Sonny Dykes Bowl History (All-Time Record, Wins and Results)

Isaiah De Los Santos
Sonny Dykes bowl history, including all-time record, wins and results.
Sonny Dykes bowl history, including all-time record, wins and results. / (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

Head coach Sonny Dykes continues to rack up bowl appearances. The current TCU Horned Frogs HC led his team to a major postseason game in 2022, and now they could end their year with a national championship.

Here's everything you need to know about the decorated coach's college football postseason results.

Sonny Dykes All-Time Bowl Record

Sonny Dykes owns a 2-3 all-time record in bowl games across his time as head coach of Louisiana Tech, Cal, SMU and TCU. His first postseason appearance was with Louisiana Tech in 2011. Dykes' Bulldogs lost to TCU 31-24 in the Poinsettia Bowl that year.

Dykes finally got his first bowl win in 2015. Then at Cal, he led the Golden Bears to a 55-36 victory over Air Force in the Armed Forces Bowl.

The head coach then enjoyed two bowl game trips at SMU following the 2017 and 2019 seasons, but the Mustangs fell in both the Frisco Bowl and Boca Raton Bowl.

Dykes made his postseason return with TCU in 2022. The Horned Frogs faced Michigan in the Fiesta Bowl as part of the College Football Playoff semifinal round. TCU emerged with a 51-45 win, advancing to a date with Georgia in the National Championship Game.

Sonny Dykes Bowl Results

Sonny Dykes is seeking his first national title as a head coach after winning the Fiesta Bowl in 2022. Check out the HC's full bowl results below.

  • 2011 season (Louisiana Tech): 31-24 loss to TCU in Poinsettia Bowl
  • 2015 season (Cal): 55-36 win over Air Force in Armed Forces Bowl
  • 2017 season (SMU): 51-10 loss to Louisiana Tech in Frisco Bowl
  • 2019 season (SMU): 52-28 loss to FAU in Boca Raton Bowl
  • 2022 season (TCU): 51-45 win over Michigan in Fiesta Bowl; National Championship Game vs Georgia - TBD

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