Ohio State Buckeyes and Utah Utes Welcomed at Disneyland Resort Before Rose Bowl Game on New Year’s Day

Donna Fisk

by , Public Relations Manager, Disneyland Resort

Yesterday, The Ohio State University Buckeyes and the Utah Utes made their first stop on the way to the 2022 Rose Bowl Game presented by Capital One Venture X in Pasadena, Calif., with a traditional visit to the Disneyland Resort!

Before meeting on the field, the teams joined for their first official pregame appearance: a festive cavalcade on Main Street, U.S.A., in Disneyland park. 

Featured in the cavalcade was Ohio State head coach Ryan Day, along with Ohio State players: quarterback CJ Stroud, offensive lineman Dawand Jones, wide receiver Jaxon Smith-Njigba, and safety Bryson Shaw. Also featured was Utah head coach Kyle Whittingham along with Utah players: quarterback Cameron Rising, wide receiver Britain Covey, linebacker Devin Lloyd, and defensive end Mika Tafua.

Also participating in the cavalcade were The Pasadena City College Tournament of Roses Honor Band.

Following the cavalcade, coaches and players were hosted in the historic Opera House on Main Street, U.S.A. for media interviews, then capped off their visit with the above group photo.

The teams will face off in the 108th Rose Bowl Game on Saturday, Jan. 1, 2022.  Ohio State finished the regular season with a 10-2 record, while Utah won its first Pac-12 Championship, finishing the season with a 10-3 record overall.