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Christian Hackenberg hit Kyle Carter with a 15-yard touchdown pass in overtime and Ryan Keiser sealed the win with an end zone interception, lifting Penn State over Illinois 24-17 on Saturday.
Penn State will open its 2014 football season against the University of Central Florida in Ireland, the first international game for either team.
Braxton Miller was his usual self, running for 134 yards and accounting for three touchdowns a week after getting knocked out of a game, leading No. 9 Ohio State to a 35-23 victory against Penn State on Saturday.
Matt McGloin threw for 231 yards and four touchdowns and Penn State overwhelmed Navy in a 34-7 win Saturday for rookie coach Bill O’Brien’s first career victory.
Penn State’s new head coach clearly wasn’t happy, and meeting the media seemed like the last thing he wanted to do after losing his Happy Valley debut 24-14 to Ohio.
Just hours after the Nittany Lions former football coach died Sunday, Patrick Chambers pleaded with his team to play basketball Paterno-style. They did, but couldn’t get a win.
Penn State is coming off a 34-6 win over an overmatched Eastern Michigan squad last weekend.
Penn State University will open play in Division I ice hockey in 2012 as they transition their program up from club status.