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Penn State now waits for their bowl invitation.
Penn State finishes their season with a 9-3 record and a share of the Leaders Division according to the Big Ten. Now comes the waiting game, as Penn State waits to find out exactly where they will be heading for the bowl season.
There are some who wonder if the recent scandal at Penn State will have an impact on where the Nittany Lions fall in the pecking order of available Big Ten teams. That remains to be seen, so we will see how it all plays out.
The Big Ten will send one team to the Rose Bowl, the winner of the Big Ten championship game, and Michigan is hoping to crack the BCS with an at-large berth. If the Big Ten sends two teams to the BCS games, then that will be good news for Penn State. The Capital One Bowl may take the Big Ten championship runner-up, and the Gator Bowl is reportedly hoping to get Ohio State and Florida in the potential Urban Meyer Bowl.
Nebraska will likely be selected before Penn State as the new Big Ten school and with a terrific traveling base. That seems to leave the Outback Bowl as a likely destination, but we will all have to wait and see.
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