At various times during the offseason, Penn State’s offensive players gushed when describing the new offense under first-year OC Mike Yurcich.
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Penn State coach James Franklin is well-aware of the task his No. 5 Nittany Lions face this weekend when they travel to No. 13 Minnesota.
A lot rode on Penn State’s first road test of the season.
Well-rested Penn State (3-0) and Maryland (2-1), both coming off bye weeks, go at it tonight in College Park. The game (8 p.m., FS1) will be the Nittany Lions’ 26th all-time regular-season Friday night contest and the Big Ten opener for both teams.
Penn State's competition through two games hasn’t been anywhere near as strong as it will be moving forward, but the Nittany Lions' defense has shown signs it may be formidable.
Pittsburgh largely won on first down – at least against the averages boasted by the Chargers. It was third down where the Steelers struggled to make the Chargers pay.
Saturday’s game was effectively decided by the time Virginia got to Pitt’s goal line the first time in the fourth quarter. The Panthers had 17-point lead with the clock ticking under five minutes, so allowing a touchdown wouldn’t have caused much of a problem.