Originally written on Nittany Lions Den  |  Last updated 9/2/12
  It’s amazing how one play can change things. The football somehow bounced off the hands of Penn State safety Stephen Obeng-Agyapong, who was the only player around the dying pass, and caromed far enough that it landed in Ohio receiver Landon Smith’s, who was alone behind the defense. Smith corralled the fortunate bounce and raced untouched into the end zone. Penn State still had the lead at that point – but Ohio had seized the momentum. That one play wasn’t the difference in the game. That one play didn’t cost Penn State the game. But make no mistake, that one play changed the game – and the day. Leading 14-3 early in the third quarter, Bill O’Brien’s day was going well. It began when he got off the bus to a cheering throng. It was a moment I’m sure he’ll look back on and cherish one day. His Lions moved the ball fairly well in the first half and the defense, as expected, was better than good. The only three points Ohio scored came off a fumble deep in Penn State territory....
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