There was a god’s-honest stretch, a few years back, when USC seemed to tire of going to Rose Bowls.

It was too much of a good thing, maybe, consumed too fast, like getting an ice cream headache.

The nerve of this university of spoiled children. (Hey, you notice that spells out U-S-C?).

What Arizona wouldn’t give to go to its first Granddaddy since joining the Pac in 1978.

Oregon State hasn’t gone Rose Bowling since 1965 and based on Saturday’s performance at Colorado State, won’t be back until 2065. The rest of this article is available to subscribers only – to become a subscriber click here.