Rose Bowl-bound Ohio State Buckeyes and Washington Huskies Meet at Disneyland Resort
by Donna Fisk, Public Relations Manager, Disneyland Resort
Today, The Ohio State Buckeyes and the University of Washington Huskies made their first stop on the way to the 2019 Rose Bowl Game presented by Northwestern Mutual in Pasadena, Calif., with a traditional visit to the Disneyland Resort!
Before meeting on the field, the teams joined earlier today for their first official pregame appearance, in a ceremony at Disney California Adventure park. During the ceremony, Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer and Washington head coach Chris Petersen were welcomed by Disneyland Resort President Josh D’Amaro along with Tournament of Roses President Gerald Freeny. After the ceremony, players and coaches from both teams posed for a photo with Mr. and Mrs. Incredible before experiencing the Incredicoaster in the newly opened Pixar Pier.
Representing the Buckeyes were wide receivers Parris Campbell, Johnnie Dixon and Terry McLaurin, and safety Jordan Fuller. Representing the Huskies were quarterback Jake Browning, running back Myles Gaskin, linebacker Ben Burr-Kirven and defensive back Jojo McIntosh.
The teams will face off in the 105th Rose Bowl Game on New Year’s Day. Ohio State finished the regular season with a record of 12-1 and claimed the Big 10 Conference title, while Washington defeated Utah to win the Pac-12 Championship, finishing with a 10-3 record.