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The Outback Bowl is a New Year's Day college football bowl game played in Tampa, Florida, matching teams from the SEC and Big Ten Conference (3rd pick from each). The Outback Bowl was formerly named the Hall of Fame Bowl from Dec. 1986 - Jan. 1995. Outback Steakhouse became the title/name sponsor in April 1995.

DateTeams/ResultsCoachTickets Sold
Jan. 1, 2014Iowa 14
LSU 21
Kirk Ferentz
Les Miles
51,296
MVP: Jeremy Hill

Jan. 1, 2013#10 South Carolina 33
#18 Michigan 28
Steve Spurrier
Brady Hoke
54,527
MVP: Ace Sanders

Jan. 2, 2012#12 Michigan State 33
#18 Georgia 30
Mark Dantonio
Mark Richt
49,429
MVP: Brandon Boykin

Jan. 1, 2011Florida 37
Penn State 24
Urban Myer
Joe Paterno
60,574
MVP: Ahmad Black

Jan. 1, 2010Northwestern 35
Auburn 38
Pat Fitzgerald
Gene Chizik
49,383
MVP: Darvin Adams

Jan. 1, 2009South Carolina 10
Iowa 31
Steve Spurrier
Kirk Ferentz
55,117
MVP: Shonn Greene

Jan. 1, 2008#16 Tennessee 21
#18 Wisconsin 17
Phillip Fulmer
Bret Bielema
60,121
MVP: Erik Ainge

Jan. 1, 2007Penn State 20
#16 Tennessee 10
Joe Paterno
Phillip Fulmer
65,601
MVP: Tony Hunt

Jan. 2, 2006#25 Iowa 24
#16 Florida 31
Kirk Ferentz
Urban Meyer
65,881
MVP: Dallas Baker

Jan. 1, 2005#7 Georgia 24
#16 Wisconsin 21
Mark Richt
Barry Alvarez
62,414
MVP: David Pollack

Jan. 1, 2004#12 Iowa 37
#17 Florida 17
Kirk Ferentz
Ron Zook
65,657
MVP: Fred Russell

Jan. 1, 2003#11 Michigan 38
#20 Florida 30
Lloyd Carr
Ron Zook
65,101
MVP: Chris Perry

Jan. 1, 2002#14 South Carolina 31
#22 Ohio State 28
Lou Holtz
Jim Tressel
66,249
MVP: Phil Petty

Jan. 1, 2001South Carolina 24
#18 Ohio State 7
Lou Holtz
John Cooper
65,229
MVP: Ryan Brewer

Jan. 1, 2000#19 Purdue 25
#21 Georgia 28 OT
Joe Tiller
Jim Donnan
54,059
MVP: Drew Brees

Jan. 1, 1999#20 Penn State 26
Kentucky 14
Joe Paterno
Hal Mumme
66,005
MVP: Courtney Brown

Jan. 1, 1998#11 Georgia 33
Wisconsin 6
Jim Donnan
Barry Alvarez
56,186
MVP: Mike Bobo

Jan. 1, 1997#16 Alabama 17
#15 Michigan 14
Gene Stallings
Lloyd Carr
53,161
MVP: Dwayne Rudd

Jan. 1, 1996#15 Penn State 43
#16 Auburn 14
Joe Paterno
Terry Bowden
65,313
MVP: Bobby Engram

Jan. 2, 1995Wisconsin 34
#25 Duke 20
Barry Alvarez
Fred Goldsmith
61,384
MVP: Terrell Fletcher

Jan. 1, 1994#22 Michigan 42
N.C.State 7
Gary Moeller
Mike O'Cain
52,649
MVP: Tyrone Wheatley

Jan. 1, 1993#16 Tennessee 38
#17 Boston College 23
Phillip Fulmer
Tom Coughlin
52,056
MVP: Heath Shuler

Jan. 1, 1992#16 Syracuse 24
#23 Ohio State 17
Paul Pasqualoni
John Cooper
57,789
MVP: Marvin Graves

Jan. 1, 1991#14 Clemson 30
#16 Illinois 0
Ken Hatfield
John Mackovic
63,154
MVP: DeChane Cameron

Jan. 1, 1990#9 Auburn 31
#21 Ohio State 14
Pat Dye
John Cooper
68,085
MVP: Reggie Slack

Jan. 2, 1989#12 Syracuse 23
#19 LSU 10
Dick MacPherson
Mike Archer
51,112
MVP: Robert Drummond

Jan. 2, 1988Michigan 28
Alabama 24
Gary Moeller*
Bill Curry
61,075
MVP: Jamie Morris

Dec. 23, 1986Boston College 27
Georgia 24
Jack Bicknell
Vince Dooley
41,000
MVP: Gary Moss & James Jackson

* Gary Moeller stood-in for Bo Schembechler due to illness. Win was credited to Schembechler in record books.

Note: Game known as "Hall of Fame Bowl" 1986-95. Name was changed to "Outback Bowl" in April, 1995.

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