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2017 Rose Bowl Game: Open Thread

The great traditional college football bowls continue here in Pasadena.  Follow and discuss the game with us here!

College Football: Rose Bowl Game Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Next up, the #5 Penn State Nittany Lions (11-2) face the #9 USC Trojans (9-3) in the Rose Bowl Game presented by Northwestern Mutual®. This is the "Grandaddy of Them All" and should make for another fantastic Rose Bowl, as 4 of the last 6 have been, last year's Christian McCaffrey draft tape game not withstanding.

I've always had a particular soft spot for the Rose Bowl, living just 15 minutes from the picturesque venue. Few sights in sports are as consistently breathtaking as the sun setting behind the San Gabriel Mountains in the third quarter of the Rose Bowl Game. This unbelievable matchup should be the best of this bowl season!

Rose Bowl Game

#5 Penn St. vs. #9 Southern California

Location: Rose Bowl - Pasadena, California

Game Time: 4:00pm CST / 5:00pm EST

Network: ESPN

Odds: USC -7; O/U 60

Enjoy the game and Happy New Year!