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Grading the Lions: Ohio State

Grading the Lions: Ohio State

Trips to the Horseshow are rarely predictable and always a challenge for Penn State. This year’s showdown with Ohio State had the Nittany Lions as a three-score underdog. While the victory went to the Buckeyes as predicted, Penn State certainly impressed with strong defensive play and the resiliency to battle back from a second-half 21-0 deficit and give this OSU team by far their toughest challenge to date. See how we graded our Nittany Lions this week!

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2018-19 Bowl Predictions

2018-19 Bowl Predictions

PSU Zone’s annual prognostication on this year’s slate of Big Ten and New Year’s Six Bowl games! We’re predicting a losing record for the conference, click to see if we have the Lions on the right side of the hash mark!

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Wisconsin Preview

Wisconsin Preview

It’s amazing how similar this season has turned out for the Wisconsin Badgers and Penn State Nittany Lions, given the momentum that each team had to start the year. A returning senior quarterback, an elite running back, and an 11+ win, top-10 finish (complete with a...

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Grading the Lions – Michigan Wolverines

Grading the Lions – Michigan Wolverines

Just as it seemed the Nittany Lions had figured out how to close a game, they seemed to forget how to start one. In an inflection point game eerily similar to the 1997 matchup, when both teams entered the game with a chance for a big win, but at two very different...

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Inflection Point

Inflection Point

Since Penn State joined the Big Ten in football in 1993, it has one only three times in Ann Arbor, MI. Over their time in the conference, no team has tormented the Nittany Lions as consistently and routinely as Michigan, especially during the Lloyd Carr years....

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Penn State Quarterback Sean Clifford Named Big Ten Co-Offensive Player of the Week

Heather Weikel | Black Shoe Diaries Clifford had a career day to help lift the Nittany Lions to 4-0. Sean Clifford had his most productive day as a Nittany Lion against Villanova on Saturday, and the Big Ten took notice. Clifford has been named as the Big Ten’s...

Big Ten Week Four Superlatives

Photo by Daniel Bartel/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images It was a fun week across college football but for the Big Ten it was rather unimpressive. Most Adequate Performance: Ohio State 59-7 win over Akron Usually, we give out the most impressive performance but to be...

Parker Washington Delivers: BSD MVP

Heather Weikel | Black Shoe Diaries Penn State entered the Villanova game with a desire to win with big plays that exploit mismatches. Sean Clifford knew exactly who to turn to make this a realty throughout the afternoon, as Penn State gradually pulled away to make it...

MMQB – So About That Running Game

Heather Weikel | Black Shoe Diaries Heh heh PSU was just playing vanilla against Villanova, right? . . . right?? Penn State dispatched FCS foe Villanova to the tune of 38-17 this past weekend. The Lions were the better team from the start, scoring on their first...

Penn State Opens as 9-Point Favorite over Indiana

Heather Weikel | Black Shoe Diaries The Nittany Lions are nearly double-digit favorites over the 2-2 Hoosiers. The newly ranked top-4 Penn State Nittany Lions have opened as nine-point favorites over Big Ten East foe, the Indiana Hoosiers per VegasInsider. The 4-0...

3 Crazy stats that defined Penn State Football’s win over Villanova

Penn State Football comfortably beat Villanova by a score of 38-17 on Saturday, what are some numbers that define why the Nittany Lions were successful, as well as why the Wildcats were able to hang around for awhile. Penn State Football moved to a perfect 4-0 start,...

Penn State Football’s Jahan Dotson, Parker Washington tops in the Big Ten

Penn State Football wide receivers Jahan Dotson and Parker Washington forming the most dangerous tandem in the Big Ten  Penn State Football moved up to No. 4 in the latest AP Poll Sunday after dismantling Villanova 38-17 this weekend, and it was key performances from...

Penn State Game Saturday: Penn State vs Indiana Hoosiers Odds, Injury Report, Prediction, Schedule, Live Stream and TV Channel for Week 5 College Football Game

No. 4 Penn State Football aims to remain unbeaten, and exact some revenge, on Saturday night at Beaver Stadium against the Indiana Hoosiers in Week 5 of the College Football season No. 4 Penn State Football (4-0), led by quarterback Sean Clifford, wide receiver Jahan...

Sean Clifford makes Penn State Football history in win over Villanova

Sean Clifford was 19/26 for 401 yards and four touchdowns in Penn State Football’s win over Villanova on Saturday.  Penn State Football quarterback Sean Clifford is now only the second quarterback in program history to throw for 400 yards in a single game … and he is...

What time, TV channel is Penn State Football vs. Villanova, livestream info

No. 6 Penn State Football hosts the unbeaten Villanova Wildcats, in Week 4 of the college football season, Saturday at noon inside Beaver Stadium No. 6 Penn State Football (3-0), led by quarterback Sean Clifford, wide receiver Jahan Dotson, and head coach James...

Report: Former Penn State football player, Broncos wideout KJ Hamler out for season

One former Penn State wide receiver will reportedly not see the field for the rest of the NFL season.

Penn State football quarterback Sean Clifford named Big Ten Co-Offensive Player of the Week

Sean Clifford earned his first-career weekly Big Ten honor following his performance on Saturday in Penn State's win over Villanova.

Let’s Be Frank | Penn State football’s run game is a problem, and James Franklin knows it

Let's be frank, James Franklin and offensive coordinator Mike Yurcich know the Penn State running game is a problem.

How did former Penn State football players do with their new teams this week?

Penn State’s Week 4 win over Villanova saw an increase in production from Baylor transfer running back John Lovett.

Big Ten football roundup | Wisconsin falls again, Michigan and Michigan State climb

While Penn State was able to take care of business once again this weekend, there were some winners and losers in the Big Ten during Week 4.

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