The SEC has proven in recent years to be the premier conference in college football with evidence to that argument available in bowl games more than at any other time during the SEC football season. With a variety of high-profile bowl game tie ins such as the Sugar Bowl, Cotton Bowl, Capital One Bowl, Outback Bowl and more, the SEC proves year in and year out that they are indeed the top conference in college football. Below we take a look at the history of the SEC in bowl games year by year, and for fans looking for more information check out the page dedicated to the top college football bowl conference from our friends at SECSportsFan.com.
2011-2012 SEC Bowl Teams – 9
The SEC send 9 teams to bowl games including two to the BCS National Championship Game played in New Orleans, Louisiana, as #1 LSU faces #2 Alabama in a rematch. LSU won at Alabama during the regular season 9-6 in overtime.
2010-2011 SEC Bowl Teams – 10
The SEC placed a NCAA record tying 10 teams in bowl games finishing an uncharacteristic 5-4 bowl record after Ohio State vacated their win over Arkansas in the Allstate Sugar Bowl.
2009-2010 SEC Bowl Record – 6-4
2008-2009 SEC Bowl Record – 6-2
2007-2008 SEC Bowl Record – 7-2
2006-2007 SEC Bowl Record – 6-3
2005-2006 SEC Bowl Record – 3-3
2004-2005 SEC Bowl Record – 3-3
2003-2004 SEC Bowl Record – 5-2
2002-2003 SEC Bowl Record -
2001-2002 SEC Bowl Record – 5-3
2000-2001 SEC Bowl Record -
1999-2000 SEC Bowl Record -
1998-1999 SEC Bowl Record – 6-2