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2017 Schedule
6-0, 2nd in Big Ten - East
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The kids are alright -- in the draft

Todd McShay's first four prospects for the 2018 NFL draft, to be hosted by the Dallas Cowboys, are juniors. They're followed by a sophomore.

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Expect electric atmosphere as Penn State hosts Michigan (1:43)
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Battles in Happy Valley, South Bend headline Week 8 (1:00)
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Capital One Fan Vote Reveal (0:46)
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Barkley and Love making a run for the Heisman (0:56)

Ryan McGee ESPN Senior Writer 

They get started early in Happy Valley. PSU staff meeting kicked off at sunrise.

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Can Penn State survive the next three weeks? (1:45)
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Penn State looks to continue to roll against Michigan (0:48)

Ryan McGee ESPN Senior Writer 

Beautiful view of Nittany Mountain from upper deck of Beaver Stadium. The mountain lions that roamed these hills became extinct more than a century ago, around the same time the football team that would become the Nittany Lions first took the field.

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Franklin is jacked up for white out game (0:46)
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Penn State begins crucial stretch

The Nittany Lions have a Heisman contender in Saquon Barkley and have a chance over the next three weeks to solidify themselves as a contender for the national title.

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2dDan Murphy

PSU's Franklin emphasizes focus is on Michigan

Coach James Franklin said on Tuesday he's "in a good place" at Penn State. Franklin said his focus is on this week's game against Michigan and not distractions surrounding his team.

Ryan McGee ESPN Senior Writer 

PSU getting ready for White Out. Grounds crew member said "This is the whitest white paint we can get."

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2dHeather Dinich

CFP chaos scenarios: Penn State snubbed again

It's very possible the Nittany Lions have a better season than last year but end with the same CFP result. A loss to Ohio State would be cause for concern.

Ryan McGee ESPN Senior Writer 

Asked about how he handled Texas A&M chatter, Franklin says "Michigan, Michigan, Michigan, Michigan."

Ryan McGee ESPN Senior Writer 

James Franklin says of Michigan DC & former Maryland coworker Don Brown: "He's what I call a greedy defensive coordinator" because he's never happy dominating just one aspect the stat sheet. He wants it all.

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Saturday's biggest games might be routs (0:57)

Ryan McGee ESPN Senior Writer 

Campers for Michigan. @NittanyvillePSU Twitter account posted population count of 934.

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Rank 'em: Who's the top Heisman Trophy candidate?

Our Heisman Watch panel has Penn State's Saquon Barkley as the leading contender for the Heisman Trophy, but Stanford's Bryce Love is gaining ground.

Team Stats

Passing Yards291.222nd
Rushing Yards165.067th
Points For39.715th
Points Against9.01st

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