Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Preparing for the "Granddaddy of Them All"

Nina Coughlin and Jacqui Vergis
Staff Writers

An annual college football bowl game played on January 1st (or January 2nd if New Year’s day falls on a sunday) known as “The Granddaddy of Them All” is called the Rose Bowl. Played in Pasadena, California, the Rose Bowl has been the highest attended college football game since 1945. The 2014 Rose Bowl is going to be the 100th Rose Bowl game. This is a special football game showcasing two prestigious teams that have earned their way to prove themselves as the best.
The two teams competing in the 2014 rose bowl are the Michigan State Spartans(12-1) and the Stanford Cardinals(11-2). The Spartans being directed by head coach Mark Dantonio, and as for the Cardinals, head coach David Shaw. Both teams are currently preparing and resting up for the big game.
The 2014 Rose Bowl should be the game to watch. Both teams have similar playing strategies with the nation's number 1 (Michigan) and number 3 (Sandford) rush defenses and the number 4 and number 10 scoring defenses. In the long run the Cardinals are playing to uphold their reputation as Rose Bowl champs two years running, and as for the Spartans, preparing to break a winning streak.
Tune in to watch the big game on Wednesday, January 1, 2014 on ESPN network at 5 p.m. ET.

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