Penn State is headed to the Rose Bowl to face the Pac-12 champion Utah Utes in one of the most iconic games and venues in college football. However, the entire Nittany Lions roster won’t be headed to California to participate in the festivities and the January 2 matchup.
Several Penn State players have entered the transfer portal following the end of the regular season, and even if they haven’t found a new destination, they won’t be part of the team come bowl season.
Other players are choosing to opt out of the game to protect their health and prepare for the 2023 NFL Draft, including WR Parker Washington. Here is the latest list of players for the Penn State Nittany Lions that won’t be participating in the 2022 Rose Bowl.
Opt-outs for NFL Draft or transfer portal
WR Parker Washington
CB Joey Porter, Jr.
RB Caziah Holmes
DL Ken Talley
QB Christian Veilleux
DL Rodney McGraw
Updates to come