If Bills owner and Penn State meagdonor Terry Pegula got his way, Beaver Stadium would have played host to the Buffalo Bills-New York Jets game.
Penn State took the field today riding the momentum of bowl eligibility, and took on a 4-6 Illinois that has only won two Big Ten games in the last three years. On paper, Penn State should have emerged from this one victorious. If only that was the case.
Penn State’s defense entered the game in the top five nationally in many statistical categories. However, when it matter most on the game’s final drive, it couldn’t finish.
Here’s the official drinking game for today’s game vs. Illinois. Enjoy!
If you’ve been to a home Penn State football game this November, chances are you’ve seen Devon Still’s video to fans asking fans to pledge money for Uplifting Athletes. Well, AAA has pledged $500 per Penn State touchdown to Uplifting Athletes over the course of the team’s five games during the month of November. With donations going to the Kidney Cancer Association, there’s no questioning Still’s stake in the organization outside of his interest as a former participant.
A big name on James Franklin’s radar this week is Wes Lunt, and rightly so; he is the starting quarterback for Illinois who returned to action last week after missing four games due to a fractured fibula. However, this is not the first time Franklin and Lunt have crossed paths.
James Franklin briefed the media following Wednesday practice, detailing Ryan Keiser’s return to Penn State, and how he “blocks” his players from negative press.
Penn State students living on campus who want to go to Saturday’s football game or are just jonesin’ to get back to State College a couple of days early are in luck. Penn State announced today that all residence halls will open two days early in order to accommodate the Penn State-Michigan State game on Saturday.