Originally created 01/04/06

Living briefs


Rose Bowl should be quite a game

As venerable play-by-play man Keith Jackson like to say, the 92nd Rose Bowl "should be a dandy." The No. 1-ranked Southern Cal Trojans are gunning for their third straight national championship, but they'll face a formidable foe in the No. 2 Texas Longhorns.

This clash of football titans features a pair of 12-0 teams and plenty of star power: USC boasts the last two Heisman trophy winners in quarterback Matt Leinart and running back Reggie Bush, and Texas QB Vince Young finished second in the balloting this year. Look for them to light up the scoreboard because both teams average more than 50 points per game. Jackson will call the action live from Pasadena, along with broadcast partner Jim Fouts. Play begins at 8 on ABC (WJBF, Channel 6).


TODAY'S BIRTHDAYS: Actress Jane Wyman is 92. Actress Barbara Rush is 79. Actress Dyan Cannon is 69. Country singer Kathy Forester of the Forester Sisters is 51. Country singer Patty Loveless is 49. Singer Michael Stipe of R.E.M. is 46. Actor Dave Foley is 43. Actress Julia Ormond is 41. Country singer Deana Carter is 40. Harmonica player Benjamin Darvill of Crash Test Dummies is 39. Actor Jeremy Licht (Valerie) is 35. Actress Jill Jones (Girlfriends) is 31.


Contact Lifestyles Editor Erica C. Cline at: 828-2946 or erica.cline@augusta chronicle.com.


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