Everything you need to know if you are brave enough to watch, listen, or stream Saturday’s game between the Huskers and the Nittany Lions.
Nebraska completes the back end of a two-game road trip on Saturday when the Huskers travel to Penn State to take on the Nittany Lions in a Big Ten cross-division matchup.
Saturday’s matchup is the first between two of college football’s most storied programs since 2013. Nebraska has won all three meetings with Penn State since joining the Big Ten in 2011, including a 2-0 mark at Beaver Stadium. Nebraska heads to Happy Valley with a 4-6 record, including 3-4 in the Big Ten and continues to focus on bowl eligibility in the season’s final two weeks. The Huskers are coming off a 54-21 loss at Minnesota on Saturday, and must win its final two games to become bowl eligible.
Penn State comes into the game with an 8-2 overall record and a 5-2 mark in Big Ten action, following a 35-6 victory over Rutgers at home on Saturday. The Nittany Lions have spent the majority of the season ranked in the top 10 in the nation and are currently 13th in the Associated Press Poll and 11th in the USA Today Coaches poll. Penn State was ranked No. 14 in last week’s College Football Playoff poll. Penn State has an explosive offense that ranks second in the Big Ten in scoring at 37.7 points per game and second in passing at 283.6 yards per game. On defense, the Nittany Lions rank second in the Big Ten in scoring defense at 13.9 points per game and fourth in total defense in the conference.