BOWL HISTORY

  2012  
2013 TEXAS BOWL
Syracuse 21, Minnesota 17
December 27, 2013
Reliant Stadium | Houston, Texas
Attendance: 32,327
Game Recap
Box Score | Photo Gallery
  2012 MEINEKE CAR CARE BOWL
Texas Tech 34, Minnesota 31
December 28, 2012
Reliant Stadium | Houston, Texas
Attendance: 50,386
Game Recap
Box Score | Photo Gallery
  2009 INSIGHT BOWL
Iowa State 14, Minnesota 13
December 31, 2009
Sun Devil Stadium | Tempe, Ariz.
Attendance: 45,090
Game Recap
Box Score | Photo Gallery
Scoreboard 1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
Syracuse  0 7 7 7 21
Minnesota 0 3 0 14 17
 
Scoreboard 1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
Minnesota  10 7 7 7 31
Texas Tech 14 10 0 10 34
 
Scoreboard 1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
Minnesota  3 0 10 0 13 
Iowa State 0 14 0 0 14

   
2008 INSIGHT BOWL
Kansas 42, Minnesota 21
December 31, 2008
Sun Devil Stadium | Tempe, Ariz.
Attendance: 49,103
Game Recap
Box Score | Photo Gallery
  2006 INSIGHT BOWL
Texas Tech 44, Minnesota 41 (ot)
December 29, 2006
Sun Devil Stadium | Tempe, Ariz.
Attendance: 48,391
Game Recap
Box Score | Photo Gallery
  2005 MUSIC CITY BOWL
Virginia 34, Minnesota 31
December 30, 2005
The Coliseum | Nashville, Tenn.
Attendance: 40,519
Box Score | Photo Gallery
Scoreboard 1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
Kansas  14 14 7 7 42
Minnesota 14 0 0 7 21
 
Scoreboard 1st 2nd 3rd 4th OT Final
Texas Tech 0 7 7 24 6 44
Minnesota 14 21 3 0 3 41
 
Scoreboard 1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
Minnesota 14 7 3 7 31
Virginia 7 3 14 10 34

   
2004 MUSIC CITY BOWL
Minnesota 20, Alabama 16
December 31, 2004
The Coliseum | Nashville, Tenn.
Attendance: 66,089
Box Score | Photo Gallery
  2003 SUN BOWL
Minnesota 31, Oregon 30
December 31, 2003
Sun Bowl | El Paso, Texas
Attendance: 49,894
Box Score | Photo Gallery
  2002 MUSIC CITY BOWL
Minnesota 29, Arkansas 14
December 30, 2002
The Coliseum | Nashville, Tenn.
Attendance: 39,183
Box Score | Photo Gallery
Scoreboard 1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
Alabama 7 7 0 2 16
Minnesota 7 10 3 0 20
 
Scoreboard 1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
Minnesota 0 14 14 3 31
Oregon 0 17 7 6 30
 
Scoreboard 1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
Arkansas 7 0 0 7 14
Minnesota 6 6 7 10 29

   
2000 MICRONPC.COM BOWL
N.C. State 38, Minnesota 30
December 28, 2000
Pro Player Stadium | Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.
Attendance: 28,359
Box Score
  1999 SUN BOWL
Oregon 24, Minnesota 20
December 31, 1999
Sun Bowl | El Paso, Texas
Attendance: 48,757
Box Score
  1986 LIBERTY BOWL
Tennessee 21, Minnesota 14
December 29, 1986
Memorial Stadium | Memphis, Tenn.
Attendance: 51,327
Box Score
Scoreboard 1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
Minnesota 21 3 0 6 30
N.C. State 0 8 17 13 38
 
Scoreboard 1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
Minnesota 7 0 6 7 20
Oregon 0 7 10 7 24
 
Scoreboard 1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
Minnesota 0 3 8 3 14
Tennessee 7 7 0 7 21

   
1977 HALL OF FAME BOWL
Maryland 17, Minnesota 7
December 22, 1977
Legion Field | Birmingham, Ala.
Attendance: 47,000
Box Score
  1962 ROSE BOWL
Minnesota 21, UCLA 3
January 1, 1962
The Rose Bowl | Pasadena, Calif.
Attendance: 98,214
Box Score
  1961 ROSE BOWL
Washington 17, Minnesota 7
January 2, 1961
The Rose Bowl | Pasadena, Calif.
Attendance: 97,314
Box Score
Scoreboard 1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
Minnesota 7 0 0 0 7
Maryland 3 14 0 0 17
 
Scoreboard 1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
Minnesota 7 7 0 7 21
UCLA 3 0 0 0 3
 
Scoreboard 1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
Washington 3 14 0 0 17
Minnesota 0 0 7 0 7

Minnesota Bowl Game Records
RUSHING
Most Carries
42 Tellis Redmon vs. N.C. State (2000 MicronPC)
   
Most Yards Gained
246 Tellis Redmon vs. N.C. State (2000 MicronPC)
   
