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PSU QB, defense clutch in the end

By Neil Rudel nrudel@altoonamirror.com WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — James Franklin called it a “character win,” and it’s tough to argue. On a season-opening night against a dangerous opponent with a great passing game, Penn State lost its momentum, then found a way when it mattered ...

Penn State-Purdue highs-lows

By Neil Rudel nrudel@altoonamirror.com WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Following are the highlights and lowlights from Penn State’s 35-31 victory over Purdue on Thursday night at Ross-Ade Stadium: Play of the game: Sean Clifford hit Keyvone Lee with a 10-yard touchdown pass with 57 seconds ...

For openers, a chance to restore confidence

By Neil Rudel nrudel@altoonamirror.com There are no must-wins in Week 1, especially for a coach just a few months removed from a contract extension through 2031. But tonight, at Purdue (8 p.m., Fox), is a big game for James Franklin. Public confidence in him is not high. His body of ...

College football under way for real

The Associated Press Now the college football starts for real. Well, not that it didn’t start for real for the teams that played Week 0 games. Those results very much count. Sorry, Nebraska.Congratulations, Vanderbilt! If you’re a fan who decided not to fully activate in-season mode ...

True frosh Allar named Lions’ backup QB

Following are the highlights of James Franklin’s Monday press conference: Thursday’s game: at Purdue (8 p.m., Fox) Records: Season opener for both teams. Penn State finished 7-6 last year, losing six of its last eight games. Purdue went 9-4, including 6-3 in the Big Ten and won its ...