With so many bowls, it only seems like everybody goes to one every year.

Truth is, some Power 5 teams haven’t been in a while. Those who watched at least last season’s bowl festivities include one of the sport’s magic names and two recent Playoff participants.

By conference, here’s a look at the longest active bowl droughts.

ACC

Team
Most recent bowl
Drought
2017 record
Virginia
2011
5 years
6-3
Syracuse
2013
3 years
4-5
Duke
2015
1 year
4-5

Big Ten

Team
Most recent bowl
Drought
2017 record
Purdue
2012
4 years
4-5
Illinois
2014
2 years
2-7
Rutgers
2014
2 years
4-5
Michigan State
2015
1 year
7-2

Big 12

Team
Most recent bowl
Drought
2017 record
Kansas
2008
8 years
1-8
Iowa State
2012
4 years
6-3
Texas
2014
2 years
4-5
Texas Tech
2015
1 year
4-5

Pac-12

Team
Most recent bowl
Drought
2017 record
Oregon State
2013
3 years
1-8
Arizona
2015
1 year
6-3
Arizona State
2015
1 year
5-4
Cal
2015
1 year
5-5
Oregon
2015
1 year
5-5
UCLA
2015
1 year
4-5

SEC

Team
Most recent bowl
Drought
2017 record
Missouri
2014
2 years
4-5
Ole Miss
2015
1 year
4-5 (bowl ban)