOSS
TIE
PCT.
Georgia Bulldogs
2
2
0
0
1.000
Washington Huskies
1
1
0
0
1.000
Arizona Wildcats
1
1
0
0
1.000
North Carolina Tar Heels
1
1
0
0
1.000
Kansas Jayhawks
1
1
0
0
1.000
Texas A&M Aggies
1
1
0
0
1.000
Clemson Tigers
1
1
0
0
1.000
South Carolina Gamecocks
1
1
0
0
1.000
Kentucky Wildcats
1
1
0
0
1.000
Bowling Green Eagles
1
1
0
0
1.000
North Carolina State Wolfpack
2
1
1
0
.500
Oregon State Beavers
2
1
1
0
.500
Texas Longhorns
1
0
1
0
.000
Stanford Cardinal
1
0
1
0
.000
Arizona State Sun Devils
1
0
1
0
.000
Ohio State Buckeyes
1
0
1
0
.000
Utah Utes
1
0
1
0
.000
Virginia Cavaliers
1
0
1
0
.000
Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles
1
0
1
0
.000
Iowa State Cyclones
1
0
1
0
.000
Mississippi Rebels
1
0
1
0
.000
SMU Mustangs
2
0
2
0
.000
USC Trojans
2
0
2
0
.000
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
2
0
2
0
.000