Originally posted on Nittany Lions Den  |  Last updated 10/28/13
  It was the worst of times, it was the best of times, it was the worst of times again. Was Charles Dickens talking about Penn State’s month of October 2013? From the Indiana game, to the Michigan game, to the Ohio State game—Penn State fans have experienced thrills and chills long before October 31st frightening holiday finish. By now, most of us have ranted and raved, hypothesized and rationalized through the emotions of a historic, 63-14 defeat at the hands of Ohio State. I’m not going to blame this thing on the defense, as some want to do. I saw a defensive meltdown coming this season. An offense like Ohio State’s was primed to do just what they did to us. I’m not going to blame this thing on the offense, as I did after the Indiana loss and the Kent State win. Today, I’m simply going to posit that this annihilation was five years in the making. Most reasonable PSU fans knew that it was going to take a great game by Penn State and an average game from ...
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