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Gameday Coverage: No. 11 Penn State vs. Maryland

No. 11 Penn State football (8-1, 3-1 Big Ten) is rolling south for the first time this season to take on the Maryland Terrapins (5-3, 2-3 Big Ten) at SECU Stadium in College Park. The Terps are coming off a 33-27 loss at Northwestern while Penn State survived Indiana 33-24 at Beaver Stadium.

With both teams needing a win for different reasons, let’s look at how to follow the game.


Penn State is on FOX for the third time this year. Jason Benetti will handle play-by-play duties, Brock Huard will be on color commentary, and Allison Williams will have updates from the sideline.


Penn State Sports Network — Steve Jones and Jack Ham
Local: 99.5 & 103.7 FM/1450 AM, Sirius/XM/Internet: 83/83/978


According to AccuWeather, it should be a decent day in College Park. It’ll be a high of 66º and a low of 34º, along with five mph wins and a 10% chance of rain with sunny conditions.

Last Meeting

Penn State won 30-0 in a downpour at Beaver Stadium. The Nittany Lions own a 42-3-1 all-time record against the Terps.


Chop Robinson and Trey Wallace were not seen in the media’s viewing period at Wednesday’s practice, but Amin Vanover was a full participant. Robinson missed last week’s game and most of the Ohio State matchup after suffering an injury in Columbus. Meanwhile, Caedan Wallace is likely to return, according to James Franklin.

Betting Lines

The Nittany Lions are -345 and -8.5 favorites to win, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. The over-under is set at 49.5 points.

Media Coverage

Onward State will have you covered throughout tonight’s opener. Find big plays, analysis, photos, and more on our main Twitter account @OnwardState as well as play-by-play commentary from @OnwardStSports.

Football writers Joe Lister (@iamjoelister), CJ Doebler (@CDoebler), and Nolan Wick (@nolan_wick) will provide you with coverage from inside the Beaver Stadium press box.

Photographers Hailey Stutzman (@stutzhailey) and Sophie Yadzinski (@sophieyadz) will provide visual updates from the field.

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About the Author

Nolan Wick

Nolan is a third-year journalism major from Silver Spring, Maryland, which means he's an avid fan of all D.C. sports teams. If Nolan isn't writing about or watching sports, you can probably find him listening to all sorts of music or traveling. To keep up with Nolan, you can follow him on Twitter @nolan_wick or email him at [email protected].

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