Saturday, July 4, 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

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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 20 years, covering college sports, golf and the Penn Relays.

Joining Joe this season will be John Stuetz, an intern for The Inquirer and senior at Penn State majoring in print journalism and marketing. This is John's third season covering the Penn State beat. He previously covered the Nittany Lions for the Daily Collegian, the university's student newspaper. A native of Glenside, Montgomery County, John graduated from Cheltenham High School.

For Joe, this will be his fifth season on the paper's Penn State beat. He previously covered the Nittany Lions for United Press International from 1976 to 1984.

Reach Joe at jjuliano@phillynews.com.

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