The biggest star of Tuesday's Cactus Bowl, UCLA quarterback Josh Rosen, has reportedly decided to sit the game out.
Josh Rosen is very likely NFL bound after this, his junior season. He is projected to be one of the first quarterbacks off the board, and a high first round NFL Draft pick.
Rosen has also suffered multiple injuries during his college career, including this season. He missed UCLA's loss at Utah, and part of the Bruins win over Cal to end the season.
He has taken limited practice reps in preparation for the Cactus Bowl, but according to a report by 247Sports he will not play in the game.
If the report is accurate, Rosen finishes his final season at UCLA with 3,756 yards, 26 touchdowns, and 10 interceptions in 11 games. He completed 62.6-percent of his throws, and had a solid 8.31 yards per attempt. Rosen added two touchdowns on the ground.
UCLA and Kansas State kick off at 9:00 p.m. ET on December 27 in the Cactus Bowl. The Phoenix-based bowl will be played at Chase Field.