With all 40 bowls having now been played, here is a look at how each conference performed this bowl season.

Independent2-02-0BYU and Army won close games.
ACC8-36-5Better than expected and Clemson will play for the national championship for a second year in a row.
Big 124-21-5The worst of the major conferences in the regular season and little was expected in the postseason, but the Big 12 did very well.
Sun Belt4-21-5Appalachian State is now 2-0 all time in bowl games.
C-USA4-35-2Both league title game participants were among the winners.
MWC4-34-3Nice year for the league, highlighted by San Diego State over Houston.
SEC6-67-5The league performed about to expectation and Alabama will be playing for another national championship.
Pac-123-35-1League champion Washington was the only underdog in what turned out to be a somewhat disappointing postseason.
American2-55-2The American had some good matchups but struggled to take advantage of them.
Big Ten3-73-7The league wasn't expected to win much, and it didn't. The East division going 0-5 was especially disappointing.
MAC0-61-5Miami (Ohio) was a blocked kick from winning, and Western Michigan acquitted itself well against Wisconsin. Unfortunately, moral victories were all they got.