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Cincinnati vs. Virginia Tech
Thursday, Jan. 1, 2009 - 8:00 PM EST - Miami, Fl (Dolphin Stadium)

 

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UC FOOTBALL BOWL HISTORY
Cincinnati's proud football history includes a number of firsts, possibly including the first postseason bowl game.

The NCAA Official Football Records recognizes the Rose Bowl, which was started in 1902, as being the first collegiate bowl game. A manuscript written by former UC athletic director Bill Schwarberg points to a bowl appearance by Cincinnati that pre-dates the Rose Bowl by five years. read more

Bowl Location Date Opponent Result
Sun El Paso, Texas Jan. 1, 1947 Virginia Tech W, 18-6
Glass Toledo, Ohio Dec. 3, 1949 Toledo W, 33-13
Sun El Paso, Texas Jan. 1, 1951 West Texas A&M L, 14-13
Humanitarian Boise, Idaho Dec. 29, 1997 Utah State W, 35-19
Motor City Pontiac, Mich. Dec. 27, 2000 Marshall L, 25-14
Motor City Pontiac, Mich. Dec. 29, 2001 Toledo L, 23-16
New Orleans New Orleans, La. Dec. 17, 2002 North Texas L, 24-19
PlainsCapital Fort Worth Fort Worth, Texas Dec. 23, 2004 Marshall W, 32-14
International Toronto, Ontario Jan. 6, 2007 Western Michigan W, 27-24
Papajohns.com Birmingham, Ala. Dec. 22, 2007 Southern Miss W, 31-21

 


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8/28: UC 40, Eastern Kentucky 7
9/6: Oklahoma 52, UC 26
9/20: UC 45, Miami (OH) 20
9/27: UC 17, Akron 15
10/3: UC 33, Marshall 10
10/11: UC 13, Rutgers 10
10/25: UConn 40, UC 16
10/30: UC 24, USF 10
11/8: UC 26, West Virginia 23 (OT)
11/14: UC 28, Louisville 20
11/22: UC 28, Pittsburgh 21
11/29: UC 30, Syracuse 10
12/6: UC 29, Hawai'i 24

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