Most Rushing Touchdowns
3 Thomas Tapeh vs. Oregon (2003 Sun)
   
Yards Per Carry (5 min.)
8.7 Laurence Maroney vs. Oregon (2003 Sun) / 15 carries
   
PASSING
Most Passes Attempted
37 Billy Cockerham vs. Oregon (1999 Sun)
   
Most Passes Completed
19 Adam Weber vs. Kansas (2008 Insight)
   
Most Touchdown Passes Thrown
4 Bryan Cupito vs. Virginia (2005 Music City)
   
Most Passing Yardage
263 Bryan Cupito vs. Texas Tech (2006 Insight)
   
Most Interceptions Thrown
3 Sandy Stephens vs. Washington (1961 Rose)
   
Best Completion Percentage (5 att. min.)
64.3 Bryan Cupito (18-28) vs. Virginia (2005 Music City)
   
RECEIVING
Most Receptions
8 Eric Decker vs. Kansas (2008 Insight)
   
Most Receiving Yardage
149 Eric Decker vs. Kansas (2008 Insight)
   
Most Touchdown Receptions
2 Jared Ellerson vs. Virginia (2005 Music City)
2 Ron Johnson vs. Oregon (1999 Sun)
   
SCORING
Most Points
18 Thomas Tapeh vs. Oregon (2003 Sun)
   
KICKING
Most Extra Points
5 Joel Monroe vs. Texas Tech (2006 Insight)
   
Most Field Goals
5 Dan Nystrom vs. Arkansas (2002 Music City)
   
Longest Field Goal
45 Dan Nystrom vs. Arkansas (2002 Music City)
   
DEFENSE
Most Tackles
18 Tyrone Carter vs. Oregon (1999 Sun)
   
Most Tackles for Loss
2 Six tied; last - Ra'Shede Hageman vs. Syracuse (2013 Texas)
   
Most Sacks
2 Cedric McKinley vs. Kansas (2008 Insight)
2 Mark Losli vs. Arkansas (2002 Music City)
   
Most Interceptions
2 Michael Carter vs. Texas Tech (2012 Meineke Care Care)
2 Kyle Theret vs. Iowa State (2009 Insight)
2 Mike Lehan vs. Arkansas (2002 Music City)
   
TEAM RECORDS
 
TOTAL OFFENSE
Most Yards Gained
502 vs. N.C. State (2000 MicronPC)
   
Fewest Yards Gained
253 vs. Washington (1961 Rose)
   
Most Touchdowns
5 vs. Texas Tech (2006 Insight)
   
Fewest Touchdowns
1 vs. Iowa State (2009 Insight)
1 vs. Maryland (1977 Hall of Fame)
1 vs. Washington (1961 Rose)
   
RUSHING
Most Rushes
72 vs. Alabama (2004 Music City)
   
Fewest Rushes
32 vs. Iowa State (2009 Insight)
   
Most Yards Gained
300 vs. N.C. State (2000 MicronPC)
   
Fewest Yards Gained
80 vs. Kansas (2008 Insight)
   
PASSING
Most Passes Attempted
37 vs. Oregon (1999 Sun)
   
Fewest Passes Attempted
11 vs. UCLA (1962 Rose)
   
Most Passes Completed
20 vs. Iowa State (2009 Insight)
20 vs. Kansas (2008 Insight)
   
Fewest Passes Completed
5 vs. Alabama (2004 Music City)
5 vs. Washington (1961 Rose)
   
Most Passes Intercepted
3 vs. Washington (1961 Rose)
   
Most Yards Passing
312 vs. Iowa State (2009 Insight)
   
Fewest Yards Passing
51 vs. Washington (1961 Rose)
   
Highest Completion Percentage
64.3 vs. Virginia (2005 Music City)
   
Lowest Completion Percentage
27.8 vs. Washington (1961 Rose)
   
PUNTING
Most Punts
9 vs. Maryland (1977 Hall of Fame)
   
Fewest Punts
2 vs. Arkansas (2002 Music City)
   
KICKOFF RETURNS
Most Kickoff Returns
7 vs. Kansas (2008 Insight)
   
FIRST DOWNS
Most First Downs
31 vs. N.C. State (2000 MicronPC)
   
Fewest First Downs
14 vs. Washington (1961 Rose)
   
PENALTIES
Most Penalties
14 vs. N.C. State (2000 MicronPC)
   
Fewest Penalties
1 vs. Iowa State (2009 Insight)
   
Most Yards Penalized
107 vs. N.C. State (2000 MicronPC)
   
Fewest Yards Penalized
9 vs. Iowa State (2009 Insight)
   
FUMBLES
Most Fumbles Lost
2 vs. Tennessee (1986 Liberty)
2 vs. Maryland (1977 Hall of Fame)
2 vs. UCLA (1962 Rose)
   
Fewest Fumbles Lost
0 4 times; last vs. Texas Tech (2012 Meineke Car Care)