News

Penn State vs. Ohio State; it doesn't get any better than this

Written by Craig Rhodes and GOPSUsports.com | Oct 28, 2017 7:00 AM
PennState_OhioState_600X360.jpg

(AP Photo/File)

At left, in a Sept. 9, 2017, file photo, Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett plays against Oklahoma during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Columbus, Ohio. At right, in an Oct. 7, 2017, file photo, Penn State quarterback Trace McSorley (9) scores a touchdown by running during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Northwestern in Evanston, Ill. No. 2 Nittany Lions (7-0, 4-0 Big Ten) visit No. 6 Ohio State (6-1, 4-0) on Saturday.

(Columbus, OH) -- Two of the three undefeated teams in the Big Ten's Eastern Division will meet this afternoon in one of the biggest games in college football this weekend.

Kick-off between No. 2 Penn State and No. 6 Ohio State is at 3:30pm in the Horseshoe in Columbus, Ohio.

The Nittany Lions feature running back Saquan Barkley, who continues to lead the FBS with an average of 211 all-purpose yards per game,..  and quarterback Trace McSorley, who tops the league in passing yards per game with 268.

The Buckeyes bring a formidable offense into the contest as well.

Their led by athletic quarterback J.T.Barrett and have scored 54 or more points in each of their last four games. 

They'll battle a Penn State defense that has not allowed more than 19 points in a game this season.

The Lions are coming of an emotional 42-13 win over Michigan last Saturday, while Ohio State enjoyed a week off.

Penn State was unranked last season when they defeated a 2nd ranked Ohio State team 24-21 at Beaver Stadium.

Published in News

Tagged under , , ,

back to top

Give Now

Estate Planning

Support for WITF is provided by:

Become a WITF sponsor today »

Smart Talk

National Edward R. Murrow Awards

DuPont Columbia Awards

Support Local Journalism

Latest News from NPR

Support for WITF is provided by:

Become a WITF sponsor today »