The 2011-12 bowl season rolled from Dec. 17 with a trio of contests through the BCS championship game on Jan. 9 in New Orleans when Alabama won its second national title in three years. Look back at how all your favorite teams and conferences fared during the bowl season.

Complete Bowl Schedule: Dec. 17 to Dec. 24 | Dec. 26 to Dec. 31 | Jan. 1 to Jan. 9

Independence Bowl -- Shreveport, La. -- Dec. 26
Missouri 41, North Carolina 24
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North Carolina Tar Heels
Season Record: 7-6
Conference: Atlantic Coast
Interim Coach: Everett Withers
All-Time Bowl Record: 13-16
Missouri Tigers
Season Record: 8-5
Conference: Big 12
Coach: Gary Pinkel
All-Time Bowl Record: 13-16
Little Caesars Bowl -- Detroit -- Dec. 27
Purdue 37, Western Michgan 32
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Western Michigan Broncos
Season Record: 7-6
Conference: Mid-American
Coach: Bill Cubit
All-Time Bowl Record: 0-5
Purdue Boilermakers
Season Record: 7-6
Conference: Big Ten
Coach: Danny Hope
All-Time Bowl Record: 9-7
Belk Bowl -- Charlotte, N.C. -- Dec. 27
NC State 31, Louisville 24
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Louisville Cardinals
Season Record: 7-6
Conference: Big East
Coach: Charlie Strong
All-Time Bowl Record: 7-8-1
NC State Wolfpack
Season Record: 8-5
Conference: Atlantic Coast
Coach: Tom O'Brien
All-Time Bowl Record: 14-11-1 
Military Bowl -- Washington, D.C. -- Dec. 28
Toledo 42, Air Force 41
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Toledo Rockets
Season Record: 9-4
Conference: Mid-American
Coach: Matt Campbell
All-Time Bowl Record: 8-4 (2010)
Air Force Falcons
Season Record: 7-6
Conference: Mountain West
Coach: Troy Calhoun
All-Time Bowl Record: 10-11-1
Holiday Bowl -- San Diego -- Dec. 28
Texas 21, California 10
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California Golden Bears
Season Record: 7-6
Conference: Pac-12
Coach: Jeff Tedford
All-Time Bowl Record: 10-10-1
Texas Longhorns
Season Record: 8-5
Conference: Big 12
Coach: Mack Brown
All-Time Bowl Record: 26-22-2
Champs Sports Bowl -- Orlando -- Dec. 29
Florida State 18, Notre Dame 14
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Florida State Seminoles
Season Record: 9-4
Conference: Atlantic Coast
Coach: Jimbo Fisher
All-Time Bowl Record: 23-14-2
Notre Dame Fighting Irish
Season Record: 8-5
Conference: Independent
Coach: Brian Kelly 
All-Time Bowl Record: 15-16 
Alamo Bowl -- San Antonio -- Dec. 29
Baylor 67, Washington 56
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Washington Huskies
Season Record: 7-6
Conference: Pac-12
Coach: Jeff Sarkisian
All-Time Bowl Record: 15-15-1
Baylor Bears
Season Record: 10-3
Conference: Big 12
Coach: Art Briles 
All-Time Bowl Record: 9-9 
Armed Forces Bowl -- Dallas -- Dec. 30 
BYU 24, Tulsa 21
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BYU Cougars
Season Record: 10-3
Conference: Independent
Coach: Bronco Mendenhall
All-Time Bowl Record: 12-17-1
Tulsa Golden Hurricane
Season Record: 8-5
Conference: Conference USA
Coach: Bill Blankenship 
All-Time Bowl Record: 8-10
Pinstripe Bowl -- Bronx, N.Y. -- Dec. 30
Rutgers 27, Iowa State 13
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Rutgers Scarlet Knights
Season Record: 9-4
Conference: Big East
Coach: Greg Schiano
All-Time Bowl Record: 5-2
Iowa State Cyclones
Season Record: 6-7
Conference: Big 12
Coach: Paul Rhodes
All-Time Bowl Record: 3-8 
Music City Bowl -- Nashville, Tenn. -- Dec. 30
Mississippi State 23, Wake Forest 17
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Mississippi State Bulldogs
Season Record: 7-6
Conference: Souteastern
Coach: Dan Mullen 
All-Time Bowl Record: 9-6
Wake Forest Demon Deacons
Season Record: 6-7
Conference: Atlantic Coast
Coach: Jim Grobe
All-Time Bowl Record: 6-4
Insight Bowl -- Tempe, Ariz. -- Dec. 30 
Oklahoma 31, Iowa 14
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Iowa Hawkeyes
Season Record: 7-6
Conference: Big Ten
Coach: Kirk Ferentz
All-Time Bowl Record: 14-11-1
Oklahoma Sooners
Season Record: 10-3
Conference: Big 12
Coach: Bob Stoops
All-Time Bowl Record: 27-17-1 
Meineke Car Care Bowl -- Houston -- Dec. 31
Texas A&M 33, Northwestern 22
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Texas A&M Aggies
Season Record: 7-6
Conference: Big 12
Interim Coach: Tim DeRuyter
All-Time Bowl Record: 14-19
Northwestern Wildcats
Season Record: 6-7
Conference: Big Ten
Coach: Pat Fitzgerald 
All-Time Bowl Record: 1-9 
Sun Bowl -- El Paso, Texas -- Dec. 31
Utah 30, Georgia Tech 27 (OT)
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Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
Season Record: 8-5
Conference: Atlantic Coast
Coach: Paul Johnson
All-Time Bowl Record: 22-18
Utah Utes
Season Record: 8-5
Conference: Pac-12
Coach: Kyle Whittingham
All-Time Bowl Record: 13-4 
Liberty Bowl -- Memphis, Tenn. -- Dec. 31
Cincinnati 31, Vanderbilt 24
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Cincinnati Bearcats
Season Record: 10-3
Conference: Big East
Coach: Butch Jones
All-Time Bowl Record: 6-6
Vanderbilt Commodores
Season Record: 6-7
Conference: Southeastern
Coach: James Franklin 
All-Time Bowl Record: 2-2-1
Fight Hunger Bowl -- San Francisco -- Dec. 31
Illinois 20, UCLA 14
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Illinois Fighting Illini
Season Record: 7-6
Conference: Big Ten
Interim Coach: Vic Koenning
All-Time Bowl Record: 8-9
UCLA Bruins
Season Record: 6-8
Conference: Pac-12
Interim Coach: Mike Johnson 
All-Time Bowl Record: 14-16-1
Chick-fil-A Bowl -- Atlanta -- Dec. 31
Auburn 43, Virginia 24
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Virginia Cavaliers
Season Record: 8-5
Conference: Atlantic Coast
Coach: Mike London 
All-Time Bowl Record: 7-11
Auburn Tigers
Season Record: 8-5
Conference: Southeastern
Coach: Gene Chizik
All-Time Bowl Record: 22-13-1

Complete Bowl Schedule: Dec. 17 to Dec. 24 | Dec. 26 to Dec. 31 | Jan. 1 to Jan. 9