The legendary lineage of the University of Washington Football team was recognized by the Rose Bowl committee this week.
Husky Legend Jacque Robinson will be inducted into the 2019 Rose Bowl Hall of Fame at the end of 2019.
The Rose Bowl Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will take place at the Lot K Tent on December 31, 2019.
It can be viewed outside of the Rose Bowl Stadium, one day prior to the kickoff of the 106th Rose Bowl Game, on January 1, 2020.
Robinson was a freshman running back in the 1982 Rose Bowl game, Robinson earned MVP honors in the Huskies’ 28-0 win over Iowa, the first freshman ever so honored. He rushed for 142 yards and two touchdowns, on 20 carries. Robinson, the father of former UW basketball and football star Nate Robinson, was also named the MVP of the 1985 Orange Bowl, becoming the first player ever to win MVP honors in those two major bowls.
Throughout the history of Husky Football, there have only been nine former players inducted into the Rose Bowl Hall of Fame.
Washington’s Rose Bowl Hall of Fame Inductees
Bob Schloredt, class of 1991
George Wilson, class of 1991
Jim Owens, class of 1992
Don James, class of 1994
Warren Moon, class of 1997
Steve Emtman, class of 2006
George Fleming, class of 2011
Mark Brunell, class of 2015
Jacque Robinson, class of 2019
Jacque Robinson will be inducted into the @rosebowlgame Hall of Fame this year.#PurpleReign
— Washington Football (@UW_Football) September 17, 2019
We’re happy to introduce the #RoseBowl Hall of Fame Class of 2019!
Eddie Casey, @HarvardFootball Cornelius Greene, @OhioStateFB Matt Leinart, @USC_Athletics Jacque Robinson, @UW_Football Read all about the newest group of Rose Bowl legends ➡️ https://t.co/ZAMZq6kv8v pic.twitter.com/wmsWDVDrNU — Rose Bowl Game (@rosebowlgame) September 17, 2019
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