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Penn State No. 3 all around

With its 46-17 win over Michigan, Penn State maintained its No. 3 ranking in both the Associated Press and USAToday coaches' polls. The more important news, in terms of the Lions' national championship standing, was that Penn State was No. 3 in the first BCS standings that were released today.

Penn State No. 3 all around

With its 46-17 win over Michigan, Penn State maintained its No. 3 ranking in both the Associated Press and USAToday coaches' polls. The more important news, in terms of the Lions' national championship standing, was that Penn State was No. 3 in the first BCS standings that were released today.

The AP story linked above doesn't make Penn State's road to the national title look very easy, even if they win out and a Big 12 and SEC team has one loss.

About this blog
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.

Joe Juliano Inquirer Staff Writer
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