Bowl Eligibility Win Statistics

Bowl Eligibility Win Statistics provide information on the number of wins needed by a college football team to be eligible for a post-season bowl game.

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"In bowl eligibility, teams playing in the Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) need to have at least a .500 winning percentage in their 12-game regular season schedule."

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"In 2020, NCAA temporarily waived the requirement for a .500 winning record due to the COVID-19 pandemic."

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"In 2019, 79 college football teams won enough games to be bowl eligible."

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"In five out of the seven years since the College Football Playoff started, Alabama has been eligible and won the Bowl Championship."

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"78 out of 130 total FBS teams went into bowls in the 2018-2019 season."

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"For bowl eligibility, Notre Dame has had 36 wins in regular seasons between 2016 and 2020."

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"The Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) has had an average of 8.6 teams achieving bowl eligibility each year for the past decade."

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"In 2012, Ohio University Bobcats became eligible for the bowl game after just their seventh win."

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"The University of Virginia attained bowl eligibility with a 6-5 record in 2018."

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"In 2019, Wake Forest achieved bowl eligibility by their seventh game, the earliest in school history."

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"Since the start of the bowl system, Harvard and Yale have achieved bowl eligibility 6 times but have never accepted an invitation."

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"Between 2015-2019, University of Alabama has achieved bowl eligibility every season."

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"In the 2019 season, from the Pac 12 Conference, 7 teams achieved bowl eligibility."

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"In the 2016 season, the SEC had 12 teams achieve bowl eligibility."

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"Big 12 had seven teams as bowl eligible in 2020."

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"In 2018, Mountain West had six teams as bowl eligible."

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"In 2013, Florida State University completed an undefeated season and went on to win the National Championships, thus maintaining their Bowl eligibility."

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