Office of the VP for Communications – Keeping alumni and friends connected to U-M
He was a war hero, a triple-threat halfback, and a magazine cover model. Hall-of-famer Bob Chappuis was part of a magical Michigan offense that scored a 49-0 victory over USC in the 1948 Rose Bowl.
Relive the pulse-pounding excitement of the Wolverines’ triumphal 1997 football season and Rose Bowl victory.
Fifty years after the fact, Tom Mack, BS ’68, still marvels at how the 1965 Rose Bowl transformed his career and his life in a surprising way.