Oregonlive tells the story of the reactions to the Rose Bowl victory for Justin Herbert and his teammates. Herbert ran for three touchdowns but was held to his lowest passing output of any game he completed in his career.
The Daily Emerald says that the Rose Bowl Victory is significant for the Pac 12 conference as a whole. The conference suffered embarrassing losses from Utah and USC which put additional emphasis on the Rose Bowl.
24/7 Sports says that the legacy of the graduating senior class will be felt for a long time to come. In addition to taking the team from 4-8 to Rose Bowl champions, the senior class was instrumental in pushing for Mario Cristobal to be promoted when Willie Taggart left, leaving a long lasting imprint on the program in multiple ways.