Originally posted on Nittany Lions Den  |  Last updated 9/21/12
  The next game is always the most important. As tired as the cliché is, it appears to be true for the Penn State football team. We know that this game is always one that Temple circles on its calendar. However, if Penn State wants to have a shot at a winning season, this game had better be one that it is focused on as well. The Nittany Lions (1-2), after two difficult losses to start the season, are coming off a dominating win over Navy. They will find out Saturday against the Owls if indeed they have righted the ship. The Owls enter the contest 1-1 with a win over Villanova and a loss to Maryland in the first two weeks. They also had an extra week to prepare for Penn State after having last week off. Temple gave Penn State all they could handle last year in Philadelphia and it would be surprising if this game was anything but a tight one. The Owls did not look good early against a poor Maryland team and their second-half rally came up short. There’s little question they will...
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