The oldest and, arguably, most prestigious of the college bowl games. It is referred to as "the Granddaddy of them all."
Stadium: Rose Bowl
Playing Surface: Grass
First Game: January 1, 1902
Playing Sites for the Rose Bowl Game: Tournament Park (1902, 1916-1922), Rose Bowl (1923-1941), Duke Stadium in Durham, NC (1942), Rose Bowl (1943-present).
The first live Spanish-language broadcast of the game took place in 1988.
*Contributed by L.A. radio historian Jim Hilliker.
The crowd of 86,848 at the 2003 Rose Bowl Game was the lowest since 1944 (68,000 watched USC trounce Washington 29-0). The record crowd was 106,869 at the 1973 Rose Bowl Game.