Penn State moved up one spot after routing Illinois
The Nittany Lions received a breakout performance from Miles Sanders and continued to be successful in the red zone, but the defense must step up.
The Wildcats scored on their first four possessions during Saturday's win.
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - This was supposed to be a relatively easy road trip for Virginia Tech. Cross the state, connect with some its fans and maybe a few recruits there, and pick up a routine victory against Old Dominion.
Penn's offense struggled early. The Quakers would go on to route the Lehigh Mountain Hawks 30-10 to become 2-0.
The 10th-ranked Nittany Lions improved to 4-0 at Illinois with their third consecutive lopsided victory. But with Ohio State visiting Happy Valley next week, improvement is needed.
The 10th-ranked Nittany Lions saw a 21-7 lead become a 24-21 deficit before Miles Sanders and Trace McSorley led a spurt of four consecutive touchdowns in the second half.
The Vikings improved to 2-1 after scoring more than 50 points in a second straight game.
Clifford, who has backed up Trace McSorley while Tommy Stevens is sidelined by an injury, has four completions, two for touchdowns, including a record 95-yard throw.
The Owls scored two defensive touchdowns and forced five turnovers, but were outgained, 403-300.
Temple beats Tulsa 31-17 in college football at Lincoln Financial Field on Thursday, September 20, 2018.
For the third straight game Armstead rushed for more than 100 yards, the first Owls to do so since 2011.
The freshman from Episcopal Academy earned the start at right tackle in place in injured James McHale