Fresh Ruby Red Grapefruit, Orange, Pear and Apple Gifts
Cotton Bowl
      Stadium: Cowboys Stadium
      Capacity: 80,000 
      Surface: artificial 
      Location: Arlington, Texas 
      First game: Jan. 1, 1937 
      Playing sites: 
          Fair Park Stadium (1937) 
          Cotton Bowl (1938-2009) 
          Cowboys Stadium (since 2010)
      Corporate title sponsor: 
          Goodyear (since 2014) 
      Payout: $7.25 million
      
Jan.  2, 2017 - Wisconsin 24, Western Michigan 16
                MVP: Troy Fumagalli & TJ Edwards, Wisconsin
      
Dec. 31, 2015 - Alabama 38, Michigan State 0
                MVP: Jake Coker & Cyrus Jones, Alabama

Jan.  1, 2015 - Michigan State 42, Baylor 41
                MVP: Bryce Petty & Taylor Young, Baylor
                
Jan.  3, 2014 - Missouri 41, Oklahoma State 31
                MVP: Henry Josey & Andrew Wilson, Missouri

Jan.  4, 2013 - Texas A&M 41, Oklahoma 13
                MVP: Johnny Manziel & Dustin Harris, Texas A&M

Jan.  6, 2012 - Arkansas 29, Kansas State 16
                MVP: Tyler Wilson & Jake Bequette, Arkansas

Jan.  7, 2011 - Louisiana State 41, Texas A&M 24
                MVP: Terrence Toliver & Tyrann Mathieu, LSU
                
Jan.  2, 2010 - Mississippi 21, Oklahoma State 7
                MVP: Dexter McCluster, Mississippi
                     and Andre Sexton, Oklahoma State
                           
Jan.  2, 2009 - Mississippi 47, Texas Tech 34
                MVP: Dexter McCluster & Marshay Green, Mississippi

Jan.  1, 2008 - Missouri 38, Arkansas 7
                MVP: Tony Temple & William Moore, Missouri
                
Jan.  1, 2007 - Auburn 17, Nebraska 14
                MVP: Courtney Taylor & Will Herring, Auburn

Jan.  1, 2006 - Alabama 13, Texas Tech 10     
                MVP: Brodie Croyle & DeMeco Ryans, Alabama

Jan.  1, 2005 - Tennessee 38, Texas A&M 7
                MVP: Rick Clausen & Justin Harrell, Tennessee

Jan.  2, 2004 - Mississippi 31, Oklahoma State 28
                MVP: Eli Manning & Josh Cooper, Mississippi

Jan.  1, 2003 - Texas 35, LSU 20
                MVP: Roy Williams & Cory Redding, Texas

Jan.  1, 2002 - Oklahoma 10, Arkansas 3 
                MVP: Roy Williams & Quentin Griffin, Oklahoma

Jan.  1, 2001 - Kansas State 35, Tennessee 21 
                MVP: Jonathan Beasley & Chris Johnson, Kansas State

Jan.  1, 2000 - Arkansas 27, Texas 6 
                MVP: Cedric Cobbs & D.J. Cooper, Arkansas

Jan.  1, 1999 - Texas 38, Mississippi State 11 
                MVP: Ricky Williams & Aaron Babino, Texas

Jan.  1, 1998 - UCLA 29, Texas A&M 23 
                MVP: Cade McNown, UCLA
                     and Dat Nguyen, Texas A&M

Jan.  1, 1997 - Brigham Young 19, Kansas State 15 
                MVP: Steve Sarkisian & Shay Muirbrook, BYU
                     and Kevin Lockett, Kansas State

Jan.  1, 1996 - Colorado 38, Oregon 6 
                MVP: Herchell Troutman & Marcus Washington, Colorado

Jan.  2, 1995 - Southern Cal 55, Texas Tech 14 
                MVP: Keyshawn Johnson & John Herpin, USC

Jan.  1, 1994 - Notre Dame 24, Texas A&M 21 
                MVP: Lee Becton, Notre Dame
                     and Antonio Shorter, Texas A&M

Jan.  1, 1993 - Notre Dame 28, Texas A&M 3 
                MVP: Rick Mirer & Devon McDonald, Notre Dame

Jan.  1, 1992 - Florida State 10, Texas A&M 2 
                MVP: Sean Jackson, Florida State
                     and Chris Crooms, Texas A&M

