Rose Bowl Game
No. 5 Stanford Cardinal vs. No. 4 Michigan State Spartans
5 p.m. ET, Jan. 1, 2014, Rose Bowl, Pasadena, Calif.
TV Coverage: ESPN
Preview: Although Stanford entered the season poised to contend for a spot in the National Championship game the Cardinals will more than happily settle for their second straight appearance in the Rose Bowl after beating Wisconsin last season. On the other side of the ball, the Spartans shocked the college football world with a 34-24 victory of Ohio State in the Big Ten Championship. Both teams are exceptionally evenly matched with Michigan State and Stanford having the nationís first and third ranked rush defenses. Given that both teams feature two of the best defenses in college football, the victor will be the school that can make a big play on offense.
Ultimately, Stanford emerges with another Rose Bowl in a nail biting game. For the ultimate viewing experience opt to watch the Rose Bowl online.