One for the ages: History made at the Rose Bowl
PASADENA, Calif. – It was a wild Rose Bowl battle between the University of Oklahoma and the University of Georgia.
Following two overtimes, the Bulldogs defeated the Sooners 54-48. While it may be a disappointing loss for the Sooners, it will go down in the history books.
During the first half, OU’s CeeDee Lamb ran a reverse and then threw a touchdown pass to OU quarterback Baker Mayfield. Officials say it has been 14 years since a quarterback caught a touchdown pass in a Rose Bowl Game.
At the half, the teams went to the locker room with a score of 31-17. Combined, it is the second-most points in a first half of a Rose Bowl game.
For the first time in Rose Bowl’s 104 year history, a game went into overtime.
And at the finish, the teams combined to set a Rose Bowl record for the most points ever scored in a game with 102.
The attendance at the Rose Bowl also set a new record as 92,844 fans packed into the stadium.