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Penn State adds San Diego State to 2015 football schedule

Penn State has added San Diego State as its third non-conference opponent on the Nittany Lions' 2015 schedule.

Penn State adds San Diego State to 2015 football schedule

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A Penn State University logo on the side of a merchandise trailer. (AP photo)
A Penn State University logo on the side of a merchandise trailer. (AP photo)

Penn State will play San Diego State in football for the first time ever in 2015, the third non-conference opponent that has been scheduled for that season by the Nittany Lions.

The game is set for Sept. 26 at Beaver Stadium. Penn State still has one more non-conference game left to be scheduled for 2015. Temple, Buffalo and San Diego State are the others.

San Diego State finished 9-4 last season and earned a share of the Mountain West Conference title with a 7-1 mark. The Aztecs played in the Poinsettia Bowl, their third consecutive post-season berth.

San Diego State has a Sept. 7 meeting this season at Ohio State.

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The 2015 season will be the last under the Big Ten's current format of eight conference games and four non-conference contests. The Big Ten moves to a nine-game conference schedule in 2016.

--Joe Juliano

 

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Joe Juliano has been a staff writer for The Inquirer for 30 years, covering covering Penn State football, Villanova basketball and other college sports, along with golf and the Penn Relays. This is his seventh season on The Inquirer’s Penn State beat. He previously covered the Nittany Lions for United Press International from 1976-84.

Joining Joe this season is Erin McCarthy, an intern for The Inquirer and a junior at Penn State majoring in print and digital journalism. This is Erin's first season on the Penn State football beat. She previously spent two summers as an Inquirer summer intern on the Pennsylvania and South Jersey desks. She is also an editor for the Daily Collegian, the university's student newspaper. A Delaware County native, Erin graduated from Episcopal Academy.

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