Peach Bowl Game History
What is the Peach Bowl Game ?
The Peach Bowl also known as the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl for sponsorship reasons is an annual college football game contested by selected top ranked NCAA teams. The first Peach Bowl game took place at Grant Field, Atlanta, Georgia in 1968 and was won by Louisiana State University (LSU) who defeated Florida State 31-27 watched by an attendance of 35,545 fans.
The Peach Bowl has undergone a few changes in it's history although the game has always taken place in Atlanta. There have been four Peach Bowl venues, the current one since 2017 being the Mercedes-Benz Stadium which is the home of the NFL's Atlanta Falcons team.
The selection process for the Peach Bowl contestants has seen a few tweaks down the years but largely features top ranked NCAA teams from the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC), Southeastern Conference (SEC), the Big Ten, Big 12, The American (AAC) and Pac-12.
In 2014 it was announced the Peach Bowl game would join other bowl games in hosting the College Football Playoff (CFP) Semi Final games which originate from the Football Bowl Subdivision of the NCAA Division 1, these bowl games are also referred to as the 'New Year's Six' (NY6). The winners of the CFP Semi Finals then play in the College Football National Championship Game. The Peach Bowl's first CFP Semi Final was in 2016 which saw Alabama defeat Washington 24-7.
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Peach Bowl Game
When is the Peach Bowl Game ?
The 2024 Peach Bowl game date is to be confirmed in due course.
Who is playing in the Peach Bowl ?
The 2024 Peach Bowl teams will be confirmed later in the year.
Who will win the Peach Bowl ?
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How can I place a wager on the Peach Bowl game ?
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Last 10 Peach Bowl Game Winners
Who won the 2023 Peach Bowl Game ?
The Ole Miss Rebels won the 2023 Peach Bowl defeating Penn State Nittany Lions 38-25.
Here's a table showing the last 10 Peach Bowl Game winners, runners up, score and Offensive MVP (Most Valuable Player):
|42 - 3
|Trevone Boykin (QB, TCU)
|38 - 24
|Greg Ward Jr. (QB, Houston)
|24 - 7
|Bo Scarbrough (RB, Alabama)
|34 - 27
|Mckenzie Milton (QB, UCF)
|41 - 15
|Feleipe Franks (QB, Florida)
|63 - 28
|Joe Burrow (QB, LSU)
|24 - 21
|Jack Podiesny (K, Georgia)
|31 - 21
|Jayden Reed (WR, Michigan State)
|42 - 41
|Stetson Bennett (QB, Georgia)
|Ole Miss Rebels
|38 - 25
|Caden Prieskhorn (TE, Ole Miss)
Peach Bowl Game Records
Which team has the most Peach Bowl Game wins ?
Louisiana State University (LSU) from the Southeastern Conference (SEC) currently holds the record for most Peach Bowl Game wins having secured victory in 6 of their 7 Peach Bowl appearances. The latest win (63-28) coming in 2019 against Oklahoma with offensive MVP Joe Burrow at Quarterback, at the time of writing Joe is now the Cincinnati Bengals Quarterback.
Who has the most Peach Bowl Game Appearances ?
The Clemson Tigers from the Atlantic Coast Conference (AAC) hold the record with 8 Peach Bowl Game appearances. They have won three of their eight Peach Bowl Games with the latest coming in their last appearance in 2012 defeating LSU 25-24.
Most points scored in a Peach Bowl
- 100 - Texas A&M 52 - 48 Duke (2013)
Most points scored by a team in a Peach Bowl
- 63 - LSU vs. Oklahoma (2019)
Biggest Victory Margin in a Peach Bowl
- 39 - TCU 42 - 3 Mississippi (2014)
Famous Peach Bowl Game MVP's
There are two MVP awards per Peach Bowl Game, an offensive player and a defensive player. How many football fans would have envisaged the offensive MVP's in the 2006 and 2019 Peach Bowl Games going head to head as Quarterbacks in Super Bowl LVI ?
- 2006 Peach Bowl Offensive MVP Matthew Stafford (Georgia) - Matthew was drafted by the NFL's Detroit Lions in 2009 and led them to three post season runs before joining the Los Angeles Rams in 2021 and winning Super Bowl LVI in his first season at the Rams.
- 2019 Peach Bowl Offensive MVP Joe Burrow (LSU) - Joe was drafted by the NFL's Cincinnati Bengals in 2020 and endured a injury hit first season however returning fully fit and healthy he led his Bengals teams to Super Bowl LVI in his second year at Cincinnati.
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