Found October 12, 2012 on isportsweb.com:
PLAYERS: Allen Robinson
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To say the Penn State football program has been through a lot in the past 12 months would be a dramatic understatement.The program has seen a child abuse scandal involving a former defensive coordinator, the firing and death of its most prominent coach and crippling NCAA sanctions to boot. Throw in a new coach, diminished expectations in 2012, and the Nittany Lions have been in the public eye for seemingly all the wrong reasons.Facing unprecedented adversity and challenges before the 2012 season even began, the team banded together and took the field on September 1, 2012 against Ohio University at Beaver Stadium hoping to just play football, for the first time in eight long months. After a quick start, the emotions of the moment took over the Lions after halftime, and they squandered a 10-point lead in losing to the Bobcats 24-14 in Bill O’Brien’s first game as coach. With their heads held high, the Lions accepted defeat and vowed to get better.But adversity was awaiting the team ye...
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