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Vacated Victory # 21 | Sept. 30, 2000

22-20 over Purdue
One week after freshman cornerback Adam Taliaferro suffered a career-ending spinal injury at Ohio State, the emotional Nittany Lions rallied to beat #19 Purdue 22-20 in front of 96,023 in Beaver Stadium and an ABC television audience. 32 more words

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Excited to Invade Happy Valley

There’s a lot to like in this interviews with Ohio State football players Joshua Perry, Evan Spencer and Jalin Marshall.

Perry discusses the Buckeye defense starting to acquire a swagger. 68 more words


Vacated Victory #20 | Sept. 9, 2000

67-7 over Louisiana Tech
The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs came to Beaver Stadium on September 9, 2000 and they scored first in front of 94,555 Blue & White faithful and an ESPN television crew. 39 more words

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Updated Bowl Projections October 20, 2014

Every Monday we publish bowl projections from experts across the web, along with include a few notes and observations. We also offer a bowl projection of our own that may seem crazy at first, but we’ll provide the rationale behind it, explain how it can happen.   1,216 more words

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Get to Know: Penn State

A native son of the Midwest goes to college, where he plays football and graduates with a degree in psychology. Soon after, he enters the coaching profession, works his way up the ranks (spending a lot of this time instructing wide receivers), before ending up in the mighty SEC. 698 more words

Vacated Victory #19 | #13 Penn State 24-0 over #18 Texas A&M

After three disappointing losses (by a combined 12 points) in November to end the 1999 Season, the #13 ranked Nittany Lions had something to prove as they headed to San Antonio and the Alamo Bowl for a December 28th date with 18th-ranked Texas A&M. 101 more words

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Vacated Victory #18 | 27-7 over Illinois

ABC televised the 3:30 afternoon game from Champaign, Illinois on the day before Halloween. The Fighting Illini gave #2 ranked Penn State a scare before 50,014 in Memorial Stadium. 62 more words

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