Army to Invade Beaver Stadium
Not much. While the boys have won the past three games and should easily win this one, the running game is now imperiled by the loss of Akeel Lynch and Saquon Barkley, which means that there will have to be a re-emphasis on the passing game. That’s a welcome thing for a lot of you, especially since in last Saturday’s second-half effort Christian Hackenberg proved that he still had it in him to be a productive passer, even when cowering behind the sieve-like Five Traffic Cones.
Now it’s time for the topic paragraph, which is way past due. At high noon Saturday the mighty Penn State Nittany Lions (3-1, 1-0 Big Ten) will host the Army – West Point Black Knights (1-3) before an outsize crowd, partially due to the fact that we like to celebrate the Armed Forces, who fight our wars that politicians start, and partially due to the fact that Penn State has not played Army since 1979. [Read more…]