Against an Indiana team that nearly defeated No. 1 Ohio State last weekend, Penn State's defense was sharp and prepared, blanking an offense that posted 27 points against the Buckeyes in a lopsided victory that seemed sealed from the start.
Penn State players and coaches always praise Hackenberg's ability to rush in practice. Today we finally saw it translate to the game.
Only two students out of nearly 40,000 are crowned Homecoming royalty each year. During halftime on Saturday, Serge Gaba and Abby Renko were named Penn State Homecoming King and Queen in front of a packed Beaver Stadium.
Last week, Penn State barely survives an Army team it was supposed to obliterate, while the Hoosiers took top-ranked Ohio State to the brink of defeat, only to lose as quarterback Zander Diamont fumbled the snap on fourth-and-goal. This week, it was a different story. Penn State 29, Indiana 7.
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Good morning, Nittany Lion fans! Penn State (4-1) welcomes Big Ten rival Indiana (4-1), each looking to win today to be one win away from bowl eligibility.