Posted September 29, 2012 on
See what the Nittany Lion coach had to say after Penn State pounded Illinois at Memorial Stadium Saturday.

Penn State 35, Illinois 7: Nittany Lions tougher mentally, physically

If ever there was an opportunity for a statement game, this was it. The decision Illinois head coach Tim Beckman made to send a pack of assistant coaches to Penn State’s campus under lifted NCAA recruiting rules this summer did not sit well with Penn State players and coaches. On Saturday, in the Big Ten opener on Illinois’s campus, Penn State delivered their formal response...

Notice: Penn State vs. Illinois halftime Google+ hang out

Are you watching tomorrow's game at home and want to talk about the game at halftime with your friends on the Internet? Then stop by the Nittany Lions Den Google+ hangout at halftime during tomorrow's game. I will be providing my instant feedback and commentary on the game and invite you to join me for a brief chat at halftime as Penn State take son Illinois in the Big Ten...

Penn State's Michael Mauti returned an interception 99 yards...Penn State didn't score

Penn State didn't score after Michael Mauti returned an interception 99 yards...they had the FG attempt blocked. Can't recall that combination occurring in recent history. **Follow us on... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~

What They Said: Penn State Perspective

CHAMPAIGN - Notable quotes from Penn State coach Bill O'Brien & players following the 35-7 win over Illinois.

Illinois-Penn State: Halftime Rapid Reaction

CHAMPAIGN - Penn State took advantage of a string of Illini mistakes, building a 21-0 lead at halftime.

Illinois-Penn State Gameday Central

CHAMPAIGN - Follow the latest news, notes and discussion as Illinois opens Big Ten play against Penn State.

Ten B1G Thoughts: Penn State

We take a close look at ten pressing topics following the loss against Penn State as Illinois starts Big Ten play.

Penn State is finding a winning formula

After a shaky 0-2, the Penn State Nittany Lions appear to have found a winning formula and are hitting their stride 5 weeks into the season. With wins against Navy, in state “rival” Temple and most recently Illinois, Penn State looks to be on track for a successful season, much of which has to be creZdited to stellar coaching, poise from a senior quarterback and solid defensive...

FRAME GAME: Fake End Around

See how Penn State used something of a trick play to get the ball to TE Kyle Carter 20 yards down the field vs. Temple.

ILLINOIS: By the Numbers

See the statistical breakdown of Penn State's Big Ten road clash with Illinois here.

Offense Fails to Cash in Opportunities

CHAMPAIGN - The final play of Illinois' 35-7 loss to Penn State summed up the day's struggles perfectly.

ILLINOIS: Game Image Gallery

Check out photographer Harvey Levine's work from Penn State's weekend win at Illinois. From pregame action to a frosty postgame handshake, he had it all covered.

ILLINOIS: The High Five

Despite some lulls in their performance, the Nittany Lions systemmatically dismantled Illinois en route to a 35-7 road victory to open Big Ten play. See the highs and lows from the win here.

ILLINOIS: Report Card

Who made the grade and who came up short as the Nittany Lions drubbed the Illini in Champaign? We let you know right here.

IlliniPlaybookTV: Miscues Cost Illini

CHAMPAIGN - Self-inflicted mistakes led to Illinois struggles in 35-7 loss to Penn State.
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