Counting down “The 25 Days of Husky Christmas”…..
DubLife.net is doing a Holiday countdown to Christmas highlighting special moments and statistics in Husky Athletics history. Our segment is meant to bring positive thoughts of our favorite university during a time of the year where thanks and reflection is at the forefront of our minds.
7 DAYS ‘TIL CHRISTMAS
The number 7 signifies the amount of wins the Washington Huskies Football Program has amassed in the Rose Bowl Game through the years.
Back in the 1959 season, the Huskies won the 1960 Rose Bowl game against the Wisconsin Badgers 44-8 under head coach Jim Owens.
Washington hasn’t won the Rose Bowl Game since 2001 when it defeated the Purdue Boilermakers 34-24 under head coach Rick Neuheisel.
“The Dawgfather” (Don James), won the most amount of Rose Bowl victories of any Washington head coach with a total of 4.