For the first time since 2007, the Nittany Lions (4-1, 2-0 Big Ten) beat the Iowa Hawkeyes (3-2, 0-1 Big Ten) on the football field, avenging some tough losses at the hands of the Hawkeyes over the past few seasons along the way.
The Lions dominated the line of scrimmage on both sides of the ball as Silas Redd ran for 142 yards and Curtis Dukes chipped in 60 yards on the ground for the Lions.
The defense forced a fourth-quarter turnover of Iowa quarterback James Vandenburg that led to a Matt McGloin touchdown pass to put the Lions up for good.
Here’s what we learned from the Lions 13-3 win over the Hawkeyes yesterday:
Matt McGloin is the Lions’ quarterback. Though he didn’t start, Rob Bolden did, McGloin threw all but seven of the Lions’ pass attempts and Bolden didn’t see any action in the fourth quarter. Expect McGloin to start next week against Purdue.
“Linebacker U” is back. The Penn State defense is as good as advertised, and could be the difference in Penn State’s chances at ...