The 10th Ranked Nittany Lions (11-2) squared off with the #17 Memphis Tigers (12-2) in the Cotton Bowl and Penn State dominated with a 53-39 pasting of Memphis.
Memphis QB, Brady White came into the action boasting lofty numbers with 3,560 yards of completions.
The Nittany Lions utilized a ground attack and an opportunistic defense to carry the contest.
White still had great numbers with a 32 for 51 completion rate and 434 yards for his receivers.
Penn State countered with Journey Brown, who pounded out 202 yards on only 16 carries. Good Enough for two TDS.
Noah Cain added two touchdowns on his 92 yards from 15 touches.
The Penn State Defense hauled in two interceptions while the offense picked up 396 rushing.
Memphis kicker,Riley Patterson was the story in the one as he posted 21 points on a 6 for 6 field goal effort and 3 for 3 on PATs.
The contest marked the 50th Bowl Appearance in Penn State history.