Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Penn State receives votes in polls

Penn State (3-1) received votes in both polls that were released on Sunday but, as expected, remained unranked for the third week in a row.

Penn State receives votes in polls


Penn State (3-1) received votes in both polls that were released on Sunday but remained unranked for the third week in a row. The Nittany Lions garnered 34 votes in the USA TODAY coaches poll and nine votes in the AP Top 25.

Outside the schools ranked Nos. 1 through 25 in the USA TODAY poll, only three schools got more votes than Penn State. 

Penn State beat Eastern Michigan 34-6 on Saturday at Beaver Stadium.

In last week's rankings, the Lions received 19 votes in the USA TODAY poll and none in the AP poll. They were ranked in both polls before their 27-11 home loss to Alabama on Sept. 10.

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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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