Join your friends from the Big Ten Club for the annual Rose Bowl Hall of Fame Induction Luncheon when John Cooper, Brian Griese and Ron Yary will be inducted.
John Cooper, the only coach to lead both Big Ten and Pac-12 teams to victories in the Rose Bowl Game, was a “coach of the first-tier level,” Keith Jackson said. “John Cooper was a friend of mine, is a friend of mine, and always will be a friend of mine.”
Ron Yary played for the USC Trojans and was a consensus All-American in 1966 and a unanimous All-American in 1967, and was the first Trojan to receive the Knute Rockne Award. Jackson commented, “Ron Yary, I think, should have been in the Hall of Fame long ago, because he could block out the sun.”
“Ron is part of the genre that we like to list as Rose Bowl Hall of Famers,” Jackson said, because of what they do after their playing days are over, what kind of citizens they are.
Quarterback Brian Griese led the University of Michigan to an undefeated season in 1997 and was selected player of the game in the 1998 Rose Bowl Game. “His daddy is so proud of this, because this is the first father-son combination—quarterbacks—to go into the Rose Bowl Hall of Fame.”
Please note our seating is only available for the first 10 people to sign up. Contact Derek Hildebrandt if you have questions, 818.424.8000 or email@example.com.
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Big Ten Club of Southern California
The Big Ten Club of Southern California has been a place for Big Ten Alumni and friends to come for fun local activities and events since 1933. Through many decades of history, 83 Presidents, and hundreds of events, the Club continues to bring the long-standing tradition of comradery and community service to Southern California.
Big Ten Club Membership Has Its Privileges
Each year the Big Ten Club is allowed to purchase an allotment of tickets to the Rose Bowl Game, and you are invited to join in the fun. Our Rose Bowl Package includes preferred seating from the Tournament of Roses and offers an exclusive opportunity to attend the Queen's Luncheon and meet the 2017 Rose Queen and her Royal Court.
There are many reasons to be a member of the Big Ten Club. Discounts to exclusive events, an opportunity to meet other Big Ten Alumni and of course have access to tickets for the "Grandaddy of them all" the Rose Bowl.