Ranking All 40 Bowl Games From Worst to First

The 40 College Bowl Games from Worst to Best 
There is nothing like ringing in the new year by watching as many or all of the bowl games that you can. All 40 of the bowl games have come and gone, but now is the time to rate the games from worst bowl game to the best.

Starting at 40, the Miami Beach Bowl played by Tulsa and Central Washington ended in favor for Tulsa with a score of 55-10. The Fiesta Bowl ranks at 39 featuring Clemson and Ohio State ended with a score of 31-0 in Clemson’s favor. At 38, the Outback Bowl played by Florida and Iowa with 30-3 as the final score. The Alamo Bowl is at 37 which featured Oklahoma State and Colorado which ended in a score of 38-8 Oklahoma State. Sitting at 36, the Independence Bowl played by North Carolina State and Vanderbilt with a final score of 41-17 North Carolina. The Las Vegas Bowl is ranked at 35 which featured San Diego State who scored 34 and Houston who scored 10. The Cure Bowl, at 34, features Arkansas State which won with a score of 31 and Central Florida with 13. 33 is the Arizona Bowl which featured Air Force and South Alabama with a final score of 45-21 in the Air Force’s favor. At 32, the Cactus Bowl featured Baylor and Boise State with a final score of 31-12 Baylor. The Citrus Bowl lands in at 31 which featured LSU and Louisville and ended with LSU winning 29-9.

At 30, the Peach Bowl which featured Alabama and Washington with an Alabama win 24-7. The Sugar Bowl comes in at 29 which was played by Oklahoma and Auburn with the final score as 35-19 Oklahoma. Ranking at 28, the TaxSlayer Bowl featured Georgia Tech and Kentucky with Georgia Tech winning 33-18. The Russell Athletic Bowl at 27 featured the match-up between Miami and West Virginia which was a heart breaker for West Virginia with the final score being 31-14 Miami. At 26, the New Orleans Bowl was played by Southern Mississippi and UL-Lafayette which was a close game with Southern Mississippi taking the win 28-21. The Hawaii Bowl ranks at number 25 with Hawaii and Middle Tennessee participating with a final score of 52-35 Hawaii. At 24, the Holiday Bowl was played by Minnesota and Washington State, and won by Minnesota with a final score 17-12. The Liberty Bowl ranking at 23 was played by Georgia and TCU with Georgia taking the win with a final score of 31-23. Boca Raton Bowl comes in at 22 with Western Kentucky and Memphis playing to a final score of 51-31. The Music City Bowl comes in at number 21 featuring Tennessee and Nebraska with a final score of 38-24 Tennessee.

At 20, the St. Petersburg Bowl featured Mississippi State and Miami(OH) with a close final score of 17-16. The Belk Bowl comes in at 19 featuring Virginia Tech and Arkansas with a final score of 35-24 V. Tech. At 18, the New Mexico Bowl featured New Mexico and UTSA with a final score 23-20 New Mexico. The Bahamas Bowl at 17, featured Old Dominion and Eastern Michigan with the final score 24-20 Old Dominion. At 16, the Heart of Dallas Bowl featured Army and North Texas with the final score 38-31 in the Army’s favor. The Pinstripe Bowl at 15 featured Northwestern and Pittsburgh with a final score 31-24 Northwestern. At 14, the Cotton Bowl featured Wisconsin and Western Michigan had a final score 24-16 Wisconsin. The Quick Lane Bowl at 13 featured Boston College and Maryland with a final score 36-30 Boston. The Military Bowl at 12 featured Wake Forest and Temple with a final score 34-26 Wake Forest. At 11, the Poinsettia Bowl featured BYU and Wyoming with a final score 24-21 BYU.

At 10, the Dollar General Bowl featured Troy and Ohio with a final score 28-23 Troy. The Foster Farms Bowl at 9 featured Utah and Indiana with a final score 26-24 Utah. At 8, the Texas Bowl featured Kansas State and Texas A&M with a final score 33-28 Kansas State. The Potato Bowl at 7 featured Idaho and Colorado State with a final score 61-50 Idaho. The Sun Bowl at 6 featured Stanford and North Carolina with a final score 25-23 Stanford. At 5,the Camellia Bowl featured Appalachian State and Toledo with a final score 31-28 Appalachian State. The Birmingham Bowl featuring South Florida and South Carolina with a final score 46-39(OT) S. Florida. The Armed Forces Bowl at 3 featuring Louisiana Tech and Navy with a final score 48-45 L. Tech. At 2, Orange Bowl featuring Florida State and Michigan with Florida State winning 33-32. The Rose Bowl falls in the 1st spot featuring USC and Penn State with a final shocking score 52-49 USC.