1930 Rose Bowl
16th Rose Bowl Game
1 2 3 4 Total
USC 13 13 14 7 47
Pittsburgh 0 0 7 7 14
Date January 1, 1930
Season 1929
Stadium Rose Bowl Stadium
Location Pasadena, California
MVP Russ Saunders (QB) – USC
Attendance 72,000
Rose Bowl
 < 1929  1931

The 1930 Rose Bowl was the 16th Rose Bowl game, an American post-season college football game that was played on New Year's Day 1930 in Pasadena, California. It featured the Pittsburgh Panthers against the USC Trojans. [1][2]


First QuarterEdit

  • USC – Edelson, 55-yard pass from Saunders (Shaver kick good)
  • USC – Erny Pinckert, 25-yard pass from Saunders (Shaver kick blocked)

Second QuarterEdit

  • USC – Duffield, 1-yard run (Baker kick failed)
  • USC – Duffield, 1-yard run (Baker kick good)

Third QuarterEdit

  • USC – Russ Saunders, 16-yard run (Shaver kick good)
  • Pitt – Walinchus, 28-yard pass from Baker (Parkinson kick good)
  • USC – Edelson, 39-yard pass from Saunders (Baker kick good)

Fourth QuarterEdit

  • Pitt – Collins, 36-yard pass from Williams (Parkinson kick good)
  • USC – Wilcox, 57-yard pass from Duffield (Duffield dropkicked extra point)

Game notesEdit

By losing to the Trojans, the Panthers gave up the most points since 1903.


  1. 2009 Kickoff Luncheon and Rose Bowl Hall of Fame Induction program
  2. Rose Bowl Game Timeline, Pasadena Tournament of Roses

External linksEdit

This page uses content from Wikipedia. The original article was at 1930 Rose Bowl.
The list of authors can be seen in the page history. As with American Football Database, the text of Wikipedia is available under the GNU Free Documentation License.

Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.