1930 Rose Bowl

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1930 Rose Bowl
16th Rose Bowl Game
1234 Total
USC 1313147 47
Pittsburgh 0077 14
Date January 1, 1930
Season 1929
Stadium Rose Bowl Stadium
Location Pasadena, California
MVP Russ Saunders (QB) – USC
Attendance 72,000
Rose Bowl
 < 1929  1931

The 1930 Rose Bowl was the 16th Rose Bowl game, an American post-season college football game that was played on New Year's Day 1930 in Pasadena, California. It featured the Pittsburgh Panthers against the USC Trojans. [1][2]

Scoring[edit]

First Quarter[edit]

  • USC – Edelson, 55-yard pass from Saunders (Shaver kick good)
  • USC – Erny Pinckert, 25-yard pass from Saunders (Shaver kick blocked)

Second Quarter[edit]

  • USC – Duffield, 1-yard run (Baker kick failed)
  • USC – Duffield, 1-yard run (Baker kick good)

Third Quarter[edit]

  • USC – Russ Saunders, 16-yard run (Shaver kick good)
  • Pitt – Walinchus, 28-yard pass from Baker (Parkinson kick good)
  • USC – Edelson, 39-yard pass from Saunders (Baker kick good)

Fourth Quarter[edit]

  • Pitt – Collins, 36-yard pass from Williams (Parkinson kick good)
  • USC – Wilcox, 57-yard pass from Duffield (Duffield dropkicked extra point)

Game notes[edit]

By losing to the Trojans, the Panthers gave up the most points since 1903.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2009 Kickoff Luncheon and Rose Bowl Hall of Fame Induction program
  2. ^ Rose Bowl Game Timeline Archived 2008-05-20 at the Wayback Machine., Pasadena Tournament of Roses