100th Anniversary Of Historic Game By Dr. Charles F. West, The First Black Quarterback To Play In Rose Bowl Game

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By PR Newswire WASHINGTON, Pa., Dec. 31, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Tomorrow’s Rose Bowl Game marks the 100 th anniversary of the historic 1922 Game, in which Dr. Charles Fremont West became the first Black quarterback to play not only in the Rose Bowl Game, but in a major bowl game. In 1922, Washington & Jefferson College’s Charles West became the first Black quarterback to play in the Rose Bowl Game. “The Rose Bowl Game is not only part of W&J’s storied athletic tradition, it represents determination and the strong commitment to leadership for which W&J is known,” said Dr. John C. Knapp, Washingto…

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