Jan.  1, 1991 - Miami FL 46, Texas 3 
                MVP: Craig Erickson & Russell Maryland, Miami FL

Jan.  1, 1990 - Tennessee 31, Arkansas 27 
                MVP: Carl Pickens & Chuck Webb, Tennessee

Jan.  2, 1989 - UCLA 17, Arkansas 3 
                MVP: LaSalle Harper, Arkansas
                     and Troy Aikman, UCLA

Jan.  1, 1988 - Texas A&M 35, Notre Dame 10 
                MVP: Adam Bob & Bucky Richardson, Texas A&M

Jan.  1, 1987 - Ohio State 28, Texas A&M 12 
                MVP: Chris Spielman, Ohio State
                     and Roger Vick, Texas A&M

Jan.  1, 1986 - Texas A&M 36, Auburn 16 
                MVP: Domingo Bryant, Texas A&M
                     and Bo Jackson, Auburn

Jan.  1, 1985 - Boston College 45, Houston 28 
                MVP: Bill Romanowski & Steve Strachan, Boston College

Jan.  2, 1984 - Georgia 10, Texas 9 
                MVP: Jeff Leiding, Texas
                     and John Lastinger, Georgia

Jan.  1, 1983 - Southern Methodist 7, Pittsburgh 3 
                MVP: Wes Hopkins & Lance McIlhenny, SMU

Jan.  1, 1982 - Texas 14, Alabama 12 
                MVP: Robert Brewer, Texas
                     and Robbie Jones, Alabama

Jan.  1, 1981 - Alabama 30, Baylor 2 
                MVP: Warren Lyles & Major Ogilvie, Alabama

Jan.  1, 1980 - Houston 17, Nebraska 14 
                MVP: Terry Elston & David Hodge, Houston

Jan.  1, 1979 - Notre Dame 35, Houston 34 
                MVP: David Hodge, Houston
                     and Joe Montana, Notre Dame

Jan.  2, 1978 - Notre Dame 38, Texas 10 
                MVP: Vagas Ferguson & Bob Golic, Notre Dame

Jan.  1, 1977 - Houston 30, Maryland 21 
                MVP: Alois Blackwell & Mark Mohr, Houston

Jan.  1, 1976 - Arkansas 31, Georgia 10 
                MVP: Ike Forte & Hal McAfee, Arkansas

Jan.  1, 1975 - Penn State 41, Baylor 20 
                MVP: Ken Quesenberry, Baylor
                     and Tom Shuman, Penn State

Jan.  1, 1974 - Nebraska 19, Texas 3 
                MVP: Wade Johnston, Texas
                     and Tony Davis, Nebraska

Jan.  1, 1973 - Texas 17, Alabama 13 
                MVP: Randy Braband & Alan Lowry, Texas

Jan.  1, 1972 - Penn State 30, Texas 6 
                MVP: Bruce Bannon & Lydell Mitchell, Penn State

Jan.  1, 1971 - Notre Dame 24, Texas 11 
                MVP: Eddie Phillips, Texas
                     and Clarence Ellis, Notre Dame

Jan.  1, 1970 - Texas 21, Notre Dame 17 
                MVP: Steve Worster, Texas
                     and Bob Olson, Notre Dame

Jan.  1, 1969 - Texas 36, Tennessee 13 
                MVP: Tom Campbell, Charles Speyrer & James Street, Texas

Jan.  1, 1968 - Texas A&M 20, Alabama 16 
                MVP: Grady Allen, Edd Hargett & Bill Hobbs, Texas A&M

Dec. 31, 1966 - Georgia 24, Southern Methodist 9 
                MVP: Kent Lawrence & George Patton, Georgia

Jan.  1, 1966 - Louisiana State 14, Arkansas 7 
                MVP: Joe Labruzzo & David McCormick, LSU

Jan.  1, 1965 - Arkansas 10, Nebraska 7 
                MVP: Ronnie Caveness & Fred Marshall, Arkansas

Jan.  1, 1964 - Texas 28, Navy 6 
                MVP: Scott Appleton & Duke Carlisle, Texas

Jan.  1, 1963 - Louisiana State 13, Texas 0 
                MVP: Johnny Treadwell, Texas
                     and Lynn Amedee, LSU

