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10 Stats That Show Just How Big of a Deal This Season Is

Penn State clinched a victory for the 7th time in a row with Saturday's 39-0 shutout against Rutgers. With only one regular season game left to play, it's time to take a look at just how big of a deal this season has been for the Nittany Lions.

These 10 stats following last night's game give a pretty good idea of that.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Beaver Stadium Tops the Charts!

Here's some voting that we can all get behind! The second College Football Fan Index poll results are in. Coming in at a hefty 41.26 of the vote, our beloved Beaver Stadium takes number one! Michigan's Big House came in second at a wimpy 11 percent.

It notes that on Saturdays, our stadium becomes its own metropolis (yes, yes it does).

What you need to know: Penn State V. Rutgers

Each week, we’ll tell you what to expect, what to keep an eye on, and when and where you can catch the Nittany Lions on fall Saturdays this season.

 

Need-To-Know Details: at Rutgers, 8 p.m. kickoff, broadcast on BTN.

Records: Penn State (8-2, 6-1 Big Ten), Rutgers (2-8, 0-7 Big Ten).

Venue: High Point Solutions Stadium, capacity 52,454.

10 Things To Know about That Indiana Win

(Hint: It's a Whole Lot of Firsts)

 

Penn State extended their Big Ten win streak to six for first time in a single season since 1994. It's the first time since 1994 that it has won six straight against conference opponents in the same season.

Photo by Onward State

PHOTOS: Nittany Lions Beat the Hawkeyes to move up to 7-2

The Nittany Lions dominated the Hawkeyes on Saturday night in a 41-14 win. Relive the game with our on-the-field coverage.

What you need to know: Penn State V. Indiana

Each week, we’ll tell you what to expect, what to keep an eye on, and when and where you can catch the Nittany Lions on fall Saturdays this season.

 

Need-To-Know Details: Noon kickoff, broadcast on ABC/ESPN2.

Records: Penn State (7-2, 5-1 Big Ten), Indiana (5-4, 3-3 Big Ten).

Venue: Memorial Stadium.

Weather Forecast (via AccuWeather): High of 50 degrees, with a few showers possible.

What you need to know: Penn State V. Iowa

Each week, we’ll tell you what to expect, what to keep an eye on, and when and where you can catch the Nittany Lions on fall Saturdays this season.

 

Need-To-Know Details: 7:30 p.m. kickoff, broadcast on BTN

Records: No. 20 Penn State (6-2, 4-1 Big Ten, East Division), Iowa (5-3, 3-2 Big Ten, West Division)

Venue: Beaver Stadium, where Penn State has won 11 of its last 12 games.

Nittanyville president: ‘It’s been an amazing experience’

In the days leading up to Penn State’s primetime clash with Ohio State a few weeks ago, James Franklin continually said that if the Nittany Lions were going to win, they’d do it together with the fans, the students, and the community.

Nittanyville President Sara Butcher and her fellow campers take that message to heart.

Astonishing Shots of PSU Football Back to 1890

Throwback Thursday!

Following last weekend's historic win, what better time is there to dig up Penn State Football's incredible history? Take a look at these super cool (and sometimes shocking) photos of vintage Penn State Football all the way back to 1890.

 

Photos from Penn State Historic Photo Archive.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Story Behind WE ARE

ESPN's 30 for 30 Shorts Examines the Story Behind our Famous Battle Cry

"It's a definitive term... letting the world know that this is it."

Do you know the story behind "WE ARE"?

Hear Wally Triplett's story of how it became our catchphrase, and about how the statue declaring it to the world came into being.

See the it here!

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