It’s no surprise that Monday’s Penn State news is loaded with coverage and reaction from the Nittany Lions’ dramatic comeback victory over the UCF Knights in the Croke Park Classic.
There’s plenty of game recaps and analysis of Penn State’s performance, including a report card and list of Penn State players of the game. A pair of Nittany Lions, Christian Hackenberg and Sam Ficken, earn helmet stickers from ESPN.com. PennLive gives us its stock watch as well as a reexamination of the victory. Finally, Bleacher Report says that James Franklin has proven that Paterno-style football is gone in Happy Valley.
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Defeat UCF 26-24 Behind Four Field Goals from Sam Ficken (Leonard- Victory Bell Rings)
Penn State Football: Game Grades for the Victory Over UCF (Jezewski- Victory Bell Rings)
Penn State Football: Players of the Game Against Central Florida (Sion- Victory Bell Rings)
Penn State Football: Christian Hackenberg Begins 2014 in a Big Way (Leonard- Victory Bell Rings)
Upon further review: Examining Penn State’s victory against UCF (Snyder- PennLive)
Big Ten helmet stickers: Week 1 (Moyer- ESPN.com)
Penn State stock watch: DaeSean Hamilton’s debut is an eye-opener (Flounders- PennLive)
James Franklin Shows Joe Paterno-Style Football Never Coming Back to Penn State (Weir- Bleacher Report)
Penn State on Twitter:
Franklin: “I don’t know what the flight regulations are, but we’re gonna be partying the whole ways back to the Unites States!”
— Barry Leonard Jr. (@barryleonardjr) August 30, 2014
— Lions247 (@Lions247) September 1, 2014