No. 19: Penn State Nittany Lions

August 3, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The One Great Season College Football Countdown continues Tuesday. We'll be counting down the preseason Top 25 teams in 2010. Today's No. 19 is Penn State.
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Though Penn State's resurgence the last five years has been nice and all, the Nittany Lions have suffered from a little Ohio State Syndrome in that same span.
Like the Big Ten-rival Buckeyes, PSU has beaten just about everyone it's supposed to beat, but most of its 13 losses the last five seasons have come against elite foes. Perhaps that's better than losing to scrubs, but at some point you have to beat elite teams to be considered elite. And Penn State couldn't get a better chance to prove itself than the one it gets on Sept. 11.
EXTRA: Images From 2009 Ohio State-Penn State Game
Joe Paterno and co. travel to Alabama to take on the defending national champion and preseason favorite Crimson Tide. And the Lions will do it with a brand new quarterbac...

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