Spartan Locker Room celebration, Rose Bowl Parade photos et al - DC News FOX 5 DC WTTG

ADVERTISEMENT
Bookmark and Share

Spartan Locker Room celebration, Rose Bowl Parade photos and more

Posted: Updated:
Pasadena, California (WJBK) -

On a confetti-covered stage atop a hallowed field, Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio managed to sum up a quarter-century of frustration, a stellar season and a tenacious bowl victory in one word.

"Completion," he said.

With a 24-20 victory over Stanford on Wednesday night, the Spartans reached the goal set by Dantonio seven years ago. They're champions of the Rose Bowl, rulers of the Big Ten -- and nobody's little brother anymore.

Connor Cook passed for a career-high 332 yards and hit Tony Lippett with a tiebreaking 25-yard touchdown pass early in the fourth quarter, and No. 4 Michigan State held off the fifth-ranked Cardinal in the 100th Rose Bowl.

Play the embedded video in the player at the top of this story to see how the Spartan football team celebrated the win.   Check out how the day began in Pasadena with a photo gallery of the Rose Bowl Parade.  Play the lower video player to hear Dantonio talk about his team's win.



  • College FootballMore>>

  • Big 12 commish's dire warning about pending change

    Big 12 commish's dire warning about pending change

    Monday, July 21 2014 11:53 PM EDT2014-07-22 03:53:20 GMT
    Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby had a dire warning Monday for anyone who likes intercollegiate athletics the way they are now.
    Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby had a dire warning Monday for anyone who likes intercollegiate athletics the way they are now.
  • NFL to restrict evaluations of underclassmen

    NFL to restrict evaluations of underclassmen

    Friday, July 18 2014 1:59 PM EDT2014-07-18 17:59:04 GMT
    The NFL will limit the number of underclassmen who can receive evaluations for the draft to five from a single school, although special exceptions will be allowed.
    The NFL will limit the number of underclassmen who can receive evaluations for the draft to five from a single school, although special exceptions will be allowed.
  • Sandusky son says victim's story sounded familiar

    Sandusky son says victim's story sounded familiar

    Friday, July 18 2014 12:42 PM EDT2014-07-18 16:42:23 GMT
    Hearing the first victim to take the witness stand against Jerry Sandusky helped push the former Penn State coach's adopted son Matthew to come forward with his own allegations of abuse, he said in a television...
    Hearing the first victim to take the witness stand against Jerry Sandusky helped push the former Penn State coach's adopted son Matthew to come forward with his own allegations of abuse, he said in a television interview.
Powered by WorldNow

WTTG FOX 5 & myfoxdc
5151 Wisconsin Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20016
Main Number: (202) 244-5151
Newsroom: (202) 895-3000
fox5tips@wttg.com

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices