Can We Guess Who You Thought Would Win the Rose Bowl?

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By: Teresa McGlothlin

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About This Quiz

Every year since 1902, the Rose Bowl has made hearts beat faster. These days, the traditional East versus West matchup is viewed by 28.6 million people, making it the most-watched football game after the Super Bowl. When you spend your New Year's day watching it this year, will you be wearing a green or a red jersey? 

During this quiz, we're going to ask you all about this year's contenders, your Rose Bowl traditions and your thoughts about some of the other big NCAA games coming up. You'll even get to shout your opinions through the bullhorn about a few of the Big 10 and Pac-12 teams that didn't make the cut. By the time you're through walking us around the gridiron of your mind, we'll know which team gets your loyalty this year. 

Picture yourself in the bleachers of Rose Bowl Stadium, and imagine yourself calling the shots. After you pick the iconic plays you think the coaches should try to pull off this year, it will be easy to figure out who you're going to place your bets on. Will it be the pride of Oregon, or will it be Wisconsin's favorite wood-eaters? Make the first snap, and see how we do! 

Are the Ducks or the Badgers going to play a better defensive game?

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What Big 10 team was most exciting to watch this year?

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Who do you think has a chance to be the game's MVP?

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Which one of the Rose Bowl's wide receivers will rack up the most yards?

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Did you watch Oregon and Wisconsin go head to head at the 2012 Rose Bowl?

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Which of these coaches will keep the most level head during the game?

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Do you think the Buckeyes deserve to be in the game more than the Badgers?

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Which Rose Bowl matchup was the greatest of all time?

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What are your thoughts about Notre Dame's season?

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Which one of these bowl games is the most underrated?

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Who do you predict will win the Miami Beach Bowl?

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Do you usually watch the parade before the Rose Bowl starts?

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What NFL team would you like to see win the Super Bowl next year?

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Which former Rose Bowl MVP is most impressive?

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How do you feel about once-MVP Brendon White entering the transfer portal?

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What about the Orange Bowl? Who will take that title?

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Out of these linebackers, who's going to have the strongest show?

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Were you pulling for Army or Navy this year?

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Which one of these quarterbacks should get to start in the Rose Bowl?

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Which one of these things would you take to a Rose Bowl tailgate party?

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What kind of seats would you book at Rose Bowl Stadium?

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Do have any plans to watch the Bad Boy Mower Gasparilla Bowl?

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Which of these kickers has a better chance of kicking the winning Rose Bowl field goal?

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When it comes to college football, are you an armchair quarterback or an armchair critic?

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What Pac-12 team disappointed you the most this year?

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Which one of these famous plays would you like to see the Ducks attempt?

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Past or present — which football announcer would you love to hear doing the play-by-plays?

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How many touchdowns do you see the Badgers racking up?

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Do you predict a bigger passing game or a bigger running game?

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Are you going to host a Rose Bowl party?

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