Penn State vs Auburn, Sept. 18, 2021
Today’s Penn State football news headlines feature a look from the Auburn locker room at Saturday’s matchup at Jordan-Hare Stadium and an early point spread that favors Penn State.
Tom Green from AL.com has feedback from Auburn players on what they hope is a revenge matchup on their home field. The vibe from the Tigers is that they feel they should have won last season’s matchup at Beaver Stadium and feel they “owe” Penn State for the 28-20 loss.
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“We think we should have won the football game, for sure,” tight end John Samuel Shenker told Green. “That has left a sour taste in our mouths for a year now.
Though the Tigers are seeking vengeance for last season’s loss, the Vegas sportsbooks still see Penn State as a road favorite in this one, writes Ryan Parsons for Onward State. Auburn is off to a 2-0 start, but it hasn’t all been smooth, including last week’s trying 24-16 win over visiting San Jose State. Meanwhile, Penn State has scored 81 points in two games and comes off a 46-10 win over Ohio where the struggling ground game came to life.
Those headlines and more highlight today’s Penn State football news roundup:
‘We owe them one’: Auburn eager for shot at payback against Penn State: Green [AL.com]
Penn State opens as three-point betting favorite against Auburn: Parsons [Onward State]
Penn State prediction vs. Auburn: Why Lions should ace toughest test yet: Bodani [York Daily Record]
In His Own Words: Bryan Harsin opens Penn State week: King [Auburn Undercover]
Penn State’s Nick Singleton named Big Ten freshman of the week: McGonigal [PennLive]
Behind Enemy Lines: Scouting the Auburn Tigers: Wogenrich [All Penn State]
Saquon Barkley gets major props from NFL insider after strong Week 1 performance with Giants: Rosenstein [NJ.com]
Penn State football film review | The right side of the offensive line needs work: Engle [Daily Collegian]
Five things to know heading into the Auburn game: McGuire [Nittany Lions Wire]
Penn State-Central Michigan kickoff time announced: Gallen [Lions247]
Michigan State officially adds Penn State transfer Ken Talley: Wenzel [MLive]
Nittany Lions in the NFL: Week 1 recap: Brown [Onward State]
Penn State Football Recruiting: What are the missing pieces in the 2023 class?: Whitaker [Victory Bell Rings]
Auburn football: Week 3 Penn State matchup makes Big Ten history: Hughes [Fly War Eagle]
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Big Ten Power Poll: Week 2 schedules littered with lollipops, but we never take a week off! | Jones [PennLive]
Penn State-Auburn X factors: Some of the players, coaches to watch Saturday at Jordan-Hare Stadium: Flounders [PennLive]
Penn State heads to SEC country to visit Auburn: Key storylines for this meeting of unbeatens: Flounders [PennLive]
Penn State recruiting mailbag: Zion Tracy’s commitment, offensive identity and much more: McGonigal [PennLive]
Penn State pass rush explained: Defensive film review: Carr [Blue-White Illustrated]
Penn State-Ohio rewind: Final thoughts from Nittany Lions’ 46-10 rout in Week 2: Gallen [Lions247]
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Penn State vs Auburn, Sept. 18, 2021