Oregon State Athletics will be honoring the Men of Roses, the heroes of World War II, and all veterans during the game with a variety of features. Here a few to watch for:Tickets
Visit the HP Men of Roses Tent at Parker Plaza to see the 1942 and 2017 Rose Bowl Trophies side-by-side, and much more.
The Flame of the Fallen Soldier, carried by the Tribute to Fallen Soldiers motorcycle group, will lead Beaver Walk at 5:30 p.m. 40 motorcycles will be in Parker Plaza afterward.
Andy Landforce, a student at the time of the game and member of the team, and player families will be honored on the field for their part in making Oregon State and U.S. history.
Jack Yoshihara, a Japanese-American member of the team who was unable to travel, but was instead unjustly interned because of his heritage, will be honored.
The Oregon State Marching Band will be playing songs from the 1940s as their part in honoring the team and the era.
OSUBeavers.com has teamed with Kip Carlson on a seven-part series documenting the story of Oregon State's 1942 Rose Bowl Championship team.
The Beavers began working on a 1941 football season in which little was expected of them. They would prove the nation wrong.Read Story
Oregon State College head football coach Lon Stiner said in 1939, "We'll be good in 1940. In 1941, we'll be at our best."Read Story
The Beavers seemed assured their first-ever Rose Bowl berth – if they returned from Eugene with a win over Oregon.Read Story
OSC secured a Rose Bowl berth by beating the Ducks. Eight days later, the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, thrusting America into WWII.Read Story
With a new site secured, the Beavers emerge as big underdogs and board the Beaver Express to cross the country.Read Story
Parts VI and VII will be published in upcoming game programs for the Arizona and Oregon games, respectively.
Sports Illustrated recapped the story of the Men of Roses in its August 2013 issue, which is available free online.Read Story
Oregon Public Broadcasting documents the story of Jack Yoshihara, a Japanese-American member of the 1941 team who was unjustly interned in the aftermath of the attack on Pearl Harbor.Watch Story
Historian and author Brian Curtis has recently released a book about the 1942 Rose Bowl. Curtis will speak Friday at 4 p.m. in the Learning Innovation Center on campus.View Book