The student, who sustained "severe blunt force trauma," had been crossing Atherton from Logan Avenue when a Subaru Forester driven by a 90-year-old State College resident hit them.
Cabinda will be reunited with former college teammate Amani Oruwariye on the Detroit Lions' active roster this weekend.
The Nittany Lions held their ground at the No. 10 spot in this week's rankings after wrapping up the regular season with a 27-6 victory over Rutgers.
Thirteen Penn State defnders and special teamers have been recognized with All-Big Ten honors
Although he won't be back in Happy Valley next season, Gross-Matos said he's looking forward to playing in the Nittany Lions' bowl game in a statement on Twitter.
Parsons is on pace to become the first Penn State player to record 100 tackles in a season since Marcus Allen made 110 stops in 2016.