Inside the Matchup: Rose Bowl USC vs Penn State

The Trojans and the Nittany Lions meet at the Rose Bowl.

USC and Penn State meet on the gridiron for the first time since 2009. Their last meeting was the 2009 Rose Bowl, which the Trojans won 38 to 24.

This matchup features two of the hottest quarterbacks in the nation. USC's Sam Darnold has thrown for over 2600 yards and has 28 total touchdowns this season. Penn State's Trace McSorley has come on strong to close out the regular season, he was instrumental in the Nittany Lions come from behind win over Wisconsin to win the B1G Ten Championship.


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