With less than two months until the Rose Bowl Party of the Century, the Rose Bowl Legacy Foundation continues to roll out a lineup of expected celebrity guests for the April 18 celebration, making it the most talked about event of the year.
Vince Young, legendary Rose Bowl performer, College Football Hall of Famer, and former Texas Quarterback will attend the Rose Bowl Party of the Century at America’s Stadium. As a two-time Rose Bowl Game MVP, Young turned in two dominant performances in the shadows of the broad-shouldered San Gabriel Mountains. His most memorable game, however, is the often-discussed BCS National Championship Game from 2006. The game is often called the most exciting game in college football history.
Young’s Texas Longhorns team faced a USC Trojans team in the midst of a 34-game winning streak; Young’s famous fourth down scamper into the end zone at the Rose Bowl with just seconds remaining on January 1, 2006 sealed a 41-38 win over the USC Trojans.
While strapping up with the Longhorns, Young captivated college football with his athleticism and leadership.
Young is a two-time Rose Bowl Game Champion, a Rose Bowl Hall of Famer and also captured several accolades during his time in Austin. His collegiate honors include being named a consensus All-American, Maxwell Award winner, Davey O’Brien Award Winner, and was the runner-up for the Heisman Trophy. As a new inductee into the College Football Hall of Fame (2019), Young’s No. 10 jersey is retired and will never be worn again by a Texas football player.
He was drafted as a top-five pick in the 2006 NFL Draft’s first round by the Tennessee Titans, winning the Offensive Rookie of the Year honors. Young spent nine seasons in the league and was a two-time Pro Bowl selection. He won the NFL’s Comeback Player of the Year Award in 2009.
The announcement of Young’s attendance at the Rose Bowl Party of the Century continues the growing list of celebrity figures set to attend the April 18 celebration at the Stadium, including Kirk Herbstreit and the event’s Master of Ceremonies, Rich Eisen.
Expected to welcome more than 1,200 guests to the famed-turf of America’s Stadium on April 18, 2020, the Rose Bowl Party of the Century will celebrate the life and moments of the venue’s global history, while generating support to protect, preserve and enhance its future as a National Historic Landmark.
For more information on the Rose Bowl Party of the Century presented by Western Asset, please visit www.PartyOfTheCentury.org. Limited tickets are still remaining.
About the Rose Bowl Legacy Foundation
Formed in 2010, the Rose Bowl Legacy Foundation is a 501(c)3, tax-exempt organization whose primary goal is to financially ensure the protection, preservation and enhancement of the future of the Stadium as a National Historic Landmark. The Foundation has established funding for key capital improvement initiatives, educational programming and heritage protection due to the generosity of supporters from around the world who are invested in its premier future. https://www.inspire2022.org/what-is-legacy
About the Rose Bowl Stadium
The Rose Bowl Stadium is the proud home of the Tournament of Roses’ Rose Bowl Game, UCLA Bruins football, AmericaFest Fourth of July Celebration, concerts including Kenny Chesney, Coldplay, Taylor Swift and U2, international and Premier League soccer matches and the World’s Largest Flea Market.
A National Historic Landmark built in 1922 and known around the world, the Rose Bowl Stadium has earned its world class reputation by hosting five NFL Super Bowl games, the 1984 Olympic Soccer matches, the 1994 Men’s World Cup, the 1999 Women’s World Cup, four BCS National College Football Championship Games and the College Football Playoff Semi-Final game. https://www.rosebowlstadium.com/