Posted September 08, 2012 on
The good, the bad and the ugly from Penn State's come-from-ahead loss to the Cavaliers.

Penn State vs. Virginia: Nobody Loves You When You're Down And Out

Where does one begin when contemplating the fortunes of the (I can’t even find the proper adjective)  2012 Penn State Nittany Lions? The first thing that comes to mind for me is the old American Blues standard, “Nobody Loves You When You’re Down & Out”. After the emotional return to Beaver Stadium and the subsequent drubbing by the Ohio University Bobcats, I’m sure...

Virginia, Penn State try to focus amidst circus

The culture at the University of Virginia is that of the Virginia Gentleman, a holdover from Southern genteel society, so says the schools website. The school that was founded by Thomas Jefferson has always prided itself on having a dignity above other public institutions, of being what many consider a Public Ivy a notion that Virginia is the equal to an Ivy League school and...

UVA: Penn State Arrives @ Hotel

The Nittany Lions received a warm welcome when they arrived here for their weekend road game against Virginia. Check out our video.

Nittany Lions: We win and lose as a team

Four missed field goals, including one on the last play that would have won the game. A solid defensive effort - until it needed it most. Another tough-to-take loss for resilient Penn State. The Nittany Lions (0-2) probably don't need any more rallying points, but got another one on Saturday in the person of sophomore placekicker Sam Ficken, whose day could hardly have gone...

UVA: By the Numbers

Penn State held the edge in several key statstical categories including total yards, turnovers and penalty yards. See the numbers here.

Lions Kicking Themselves After Loss

A disastrous day by a new specialist costs Penn State dearly in defeat to Virginia. Bill O'Brien's team is now 0-2 on the season.


It wasn’t a FAT GUY TOUCHDOWN, but it still deserves your utmost attention. Penn State defensive lineman Jordan Hill actually pulled off a rather ridiculous pick, first knocking it down with one hand and then securing it with the other. And then, he was off. GO BIG FELLA! One of college football’s finer moments in [...]

UVA: Report Card

Who made the grade and who came up short as the Nittany Lions fell to the Cavaliers? Check it out as we size up different areas of the team.

FRAME GAME: Third-Down Breakdown

What went wrong when UVA converted a key third-and-16 vs. Penn State? Check it out in our exclusive frame-by-frame breakdown.

UVA: Game Image Gallery

Check out our images of the key plays and key players from Penn State's first road game of the 2012 season.

Quick Hitter: Issah Re-Opens Recruitment

Central Dauphin (Harrisburg, Pa.) linebacker Zayd Issah, who committed to Penn State in June, has re-opened his recruitment.

FOS-TV: FB Michael Zordich

The team leader talks about bouncing back from the Ohio loss, the Nittany Lions' mentality and more. See what he had to say.
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