BLACKSBURG, VA – The Virginia Tech Hokies officially hold the longest active bowl streak in America with 26 straight bowl game appearances.
The Hokies beat Virginia last month, which led to a conditional game with Marshall. After sealing the victory of 41-20, the Hokies will officially keep playing in the postseason.
Graphic from Virginia Tech Football Twitter.
The Florida State Seminoles have appeared in bowl games for the last 36 consecutive seasons, but their streak ended after losing to Florida. That puts Virginia Tech at the top of the list for active bowl game streaks.
College Football Bowl Game Streak Leaderboard:
1. Virginia Tech – 26 years
2. Georgia – 21 years
3. Oklahoma – 19 years
4. Louisiana State – 18 years
5. Wisconsin – 16 years & Boise State – 16 years
7. Alabama – 14 years
8. Clemson – 13 years
9. Oklahoma State – 12 years
10. Stanford – 9 years & Texas A&M – 9 years
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