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UCLA BRUINS THE ROSE BOWL
FIRST GAME Sept. 11, 1982 UCLA 41, Long Beach State 10
FIRST-GAME ATTENDANCE 45,396
MOST RECENT RENOVATION Ongoing
SIGNATURE FEATURE San Gabriel Mountains
PATRON SAINT Coach Terry Donahue (151-74-8)
INDELIBLE MOMENT In 1982, the first year the Bruins called the Rose Bowl home, UCLA went 5-0-1 in Pasadena and won the Pac-10, earning a postseason home field advantage. On Jan. 1, 1983, in their eighth Rose Bowl appearance, the Bruins whipped Michigan 24--14.
COLLEGE KNOWLEDGE UCLA's nickname has been variously bearish. The team was first called Cubs and then Grizzlies before the school settled on Bruins in 1928.