Almost every football expert expects Stanford to defeat Wisconsin on New Year's Day.
Barry Alvarez didn't think he would coach again, and he is thrilled to have the chance in the Rose Bowl.
While the Cardinal are preparing to win the game, Stanford is also having some fun in the leadup to the 2013 Rose Bowl.
Some people get socks for Christmas. Others get to come out of retirement to coach in college football's biggest games.
Mayor Yiaway Yeh of Palo Alto, Calif., and mayor Paul Soglin of Madison, Wis., have a bet riding on the 2013 Rose Bowl between the Stanford Cardinal and Wisconsin Badgers.