Penn State defeated Washington, 35-28, on Saturday in the Fiesta Bowl, capping a special season with a special win. The Nittany Lions finished 11-2 and spent most of the season in the national forefront.
The Penn State players were ecstatic after the win, and they had some fun dancing in the locker room afterwards. Safety Marcus Allen tweeted a glimpse of the post-game festivities:
4 EVER WE LIT 🙏🏽, LOVE YALL MAN 💉💯💯💯💯 pic.twitter.com/UCPfzVHKLj
— Marcus Allen (@Chico_Hndrxx) December 31, 2017
Allen, a senior, is expected to be selected in the 2018 NFL Draft, and some recruiting sites believe he can go as high as the second round. Allen recorded seven tackles in the bowl victory, pushing his season total to 71. He also finished the season with one interception and two pass deflections.
Quarterback Trace McSorley tore up the Huskies’ secondary Saturday, and was 32-for-41 for 342 yards and two touchdowns. Running back Saquon Barkley rushed for 137 yards and two touchdowns on 18 carries in the win.