DEFENSIVE POSTURE: b. Miami's Bernard Clark made 14 tackles as the Hurricanes defeated Oklahoma 20-14 in the 1988 Orange Bowl.
CROWN OF ROSES: Southern Cal defeated Ohio State 42-17 in the 1973 Rose Bowl and was named the nation's top team in both the coaches' and writers' polls. Since then three teams have won a share of the national championship in Pasadena: USC (twice), Michigan and Washington.
THIS WEEK'S MATCHUP: 1. d; 2. a: 3. b; 4. c
CALL TO ORDER: 1. Georgia (37 postseason appearances); 2. Ohio State (33); 3. Washington (29); 4. Notre Dame (24)