The 1945 Rose Bowl, played on January 1, 1945, was a college football bowl game, the 31st Rose Bowl Game. The USC Trojans defeated the Tennessee Volunteers 25-0.
The game was highlighted by a John Ferraro blocked punt, which was carried by Jim Callanan for a touchdown in the opening minutes of the game. Ferraro went on to become the president of the Los Angeles City Council.
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