Rose Bowl photo gallery

(UPDATED WITH SECOND HALF PHOTOS) In many ways the following gallery of photographs from the Rose Bowl is like witnessing a train wreck; part of you wants to avert your eyes from the carnage, while another part of you can't help but look.


Jason Gesser gets sacked for a loss by Oklahoma's Teddy Lehman near the end of the second quarter of the Rose Bowl. (AP/Lucy Nicholson)


Oklahoma's Andre Woolfolk reaches to intercept a pass intended for Devard Darling in the second quarter. (AP/Mark J. Terrill)


Oklahoma's Lance Mitchell (10) and Dan Cody (80) tackle John Tippins after a five-yard gain in the second quarter. (AP /Ric Francis)


Oklahoma's Derrick Strait up-ends Darling after Darling completed a first-quarter pass. (AP/Paul Sakuma)


Oklahoma's Will Peoples is hauled down by Washington State defenders Jason David, right, and Will Derting after pulling in a pass for a 57-yard gain in the first quarter. (AP/Mark J. Terrill)


Oklahoma's Quentin Griffin (22) loses the ball on a hit by Jonathan Smith as Erik Coleman (27) comes in on the first quarter play. The ball rolled out-of-bounds before either team took possession. (AP/Mark J. Terrill)


Oklahoma's Quentin Griffin is tackled by Marcus Trufant (45) and Erik Coleman, right, after Griffin gained 17 yards in the third quarter. (AP/Mark J. Terrill)


Gesser is sacked for a 9-yard loss by Oklahoma's Jimmy Wilkerson in the third quarter. (AP/Ric Francis)


Washington State/Alabama head coach Mike Price stands on the sidelines in the closing minutes of the Rose Bowl as the Sooners put the finishing touches on their 34-14 win over the Cougars. (AP/Paul Sakuma)


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