Just two weeks after the Penn State Nittany Lions enjoyed a huge victory at home against the Michigan Wolverines in four overtimes, they go into Ohio Stadium tonight to see if they can make magic happen again, this time against the fourth-ranked Ohio State Buckeyes.
The key for Penn State is going to be stopping Braxton Miller and the rest of this fast-paced Ohio State offense. So far, they’re doing a good job of that as they’re currently holding the Buckeyes to just seven points through almost one quarter of play.
Earlier on in the quarter, though, one of the Penn State defenders trying to make the stop on Ohio State was rudely greeted by Ohio State offensive lineman Marcus Hall, but not after a bit of a missed call on the play.
While chasing down Miller, Nittany Lion defender Deion Barnes was obviously held on the play, which was never called. But, after he was able to escape having his jersey pulled, he was met with one of the more punishing blocks of the day so far:
[h/t] SB Nation