Posted October 22, 2011 on
Penn State responded with two Matt McGloin touchdown passes, and they now own a 14-7 lead over Northwestern.

Penn State, Matt McGloin is Your Quarterback, Accept That Already!

I’m a firm believer that when you say you have two #1 quarterbacks, you really have none. And the Penn St. Nittany Lions claim they have two number ones, even though it’s PAINFULLY obvious they have a clear cut #1 and clear cut #2. Matt McGloin IS your QB1, Rob Bolden is your QB2. Whether you admit it or not. Fresh off their historical win at Northwestern, where McGloin was...

Joe Paterno reaches 408th win, ties the late Eddie Robinson for total career victories

Joe Paterno reached a historical milestone this evening by defeating Northwestern for his 408th career win tying the late legendary Grambling coach Eddie Robinson for total career victories. Penn State’s 34-24 win was in true Joe Paterno fashion who drew up a well balanced attack on offense and a suffocating run-stopping defense. The offense amassed 389 total yards with 192 yards...

Joe Paterno Ties Eddie Robinson For Career Coaching Victories (408)

In both 2010 and 2011, Penn State Head Coach Joe Paterno reached a legendary coaching milestone versus  the Northwestern Wildcats. Last year, the all-time FBS coaching wins leader notched his 400th career win in Happy Valley, as the Nittany Lions nipped the Cats 35-21. This time, the 85-year-old grandfather of 17 and father of five tied Grambling legend Eddie Robinson for 408 career...

Penn State-Northwestern game predictions: PSU just wins, baby

In the fifth and final Penn State-Northwestern college football roundtable question the 50-Yard Lion bloggers make Nittany Lion-Wildcats predictions.

FOS TV: Don't Look Back

LB Gerald Hodges and Penn State teammates talk about his interception and not-as-long-as-it-might-have-been return vs. Northwestern.

East Roundup: Paterno Ties Record as Penn State Defeats Northwestern

The 34-24 victory was Joe Paterno’s 408th coaching victory, tying a Division I record established by Eddie Robinson of Grambling State.


Penn State wants fans to vote for its all-time football team -- segregated into one team from 1950-2010 and another legacy team (1887-1949). It's all part of the celebration of the 125th year of football at Penn State, and, believe it or not, Joe Paterno has not been there for half of those years, but it's darn close. But he did start in 1950 as an assistant coach, and...

'Cats Homecoming Effort Falls Short Against Penn State, 34-24

It was a tale of two halves Saturday night at Ryan Field in Northwestern's homecoming game against Penn State. The 'Cats racked up 281 yards and 24 points in the first half but were shut out in the second despite putting up a fierce battle as Northwestern fell to Penn State 34-24.

Penn State Post-Game Notes @ Northwestern

Penn State leads the series with Northwestern, 12-3, winning the last five in the series.

Swimming: WVU Travels to Penn State

WVU swimming and diving teams are traveling to Penn State.

Gameday Guide

The Wildcats hope to stop their losing skid at four games as they entertain the Penn State Nittany Lions at Ryan Field. Can Northwestern pull off the upset on homecoming weekend? Let get you set for the game and catch you up on the week that was.

Football. Northwestern vs. Penn State Post Game Notes

Prepping for Persa

Fight On State digs deeper into one of the most daunting tasks for Penn State Saturday — preparing for Northwestern quarterback Dan Persa.
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