College football is back in full swing and what a Saturday it has been. The Nittany Lions kicked off their season with a top 20 match up on the road against a Big Ten opponent.
Head Coach James Franklin said all week long the team had a 1-0 mentality heading into Madison
Penn state at Wisconsin
The Nittany Lions were the first to strike third quarter Sean Clifford found Jahon Dotson all alone, Dotson silky and smooth as Franklin put it earlier this week and Clifford’s number 1 receiver.
Clifford 247 yards on 18 of 33 passing
Game tied at 10 in the 4th, Clifford uses 6 plays to move his team down field and into the end zone. Noah Cain with the two yard score extra point missed Penn State has a 6 point lead
The defense came up huge in this game under 3 minutes to play 3rd and goal Joey Porter Jr, son of former Steeler Joey Porter breaks up the pass
Then Wisconsin QB Graham Mertz throws two interceptions, Jaquan Brisker claims the first pick and 41 yards for Penn State
With 8 seconds final play of the game Mertz into the hands of Ji’Ayir Brown to seal the game
19Th ranked Penn State holds off on the road to win the upset over 12th ranked Wisconsin 16-10. The 1-0 mentality is now a reality now for a non conference matchup