Gameday Coverage: Penn State vs. Michigan
Penn State is set to face Michigan in the Big House for the first time since 2009. The Nittany Lions (4-1) come into the game off their first loss, a 29-6 debacle against Northwestern. Michigan (2-4) is on a three-game losing streak after dropping games against Utah, Minnesota, and Rutgers.
This will be the first ever Big Ten night game in Michigan Stadium. The Wolverines have only played “Under the Lights” twice at home in their 135 year history — two wins against Notre Dame, in 2011 and 2013.
Penn State hasn’t lost to Michigan since Sept. 22, 2007.
Below is all of the media information you’ll need for Saturday’s game:
Kickoff: 7 p.m. Eastern time.
Television: ESPN2 — Mark Jones, Rod Gilmore and Jessica Mendoza.
Radio: Penn State Sports Network — Steve Jones, Jack Ham, and Loren Crispell. Local: 93.7 FM, and 1450 AM. Sirius: Ch. 84. XM: Ch. 84
Weather: It’ll be chilly for the first time this year, as the temperature around kickoff will be around 49 degrees. The temperature will drop to around 40 degrees by the time the game is over. There’s 0% chance of precipitation.
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Injuries: Miles Dieffenbach (knee), Adam Breneman (knee), and Ben Kline (Achilles) are all out for the year for the Nittany Lions. Nyeem Wartman sat out last game with an arm injury, but is listed as the starter on this week’s depth chart and looks to be ready to play.
Media Coverage: Be sure to follow both @OnwardState and @OnwardStSports to receive the full game experience. Our main account will tweet photos, big plays, and other interesting information throughout the game, and @OnwardStSports will tweet play-by-play, statistics, and analysis. You can also follow along with the game on our Facebook page, and on our live blog.
Alex Robinson (@ARobinsonPSU) and Greg Schlosser (@G_Schlosser825) will be in the press box for Onward State. Bobby Chen (@rysChen) will be taking photos on the field. For updates from StateCollege.com, follow Ben Jones (@Ben_Jones88).
A recap of our coverage from throughout the week, and coverage from StateCollege.com, can be found below:
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