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Gameday Coverage: Pinstripe Bowl

Kickoff: 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time

Television: ESPN — Bob Wischusen, Matt Millen, and Quint Kessenich.

Radio: Penn State Sports Network — Steve Jones, Jack Ham, and Loren Crispell, 93.7 FM | 1450 AM | Sirius: 83 | XM: 83

Weather: The weather gods have blessed Penn State and the Bronx with beautiful weather for a late-December bowl game. The temperature is a high of 52 degrees and will dip to around 41 degrees as the sun goes down and the game progresses. The Weather Channel calls for “abundant sunshine” and minimal winds.

Last Time they Met: Penn State last faced off with the Eagles on Sept. 11, 2004, at Alumni Stadium. Boston College won the home game 21-7, taking advantage of five Nittany Lions five turnovers to control the scoreboard. The Eagles led 14-0 in the third quarter when Zach Mills hit Ryan Scott for a seven-yard touchdown, but seven points was as close as Penn State would get. Mills threw picks on three of the four ensuing possessions to seal Penn State’s fate.

Injuries: Adam Breneman (knee), Ben Kline (Achilles), Zach Zwinak (leg injury), and Ryan Keiser are all injured and out for the year for the Nittany Lions.

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 our sports-specific account will tweet play-by-play, stats, and analysis. You can also follow along with the game on our Facebook page, and on our live blog.

Ben Berkman, David Abruzzese, and Mike Reisman will be in the box for Onward State. For updates from StateCollege.com, follow Ben Jones and Mike Poorman.

A recap of our coverage from throughout the week, and coverage from StateCollege.com, can be found below:

Onward State:

Following A Week in the City, Head Coaches Meet in Yankee Stadium

Pinstripe Bowl Preview: Boston College vs. Penn State

Mangiro, Shoop Nostalgize on New York Backgrounds

ESPN Documentary To Examine Penn State’s 1969 Championship Snub

Franklin: Only 41 Scholarship Players Left For Pinstripe Bowl

Penn State Players Receive Pinstripe Bowl Swag

Pinstripe Bowl Tickets Among Postseason’s Most Expensive

Players, Coaches Agree: Extra Practices Benefit Present and Future

James Franklin Speaks To The Media At Pre-Bowl Press Conference

DOTD: Penn State Pinstripe Bowl Pump-Up Video

 

StateCollege.com:

Franklin Set To Answer Only Unasked Question Of Busy Bowl Week

Football Historian Lou Prato Weighs in on State of Penn State Program

Pinstripe Bowl Preview: Penn State’s History vs. Flutie, B.C., and After

Previewing The Opponent: Boston College

Franklin Brings Plenty Of Bowl Experience With Him To New York

Pinstripe Bowl Unique Meeting For Academic Success

Nittany Lions Visit 9/11 Memorial

Top 10 Bowl Game Moments in Penn State Football History

Breaking Down Where Penn State Has Played Its Bowls

Franklin Makes Case For Eligibility Free Bowl Games

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Alex Robinson

Alex Robinson was Onward State's Acting Managing Editor/Resident Old Man. He lived in Harrisburg almost his whole life, but he says he's from California -- where he was born -- because that's more fun. He loves cats and Chinese food, but only separately. He met both Ben Affleck and Kanye West within a half hour, so the three of them are basically best friends. If you want to hear his #scorching #hot #takes, you can follow him at @ARobinsonPSU or email him at [email protected]

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