Bluebonnet Bowl

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Bluebonnet Bowl was an annual college football bowl game played in Houston, Texas. It was held at Rice Stadium from 1959 through 1967, and again in 1985 and 1986. The Astrodome hosted the game from 1968 through 1984, as well as the last game in 1987. When it was held in the Astrodome, it was called the Astro-Bluebonnet Bowl. The game was discontinued following that season due to poor ticket sales.

Clemson played Texas Christian in the inaugural Bluebonnet Bowl, played December 19, 1959, winning 23-7.