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Oregon Ducks coaches and players speak to media before Rose Bowl (video)

No. 6 Oregon and No. 8 Wisconsin will face off in "The Granddaddy of Them All" on New Year's Day.

PASADENA, Calif. — No. 6 Oregon and No. 8 Wisconsin will face off on New Year's Day in "The Granddaddy of Them All."

On Monday and Tuesday, coaches and players answered questions from the media. KGW's Orlando Sanchez, who is in Pasadena covering the Rose Bowl, also caught up with prominent national media personalities Neil Everett (ESPN) and Colin Cowherd (Fox Sports). Both have Oregon connections.

Kickoff for the Rose Bowl is scheduled for 2 p.m. PST on ESPN.

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The Ducks average 35.9 points per game this season and are led by quarterback Justin Herbert. The senior from Eugene has passed for 3,333 yards, 32 touchdowns and five interceptions this season.

Wisconsin averages 34.6 points per game and is led by Jonathan Taylor, one of the nation's top running backs. The junior has rushed for 1,909 yards and 21 touchdowns this season and averages 6.4 yards per carry. He also has 24 catches for 209 yards and five touchdowns.

Watch: Rose Bowl Media Day

This will mark Oregon's fourth appearance in the Rose Bowl since 2010. The Ducks are 3-4 all-time in the Rose Bowl, dating back to a 14-0 win against Pennsylvania on Jan. 1, 1917.

OREGON RESULTS IN THE ROSE BOWL

  • Jan. 1, 2015: Oregon 59, Florida State 20
  • Jan. 2, 2012: Oregon 45, Wisconsin 38
  • Jan. 1, 2010: Ohio State 26, Oregon 17
  • Jan. 2, 1995: Penn State 38, Oregon 20
  • Jan. 1, 1958: Ohio State 10, Oregon 7
  • Jan. 1, 1920: Harvard 7, Oregon 6
  • Jan. 1, 1917: Oregon 14, Pennsylvania 0

OREGON ALL-TIME VS. WISCONSIN

  • Jan. 2, 2012: Oregon 45, Wisconsin 38
  • Sept. 1, 2001: Oregon 31, Wisconsin 28
  • Sept. 9, 2000: Wisconsin 27, Oregon 23
  • Sept. 30, 1978: Wisconsin 22, Oregon 19
  • Sept. 24, 1977: Wisconsin 22, Oregon 10

Oregon beat Wisconsin in the 2012 Rose Bowl in a 42-35 shootout. In that game, Darron Thomas passed for three touchdowns and De'Anthony Thomas and LaMichael James combined for 314 of Oregon's 345 rushing yards in the win.