The Rutgers Scarlet Knights were coming into this past weekend’s matchup against Penn State not having scored a touchdown against the Nittany Lions since Gary Nova rushed one in from 14 yards out in the first quarter of a rainy September night game in 2014. It was the first Big Ten contest that Rutgers ever […]Read more "Four Things We Learned From Penn State’s Win Over Rutgers"
For the first time this season, I was wrong in my Penn State prediction. I had gone 8-0 to this point, choosing Penn State in each of the first seven weeks before picking the Buckeyes to defeat the Nittany Lions last week. This weekend, however, I was certain that Penn State would get back on […]Read more "Four Things We Learned From Penn State’s Sloppy Loss To Michigan State"
Saquon Barkley fielded the opening kick at the three yard line on a chilly, snowy afternoon in Columbus, Ohio, and 15 seconds later was in the opposite end zone, putting Penn State up 6-0 early. You couldn’t have written a more perfect opening monologue if you were a Nittany Lion fan if you tried. These […]Read more "Four Things We Learned In Penn State’s Loss To Ohio State"
There’s something about the anticipation of a primetime night game, especially one against a division rival, in Beaver Stadium, during a White Out. I sat around all Saturday, following the earlier games from my couch, lesser games you might say, anxiously awaiting the 7:30 kickoff. Throughout the day, I also had a conversation with a […]Read more "Four Things We Learned From Penn State’s Win Against Michigan"
The Monday morning overreactors have been loud this season for the Nittany Lions. Aspirations have cries shouted from the rooftops in Happy Valley and the great reaches of beyond, proclaiming that this football team is going to the College Football Playoff in 2017. Now officially halfway through the season, Penn State does sit at a […]Read more "Four Things We Learned From Penn State’s Win Over Northwestern"
If there’s one thing I was certain of coming into the college football season this year, it was that both Purdue and Northwestern were going to be much improved. Those assumptions came based primarily on expected improved quarterback play from Purdue’s David Blough and Northwestern’s Clayton Thorson. Well, you know what they say about assumptions. […]Read more "Previewing Penn State: Week 6 At Northwestern"
When a team rides the emotional roller coaster like Penn State did last week in Iowa, you can learn a thing or two about the resiliency of the team in how they bounce back the next week. Penn State bounced back in a big way against Indiana this past weekend, dominating from start to finish, […]Read more "Four Things We Learned From Penn State’s Big Win Over Indiana"
Daniel Murray lined up just inside the right hash marks, his holder down to one knee, the right leg bent, but supplanted on the ground. The wind was blowing strongly as the righty kicker, clad in an all black jersey and helmet, with a yellow Hawkeye logo on either side, back tracked twice, and side […]Read more "Previewing Penn State Week 4: Away Against Iowa"
We knew things weren’t going to go overly well for Georgia State when they went into Beaver Stadium this past weekend. We knew that the Panthers were overmatched on both sides of the ball, and hadn’t had much success since moving to the FBS level. I don’t think any of us really knew how lopsided […]Read more "Four Things We Learned In Penn State’s Week 3 Shutout Victory Over Georgia State"
This past weekend, the Big Ten had a very respectable showing, going 10-4 throughout college football. While no conference games were played in Week 2, we did see some highly anticipated matchups, close games, and rivalries renewed. With 14 games played this past weekend, I don’t want to jam up your time with a 3000 […]Read more "A Look Around The Big Ten: Week 2 Part 1"