2017 Gameday – No. 4 Penn State Travels to Northwestern
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – No. 4 Penn State football (5-0, 2-0 Big Ten) will take to the road once again, traveling to Northwestern (2-2, 0-1 Big Ten) for a Saturday afternoon matchup at Ryan Field.
The Nittany Lions look to extend their five-game winning streak, seeking a 6-0 start to the season for the first time since 2008 while the Wildcats enter the weekend coming off a 33-24 loss to then-No. 10 Wisconsin.
Penn State shot out to an early lead in last weekend’s win against the Hoosiers, paced by a pair of teams touchdowns, marking the first time the Nittany Lions have done so in the same game since 2001. Leading 28-0 in the first quarter, Penn State didn’t look back surrendering just 14 points in the 45-14 final decision.