2023 ROSE BOWL GAME NFL Draft Prospects

2023 ROSE BOWL GAME
Penn State vs. Utah - 1-02-2023 (Monday)

The No. 8 Utah, champions of the Pac-12 Conference, and the No. 11 Penn State, will face each other in the 109th Rose Bowl Game at 1 p.m. PT/4 p.m. ET, on Monday, January 2, 2023, at the Rose Bowl Stadium.
 
This year's Rose Bowl Game will be Utah's second appearance in the Rose Bowl Game while Penn State will make its fifth trip to Pasadena for The Granddaddy of Them All.
 
This year's Rose Bowl Game will be the first meeting of Utah and Penn State.
 
"We are excited to host a traditional Rose Bowl Game matchup, which will also be the first game between Utah and Penn State," said Pasadena Tournament of Roses President Amy Wainscott. "We can't wait to celebrate the Nittany Lions 100th anniversary of their first Rose Bowl Game appearance and are thrilled to welcome back the Utes to Pasadena for the second consecutive year as Pac-12 Conference Champions."
 
Utah won its second consecutive Pac-12 Championship with a 47-24 victory over USC on Friday. The Utes finished with a 7-2 record in conference play and is 10-3 overall. Utah played in its first Rose Bowl Game last season against Ohio State and is 2-1 in New Year's Six Bowls. Utah is 17-7 in all bowl games.
 
Penn State finished the season ranked No. 11 in the College Football Playoff rankings and third in the Big Ten East. The Nittany Lions had a 7-2 record in conference play and a 10-2 mark overall. Penn State has played in four Rose Bowl Games with a 1-3 record, most recently the 2017 edition of The Granddaddy of Them All against USC. Overall, Penn State is 30-19-2 in 51 bowl games. 

Penn State Nittany Lions NFL Draft Prospects

RANK Player Pos Coll Weight Height 40YD AVG POS RANK AVG OVR RANK Rating Summary
468

Sean
Clifford

QB
Nittany Lions   Mascot
Nittany Lions   Mascot
211lbs 6-2 4.64 28 455.5
61.3
Sean Clifford from St. Xavier High School was rated a 4-star recruit by ESPN and handed a 4-star grade by 247 Sports. After high ...
467

Nick
Tarburton

DE
Nittany Lions   Mascot
Nittany Lions   Mascot
269lbs 6-3 4.70 102 429.5
61.5
Nick Tarburton from Pennridge High School was rated a 80-star prospect by ESPN with a scout's rating of 80. After high school, Ta...
395

Brenton
Strange

TE
Nittany Lions   Mascot
Nittany Lions   Mascot
246lbs 6-3 4.60 23 271
68.9
Brenton Strange from Parkersburg High School was rated a 3-star recruit by ESPN and handed a 4-star grade by 247 Sports. After hi...
303

PJ
Mustipher

DT
Nittany Lions   Mascot
Nittany Lions   Mascot
315lbs 6-4 5.18 82 322.5
74.0
PJ Mustipher from McDonogh High School was rated a 4-star recruit by ESPN and handed a 4-star grade by 247 Sports. After high sc...
218

Ji'Ayir
Brown

S
Nittany Lions   Mascot
Nittany Lions   Mascot
208lbs 5-11 4.45 40 136.6
77.6
Ji'Ayir Brown attended Trenton Central High School and was rated a 3-star prospect by 247 Sports with a scout's rating of 0.880, ...
208

Mitchell
Tinsley

WR
Nittany Lions   Mascot
Nittany Lions   Mascot
207lbs 6-1 4.50 30 175.8
78.0
Mitchell Tinsley from Lee's Summit High School was rated a 3-star recruit by ESPN and handed a 3-star grade by 247 Sports. After ...
192

Juice
Scruggs

C
Nittany Lions   Mascot
Nittany Lions   Mascot
308lbs 6-3 5.10 73 259.7
78.9
Juice Scruggs from Cathedral Prep High School was rated a 4-star prospect by 247 Sports with a rating of 0.912. Following high sc...
68

Parker
Washington

WR
Nittany Lions   Mascot
Nittany Lions   Mascot
215lbs 5-10 4.49 16 100.2
85.7
Parker Washington from Fort Bend Travis High School was rated a 3-star recruit by ESPN and handed a 4-star grade by 247 Sports. A...
16

Joey
Porter Jr.

CB
Nittany Lions   Mascot
Nittany Lions   Mascot
198lbs 6-2 4.47 1 17.3
88.8
Joey Porter Jr. the son of the former Pittsburgh Steelers, Miami Dolphins, and Arizona Cardinals linebacker, attended North Allegh...

Utah Utes NFL Draft Prospects

RANK Player Pos Coll Weight Height 40YD AVG POS RANK AVG OVR RANK Rating Summary
410

Braeden
Daniels

OG
Utes   Mascot
Utes   Mascot
297lbs 6-4 5.15 57 213.4
67.3
Braeden Daniels from Hebron High School was rated a 3-star recruit by ESPN and handed a 3-star grade by 247 Sports. Following hig...
362

Sataoa
Laumea

OG
Utes   Mascot
Utes   Mascot
308lbs 6-4 5.25 100 362
70.4
Sataoa Laumea from Eisenhower High School was rated a 79-star prospect by ESPN with a scout's rating of 79 Following high school,...
189

Tavion
Thomas

RB
Utes   Mascot
Utes   Mascot
247lbs 6-2 4.59 27 240.7
79.0
Tavion Thomas from Dunbar High School was rated a 3-star recruit by ESPN and handed a 3-star grade by 247 Sports. Following high ...
180

Mohamoud
Diabate

LB
Utes   Mascot
Utes   Mascot
229lbs 6-4 4.53 27 183.2
79.3
Mohamoud Diabate from Auburn High School was rated a 4-star recruit by ESPN and handed a 4-star grade by 247 Sports. After high s...
79

Clark
Phillips III...

CB
Utes   Mascot
Utes   Mascot
183lbs 5-10 4.43 8 41.9
85.1
Clark Phillips III attended La Habra High School and was rated a 4-star prospect by 247 Sports with a scout's rating of 0.970, go...
31

Dalton
Kincaid

TE
Utes   Mascot
Utes   Mascot
240lbs 6-4 4.71 4 45
87.5
After high school, Kincaid opted to join San Diego.In 2018 as a freshman Kincaid saw action in just one game for the Toreros as...