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An Unlikely Hero – Doyle Nave Made Rose Bowl History

The stakes couldn’t have been bigger and the outcome of the 1939 Rose Bowl made history when an unlikely hero, Doyle Nave, came off the bench to score the winning touchdown for the University of Southern California Trojans.

USC had been favored to win the Rose Bowl against Duke in the 25th annual Rose Bowl game. However, the Blue Devils were not about to roll over for the Trojans.