Originally posted on Nittany Lions Den  |  Last updated 8/27/13
Penn State will play their first game in the state of New Jersey since the 2000 season opener in the Kickoff Classic, a dismal defeat at the hands of the USC Trojans. Their opponent, Syracuse, is making efforts to make this their home-away-from-home with a series of games lined up in what is being dubed New York's College Classic. Of course, playing in the Meadowlands is nothing new for Penn State, with a reocrd of 10-2 in games played in Giants Stadium. That includes one victory over Syracuse, Georgia Tech, USC and Temple as well as a handful over Rutgers. Here is a rundown of all games played by Penn State in Medowlands, with all games coming in old Giants Stadium.   No. 13 Penn State vs. Rutgers September 2, 1977 Result: Penn State 45, Rutgers 7   Penn State vs. Syracuse October 20, 1979 Result: Penn State 35, Syracuse 7   No. 4 Penn State vs. No. 1 Nebraska August 29, 1983 Result: Nebraska 44, Penn State 6 The very first Kickoff ...
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