Kentucky 27, Penn State 24
Yeah, well you all know the story by now. Trace McSorley played his heart out with a broken foot in a losing effort against Kentucky in the Citrus Bowl. It was a fitting, albeit painful, end to his record-setting Penn State career. He could have sat out the second half but it was his choice to play.
The vaunted Penn State defense was unable to contain the Kentucky running game, as Phil Grosz promised they would. In my tacit keys to the game I mentioned holding Benny Snell, Jr. to under 100 yards, but he wound up with 144 and two touchdowns. It was enough. The Nittany Lions fell short in their effort to come back from a 27-7 lead. [Continue reading]