The Rose Bowl by RobinJRichards

Champion(s):

Ryno23


Runner(s)-Up:

Mark


Quiz Description

In honor of "the Granddaddy of them All" and the return of Georgia after 75 years, answer the following.

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Questions:

Within two years either way, the very first "Rose Bowl" (then called the "Tournament East–West football game") was held in 1902, dropped, then started back up again for good in THIS YEAR (edited at 1:36 pm, December 29, 2017 (EST))

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1916 (1914-18)

The Rose Bowl as we know it, held annually in Rose Bowl Stadium, began IN THIS YEAR (within 1 either way).

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1923 (1922-24)

The 1942 Rose Bowl, due to security concerns after the attack on Pearl Harbor, was moved east to THIS NORTH CAROLINA CITY.

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Durham [Duke lost to Oregon State 20-16]

The Rose Bowl Game is currently sponsored by THIS COMPANY, which holds the sponsorship until 2020.

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Northwestern Mutual

The Rose Bowl Game was the first college football game to be televised nationally on NBC IN THIS YEAR (two years either way). In that game, Illinois defeated Stanford (then called the Indians) 40-7.

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1952 (1950-54)

Veteran ABC broadcaster Keith Jackson ended his record 15th Rose Bowl call in 2006 when THIS TEAM, in their second ever *and* consecutive Rose Bowl Game, won the game in dramatic fashion against a team that had been there many many times.

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Texas [In fact, Texas is 2-0 all time in the Rose Bowl Game]

The aforementioned team that [the answer to Q6] defeated in 2006 has attended the Rose Bowl Game a record 34 times as of their last appearance in 2017. Name them.

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Southern California

The Rose Bowl Game has hosted a record number of Heisman Trophy winners beginning with this THIS PLAYER, who won in 1942 (the first ever for his school) and played in the 1943 edition.

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Frank Sinkwich [Georgia]

As we know, Georgia is making it's second ever appearance in the Rose Bowl Game. Their first appearance was in 1943 when they played THIS TEAM, which had major home field advantage, and defeated them 9-0.

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UCLA

The 2018 edition will also host Oklahoma, which has been to the Rose Bowl Game once before in 2003. There, they defeated THIS PAC-12 TEAM 34-14 in their 4th ever appearance.

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Washington State (Wazzou)

The Rose Bowl Game that had the most points scored by a single team was the 2015 CFP Rose Bowl Game between FSU and Oregon that gave us this memorable screenshot. With 3 points either way, how many points were scored by the winning team?

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59 points (56-62) [Enjoy the full play with "Yaketky Sax" added for funsies: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JAawhgB0HBM]

The 1973 Rose Bowl Game is the highest attended college bowl game in history, where THIS MANY people (within 2,000 either way) watched Woody Hayes and Ohio State lose to John McKay and [the answer to Q7] 42-17

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106,869 (104,869-108,869)

*Excluding* the answer to Q6 *and* the teams that will play in the 2018 edition, SIX OTHER TEAMS have an undefeated record in the Rose Bowl Game. Name any ONE.

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Columbia, Georgia Tech, Harvard, Miami (FL), Notre Dame, TCU