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The Edwards Era

A year-by-year look at BYU football under head coach LaVell Edwards.

Year Record Conference Post-season1972 7-4-0 5-2-0 (T2nd)1973 5-6-0 3-4-0 (4th) 1974 7-4-1 6-0-1 (1st) Fiesta Bowl (Oklahoma State 16, BYU 6)1975 6-5-0 4-3-0 (T4th) 1976 9-3-0 6-1-0 (T1st) Tangerine Bowl (Okla. State 49, BYU 21)1977 9-2-0 6-1-0 (T1st) Trip to Japan1978 9-4-0 5-1-0 (1st) Holiday Bowl (Navy 23, BYU 16)1979 11-1-0 7-0-0 (1st) Holiday Bowl (Indiana 38, BYU 37)1980 12-1-0 6-1-0 (1st) Holiday Bowl (BYU 46, SMU 45)1981 11-2-0 7-1-0 (1st) Holiday Bowl (BYU 38, Washington State 36)1982 8-4-0 7-1-0 (1st) Holiday Bowl (Ohio State 47, BYU 17)1983 11-1-0 7-0-0 (1st) Holiday Bowl (BYU 21, Missouri 17)1984* 13-0-0 8-0-0 (1st) Holiday Bowl (BYU 24, Michigan 17)1985 11-3-0 7-1-0 (T1st) Florida Citrus Bowl (Ohio State 10, BYU 7)1986 8-5-0 6-2-0 (2nd) Freedom Bowl (UCLA 31, BYU 10)1987 9-4-0 7-1-0 (2nd) All-American Bowl (Virginia 22, BYU 16)1988 9-4-0 5-3-0 (T3rd) Freedom Bowl (BYU 20, Colorado 17)1989 10-3-0 7-1-0 (1st) Holiday Bowl (Penn State 50, BYU 39)1990 10-3-0 7-1-0 (1st) Holiday Bowl (Texas A&M 65, BYU 14)1991 8-3-2 7-0-1 (1st) Holiday Bowl (BYU 13, Iowa 13)1992 8-5-0 6-2-0 (T1st) Aloha Bowl (Kansas 23, BYU 20)1993 6-6-0 6-2-0 (T1st) Holiday Bowl (Ohio State 28, BYU 21)1994 10-3-0 6-2-0 (T2nd) Copper Bowl (BYU 31, Oklahoma 6)1995 7-4-0 6-2-0 (T1st) 1996 14-1-0 8-0-0 (1st) Cotton Bowl (BYU 19, Kansas State 15)1997 6-5-0 4-4-0 (5th) 1998 9-5-0 7-1-0 (T1st) Liberty Bowl (Tulane 41, BYU 27)1999 8-4-0 5-2-0 (T1st) Motor City Bowl (Marshall 21, BYU 3)TOTALS 251-95-3 171-40-2 * National champions