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Penn State faces Auburn, looking for 7th straight win

Sep. 16, 2021 13:27 PM EDT

No. 22 Auburn (2-0) at No. 10 Penn State (2-0), Saturday at 7:30 p.m. EDT (ABC). Line: Penn State by 5 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: Tied 1-1. WHAT’S AT STAKE? Both teams will look...

Clifford leads No. 11 Penn State over Ball State 44-13

Sep. 11, 2021 20:39 PM EDT

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — When Penn State hired Mike Yurcich to be its new offensive coordinator, the team's backs and receivers were ecstatic. They knew there likely would be a lot of opportunities for all of them to make plays. The No. 11 Nittany Lions' 44-13 win...

No. 11 Penn State anticipating tough matchup with Ball State

Sep. 09, 2021 14:17 PM EDT

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Weeks like this are why Penn State coach James Franklin tries to keep his messaging focused on the opponent at hand. If he talks about a weeks-away SEC foe or a looming Big Ten road trip, it may appear that Franklin is overlooking Penn...

No. 11 Penn State to lean on defense as offense develops

Sep. 08, 2021 17:35 PM EDT

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Jaquan Brisker watched his team punt time after time on Saturday and guessed he and the rest of the Penn State defense could be in for a long day. The senior safety was right. No FBS defense spent more time on the field...