With the easy part of the Nittany Lions schedule now behind us at mid-season, we enter crunch time. The East Division of the Big Ten race is heating up after Moo U beat Michigan. Here are some bye week observations for you. I’ll start with a look at the division championship picture, and follow with an assessment of the Penn State 2017 team at mid-term.
The Division Championship Picture
Of course, if any one of the undefeated teams in the conference (Penn State, Ohio State, or Moo U) should win out, the division is theirs. However, since they all must play each other, only one of the three can possibly go undefeated in the division. All of those games are yet to be played, complicating the picture and involving other one teams with one division loss (Michigan and Maryland). Who has the advantage? [Read more…]