Michigan State (12-1), Rose Bowl ($18 million payout): defeated Gophers 14-3 on Nov. 30
Ohio State (12-1), Orange Bowl ($18 million): did not play Gophers.
Wisconsin (9-3), Capital One Bowl ($4.6 million): defeated Gophers 20-7 on Nov. 23
Iowa (8-4), Outback Bowl ($3.7 million): defeated Gophers 23-7 on Sept. 28
Michigan (7-5), Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl (3.25 million): defeated Gophers 42-13 on Oct. 5
Nebraska (8-4), Gator Bowl (3.25 million): lost to the Gophers 34-23 on Oct. 26
Gophers (8-4), Texas Bowl ($1.7 million)
Note: The Big Ten Conference pools bowl payouts to member schools together, then splits up the money to all 12 universities in the conference. The Big Ten also had tie-ins with the Heart of Dallas Bowl and the Little Caesars Pizza Bowl but did not have enough bowl-eligible teams.