January 1, 1991….. The Washington Huskies of Don James (9-2) defeat Hayden Fry’s Iowa Hawkeyes (8-3) in the Rose Bowl’s highest scoring Rose Bowl ever 46-34. UW Quarterback Mark Brunell passes for two touchdowns and runs for two more. Iowa never quits after trailing 33-7 at halftime. Greg Lewis rushes 128 yards in 19 carries for the Huskies. In the 20-point fourth quarter “never say die” Iowa resurgence, quarterback Matt Rodgers runs for two scores and passes for one.
WASHINGTON 46, IOWA 34
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Derek Johnson’s new book: The Dawgs of War, Afterword by Rick Neuheisel