The man who built Penn State into a national power is gone, replaced — for the moment — by chaos.
After holding off Northwestern last weekend, 34-24, the 21st-ranked Penn State Nittany Lions sit at 7-1 on the season as they get ready to host Illinois on Saturday.
The Purdue Boilermakers come to Beaver Stadium for a 12 noon kickoff on Saturday.
If there is a team that is kryptonite to Joe Paterno’s Nittany Lions, it’s Kirk Ferentz’s Iowa Hawkeyes.
This week, the 2-1 Nittany Lions return to Beaver Stadium to host Eastern Michigan out of the MAC.