Penn State's pass defense will be put to the test in a big way in this season's TicketCity Bowl. The Houston Cougars have the nation's top air game and will look to wear down Penn State's secondary from start to finish. Here is a look at both teams' pass offenses and pass defenses and how they stack up against each other.
Houston Offense: 443.8 ypg (1st)Penn State Defense: 162.2 ypg (5th)
Houston quarterback Case Keenum passed for 45 touchdowns and was intercepted just five times this season. He also had four games with 400+ passing yards (including one 500-yard performance) and his season low for passing yards in a game was 304 yards, against East Carolina. Keenum passed for a touchdown in each game this season, throwing for multiple touchdowns in all but one game (SMU) and throwing for at least three touchdowns in seven games.
Penn State has allowed just nine passing touchdowns this season, the third fewest in the NCAA and their 14 interceptions is good for eig...