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1957 Rose Bowl


1957 Rose Bowl

1957 Rose Bowl
43rd Rose Bowl Game
1 2 3 4 Total
Oregon State 0 6 6 7 19
Iowa 14 7 7 7 35
Date January 1, 1957
Season 1956
Stadium Rose Bowl
Location Pasadena, California
MVP Ken Ploen (Iowa)
Attendance 100,000
United States TV coverage
Network NBC (B/W)
Announcers Mel Allen, Lee Giroux
The 1957 Rose Bowl was a college football bowl game played on January 1, 1957. In the game, the 43rd Rose Bowl, the Iowa Hawkeyes defeated the Oregon State Beavers by a score of 35–19. Hawkeyes quarterback Ken Ploen was named the Rose Bowl Player of the Game.


  • Game summary 1
    • Scoring 1.1
      • First quarter 1.1.1
      • Second quarter 1.1.2
      • Third quarter 1.1.3
      • Fourth quarter 1.1.4
  • References 2

Game summary

Ken Ploen, the Iowa quarterback, completed nine of 10 passes and rushed for 59 yards, including a 49-yard run for the Hawkeyes' first score. Collins Hagler scored twice for the Hawkeyes, the second on a 66-yard run. For the Beavers, Joe Francis ran for 73 yards and was 10 of 12 passing for 73 yards and a touchdown, but the Beavers were hurt by three fumbles.[1]


First quarter

  • Iowa - Ken Ploen 49 run (Prescott kick)
  • Iowa - Collins Hagler 9 run (Prescott kick)

Second quarter

  • Oregon State - Tom Berry 3 run (kick failed)
  • Iowa - Bill Happel 5-yard run (Prescott kick)

Third quarter

  • Iowa - Collins Hagler 66 run (Prescott kick)
  • Oregon State - Nub Beamer 1 run (kick failed)

Fourth quarter

  • Iowa - Jim Gibbons 16 pass from Ken Ploen (Prescott kick)
  • Oregon State - Sterling Hammack 35 pass from Joe Francis (Beamer run)


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