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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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No. 3 Ohio State at No. 18 Penn State: Game Preview

Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images The Nittany Lions attempt to bounce back against an uber-talented Buckeyes squad. After a disastrous season opener at Indiana, Penn State look for a way to bounce back against the three-time defending Big Ten champs. #8 Penn State...

Just the Stats: No. 3 Ohio State at No. 18 Penn State

Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports Writing this post made me madder than I had been since Saturday evening. Penn St. Nittany Lions (0-1 Big Ten East) vs Ohio State Buckeyes (1-0 Big Ten East) 7:30 p.m. ET, October 31, 2020--ABC Beaver Stadium (Capacity: 106,579* /...

51 Random Thoughts on Indiana

Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images Random musings about the weekend that was against the Hoosiers On Saturday afternoon, the Penn State Nittany Lion and the Indiana Hoosier engaged in a contest of American football at Memorial Stadium in Bloomington, Indiana. The...

Redshirt Report: 2020 Version

Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images Running backs and wide receivers, folks. The redshirt report is back, but because it’s 2020, there is a twist: none of this matters. The NCAA announced in the summer that the 2020 season wouldn’t count towards a player’s eligibility,...

Penn State Bowl Projections 2020: Week “1”

Photo by Justin Berl/Getty Images It’s time to look at the bowl projections following the Nittany Lions’ first game of the 2020 season. Welcome back to our weekly series tracking some of the bowl picks for Penn State football following each game, This season, we will...

Penn State Football: 3 key Matchups vs. Ohio State

Penn State Football faces a colossal challenge against Ohio State, looking to bounce back from a Week 1 loss to Indiana Penn State Football attempts to pick themselves up off the mat as they host the No.3 ranked Ohio State Buckeyes in a prime time clash on Halloween...

How can Penn State Football replace Noah Cain?

Penn State Football went from having one of the nation’s deepest backfields to losing Journey Brown and Noah Cain less than a week apart from each other Penn State Football now faces a serious dilemma with Noah Cain out for the season. The Nittany Lions were already...

Penn State Football tumbles down rankings after loss to Indiana

Penn State Football slid down the AP top 25 poll and Coaches Poll after Saturday’s upset loss to Indiana Penn State Football tumbled down the rankings, following Saturday’s stunning 36-35 overtime loss to the Indiana Hoosiers. The Nittany Lions entered their first...

Penn State Football and Big Ten Picks ATS

With only hours now till kickoff lets take a look at Penn State Football’s opener vs Indiana from a gambling perspective, as well as my other best bets around the Big Ten. “Penn State Football -6 vs Indiana” Indiana is garnering a lot of respect from the Vegas...

6 reasons the Penn State Football beats Indiana

The Penn State Nittany Lions hit the road to open their season, traveling to Indiana to take on the Hoosiers. Here are six reasons they win Saturday. Playing in their latest season opener since 1918, Penn State football travels to Bloomington, Indiana to take on the...

Penn State Blue Band to be featured on ESPN’s College GameDay

ESPN's College GameDay will return to Penn State Saturday, and one group will get to take part in the action.

‘The future is very bright’ | Joey Porter Jr.’s hard work leads to dominant performance in first start

Midway through the first quarter on Saturday, Joey Porter Jr. saw a lane, and one thought came to his mind.

How Pat Freiermuth’s broken record signals hope for Penn State football as a whole

In the red and white turf of Indiana’s end zone, Pat Freiermuth did what he's done many times before — caught a pass for a touchdown.

Without a White Out

Every year, over 100,000 spectators pack into Beaver Stadium to make up an iconic sea of white, producing game-altering levels of noise in Penn State’s biggest home matchup of the season.

Penn State football’s young receiving corps continues to grow into larger role

As Penn State walked off the Memorial Stadium turf last Saturday in defeat, James Franklin’s group was frustrated by the mistakes that led the team to its first opening week loss since 2015.

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