The Boilermakers continued their long-standing tradition of almost never winning in the state of Pennsylvania, as the good guys fell 45-21 to the Nittany Kittens of Nappy Valley.
Wait, what's that, you say? The Boilers scored points? They sure did, clearing 14 points for the first time since 9/28 vs NIU and only the fourth time this season. They were helped again by a kickoff return, as this time Raheem made the Mostert of his opportunity and returned a kick 100 yards for a score.
Here's what I can say about this game: it didn't make me feel worse about the season. Is that the same as giving me reasons for optimism? I'm not sure, but I'll choose to be an optimist at the moment. Danny Etling looked a bit more comfortable running the team at times. He went 21/33 for 223 and a TD (along with an INT) and also ran one in for a score on a playcall the BTN announcing crew found to be utterly amazing.
I'd commented throughout this season that if only the Boilers were losing by s...