Jan.  1, 1962 - Texas 12, Mississippi 7 
                MVP: Mike Cotten & Bob Moser, Texas

Jan.  2, 1961 - Duke 7, Arkansas 6 
                MVP: Lance Alworth, Arkansas
                     and Dwight Bumgarner, Duke

Jan.  1, 1960 - Syracuse 23, Texas 14 
                MVP: Maurice Doke, Texas
                     and Ernie Davis, Syracuse

Jan.  1, 1959 - Texas Christian 0, Air Force 0 
                MVP: Jack Spikes, TCU
                     and Dave Phillips, Air Force

Jan.  1, 1958 - Navy 20, Rice 7 
                MVP: Tom Forrestal & Tony Stremic, Navy

Jan.  1, 1957 - Texas Christian 28, Syracuse 27 
                MVP: Norman Hamilton, TCU
                     and Jim Brown, Syracuse

Jan.  2, 1956 - Mississippi 14, Texas Christian 13 
                MVP: Buddy Alliston & Eagle Day, Mississippi

Jan.  1, 1955 - Georgia Tech 14, Arkansas 6 
                MVP: Bud Brooks, Arkansas
                     and George Humphreys, Georgia Tech

Jan.  1, 1954 - Rice 28, Alabama 6 
                MVP: Richard Chapman, Alabama
                     and Dicky Maegle, Rice

Jan.  1, 1953 - Texas 16, Tennessee 0 
                MVP: Richard Ochoa & Harley Sewell, Texas
                     and Bob Griesbach, Tennessee

Jan.  1, 1952 - Kentucky 20, Texas Christian 7 
                MVP: K. Flowers, TCU
                     and E. Clark, R. Correll & V. Parilli, Kentucky

Jan.  1, 1951 - Tennessee 20, Texas 14 
                MVP: Bud McFadin, Texas
                     and A. Kozar, H. Lauricella & H. Sherrod, Tennessee

Jan.  2, 1950 - Rice 27, North Carolina 13 
                MVP: Billy Burkhalter, Joe Watson & James Williams, Rice

Jan.  1, 1949 - Southern Methodist 21, Oregon 13 
                MVP: Kyle Rote & Doak Walker, SMU
                     and B. Ecklund & N. Van Brocklin, Oregon

Jan.  1, 1948 - Southern Methodist 13, Penn State 13 
                MVP: Doak Walker, SMU
                     and Steve Suhey, Penn State

Jan.  1, 1947 - Arkansas 0, Louisiana State 0 
                MVP: Alton Baldwin, Arkansas
                     and Y.A. Tittle, LSU

Jan.  1, 1946 - Texas 40, Missouri 27 
                MVP: Hub Bechtol & Bobby Layne, Texas
                     and Jim Kekeris, Missouri

Jan.  1, 1945 - Oklahoma St 34, Texas Christian 0 
                MVP: N. Armstrong, B. Fenimore & R. Foster, Oklahoma St

Jan.  1, 1944 - Texas 7, Randolph Field 7 
                MVP: Joe Parker, Texas
                     and Martin Ruby & Glenn Dobbs, Randolph Field

Jan.  1, 1943 - Texas 14, Georgia Tech 7 
                MVP: Jack Freeman, Roy McKay & Stanley Mauldin, Texas
                     and Harvey Hardy & Jack Marshall, Georgia Tech

Jan.  1, 1942 - Alabama 29, Texas A&M 21 
                MVP: Martin Ruby, Texas A&M
                     and J. Nelson, H. Rast & D. Whitmire, Alabama

Jan.  1, 1941 - Texas A&M 13, Fordham 12 
                MVP: C. Henke, J. Kimbrough & C. Routt, Texas A&M
                     and Lou DeFilippo & Joe Ungerer, Fordham

Jan.  1, 1940 - Clemson 6, Boston College 3 
                MVP: Banks McFadden, Clemson

Jan.  2, 1939 - St. Mary's 20, Texas Tech 13 
                MVP: Jerry Dowd, St. Marys TX
                     and Elmer Tarbox, Texas Tech

Jan.  1, 1938 - Rice 28, Colorado 14 
                MVP: Ernie Lain, Rice
                     and Byron White, Colorado

Jan.  1, 1937 - Texas Christian 16, Marquette 6 
                MVP: Ki Aldrich, Sammy Baugh & L.D. Meyer, TCU