Penn State honors Franco Harris at the Rose Bowl

The No. 11 Penn State Nittany Lions are honoring one of their greats at Monday’s Rose Bowl.Pro Football Hall of Famer Franco Harris, who played college football at Penn State from 1969 to ’71 before becoming a star with the Pittsburgh Steelers, died on Dec. 20. He was 72. 1 Associated Considering that his sudden death, which came days

before the

50th anniversary of his renowned play– the “Immaculate Reception “– there have been many homages for Harris. Fans in Pittsburgh set up shrines at Acrisure Stadium. Some existing Steelers wore Harris’No. 32 jersey prior to their game versus the Las Vegas Raiders on Dec. 24. On Monday, prior to playing the No. 8 Utah Utes in Pasadena, California, it was Penn State’s chance to pay homage. Coach James Franklin and a number of Nittany Lions players wore Harris ‘No. 34 Penn State jersey.All class as Coach Franklin and @PennStateFball get to the 109th #RoseBowl using the late great Franco Harris’jersey!.?.!— Rose Bowl Game(@rosebowlgame)January 2, 2023 Paying homage to one of the best ever. #FrancoForever!.?.!— Penn State Football(@PennStateFball)January 2, 2023 The group established a locker honoring Harris inside the team’s locker space. Penn State also has”FH”decals on

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