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Pandel Savic, The Quarterback Who Led Ohio State to Its First Rose Bowl Win, Dies at 92

Pandel Savic, the quarterback on Ohio State's 1949-50 Rose Bowl Championship team, passed away at the age of 92, according to a release.

Savic was born in Macedonia before coming to the United States at the age of nine. Before quarterbacking Ohio State, he served in World War II as a United States marine in the South Pacific.

Savic was a two-year starter at quarterback under coach Wes Fesler. In the 1949 season, Savic threw for 581 yards and six touchdowns to help the Buckeyes earn a share of the Big Ten championship.

Recently, Savic served as The Memorial Tournament's general chairman emeritus.