1931 Rose Bowl

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1931 Rose Bowl
17th Rose Bowl Game
1 2 3 4 Total
Alabama 0 21 3 0 24
Washington State 0 0 0 0 0
Date January 1, 1931
Season 1930
Stadium Rose Bowl Stadium
Location Pasadena, California
MVP John Campbell (QB) – Alabama
Attendance 60,000
Rose Bowl
 < 1930  1932

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 1931 in Pasadena, California. It featured two undefeated teams, the Alabama Crimson Tide against the Washington State Cougars. [1][2]


Second Quarter[edit]

  • Ala – John ‘Flash’ Suther, 61-yard pass from Moore (Campbell kick good)
  • Ala – John Campbell, 1-yard run (Campbell kick good)
  • Ala – John Campbell, 43-yard run (Campbell kick good)

Third Quarter[edit]

Game notes[edit]

For a psychological stunt, the Cougars dressed in red, helmets, jerseys, pants, socks and shoes, according to the Pasadena Tournament of Roses.


  1. ^ 2009 Kickoff Luncheon and Rose Bowl Hall of Fame Induction program
  2. ^ Rose Bowl Game Timeline, Pasadena Tournament of Roses