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Jonathan Sutherland and Michael Shuster Are The Players For This Weeks Luncheon On 9/12/2018
No. 13/10 Penn State Pulls Away from Pitt, 51-6
PITTSBURGH – No. 13/10 Penn State never trailed as success in all three phases of the game and a dominant second half led the Nittany Lions to a 51-6 victory over Pittsburgh on a rainy Saturday night at Heinz Field.
The 45-point margin of victory was the largest in the Penn State-Pitt series since a 52-point win (65-9) over the Panthers in 1968.
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Thirty-Four Nittany Lion Football Alums on NFL Rosters
Thirty-four former Penn State players were on the rosters of 21 National Football League (NFL) teams as the NFL season opens. The Nittany Lions are perennially a top-20 program in producing players in the NFL. A total of 24 Penn State players made 53-man rosters, while the Nittany Lions have five former players on practice squads and four Penn Staters currently on injured reserve with NFL teams. In addition, there are two Nittany Lions on NFL rosters who did not play football at Penn State in Chris Hogan (New England) and Ross Travis (Indianapolis).
Penn State-Pittsburgh Game Notes
No. 10/9 Penn State and Pittsburgh meet on the gridiron for the 99th time Saturday at Heinz Field for the third installment of the Keystone Classic presented by Peoples Natural Gas. The primetime tilt is set to start at 8 p.m. on ABC.
Penn State returns to Heinz Field for the first time since 2016 when the teams renewed their historic series. Pitt prevailed, fending off a Penn State rally for a 42-39 victory, but the Nittany Lions answered with a 33-14 victory last season in Beaver Stadium.
No. 10/9 Penn State Opens Season with OT Win, 45-38
A rushing touchdown from Miles Sanders and an interception in the end zone by Amani Oruwariye secured a thrilling 45-38 overtime victory for No. 10/9 Penn State over Appalachian State in front of 105,232 roaring fans in Saturday’s football season opener at Beaver Stadium.
It was the largest crowd for a Penn State season opener since 2008.
First Luncheon Pictures Post to SCQB Club Site
2018 State College Quarterback Club applications are now being accepted. The application can be found at the following link on the website.
LIONS HOST 2018 MEDIA DAY
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Penn State Football hosted its annual media day Saturday afternoon at Beaver Stadium. With less than 30 days remaining until the Nittany Lions officially open the 2018 season, Penn State head coach James Franklin, members of the coaching staff and the team gathered to meet with members of the media.
Franklin led off with an opening press conference followed by appearances from offensive coordinator Ricky Rahne, defensive coordinator Brent Pry and special teams coordinator Phil Galiano. Quarterback Trace McSorley closed out the press conference sessions before the media members moved to the field for one-on-one opportunities with the rest of the team.