Traditions

    Miscellaneous Bowl Numbers

    Appearances: 17
    Overall Record: 8-10-1
    Record When Conference Champion: 2-4-0
    Record in Bowls played in Texas: 5-6-1
    Record in Bowls played out-of-state: 3-4-0
    First Bowl: Salad, Jan. 1, 1952 (defeated Dayton 26-21), Phoenix, Ariz.
    Last Bowl: 2008 Armed Forces Bowl December 31, 2008 (defeated Air Force, 34-28) Fort Worth, Texas
    Last Bowl Win: 2008 Armed Forces Bowl December 31, 2008 (defeated Air Force, 34-28) Fort Worth, Texas
    Most trips to one bowl: 4 (Cotton & Bluebonnet)
    Total Att.: 820,817
    High Att.: 72,032 ('80 Cotton)
    Low Att.: 7,500 ('62 Citrus)
    Average Att. (15 games): 43,200

    UH Players of the Game

    Gene Shannon, rb, '52 Salad
    Joe Lopasky, rb/Billy Roland, qb, '62 Citrus
    Jim Strong, rb/Jerry Drones, de, '69 Bluebonnet
    Butch Brezina, dl, '71 Bluebonnet
    D. C. Nobles, qb/Deryl McGallion, lb, '73 Bluebonnet
    John Housmann, rb/Mack Mitchell, de, '74 Bluebonnet
    Alois Blackwell, rb/Mark Mohr, db, '77 Cotton
    David Hodge, lb, '79 Cotton
    Terry Elston, qb/David Hodge, lb, '80 Cotton
    Terald Clark, rb, '80 Garden State
    David Dacus, qb, '88 Aloha
    Jackie Battle, rb, '03 Hawai'i
    Bryce Beall, rb, '08 Air Force