1930 Rose Bowl
16th Rose Bowl Game
1234 Total
USC 1313147 47
Pittsburgh 0077 14
DateJanuary 1, 1930
StadiumRose Bowl Stadium
LocationPasadena, California
MVPRuss Saunders (QB) – USC
Rose Bowl
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The 1930 Rose Bowl was the 16th Rose Bowl game, an American post-season college football game that was played on New Year's Day 1930 in Pasadena, California. It featured the Pittsburgh Panthers against the USC Trojans.[1][2]


First Quarter

Second Quarter

Third Quarter

Fourth Quarter

Game notes

By losing to the Trojans, the Panthers gave up the most points since 1903.


  1. ^ 2009 Kickoff Luncheon and Rose Bowl Hall of Fame Induction program
  2. ^ Rose Bowl Game Timeline Archived May 20, 2008, at the Wayback Machine, Pasadena Tournament of Roses