“I’m just so thankful for this place,” Sean Clifford said. “I can’t put it into words. It’s so amazing. I just love Penn State so much.”
Penn State defeated Utah 35-21 in the Rose Bowl Monday night.
The Nittany Lions are playing in the Rose Bowl for the fifth time. Their first appearance came in 1923, and their lone win was a 38-20 triumph over Oregon in 1995.
Clifford — a sixth-year senior — will play in his 52nd and final game for the Nittany Lions (10-2, No. 11 CFP). For Rising, a junior, it is his 27th game for the Utes (10-3, No. 8 CFP).
Kevin and Donnie preview the Rose Bowl between Penn State and Utah set for Monday night in college football.
Craig Mish and Bill Bender discuss the Rose Bowl.
The first meeting between Utah and Penn State will take place in the 109th edition of the Rose Bowl on Jan. 2.
Singleton has run for more than 100 yards in three games, and his 10 rushing touchdowns are a school freshman record.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Sean Clifford threw four touchdown passes and No. 11 Penn State's defense tightened up late to beat Michigan State 35-16 in the regular-season finale on Saturday.
Penn State is fresh off three straight blowouts — Rutgers, Indiana and Maryland — in which nearly every player, no matter how young they were, contributed.
James Franklin picked up his 100th career coaching victory by seeing No. 11 Penn State make big plays in every phase of the game.
The Nittany Lions earned their 16th consecutive victory over the Scarlet Knights.
In their history, Penn State is 30-2 against the Scarlet Knights and has won 16 straight.
For a team that's been fueled by freshman RBs Kaytron Allen and Nick Singleton on offense, Carter is one of a handful of rookies who have emerged in Manny Diaz's defense.
Penn State's Nicholas Singleton rushed for 122 yards and two touchdowns in the Nittany Lions' 30-0 win over Maryland.
No. 14 Penn State smothered the Terps in a 30-0 win on Saturday, fueled by nearly constant pass-rush pressure that led to seven sacks in a soggy Beaver Stadium.
Scenes from Beaver Stadium, where the Nittany Lions shut out the Terps to improve to 8-2.
No. 14 Penn State will try to win its 42nd of 46 total games in the series when the two meet at Beaver Stadium on Saturday.
Penn State coach James Franklin discusses the importance of signature wins and how difficult they are to come by.
Penn State controlled the clock, the tempo and the Hoosiers, giving coach James Franklin career win No. 98 and needing three more for its fourth 10-win season since 2016.
The Nittany Lions rushed past the Hoosiers 45-14 Saturday in Indiana.
Indiana Hoosiers coach Tom Allen intends to keep No. 16 Penn State guessing.
Penn State coach James Franklin discusses quarterbacks Sean Clifford and Drew Allar ahead of the Indiana game.
Penn State heads into the final month of the season still hoping for a 10-win season, but with a Big Ten title out of reach.