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Rose Bowl Game Presented by Vizio Betting OddsCollege Football Betting Online: Affectionately termed the Granddaddy of Them All, the Rose Bowl has been around longer than any college bowl game and has been played annually since 1916. The game has played to the now Pac-12 and Big Ten Conferences since its early years and has been dominated by USC, which has appeared in 34 of the matchups. The UCLA Bruins call Rose Bowl Stadium home during the regular season, but they haven’t appeared in the Bowl game in nearly two decades.

The 2017 Rose Bowl presented by Northwestern Mutual will take place on Monday, January 1, 2018 from the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif. ESPN will televise the CFP semifinal matchup starting at 5 p.m. ET.

Rose Bowl Format

The first Rose Bowl was played on January 1, 1902 and was called the East-West Football Game. Michigan routed Stanford 49-0 and the committee elected to discontinue the game and held other events in its place to raise money for the Rose Parade. The game was brought back for the 2015 season and was so successful a new venue was needed to house the enormous crowds. The Rose Bowl was erected in time for the 1923 game.

The game has a long-standing relationship with the Pac-12 and Big Ten Conferences dating back to its early days. The game did feature military base teams during World War I, however. From the 1947 playing until the BCS era, the game matched teams from what is now the Pac-12 and the Big Ten. The first game since the 1918 season that didn’t include a team from either conference took place on January 3, 2002 when Nebraska and Miami met for the BCS National Championship.

As part of the CFP, the bowl will host a semifinal contest on a rotating basis every three years. Oregon defeated Florida State in the 2014 season playing and the Rose Bowl will host a semifinal tilt for the second time with the 2017 season game. In years it doesn’t host a semifinal, the game takes the Pac-12 and Big Ten champ as long as those teams are not in the final four.

Rose Bowl Game Results

SeasonWinnersLosers
2016 USC Penn State
2015 Stanford Iowa
2014 Oregon Florida State
2013 Michigan State Stanford
2012 Stanford Wisconsin
2011 Oregon Wisconsin
2010 TCU Wisconsin
2009 Ohio State Oregon
2008 USC Penn State
2007 USC Illinois
2006 USC Michigan
2005 Texas USC
2004 Texas Michigan
2003 USC Michigan
2002 Oklahoma Washington State
2001 Miami, Fla. Nebraska
2000 Washington Purdue
1999 Wisconsin Stanford
1998 Wisconsin UCLA
1997 Michigan Washington State
1996 Ohio State Arizona State
1995 USC Northwestern
1994 Penn State Oregon
1993 Wisconsin UCLA
1992 Michigan Washington
1991 Washington Michigan
1990 Washington Iowa
1989 USC Michigan
1988 Michigan USC
1987 Michigan State USC
1986 Arizona State Michigan
1985 UCLA Iowa
1984 USC Ohio State
1983 UCLA Illinois
1982 UCLA Michigan
1981 Washington Iowa
1980 Michigan Washington
1979 USC Ohio State
1978 USC Michigan
1977 Washington Michigan
1976 USC Michigan
1975 UCLA Ohio State
1974 USC Ohio State
1973 Ohio State USC
1972 USC Ohio State
1971 Stanford Michigan
1970 Stanford Ohio State
1969 USC Michigan
1968 Ohio State USC
1967 USC Indiana
1966 Purdue USC
1965 UCLA Michigan State
1964 Michigan Oregon State
1963 Illinois Washington
1962 USC Wisconsin
1961 Minnesota UCLA
1960 Washington Minnesota
1959 Washington Wisconsin
1958 Iowa California
1957 Ohio State Oregon
1956 Iowa Oregon State
1955 Michigan State UCLA
1954 Ohio State USC
1953 Michigan State UCLA
1952 USC Wisconsin
1951 Illinois Stanford
1950 Michigan California
1949 Ohio State California
1948 Northwestern California
1947 Michigan USC
1946 Illinois UCLA
1945 Alabama USC
1944 USC Tennessee
1943 USC Washington
1942 Georgia UCLA
1941 Oregon State Duke
1940 Stanford Nebraska
1939 USC Tennessee
1938 USC Duke
1937 California Alabama
1936 Pittsburgh Washington
1935 Stanford SMU
1934 Alabama Stanford
1933 Columbia Stanford
1932 USC Pittsburgh
1931 USC Tulane
1930 Alabama Washington State
1929 USC Pittsburgh
1928 Georgia Tech California
1927 Stanford Pissbrurgh
*1926 Stanford/Alabama Alabama/Stanford
1925 Alabama Washington
1924 Notre Dame Stanford
*1923 Washington/Navy Navy/Washington
1922 USC Penn State
*1921 Washington & Jefferson/California California/Washington & Jefferson
1920 California Ohio State
1919 Harvard Oregon
1918 Great Lakes Navy Mare Island Marines
1917 Mare Island Marines Fort Lewis
1916 Oregon Pennsylvania
1915 Washington State Brown
1901 Michigan Stanford

*1921, 1923 and 1926 Rose Bowls ended in a tie

Playing in the Rose Bowl has been the ultimate prize for members of the now-Pac-12 and Big Ten Conferences and the game has held true to its roots. In an attempt to get a better representation of teams, both conferences adopted a “no repeat” rule for several years. The now-Pac-12 abandoned the rule in the mid-1960s allowing USC to play in four straight bowls from 1967 to 1970.

And the league’s also had an exclusive agreement with the bowl. Teams were not allowed to participate in any other bowl game until 1975. This only increased the importance and stature of the Rose Bowl.

The Rose Bowl became part of the BCS alignment for the 1998 season, but continued, if possible, to maintain its Pac-12/Big Ten matchup. The game twice hosted the BCS National Championship game. Miami defeated Nebraska in the 2001 season game and Texas ousted USC in the 2005 season contest. The Miami/Nebraska tilt was the first since 1943 that didn’t include a Pac-12/Big Ten matchup.

A member of the current Pac-12 Conference has appeared in 96 of the 103 Rose Bowls with USC having appeared in 34 of those games. The league owns a 50-43 record with three ties.

Most All-Time Wins at Rose Bowl

WinsTeamYears Won
25 USC 1922, 1929, 1931, 1932, 1938, 1939, 1943, 1944, 1952, 1962, 1967, 1969, 1972, 1974, 1976, 1978, 1979, 1984, 1989, 1995, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2016
8 Michigan 1901, 1947, 1950, 1964, 1980, 1988, 1992, 1997
7 Ohio State 1949, 1954, 1957, 1968, 1973, 1996, 2009
7 Stanford 1927, 1935, 1940, 1970, 1971, 2012, 2015
7 Washington 1959, 1960, 1977, 1981, 1990, 1991, 2000
5 UCLA 1965, 1975, 1982, 1983, 1985
4 Alabama 1925, 1930, 1934, 1945
4 Michigan State 1953, 1955, 1987, 2013

With its decades old relationship with the now-Pac-12 and the Big Ten, teams from those leagues have appeared in and won the most games in Rose Bowl history. The biggest culprit is USC, whose 34 appearances and 25 wins far outnumber those of Michigan, which has the second-most bowl victories of any school with eight.

In fact, the Trojans have won more games than other current Pac-12 members Stanford (7), Washington (7), UCLA (5), Oregon (3) and Cal (2) have combined victories. USC added to its total with last season’s thrilling 52-49 comeback win over Penn State.

The Big Ten side of the alignment has been dominated by Michigan and Ohio State. One of the two appeared in the bowl every year from 1969 through 1981. The results weren’t favorable as they won just three games and the Big Ten is just 31-38 in the Rose Bowl.

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