Originally posted on Nittany Lions Den  |  Last updated 8/6/13
Here is part 2 of my tenth annual installment of the PSU football season story, written out of my Delorean in January 2014. Here's part 1 if you missed it. We made it through the first two Big Ten games undefeated but lost in a close one to UCF. Now, it's on to Columbus! Enjoy!   Penn State needed the bye week to rest up. Only 17 “week one” starters finished the Michigan game (and a few others were pretty banged up). The team headed into Columbus against the #10 Buckeyes (6-1) plenty loose, as no one gave Penn State much of a chance. Sticking with the script the past few years, the Lions came out roaring. Hackenberg’s steady diet of screens and tight end dumps got PSU a 17-13 halftime lead. The PSU D contained QB Braxton Miller much better in the second half in 2013 than they did in Happy Valley a year earlier, but they simply couldn’t get a third-down stop. The Buckeyes scored on their first three possessions of the 3rd quarter to take a 29-24 lead into the final stanza...
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