Posted September 01, 2012 on AP on Fox
When the Ohio Bobcats found themselves facing a wave of Penn State energy on an emotional day in Happy Valley, coach Frank Solich told his players to remain steady. Following the familiar mantra of ''one play at a time,'' the Bobcats found their rhythm after falling behind by 11 and beat the Nittany Lions 24-14 on Saturday. ''We knew that we were going to have to take on a surge,'' Solich said. ''We knew it would be a difficult atmosphere to play in. What we told them is, `We just have to keep pounding fellas. This is a game that's going to be a four-quarter football game. Just take on the surge early and let's just keep pounding, pounding, pounding and try to turn it into just a football game.' And we're pretty good at playing football.'' Trailing 14-3 at halftime, Ohio outscored Penn State 21-0 in the second half. Quarterback Tyler Tettleton had a hand in all three touchdowns. He threw two touchdown passes - a 43-...

OHIO: Lions Lose 24-14 to Ohio

STATE COLLEGE, PA. (AP) The new era at Penn State is off to a disappointing start by losing to the Ohio Bobcats.

OHIO: By The Numbers

Penn State kicked off the 2012 campaign in Beaver Stadium against the Ohio Bobcats. See the game by the numbers here.

Penn State falls at home to Ohio

The new era at Penn State is off to a disappointing start. The Nittany Lions let an 11-point halftime lead slip away and Ohio quarterback Tyler Tettleton accounted for three second-half touchdowns to hand Bill O'Brien a 24-14 loss in his debut as Penn State head coach. For many fans, just having football again at Beaver Stadium was enough of a victory following a trying offseason...
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