Paterno, Penn State to face Rose Bowl veteran USC in Pasadena
LOS ANGELES -- JoePa is coming to California for the holidays.
No. 8 Penn State will play in the Rose Bowl game on New Year's Day for just the third time, facing No. 5 Southern California.
The Trojans will be making their fourth straight appearance and record 34th overall in college football's oldest bowl game, known as the Grandaddy of Them All, an especially appropriate moniker this time around considering legendary Penn State coach Joe Paterno turns 82 in two weeks.
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