1931 Rose Bowl

The 1931 Rose Bowl was the 17th Rose Bowl game, an American post-season college football game that was played on New Year's Day in Pasadena, California. It featured two undefeated teams, Alabama and Washington State.[1][2][3]

1931 Rose Bowl
17th Rose Bowl Game
1234 Total
Alabama 02130 24
Washington State 0000 0
DateJanuary 1, 1931
StadiumRose Bowl
LocationPasadena, California
MVPJohn Campbell (QB) – Alabama
Rose Bowl
 < 1930  1932

Game notesEdit

For a psychological stunt, the WSC Cougars dressed all in red (helmets, jerseys, pants, socks, and shoes),[1][4] according to the Pasadena Tournament of Roses.


  1. ^ a b "Second period drive gives Alabama 24 to 0 victory over Washington State in grid game". Spokesman-Review. (Spokane, Washington). Associated Press. January 2, 1931. p. 12.
  2. ^ 2009 Kickoff Luncheon and Rose Bowl Hall of Fame Induction program
  3. ^ Rose Bowl Game Timeline Archived May 20, 2008, at the Wayback Machine, Pasadena Tournament of Roses
  4. ^ "Alabama defeats Washington State, 24-0". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. United News. January 2, 1931. p. 12.