The two teams would go on to face off again exactly thirteen years later in the 2013 Rose Bowl, with Barry Alvarez returning to serve as interim head coach for Wisconsin, but this time, Stanford would win 20-14.
2000 Rose Queen Sophia Bush has gone on to become a successful actress, starring for nine seasons as Brooke Davis on One Tree Hill, and currently as Detective Erin Lindsay on Chicago P.D..
The animated series Futurama occasionally references this game, as part of a running gag that the mother of the protagonist (Phillip J. Fry) is a devout football fan.
The episode, Jurassic Bark, in which the (incorrectly inversed) 2nd quarter score is briefly shown on Fry's parents' television, while Fry's mother wears a "cheesehead" hat to show loyalty to Wisconsin.
The episode The Luck of the Fryrish Fry's mother mentions the day Wisconsin won the Rose Bowl 17-9 in reference to the day Fry disappeared.
The episode Game of Tones ends with a dream sequence of Fry and his mother watching the end of the game.