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Adversity catches up to Utah in 4th quarter of 1st Rose Bowl

Jan. 01, 2022 23:41 PM EST

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Utah made sure its first trip to the Rose Bowl was memorable. Unfortunately for the Utes, they ran out of time to rally. The 10th-ranked Utes led most of the way Saturday, but an injury to quarterback Cam Rising during the fourth quarter and an undermanned...

No. 7 Ohio State beats No. 10 Utah 48-45 in wild Rose Bowl

Jan. 01, 2022 22:52 PM EST

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — C.J. Stroud and Jaxon Smith-Njigba put on a passing performance that obliterated a multitude of records during one of the biggest offensive days in Ohio State's storied history. The Buckeyes still barely did enough to hold off resilient Utah and its backup...

DB Hill starts Orange Bowl for Michigan after late arrival

Dec. 31, 2021 21:21 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Michigan defensive back Dax Hill started against No. 3 Georgia in the Orange Bowl. Hill’s status was uncertain after he did not join the second-ranked Wolverines in South Florida until Thursday. Coach Jim Harbaugh said Thursday that...

New Year's Day Rose Parade set to go despite virus surge

Dec. 31, 2021 15:49 PM EST

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — The New Year's Day Rose Parade and Rose Bowl college football game between Ohio State and Utah remained on track Friday despite surging cases of COVID-19, which forced the cancellation of the 2021 parade. The 133rd edition of the Pasadena, California,...

Utah reaches pinnacle, Ohio State returns to it in Rose Bowl

Dec. 31, 2021 14:04 PM EST

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Utah’s first Rose Bowl appearance is a landmark achievement. For the 10th-ranked Utes and their fans, it feels like the culmination of this program’s steady 20-year transformation from a mid-major overachiever to a perennial championship contender in the Pac-12 and...

No. 10 Utah Utes make Rose Bowl debut vs No. 7 Buckeyes

Dec. 31, 2021 12:05 PM EST

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Rose Bowl: No. 7 Ohio State (10-2) vs. No. 10 Utah (10-3), Jan. 1, 5 p.m. Eastern (ESPN) Line: Ohio State by 4 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook. Series record: Ohio State leads 1-0. WHAT’S AT STAKE With...

Utes want world to get loud for Jordan, Lowe at Rose Bowl

Dec. 31, 2021 02:50 AM EST

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — At some point while the sun sets near the start of the fourth quarter of the 108th Rose Bowl on Saturday, the football fans in Arroyo Seco will rise together in memory of Ty Jordan and Aaron Lowe. Instead of joining in a moment of silence, Utah and Ohio...

COVID-19 concerns lead to changes in Rose Bowl buildup

Dec. 28, 2021 00:09 AM EST

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — During Ohio State’s visit to Disneyland celebrating its appearance in the Rose Bowl, quarterback C.J. Stroud was looking forward to visiting Tomorrowland. “I rode Space Mountain in eighth grade and I want to get back on there,” he said. ...

Utah's Whittingham unanimous AP Pac-12 Coach of the Year

Dec. 10, 2021 13:39 PM EST

With everything Utah endured — and accomplished — this season, it's no surprise coach Kyle Whittingham was named The Associated Press Pac-12 Coach of the Year for 2021. Utah is going to the Rose Bowl for the first time after defeating Oregon in the Pac-12 championship, a game...

Hutchinson leads Mayo Clinic Comeback Player semifinalists

Dec. 09, 2021 10:43 AM EST

Michigan pass rusher Aidan Hutchinson, Notre Dame quarterback Jack Coan and Baylor linebacker Terrel Bernard were among nine college football players selected as semifinalists for the Mayo Clinic Comeback Player of the Year award. The other semifinalists announced Thursday were West...