The oldest and most famous of the “bowl games” — college football games held after the regular college football season between teams that are invited on the basis of their record in the regular season. The Rose Bowl game is played in Pasadena, California, on New Year's Day, and is preceded by the Tournament of Roses Parade of floats adorned with roses.
Stanford will look to avenge its 2000 rose bowl loss to Wisconsin.
Since the beginning of the decade, the Badgers have reached the rose bowl three times and have perennially been in the Top-25.
The perfume of Miss Lavendar's rose bowl still filled the air.