Ducks vs. Badgers Blog: 2012 Rose Bowl Love’ Em & Hate’ Em

Wisconsin vs. Oregon

With 2 long passes, Russell Wilson moved the Wisconsin Badgers to the Oregon 25, but with 2 seconds left and no timeouts, he spiked it to set up a last-ditch heave to the end zone, but the clock hit zeros while he did it. The Oregon Ducks were 2012 Rose Bowl winners. Montee Ball rushed for 122 of his 164 yards in the first half for the Badgers. LaMichael James rushed for 159 yards and an early TD.

My Take: 5 Reasons Oregon Beat Wisconsin in the Rose Bowl

Chip Kelly

Q tells us Darron Thomas passed for three touchdowns, De’Anthony Thomas scored on runs of 91 and 64 yards, and the No. 6 Ducks earned their first bowl victory under coach Chip Kelly. Oregon’s incredible offense busted up Wisconsin Badgers and kept Montee Ball in check in the second half, and got into the record books on the way to the Ducks’ first Rose Bowl victory in 95 years.

The 2012 Rose Bowl Winner: The Oregon Ducks!

Rose Bowl Champion Oregon Ducks

Ducks blogger the Crazy Quacker Travis Koehler tells us the Oregon Ducks restored some Pac-12 pride in the 2012 Rose Bowl by defeating the Wisconsin Badgers on Monday. It was yet another bowl game with not much defense being played by either team. LaMichael James ran for 159 yards and a score and Lavasier Tuinei caught two touchdown passes as the Ducks (12-2) piled up 621 yards against the No. 6 scoring defense in the country.

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