The LA Sports landscape definitely had its ups and its downs in 2017. Here are the five best games of the year from LA Sports teams.
With 2018 fast approaching that means that another sports year will soon be in the books. Despite not being able to hold a championship parade this year, there were still memorable moments and games that LA sports fans won’t soon forget.
This post will cover the top five games of the thousands that were played in the sports landscape. There is no particular order just the top five that come to mind when you read this add your favorite games to the comment section and let us know what you think. Here are the top five games of 2017 in LA Sports!
5. 2017 Rose Bowl
The USC Trojans returned to the Rose Bowl game for the first time since 2009 and made it a memorable one for their fans.
After dealing with sanctions, controversial coaching changes, and changes at the top of the athletic department a return to the New Year’s tradition is just what the football program needed.
Down 14 points going into the fourth quarter against the Penn State Nittany Lions, freshman quarterback Sam Darnold put the Trojans on his back as led the Trojans to the comeback win including a game-winning drive that led to a field goal with no time left on the clock.
Darnold set a record for the Rose Bowl game by throwing five touchdowns and 473 total yards for the game. By winning the game Darnold and the Trojans were back to national prominence in the college football world.