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Published: Wed, September 16, 2015
Economy | By Melissa Porter

Penn State Football Offering Forty Dollar Student Tickets Against Rutgers

Penn State Football Offering Forty Dollar Student Tickets Against Rutgers

Penn State football played the second half of Saturday's win over Buffalo with four of its starters sidelined.

Another three-and-out led to Penn State's final scoring drive, as the Lions drove 74 yards on just six plays, a 15-yard pass interference penalty and a 38-yard connection between Hackenberg and Godwin led to Barkley's 9-yard touchdown run. His right ankle was heavily taped, and he didn't play against Buffalo.

The unit looked good against Buffalo after halftime, but before that struggled through most of the first half and during nearly all of the Temple game.

The deadline to purchase and receive a single-game auto ($15) or RV ($60) parking pass for the Rutgers game by express mail is Wednesday at noon by calling 1-800-NITTANY (weekdays 8 a.m.-5 p.m.).

Last season, Rutgers coach Kyle Flood tried - somewhat successfully, based on the intensity of the crowd that greeted Penn State in Piscataway, New Jersey - to ignite a rivalry with the Nittany Lions by referring to them exclusively as "the team from Pennsylvania".

Haley has yet to play this season with an undisclosed injury. He also was sure to point out that he had been bragging about defensive end Carl Nassib for a while. Joe Rossi, their defensive coordinator, doing a nice job for them. "And his response was, 'It's only one game".

"He's one of the fiercest competitors I know", Pinnix-Odrick said. I had fun, aside from the fact that I got caught in the modern day version of the great flood from The Bible. And 2015 hasn't gotten off to a great start, either. Opportunities could be there against a depleted Rutgers secondary on Saturday, though.

Penn State coach James Franklin wants to see better directional kicking and hang time from punter Daniel Pasquariello, while first-year kicker Joey Julius is 3-of-4 on field-goal tries. After allowing 10 sacks in the opener, the offensive line turned in consistent outing in the victory over Buffalo on Saturday. His strength is using his hands to disengage from blockers and he has the speed and quickness to track down ball carriers all over the field.

"I think Jason is a man," Franklin said. I think he's seeing that right now. He was a guy we were really excited about previous year as a redshirt.

"I like it, I really do", he said on Tuesday's Big Ten teleconference. "He's very mature. He's leading very well". I love the heart with which his team represents the university, Nittany Nation and the community, both on the court with measurable success and improvements and off with a 100 percent graduation rate and active participation in countless community activities.

"It took him a little while to bounce back", Franklin said.

"Those guys will be significant additions for us", Franklin said. Leonte Caroo, an all-Big Ten wide receiver, was suspended after an incident that occurred outside the stadium after the Scarlet Knights' loss last week.

Franklin lauded Barkley's maturity as a first-year player, citing the running back's dedication and willingness to work. It was the longest punt return by a Nittany Lion since Derrick Williams' 63-yard punt return for a touchdown at Wisconsin in 2008.

S Jordan Lucas (No. 6 strong safety, 172nd overall) - Lucas has had a quiet start but has rarely come off the field for the Penn State defense, which has been dealing with injuries at linebacker and cornerback.

Penn State has not looked too promising in the early going, but they've made considerable progress.

Quarterback Christian Hackenberg was hit only twice during the entire game, Franklin said.

The Nittany Lions opens Big Ten play in primetime against Rutgers on Saturday in Beaver Stadium.

 

Even players on Penn State's defense were impressed with the play. Scott's was on a kickoff and Tompkins' was on a punt.

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