Trojans put Nittany Lions to bed in second quarter
PASADENA, Calif. -- Well, say this much for Penn State. The Nittany Lions won the fourth quarter.
In most games, against most teams, winning the fourth quarter wins the game. That's why USC coach Pete Carroll handed out T-shirts to his team this season with "FINISH" emblazoned across the chest. And it's especially true in games such as the Rose Bowl, which featured two 11-1 teams.
On Thursday, No. 8 Penn State won the fourth quarter over the No. 5 Trojans, 17-7. But don't bother ...
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From the announcement to breakdowns to the final gun, we have the Jan. 1 Rose Bowl Game Presented by Citi between Penn State and USC covered.
• Maisel: USC finishes the job early
• Maisel: Carroll, Paterno operate finishing schools
• Maisel: Senior class changes Lions' fortunes
• Maisel: Is USC's defense the best ever?
• Maisel: Penn State carries Big Ten burden
• Miller: Rose QBs same, but different
• Miller: Welcome to the circus
• Rittenberg: Maybin seizes opportunity with Lions
• Rittenberg: Bowman grows up fast at LB U
• Rittenberg: Paterno demotes several starters
• Miller: USC trio has big bang plan for Rose Bowl
• Rittenberg: Lions in league of their own
• Conversation: Penn State coach Joe Paterno
• Rose Bowl preview
• McShay's breakdown
• Maisel, Schlabach break it down Podcast
• Podcast: Ivan, Beano on JoePa and Rose Bowl