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Take a look at some of the best photos so far from the University of Utah’s Rose Bowl week activities

The Utes will play in the school’s first ever Rose Bowl on Saturday afternoon

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) The Utah Utes pose for a team photo at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif., on Thursday, Dec. 30, 2021.

Kyle Whittingham and the Utes lined up outside the Rose Bowl on Thursday afternoon, just days away from making the school’s debut in the historic New Year’s Day bowl game, for a team photo to memorialize the historic moment for the Utah football team.

The Utes will take on the Ohio State Buckeyes on Saturday afternoon. But there has been plenty of action already in the days leading up to the big game.

Here are some of our favorite photos from the week so far.

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Utah football coach Kyle Whittingham answers questions at a Rose Bowl news conference in Los Angeles, Calif., on Friday, Dec. 31, 2021.

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Cameron Rising as the Utah Utes practice leading up to the Rose Bowl at Harbor College in Wilmington, Calif., on Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2021.

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Utah football coach Kyle Whittingham rides down Disneyland's Main Street in the Rose Bowl Game Cavalcade in Anaheim, Calif., on Monday, Dec. 27, 2021.

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Utah football linebacker Nephi Sewell's tattoo memorializing teammate Aaron Lowe at a Rose Bowl media session in Los Angeles, Calif., on Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2021.

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) The Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif., on Thursday, Dec. 30, 2021.

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Micah Bernard as the University of Utah football team arrives to a practice session for the Rose Bowl at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, Calif., on Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2021.

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Cameron Rising as the Utah Utes practice leading up to the Rose Bowl at Harbor College in Wilmington, Calif., on Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2021.

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) The Utah Utes pose for a team photo at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif., on Thursday, Dec. 30, 2021.

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) The University of Utah football team practices for the Rose Bowl at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, Calif., on Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2021.

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) The University of Utah football team practices for the Rose Bowl at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, Calif., on Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2021.

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Utah football coach Kyle Whittingham parks his bike as the University of Utah football team practices for the Rose Bowl at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, Calif., on Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2021.

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Utah football coach Kyle Whittingham as the University of Utah football team practices for the Rose Bowl at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, Calif., on Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2021.

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Nick Ford during a Rose Bowl media session in Los Angeles on Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2021.

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Coach Kyle Whittingham and the Utah Utes pose for a team photo at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif., on Thursday, Dec. 30, 2021.

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Tavion Thomas during a Rose Bowl media session in Los Angeles on Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2021.

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Utah football linebacker Devin Lloyd at a Rose Bowl media session in Los Angeles, Calif., on Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2021.

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) The Utah Utes pose for a team photo at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif., on Thursday, Dec. 30, 2021.

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Utah football defensive back Clark Phillips III at a Rose Bowl media session in Los Angeles, Calif., on Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2021.

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Utah football coach Kyle Whittingham arrives on a bike as the University of Utah football team practices for the Rose Bowl at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, Calif., on Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2021.

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Utah football defensive coordinator Morgan Scalley at a Rose Bowl media session in Los Angeles, Calif., on Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2021.

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Mika Tafua during a media session at Disneyland in Anaheim, Calif., on Monday, Dec. 27, 2021.

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Mika Tafua, Devin Lloyd, Britain Covey and Cameron Rising ride down Disneyland's Main Street during the Rose Bowl Game Cavalcade in Anaheim, Calif., on Monday, Dec. 27, 2021.

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Britain Covey during a media session at Disneyland in Anaheim, Calif., on Monday, Dec. 27, 2021.

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Devin Lloyd poses for a photograph during a media session at Disneyland in Anaheim, Calif., on Monday, Dec. 27, 2021.

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Utah football coach Kyle Whittingham rides down Disneyland's Main Street in the Rose Bowl Game Cavalcade in Anaheim, Calif., on Monday, Dec. 27, 2021.

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Mika Tafua, Devin Lloyd, Britain Covey and Cameron Rising ride down Disneyland's Main Street during the Rose Bowl Game Cavalcade in Anaheim, Calif., on Monday, Dec. 27, 2021.

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