Anchorage’s Brandon Pili is headed to the Cotton Bowl with the eighth-ranked USC Trojans.
USC (eleven-2), the Pac-12 champion, will tackle fifth-ranked Ohio State (eleven-1) within the 82nd version of the Cotton Bowl, one of many nation’s premier bowl video games. The Dec. 29 recreation at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, will air reside on ESPN.
Pili spent three years at Dimond Excessive earlier than transferring to a Washington faculty for his last yr of highschool.
The Trojans thought-about redshirting him this season however an damage to a different participant ended these plans, and Pili, a real freshman who stands 6-foot-four and weighs 320 kilos, has began at defensive deal with in USC’s final eight video games.