TCU Horned Frogs Bowl Game History (Wins, Appearances and All-Time Record)

Devon Platana
TCU bowl game history, including wins, appearances and all-time record.
TCU bowl game history, including wins, appearances and all-time record. / ASSOCIATED PRESS
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Bowl game season is an exciting time in college football. Schools across the nation will battle it out for postseason glory and a chance to end their year on a high note.

One team that's no stranger to playing in bowl games is the TCU Horned Frogs. Here's everything you need to know about TCU's bowl history before making its next appearance.

TCU Bowl Game History

TCU has frequented the college football postseason throughout its history. The Horned Frogs have played in 35 bowls all-time.

The Horned Frogs made their first bowl appearance in 1921 as part of the Texas Intercollegiate Athletic Association. They lost to Centre 63-7 at the Forth Worth Classic that year.

TCU's most recent bowl appearance was in the 2022 Fiesta Bowl against Michigan. The Horned Frogs won that CFP semifinal game, defeating the Wolverines 51-45.

TCU Bowl Game Wins and Appearances

TCU owns an 18-16-1 all-time record in bowl games. Check out the school's full bowl results below:

  • Fort Worth Classic (Jan. 1, 1921): Centre 63, TCU 7
  • Sugar Bowl (Jan. 1, 1936): TCU 3, LSU 2
  • Cotton Bowl (Jan. 1, 1937): TCU 16, Marquette 6
  • Sugar Bowl (Jan. 2, 1939): TCU 15, Carnegie Mellon 7
  • Orange Bowl (Jan. 1, 1942): Georgia 40, TCU 26
  • Cotton Bowl (Jan. 1, 1945): Oklahoma State 34, TCU 0
  • Delta Bowl (Jan. 1, 1948): Ole Miss 13, TCU 9
  • Cotton Bowl (Jan. 1, 1952): Kentucky 20, TCU 7
  • Cotton Bowl (Jan. 2, 1956): Ole Miss 14, TCU 13
  • Cotton Bowl (Jan. 1, 1957): TCU 28, Syracuse 27
  • Cotton Bowl (Jan. 1, 1959): TCU 0, Air Force 0
  • Bluebonnet Bow (Dec. 19, 1959): Clemson 23, TCU 7
  • Sun Bowl (Dec. 31, 1965): UTEP 13, TCU 12
  • Bluebonnet Bowl (Dec. 31, 1984): West Virginia 31, TCU 14
  • Independence Bowl (Dec. 28, 1994): Virginia 20, TCU 10
  • Sun Bowl (Dec. 31, 1998): TCU 28, USC 19
  • Mobile Alabama Bowl (Dec. 22, 1999): TCU 28, East Carolina 14
  • Mobile Alabama (Dec. 20, 2000): Southern Miss 28, TCU 21
  • Gallery Furniture Bowl (Dec. 28, 2001): Texas A&M 28, TCU 9
  • Liberty Bowl (Dec. 31, 2002): TCU 17, Colorado State 3
  • Fort Worth Bowl (Dec. 23, 2003): Boise State 34, TCU 31
  • Houston Bowl (Dec. 31, 2005): TCU 27, Iowa State 24
  • Poinsettia bowl (Dec. 19, 2006): TCU 37, Northern Illinois 7
  • Fiesta Bowl (Jan. 4, 2010): Boise State 17, TCU 10
  • Rose Bowl (Jan. 1, 2011): TCU 21, Wisconsin 19
  • Poinsettia Bowl (Dec. 21, 2011): TCU 31, Louisiana Tech 24
  • Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl (Dec. 29, 2012): Michigan State 17, TCU 16
  • Peach Bowl (Dec. 31, 2014): TCU 42, Ole Miss 3
  • Alamo Bowl (Jan. 2, 2016): TCU 47, Oregon 41
  • Liberty Bowl (Dec. 30, 2016): Georgia 31, TCU 23
  • Alamo Bowl (Dec. 28, 2017): TCU 39, Stanford 37
  • Cheez-It Bowl (Dec. 26, 2018): TCU 10, Stanford 7
  • Fiesta Bowl (Dec. 31, 2022): TCU 51, Michigan 45

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