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The January 2022 Rose Bowl Game marks the 100th 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.
The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC) and the College together dedicated a Pennsylvania State Marker honoring Charles Fremont West, M.D., W&J Class of 1924.
Charles West’s daughter, Linda West Nickens, poses outside the Rose Bowl in Pasadena with Charles Woodson (Michigan), Mack Brown (Texas), and Cade McNown (UCLA), the other members of the Rose Bowl Hall of Fame’s Class of 2017. Dr. Charles “Pruner” West ’24, the first African-American quarterback to play in the Rose Bowl, was inducted into …
WASHINGTON, Pa. (August 7, 2013)—Nearly a century after his grandfather, 1924 Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) graduate Alfred J. Crook, helped lead the President’s football team to the Rose Bowl, Columbus, Ohio, resident Neal O’Brien has brought that history back to W&J.