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100 Reasons to love college football.
The Granddaddy of them all. Photo: Getty Images.
Whether it be the traditional Big Ten vs. Pac 10 12 match-up, the stage for the national championship game, or a match-up of teams you would never expect to see in the game, the Rose Bowl has a certain charm to it. It is recognized as one of the top games in college football for a reason. The scenery alone is enough to put the Rose Bowl over the top. Its tradition comes with the annual Tournament of Roses and a parade and the game itself has seen more than its share of great moments.
It is the scene of Alabama’s first bowl game (and victory). Vince Young created a lasting college football image here. National championship hopes have been granted, and ruined here.
What is your favorite Rose Bowl memory?
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