MADISON, Wis. Here's a helpful recommendation for fans planning to watch Oregon and Wisconsin's football teams play in the Rose Bowl on Jan. 2: Make sure not to leave for a refrigerator run or an extended bathroom break. You'll probably miss a touchdown or two.
Nearly a month remains until Pac-12 champion Oregon and Big Ten champion Wisconsin meet in "The Granddaddy of Them All," but early returns suggest it will be one of the more entertaining matchups among the 35 bowl games taking place this season because of the high-scoring nature of each teams' offense.
BCS No. 5 Oregon (11-2) ranks third in the country in scoring offense at 46.1 points per game. Tenth-ranked Wisconsin (11-2) is right behind in fourth, averaging 44.5 points.
Yes, this year's Rose Bowl already has all the makings of a memorable shootout.
"The great thing about this bowl game matchup is it's kind of like the direct opposites of offensive philosophy," Wisconsin coach Bret Bielema said. "Chip (Kelly) and Oreg...