Don’t look now but the prospects for the 2012 Penn State football season look a lot brighter.
That’s what back-to-back wins will do.
Yes, the wins were over Navy and Temple but tell that to the players, coaches and fans that marched out of Beaver Stadium Saturday. After losing the lead to Ohio in the opener and falling to Virginia in the worst possible way, any win would be a good one.
Combine that with the predictions such as Lee Corso’s, “they’ll be lucky to win three games all year,” and, well, back-to-back wins must feel pretty good.
But it’s more than just the final scores.
Look how this team has played. The Nittany Lions have dominated the last three games. No, they didn’t win at Virginia but they clearly should’ve. They were never threatened by Navy or Temple in games they were anything but perfect.
This team has been dominant while still showing room for improvement – and it would be surprising if it doesn’t continue to improve throughout the season.
The strides ...