That was then: Matt Lepay was the pregame, halftime and postgame reporter for WTSO Radio, which had exclusive broadcast rights in Madison when the University of Wisconsin football team knocked off UCLA in the 1994 Rose Bowl.
This is now: Lepay, the "Voice of the Badgers," does play-by-play for football and men's basketball for the Wisconsin Radio Network.
As he recalls: "I'm down on the field toward the end of the game when UCLA is driving and I'm thinking, '(The Badgers) are not going to stop them. They're going to have their hearts broken. They're going to lose this game. It's going to be terrible for the 70,000 (UW) fans (on hand). But they stop (the Bruins), game's over and I swear the ground felt like it was shaking. I thought, for about two seconds that we were having an earthquake. But it was just the 70 some-odd-thousand Badger fans were going crazy. I'm looking around at the players and coaches, and up into the stands, and some of them look like they're crying. I thought, 'Wow, when I first came (to Madison) in 1988, the thoughts of this were just an absolute pipe dream, that they would ever have a moment like this.'"