Purdue Boilermakers Bowl Game History (Wins, Appearances and All-Time Record)

Adam Taylor McKillop
Purdue bowl game history, including wins, appearances and all-time record.
Purdue bowl game history, including wins, appearances and all-time record. / AP Photo/Craig Lassig
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Bowl season is underway after an exciting 2022 college football campaign. One successful program taking part in the festivities once again is the Purdue Boilermakers, who will take on the LSU Tigers in the Citrus Bowl on Monday, Jan. 2.

Here's everything you need to know about Purdue's bowl game history before making its next appearance.

Purdue Bowl Game History

Purdue has frequented the college football postseason throughout its history. The Boilermakers have played in 20 bowls prior to facing LSU

The Boilermakers made their first bowl appearance in 1967 when they defeated USC 14-13 at the Rose Bowl.

Purdue has also won two of their last three bowl appearances. Most recently, the Boilermakers defeated Tennessee 48-45 in last year's Music City Bowl.

Purdue Bowl Game Wins and Appearances

Purdue owns a 11-9 all-time record (55.0%) in bowl games ahead of facing LSU. Check out the school's full bowl results below:

  • Rose Bowl (Jan. 2, 1967): Purdue 14, USC 13
  • Peach Bowl (Dec. 25, 1978): Purdue 41, Georgia Tech 21
  • Bluebonnet Bowl (Dec. 31, 1979): Purdue 27, Tennessee 22
  • Liberty Bowl (Dec. 27, 1980): Pudue 28, Missour 25
  • Peach Bowl (Dec. 31, 1984): Virginia 27, Purdue 24
  • Alamo Bowl (Dec. 30, 1997): Purdue 33, Oklahoma State 20
  • Alamo Bowl (Dec. 29, 1998): Purdue 37, Kansas State 34
  • Outback Bowl (Jan. 1, 2000): Georgia 28, Purdue 25
  • Rose Bowl (Jan. 1, 2001): Washington 34, Purdue 24
  • Sun Bowl (Dec. 31, 2001): Washington State 33, Purdue 27
  • Sun Bowl (Dec. 31, 2002): Purdue 34, Washington 24
  • Capital One Bowl (Jan. 2, 2004): Georgia 34, Purude 27
  • Sun Bowl (Dec. 31, 2004): Arizona State 27, Purdue 23
  • Champs Sports Bowl (Dec. 29, 2006): Maryland 24, Purdue 7
  • Motor City Bowl (Dec. 26, 2007): Purdue 51, Central Michigan 48
  • Little Caesars Bowl (Dec. 27, 2011): Purdue 37, Western Michigan 32
  • Heart of Dallas Bowl (Jan. 1, 2013): Oklahoma State 58, Purdue 14
  • Foster Farms Bowl (Dec. 27, 2017): Purdue 38, Arizona 35
  • Music City Bowl (Dec. 28, 2018): Auburn 63, Purdue 14
  • Music City Bowl (Dec. 30, 2021): Purude 48, Tennessee 45
  • Citrus Bowl (Jan. 2, 2023): Purdue TBD, LSU TBD

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