BY SPNW Staff 11:00AM 12/25/2011

Washington’s All-Time Bowl Results (1924-2010)

After an absence of eight years, the Huskies returned a bowl game last year (Holiday), beating Nebraska. Washington takes on Baylor in this year’s Alamo Bowl in San Antonio.

University of Washington football coach Jim Owens (top) celebrates with his Huskies after they defeated Minnesota in the 1961 Rose Bowl. / DR Collection

University of Washington football teams have appeared in 31 bowl games, winning 17. Thirteen of those Husky teams were coached by Don James between 1978 and 1993. The Huskies make their 32nd bowl appearance Thursday against Baylor in the Alamo Bowl. Washington’s all-time bowl results:

Date Coach Bowl Opponent W/L/T Score Rec.
1/1/24 Enoch Bagshaw Rose Navy T 14-14 0-0-1
1/1/26 Enoch Bagshaw Rose Alabama L 20-19 0-1-1
1/1/37 Jimmy Phelan Rose Pittsburgh L 21-0 0-2-1
1/1/38 Jimmy Phelan Pineapple Hawaii W 53-13 1-2-1
1/1/44 Pest Welch Rose USC L 29-0 1-3-1
1/1/60 Jim Owens Rose Wisconsin W 44-8 2-3-1
1/2/61 Jim Owens Rose Minnesota W 17-7 3-3-1
1/1/64 Jim Owens Rose Illinois L 17-7 3-4-1
1/2/78 Don James Rose Michigan W 28-20 4-4-1
12/22/79 Don James Sun Texas W 14-7 5-4-1
1/1/81 Don James Rose Michigan L 23-6 5-5-1
1/1/82 Don James Rose Iowa W 28-0 6-5-1
12/25/82 Don James Aloha Maryland W 21-20 7-5-1
12/26/83 Don James Aloha Penn St. L 13-10 7-6-1
1/1/85 Don James Orange Oklahoma W 28-17 8-6-1
12/30/85 Don James Freedom Colorado W 20-17 9-6-1
12/25/86 Don James Sun Alabama L 28-6 9-7-1
12/19/87 Don James Indepen. Tulane W 24-12 10-7-1
12/30/89 Don James Freedom Florida W 34-7 11-7-1
1/1/91 Don James Rose Iowa W 46-34 12-7-1
1/1/92 Don James Rose Michigan W 34-14 13-7-1
1/1/93 Don James Rose Michigan L 38-31 13-8-1
12/29/95 Jim Lambright Sun Iowa L 38-18 13-9-1
12/30/96 Jim Lambright Holiday Colorado L 33-21 13-10-1
12/25/97 Jim Lambright Aloha Michigan St. W 51-23 14-10-1
12/25/98 Jim Lambright Oahu Air Force L 45-25 14-11-1
12/29/99 Rick Neuheisel Holiday Kansas St. L 24-20 14-12-1
1/1/01 Rick Neuheisel Rose Purdue W 34-24 15-12-1
12/28/01 Rick Neuheisel Holiday Texas L 47-43 15-13-1
12/31/02 Rick Neuheisel Sun Purdue W 34-24 16-13-1
12/30/10 Steve Sarkisian Holiday Nebraska W 19-7 17-13-1

YourThoughts

  • Pixeldawg13

    Interesting/fun trivia bit in the above: twice, the Huskies played two bowl games in the same calendar year.  (’82 and ’01)  One of those times they won both.

  • Pixeldawg13

    Interesting/fun trivia bit in the above: twice, the Huskies played two bowl games in the same calendar year.  (’82 and ’01)  One of those times they won both.