Joe Roth Memorial Game

Since Saturday’s game is the Joe Roth Memorial Game, in memory of the beloved Cal quarterback, you might want to watch the 1975 USC-Cal game in perhaps his most memorable performance.

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  • Hubert Wilkins

    All this hubbub over some QB who got lucky 42 years ago in one game. Big deal!

    • gotroy22

      That’s the closest the Bears have come to the Rose Bowl in 58 years.

      • CORTEZ THE KILLER

        I remember when they thought they were going to challenge year after year in the early 2000’s, then it all fell apart.

    • CORTEZ THE KILLER

      ” Dying is not so tough. For the last three years I’ve lived with the realization that the next day might be my last. I’m lucky to be here as long as I was, so don’t feel any pity.”

      Joe Roth

      Don’t be a D bag Hubert

      • hoohoolianFUCLA

        “Dying ain’t so hard for men like you and me…It’s living that’s hard”

        Josey Wales

      • 88 Straight

        Good call. It’s better to burn out than it is to rust….

  • CORTEZ THE KILLER

    McKay announced that he was leaving after the season the week of this game, I believe, and the team fell apart. They were ranked # 4 and then proceeded to lose by 14 to Kal, 3 to the Indians, 1 at UDUB and 3 to the gutties in a game that Wendell Tyler must have fumbled 8 times.

    Vince Evans was 35 of 112 passes for 695 yards with three touchdowns and nine interceptions that year, some guy named Hackett made him a far better QB in 1976

    • SDSillyCyclist

      I forgot that Paul Hackett (ack!) was QB coach when Robinson One was there. Man, I still can’t think of Hackett (ack!) without choking a little bit.