Penn State was voted as the Big Ten's top team by the conference's coaches, and four of its players received preseason honors.
The State College Police Department confirmed that there was no criminal conduct surrounding the case.
The Nittany Lions remain at No. 5 for the second week in a row.
Guy Gadowsky's program will begin the year as the No. 13 team in the nation.
Penn State and Iowa will play under the lights at Kinnick Stadium for the second time in three seasons.
Clifford's recognition for the weekly honor comes after a breakout performance against Maryland.