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USA Today’s Preseason Coaches Poll was released today, and for the most part, the Nittany Lion’s placement seems just about right. Yes, Ohio State is ranked above us, but that only will make the Nov. 7 contest more interesting. Not too shabby of a job by the voters – taking into account that Notre Dame always gets ranked too high for it’s own good. Yaaaaay, another tradition for the Fighting Irish!

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Mark McColey is a Senior majoring in Advertising and Labor-Employment relations. Among his loves are Penn State Football, The Steelers, The Penguins, The Simpsons, Tina Fey, and Arrested Development.

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