Tom Allen, the Hoosiers' first-year head coach, called Saturday's game at Beaver Stadium "a tremendous challenge ahead of us."
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Saquon Barkley accounted for a career-high 211 rushing yards and a program record 358 all-purpose yards.
Trace McSorley and Juwan Johnson sealed the deal with a 7-yard scoring pass on the game's final play against Iowa.
The fourth-ranked Nittany Lions dominated on offense all night, getting 211 rushing yards and 358 all-purpose yards from Saquon Barkley, but needed the last play of the game to defeat the Hawkeyes
Andrew Nelson had not started since the middle of last season, suffering a knee injury that knocked him out of the last eight games of last season and the 2017 season opener.
Nittanyville, an organized Penn State club that camps outside Gate A of Beaver Stadium from Wednesday night to Saturday morning before home games, has its first week off.
The Penn State coach isn't leaving anything to chance when it comes to the Lions' Big Ten opener.
James Franklin believes his team will handle its conference opener better this time around.
The 230-pound running back showed last weekend what kind of impact he can make as a receiver.
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Iowa's veteran head coach doesn't think Penn State has a weakness on offense and called Saquon Barkley "a really impressive football player."
The Penn State coach also talked about his first trip to Iowa and having two quarterbacks on the field at the same time.
James Franklin has taken a lot of heat for calling a timeout with 11 seconds left to better defend a Georgia State field goal attempt. "We have a standard of how we do things," he said.