1955 Rose Bowl was a college football game played between the University of Southern California (USC) and the Ohio State University. Ohio State won the game, 20–7.
Woody Hayes came into his first Rose Bowl tied for the National Championship with PCC champion UCLA. However, #2 UCLA was locked out of the game because of the "no-repeat" rule.
Ohio State Edit
quarterback for Ohio State was Dave Leggett. Mr. Leggett threw eleven passes, completing six, one a touchdown pass to Bob Watkins.  Hopalong Cassady ran for 92 yards and led the Bucks to 304 yards on the ground and an overall advantage of 360-206 yards in total offense.
University of Southern California Edit
The only touchdown by USC was an 86-yard
punt return by Aramis Dandoy.
Game Summary Edit
The teams played in the first rainstorm to hit Pasadena in more than 50 years.
Second Quarter Edit
OSU – Dave Leggatt 3-yard run (Weed kick good)
OSU – Bob Watkins 21-yard pass from Leggett (Watkins kick good)
USC – Aramis Dandoy 86-yard punt return (Tsagalakis kick good)
Fourth Quarter Edit
OSU – Dick Harkrader 9-yard run (Weed kick blocked)
Ohio State won a shared National Championship for the 1954 season. It was the first "split" championship in college football, when the writers selected the Buckeyes and the coaches chose the Bruins.
Rose Bowl 1955, from RoseBowlHistory.com.
Boyles, Bob; Paul Guido (2007). 50 Years of College Football: A Modern History of America's Most Colorful Sport. Skyhorse Publishing Inc. p. 58. ISBN 1-60239-090-8. ↑ 2011 Rose Bowl Historic Media Guide, Pasadena Tournament of Roses Association, December 2011
Ohio State Bowl History