The Nittany Lions are the more experienced team. Penn State is chock-full of battle-tested upperclassmen. It's very hard to imagine Penn State contending for a national title once again next season without this solid senior core. Boise State is the exact opposite; the Broncos two-deep is littered with underclassmen, the most prominent being redshirt freshman quarterback
So, which team will prevail in a battle of old versus new?
Will this game reveal the Big 12's flawed approach (no defense) or further prove the Big Ten's ineptitude in 2008?
The strength of this Virginia Tech team is
At the end of the day though, the Trojans enter this matchup as a huge favorite. With the underwhelming nature of Virginia Tech's offense, USC really doesn't need to score many points to take this game.
The Bearcats possess one of the most imposing defense lines around. Paced by DT
The Utes hold a 6-0 record against the Big East, including the 35-7 shellacking of Pitt in the 2005 Fiesta Bowl. Will this success carry over into the Ultimate Playoff?