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Penn State will try to remain perfect at home

Written by Craig Rhodes | Nov 21, 2015 7:00 AM
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(University Park) -- The Penn State Nittany Lions will be playing their final home game of the season today when they battle the Michigan Wolverines at Beaver Stadium.

With a win the Lions would be 7-0 at home and complete their first undefeated home season since 2008.

For the seniors who are moving on, it's also the last time they'll play in front of the home crowd. Some go back to when Joe Paterno was still walking the sidelines. Head Coach James Franklin says they have been through a lot.

"Five different head coaches in 27-months.  You think about the sanctions.  You think about the bowl.  You think about the loss of coaches.  You think of the loss of personnel and teammates.  You just think about everything that these guys have been through and, they're kind of the glue," he said.

The Lions lost to Michigan last season in Ann Arbor 18-13. The last time the Wolverines came to Beaver Stadium things got a bit crazy. It took four overtimes, but Penn State prevailed 43-40.

Today's kick off is at noon.

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