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Gameday Coverage: Penn State Vs. Buffalo

Happy game day, Penn State! The Nittany Lions (0-1) take on the Buffalo Bulls (1-0) today at noon. As you may recall, the last time we saw Penn State it was on the losing side of a 27-10 affair at Temple. Buffalo opened up its season with a 51-14 win against Albany.

The programs’ all-time series is tied 1-1, with the Bulls winning in 1900 and the Lions winning in 2007.
Below is all of the media information you’ll need for today’s game:
Kickoff: 12:00 p.m. Eastern time.
Television: ESPN
Radio: 93.7 FM | 1450 AM | Sirius: 135 | XM: 195
Weather: It should be in the low 60s all game, with a strong chance of thunderstorms.
Last time they met: Penn State defeated Buffalo 45-24 in 2007. The No. 12 Nittany Lions started off 3-0 with the win, and quarterback Anthony Morelli completed 20 of 27 passes for 202 yards and four touchdowns. The defense held Buffalo to 56 yards rushing.
Injuries: Nyeem Wartman-White headlines the game’s omissions, while James Franklin announced during the week that Kyle Carter had offseason surgery and only practiced two weeks prior to the season, so it’s up in the air how much we’ll see him today.
Media coverage: Make sure you follow @OnwardState and @OnwardStSports on Twitter and like Onward State on Facebook for the best coverage of today’s game. Our main account will tweet out big plays, photos, and interesting information, and our sports account will tweet play-by-play, statistics, and analysis. You can also follow our live blog for a more in-depth account of the game, and a collection of our best social content.
Sports editor Doug Leeson (@DougLeeson on Twitter) and staff writers David Abruzzese (@abruz11) and Alex Robinson (@ARobinsonPSU) will be in the press box for Onward State, and photographers Dana Lipshutz (@DanaLipshutz) and Jack Lukow (@JacksLens) will be shooting photos on the field. StateCollege.com‘s Ben Jones and Mike Poorman will also be in the press box.
A recap of our features, news, and previews from throughout the last week can be found below:
Franklin Talks Offensive Line and Communication In Weekly Presser
Football Players Bury Temple Game Tape Under Practice Field
Analyzing Penn State’s True Freshmen Performances From Week One
Enough Is Enough: The Case Against John Donovan
What Nyeem Wartman-White’s Injury Means To Penn State
Jordan Lucas And DaeSean Hamilton Talk Buffalo
Adjustments Abound As Nittany Lions Battle Injuries And Poor Play
[Podcast] Onward Takes, Ep. 9: If Nothing Else, Franklin Is A Great Recruiter
Overheard On Twitter: Sam Ficken Subtweeting The Steelers
Staff Predictions: Penn State Vs. Buffalo
Penn State History Lessons: We Are Penn State
A Soft Week Two Matchup Provides An Opportunity To Restart The Season
Taking A Look At The Buffalo Bulls
Attention Penn State: The Nittany Lion Has An Announcement

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Doug Leeson

Doug is a sophomore and Onward State's Assistant Managing Editor. Dislikes: popcorn, Rutgers, and a low #TimberCount. Likes: "Frozen," Rec Hall, and you. Contact him via email at [email protected] or on Twitter @DougLeeson.

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