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Gameday Coverage: Penn State vs. Ohio State

Good morning, Nittany Lion fans! Penn State (5-1) travels to Big Ten rival and the nation’s No. 1 team, Ohio State (6-0), with each looking to win today make a statement to the country.

The Buckeyes are coming off of a win against Maryland to remain undefeated halfway through the season. On the other side, Penn State lost its opener to Temple before running the table in a five-game home stand.

With a primetime, nationally televised kickoff at the Horseshoe around the corner, here’s all the information you need to know for tonight’s game.

Kickoff: 8 p.m. Eastern time.
Television: ABC.
Weather: According to Accuweather, there should be a RealFeel of 39-35 degrees if you’re tailgating between 4 and 7 p.m., then temperatures will remain in the mid- to low-30s for the rest of the night.
Last time they met: Penn State lost a controversial double-overtime classic last year in Beaver Stadium.
Injuries: Nyeem Wartman-White is still out of course. Franklin loves to never give insight about injuries, but a few players on defense are banged up, and it’d be a shock to see Akeel Lynch. Adam Breneman warmed up last week, and is rumored to be closer to on-field action. During the week, Franklin said doctors have made a decision on Saquon Barkley, but didn’t reveal what that was.
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.
Editors Doug Leeson (@DougLeeson on Twitter) and David Abruzzese (@abruz11) and staff writer Alex Robinson (@ARobinsonPSU) will be in the press box for Onward State, and photographers Alex Bauer (@TheAlexBauer) and Jack Lukow (@JacksLens) will be shooting photos on the field. StateCollege.coms Ben Jones will also be in the press box.
A recap of our features, news, and previews from throughout the week can be found below:
David vs. Goliath: Breaking Down The Ohio State Buckeyes
Staff Predictions: Penn State vs. Ohio State
Carl Nassib And Austin Johnson Added To Bednarik Award Watch List
John Donovan Provides Little Insight In Rare Media Availability
Penn State Football’s Midseason Report By The Numbers
Leave Hackenberg Alone: An Open Letter
Drawing Comparisons: The History Of The Penn State-Ohio State Rivalry
Why Penn State Can Win This Weekend
‘Joey Julius Is Our Guy’: James Franklin Press Conference Recap
The Dos and Don’ts of the Penn State Away Game Experience
How Saquon Barkley Affects Penn State’s Odds Against Ohio State
Chris Godwin, Troy Reeder Proudly Represent ‘The Diamond State’

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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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