It’s gameday, Nittany Lion fans! Penn State will travel to No. 21 Northwestern this week, the second time this season the Nittany Lions will play a currently-ranked team. This is the first time Penn State have visited Northwestern since 2011.
Here’s all of the media information you’ll need for today’s affair.
Kickoff: Noon, Eastern time. 11 a.m., Central time.
Weather: It should be a pleasant day in Evanston on Saturday. The high is 52 degrees, and it will be mostly sunny.
Last time they met
: Penn State got demolished last season by the Wildcats, losing 29-6 on Homecoming
in Beaver Stadium. That’s all we’re going to say about it.
Injuries: Nyeem Wartman-White is still out of course. Franklin said that his team practiced a bit less this week and focused more on walkthroughs to provide time to recover. Penn State hasn’t had a bye week yet this year.
: Make sure you follow @OnwardState
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.
David Abruzzese (@abruz11
) and Alex Robinson (@ARobinsonPSU
) will be in the press box for Onward State, as well as Sara Civian (@SaraCivian
), who will make her football coverage debut. Photographers Alex Bauer (@TheAlexBauer
) and Jack Lukow (@JacksLens
) will be shooting photos on the field.
A recap of our features, news, and previews from throughout the week can be found below:
Breaking Down The Wildcats: Northwestern Football Preview
Staff Predictions: Penn State vs. Northwestern
Northwestern’s Unique Atmosphere Worries James Franklin
Reed Option Recruit Of The Week: Quinn Nordin
Penn State Has A Chance To Beat A Ranked Opponent For The First Time Under James Franklin
James Franklin Looks To Bring November Success To Penn State
Austin Johnson’s Heroics No Longer Unsung
Breaking Down Possible Bowl Destinations
Penn State Football Ranked No. 31 With Five Points In AP Poll