After a 14-point flourish to start the game, the Stanford offense went stagnant in the 99th Rose Bowl against Wisconsin.
But the Cardinal leaned on its most reliable commodity to secure its first Rose Bowl victory since 1972.
The Stanford defense, which came into the game as the third-best in the nation at stopping the run, held the Big Ten Conference champions scoreless and to 82 yards of total offense in the second half to seal a 20-14 win. Read More
On the surface, Stanford and Wisconsin appear to be mirror images of each other. But the teams traveled vastly different paths to reach the Rose Bowl this season. Read More
Stepfan Taylor is the walking embodiment of football coach David Shaw’s motto: “Believe in the process.” He earns his touches by perfecting the details and soon he’ll leave Stanford as the most decorated running back in school history. Read More
Wisconsin is in the Rose Bowl for the third straight year. This time, the Badgers are bringing a familiar face with them on the sideline.
Athletic director Barry Alvarez, who won three Rose Bowls during his coaching career in Madison, Wis., is handling coaching duties for the 99th Rose Bowl on Tuesday following the departure of Bret Bielema for Arkansas. Read More
Wisconsin believes its third straight trip to the Rose Bowl could be the charm. The Stanford football team is hoping for another victory in its charmed run through the Bowl Championship Series.
The unranked Badgers (8-5) and the No. 8 Cardinal (11-2) will meet in the 99th edition of the Rose Bowl on Jan. 1, the bowl formally announced Sunday. Read More