The granddaddy fo all bowl games will be celebrating a major anniversary this year. The Rose Bowl will be played for the 100th time in Pasadena, California. A New Years Day tradition, the Rose Bowl is still one of the most highly anticipated games of the season. The BCS Championship game will be contested at the Rose Bowl this year, but this post will concentrate on the Rose Bowl game itself. Here are the top 5 games in Rose Bowl history.
January 1, 1963: USC 42 Wisconsin 37
The top two teams in the country played for the National Championship in Pasadena during the 1962 season, and the game lived up to expectations. The top ranked Trojans were led by quarterback Pete Beathard and running back Willie Brown. The second ranked Badgers were a balanced team that was guided by the on-field leadership of quarterback Ron Vander Kelen. The Trojans…
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