It doesn't come up very often, but Ohio State is 3-1 both straight up and against the spread in games following losses under head coach Urban Meyer. Coming off a shocking upset loss at Penn State last week, the Buckeyes might have fire...Show More Summary
(Penn State) High up in the Western Alps is a swath of rocks that could provide new insight into what happens deep in the Earth's subsurface. A new $4.2 million initiative, known as the ExTerra Field Institute and Research Endeavor (E-FIRE),...Show More Summary
Never get this upset about teenagers.
Good morning! This is the Read Option, your daily college football newsletter. Sign up for this in your inbox! No. 2 Ohio State lost at unranked Penn State, falling in the AP rankings to No. 6, which feels like the kind of brief tumble...Show More Summary
Stetson’s game-winner is awesome, even by block-six standards. Penn State’s blocked field goal-turned-touchdown runback to beat then-No. 2 Ohio State was last weekend’s most memorable college football moment. But it wasn’t the only play...Show More Summary
In Week 8, Penn State earned a shocking upset of second-ranked Ohio State and sent playoff projections into flux. In Week 9, we'll likely need another shocker to make things change at the top. Top-ranked Alabama gets a week off from its midseason SEC slog, while Michigan should dominate an in-state matchup with Michigan State. Show More Summary
Two ACC teams are among the nation's five best teams after the Buckeyes fell at Penn State.
Welcome to The Crootletter (sign up to get this in your inbox every morning!), SB Nation's daily college football recruiting newsletter. Penn State’s huge upset as a 20-point underdog of Ohio State could have big recruiting implications. Show More Summary
The biggest win of the head coach’s career has the Nittany Lions ranked for the first time in five years. In 24 hours, Penn State head coach James Franklin has managed an emotional shift in momentum that few coaches ever encounter. Five...Show More Summary
Something about the loss left Ohio State feeling particularly bitter. The Buckeyes had outplayed underdog Penn State all night long, winning most of the offensive and defensive battles, but had seen their hopes for an undefeated season undone by two gaffes on special teams. “Blocked punts, blocked...
It’s been a long time since the Penn State Nittany Lions have been in the news and it wasn’t a story about Jerry Sandusky or the late Joe Paterno. On Saturday, Penn State pulled off a huge upset against the #2 ranked Ohio State Buckeyes and with that win came their first ranking in the […]
It’s the PAPN Sunday recap! Join us as we talk about... This week’s S&P+ top 25 Auburn and Penn State were this week’s big winners, and the numbers were telling us it was coming for a while. 13-0 Boise State vs. 13-0 Western Michigan:...Show More Summary
The Wolverines benefited from the loss of the rival Buckeyes against Penn State.
Marcus Allen made an incredible and legal play, for a few reasons. Penn State’s thriller of a win against No. 2 Ohio State on Saturday came down to a blocked field goal. Nittany Lions defensive back Marcus Allen shot into a gap and jumped...Show More Summary
The last unbeaten team in the Big Ten was Penn State. The keyword there being was, because Saturday night the No. 9 Nittany Lions sustained their first league loss, falling at No. 16 Michigan 25-23, 17-25, 29-27, 23-25, 15-9, offering further proof that nothing this season can be taken for granted or assumed. There were […]
Police have to disperse fans who get a little riotous in celebration.
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We'll add the new AP and Coaches polls the second they're released this afternoon, plus a few other fun rankings, in the chart below. It was a pretty routine day across the top 25 in college football... until it wasn’t. Penn State blocked an Ohio State field goal and ran it back all the way to topple the Buckeyes in Happy Valley. Show More Summary
It took until late October, but we finally got the shocking upset we needed to make the College Football Playoff race a little more interesting. The Penn State Nittany Lions took down the Ohio State Buckeyes 24-21, thanks to an impressive second-half comeback. Show More Summary
James Franklin's rebuild finally has proof. Penn State beat No. 2 Ohio State on Saturday, 24-21. It was a thriller... ... and then it turned into a big party in the happiest iteration of Happy Valley possible. When you knock off the No. Show More Summary