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.