Follow along as the Centre Daily Times football writers Josh Moyer and Jon Sauber critique the Penn State vs. Iowa game, and while Moyer provides photos and videos live from Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City. Stay with us all evening and check back after the game for more from the players and coaches.
Penn State beat Iowa 17-12 in a defensive slugfest in Iowa City to earn coach James Franklin his first road victory over a top-25 opponent. The Nittany Lions improve to 6-0. Here’s what happened:
Penn State gets the win against Iowa, 17-12. That's the Nittany Lions first win against a ranked team on the road in James Franklin's tenure. #PSUvsIOWA#PSU
No idea how you overturn that Freiermuth TD call. The replay official is Tom Kissinger. Can't explain what he thought he saw. We are now working on assigning a pool reporter to ask the officiating crew how they came about the decision, referee O'Neill, Kissinger or combo.
For what it's worth, Penn State's defense holds and the Lions take back over at its own 10. The pool reporter process has also been initiated to try and gain an explanation from John O'Neill and Tom Kissinger about the Pat Freiermuth touchdown reversal.
“To be honest, I don’t really like how people say that’s a Saquon spectacular-type run. I don’t like that. That’s a me-type run. I’m my own person. I make plays, and the coaches and the team help me out to put in situations of that nature.” https://t.co/myd0NRdr4D
"While we are supportive of our students expressing themselves in a thoughtful manner, they are expected to wear team-issued apparel on game day. We asked our students to remove the shirts out of an abundance of caution for NCAA compliance."
James Franklin, the head coach for the Penn State Nittany Lions, spoke Tuesday afternoon ahead of Saturday night’s college football clash with the Michigan Wolverines and discussed why his running game has improved, what LT Rasheed Walker brings to the table, why he wants another KJ Hamler, and more.