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-...