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No. 12 Michigan State bounces back, beats Penn State 30-27

Nov. 27, 2021 20:32 PM EST

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State was unfazed by injuries, illness, snowy conditions and an embarrassing loss the previous week. The Spartans put all that behind them and finished the regular season on a high note. Payton Thorne threw two...

No. 12 Michigan State looks to rebound vs. Penn State

Nov. 26, 2021 09:10 AM EST

Penn State (7-4, 4-4 Big Ten) at No. 12 Michigan State (9-2, 6-2, No. 12 CFP), Saturday at 3:30 EST (ABC). Line: Penn State by 1 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: Tied 17-17-1. WHAT’S AT STAKE? ...

No. 12 Michigan State looks for bounce back vs Penn State

Nov. 26, 2021 03:22 AM EST

Michigan State quarterback Payton Thorne relived his team’s outing at Ohio State three times on film. The team’s nightmarish performance will be hard to forget. “It was tough to watch and see the things that happened,” he said of the 56-7 road loss to the...

Veilleux steps in to lead Penn State over Rutgers, 28-0

Nov. 20, 2021 17:05 PM EST

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Christian Veilleux used the biggest opportunity of his young college career to make up for a lost time on Saturday. Penn State’s freshman quarterback, who was out of football a year ago when his high school canceled the season due to the...

Penn State looking to rebound against bowl-hopeful Rutgers

Nov. 18, 2021 13:19 PM EST

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Jaquan Brisker doesn’t want his final season to end in losing fashion. That's why Penn State’s star safety decided to return this year. He simply couldn’t stomach the Nittany Lions' 4-5 effort a year ago. “I...

AP Top 25 Takeaways: Oklahoma loss boosts Cincinnati's hopes

Nov. 14, 2021 09:56 AM EST

The College Football Playoff selection committee's assessment of Oklahoma ended up looking spot on. The number of unbeaten teams in major college football dropped to three after the Sooners were manhandled by No. 18 Baylor, one of two victories Saturday for remaining Big...

McNamara, No. 9 Michigan rally past No. 23 Penn State 21-17

Nov. 13, 2021 18:43 PM EST

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Michigan tight end Erick All woke up on Saturday with a sore ankle, a leftover reminder of the Wolverines’ last painful loss. Inside a packed, hostile Beaver Stadium, he was able to block out the discomfort enough to help No. 9 Michigan stay...

No. 23 Penn State to lean on Dotson vs No. 9 Michigan

Nov. 11, 2021 12:10 PM EST

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Quarterback Sean Clifford used to run a lot, but that’s not really part of Penn State’s game plan these days. At this point in the season, with three games left, the No. 23 Nittany Lions aren’t worried about trying to kickstart a stagnant...

Dotson sets record, No. 22 Penn State beats Maryland 31-14

Nov. 06, 2021 20:59 PM EDT

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Jahan Dotson put on quite a show for the family members who came to see him play. Afterward, he was a little overwhelmed just talking about it. “I probably had about 20 people here today. That's what makes me go so much...

Maryland begins run vs Top 25 foes, hosts No. 22 Penn State

Nov. 04, 2021 11:47 AM EDT

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — The stakes for Maryland and coach Michael Locksley are a little higher when Penn State comes to town. Geographically, the Terrapins still exist on the periphery of the Big Ten. But compared to other conference schools, the Nittany Lions are...