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Gameday Coverage: No. 12 Penn State vs. Iowa

James Franklin and Kirk Ferentz will meet for the first time under the lights in Beaver Stadium. No. 12 Penn State (6-2, 4-1 Big Ten) is riding a four-game unbeaten streak in conference play, while Iowa (5-3, 3-2 Big Ten) enters tonight’s clash 15-3 in its last 18 true road games.

Here’s all the media and miscellaneous information you’ll need.

Television Coverage

Kickoff is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. ET on Big Ten Network.


Penn State Sports Network — Steve Jones, Jack Ham, and Derrick Williams. Local: 93.7 FM/1450 AM. Sirius: Ch. 132. XM: Ch. 196.


Temperatures should hover in the mid-50s around kickoff with a slight breeze and no chance of precipitation.

Last Time They Met

In 2012, Bill O’Brien led Penn State to a 38-14 win on the road in Kinnick Stadium.


Redshirt sophomore receiver DeAndre Thompkins was listed as a starter on this week’s depth chart after missing the Purdue game.


Penn State -6, according to Westgate. Over/Under: 52 points

Media Coverage

Onward State will have you covered throughout the game, with big plays, photos, analysis, and more coming from our main @OnwardState Twitter and Facebook accounts, and play-by-play commentary coming from @OnwardStSports.

Sports editor David Abruzzese (@abruz11) and staff writer Ethan Kasales (@easyEKasales) will be up in the press box. Photographer Alex Bauer (@TheAlexBauer) will be down on the field.


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About the Author

Ethan Kasales

Ethan’s a senior journalism major who grew up in Lemont, a few minutes from campus. When he’s not covering Penn State sports, you can usually find him golfing or teaching snowboarding at Tussey Mountain. Feel free to email him at [email protected]


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