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Illinois stuns No. 7 Penn State 20-18 in NCAA's 1st 9OT game

Oct. 23, 2021 18:23 PM EDT

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Over the course of an unprecedented nine overtimes, Illinois survived Penn State's botched attempt at a trick play, lost its quarterback and a powerful running back to injury, and failed to gain just three measly yards again and again. When...

No. 4 Penn State committed to running back timeshare

Oct. 06, 2021 17:39 PM EDT

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Penn State coach James Franklin has always liked to use a lot of running backs and he’d like to see one assert himself eventually this year. Not only would more big plays in the running game help balance out the No. 4 Nittany Lions’...

No. 4 Penn State looking for 9th straight win

Sep. 30, 2021 14:35 PM EDT

Indiana (2-2, 0-1 Big Ten) at No. 4 Penn State (4-0, 1-0), Saturday at 7:30 p.m. EDT (ABC). Line: Penn State by 12 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: Penn State leads 22-2. WHAT’S AT STAKE? ...

No. 4 Nittany Lions looking to maintain early momentum

Sep. 28, 2021 17:53 PM EDT

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — P.J. Mustipher and most of his Penn State teammates have learned the hard way before. They can’t get comfortable or think too highly of their achievements, even though they’ve played themselves into a comfortable spot early in the season. ...

Sean Clifford leads No. 6 Penn State past Villanova 38-17

Sep. 25, 2021 17:05 PM EDT

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Penn State coach James Franklin wasn’t that impressed with his team’s latest win. Sure, the No. 6 Nittany Lions (4-0) might have put up plenty of points and a gaggle of yards in their 38-17 win over Villanova on Saturday, but they did so...

No. 6 Penn State looks for 8th straight victory

Sep. 23, 2021 14:35 PM EDT

Villanova (3-0) at No. 6 Penn State (3-0), Saturday at noon EDT (ESPN2). Line: No line, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: Penn State leads 5-3-1. WHAT’S AT STAKE? Penn State has won seven in a...

Clifford's growing comfort fueling No. 6 Penn State's rise

Sep. 19, 2021 14:30 PM EDT

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Sean Clifford had plenty of time to bask in the Beaver Stadium atmosphere from the sideline on Saturday. No. 6 Penn State’s quarterback also could have slipped a few appreciative glances at the sprawling sea of white-clad fans from the pocket...

No. 10 Penn St holds on to white out No. 22 Auburn 28-20

Sep. 19, 2021 00:51 AM EDT

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Jaquan Brisker skipped across a field littered with white pom poms and toward a row of Penn State students painted white from head to toe. The Nittany Lions' star safety had a big smile on his face, and it didn’t fade one bit even as he...

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 hopes to avoid letdown as Ball St. visits

Sep. 09, 2021 14:27 PM EDT

Ball State (1-0) at No. 11 Penn State (1-0), Saturday at 3:30 p.m. EDT (FS1). Line: Penn State by 22 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: First meeting. WHAT’S AT STAKE? Penn State has won...