Indiana, PA - Indiana County

PENN STATE vs NEBRASKA PREVIEW

on November 22, 2013 10:40 AM

NEBRASKA (7-3) at PENN STATE (6-4)

When — 3:30 p.m. Saturday

Where — Beaver Stadium, University Park

TV — Big Ten Network

Coaches — Nebraska: Bo Pelini, sixth season (56-23 Nebraska, 56-23 overall); Penn State: Bill O’Brien, second season (14-8 PSU, 14-8 overall).

All-time series — Nebraska leads, 8-7.

Last meeting — The Huskers won, 32-23, on Nov. 10, 2012.

Notable — Penn State will play its final home game of the season against Big Ten foe Nebraska. The two teams aren’t scheduled to meet again until 2017 because the Huskers will be in the Big Ten West Division. ... Penn State and Nebraska are two of the 12 FBS teams which have posted 725 or more wins in program history. ... The Nittany Lions crushed Purdue 45-21 last week, while the Huskers lost 41-28 to Michigan State. ... A win would ensure Penn State finishes with a winning record. ... PSU quarterback Christian Hackenberg is second in the conference in completions (194) and third in passing yards (239.9 per game). Nebraska has a big pass rush that leads the Big Ten and is fourth in the country with 32 sacks. Huskers Defensive end Randy Gregory leads the league with 8.5 sacks. ...

Nebraska running back Ameer Abdullah leads the Big Ten with 133.6 rushing yards per game and 156.6 all-purpose yards per game. ... Penn State is a pass-heavy team (255.4 passing yards per game), while Nebraska is a run-first team (240.3 rushing yards per game).

Next — PSU travels to Wisconsin on Nov. 30.

Next Article
FCC to weigh in-flight cellphone use
November 22, 2013 10:35 AM
Related Articles
Comments
Disclaimer: Copyright © 2014 Indiana Gazette. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.