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Bowl Games with Top 20 Teams

DateBowlResult
12/18/81HolidayBYU 38, Washington St. 36
12/19/81TangerineMissouri 19, So. Miss. 17
12/26/81SunOklahoma 40, Houston 14
12/28/81GatorN. Carolina 31, Arkansas 27
12/30/81LibertyOhio St. 31, Navy 28
12/31/81BluebonnetMichigan 33, UCLA 14
12/31/81PeachW. Virginia 26, Florida 6
 
1/1/82CottonTexas 14, Alabama 12
1/1/82FiestaPenn St. 26, USC 10
1/1/82OrangeClemson 22, Nebraska 15
1/1/82RoseWashington 28, Iowa 0
1/1/82SugarPittsburgh 24, Georgia 20

Final AP Top 201981 College Football RecapDiv. 1–A Conference Champs