The Rose Bowl Is Shaping Up To Be A Classic

98th Rose Bowl Wisconsin Badgers vs Oregon DucksMonday, the Oregon Ducks will play the Wisconsin Badgers in the 98th Rose Bowl game to be played in Pasadena, California. This is the second straight season that the Badgers have played in the game and their eighth overall appearance. Most of the Badgers visits to Pasadena have been recently, as this will be their fifth appearance since 1994. UW has a 3-1 record in those games and a 3-4 record all-time entering Monday.

The Badgers only recent blemish was last year, when they were upset by TCU 21-19.

As for the Ducks, this will be their sixth Rose Bowl and the school's first appearance since 2009, when they lost to Ohio State 26-17. Overall, they have a 1-4 record.

With the combination of Russell Wilson and Montee Ball for the Badgers, along with Darron Thomas and LaMichael James for the Ducks, this should be a very entertaining game.