On Iowa Podcast: Iowa vs. Penn State preview

Wide receiver Brandon Polk and backup quarterback Tommy Stevens, who has been used as a runner/receiver at times, each caught touchdown passes last week and should play bigger roles moving forward. Now they have to head to face Iowa at Kinnick Stadium, which always presents a challenge to visitors at night. "Now instead of me just looking at their Twitter or whatever it is, you can actually see: He went to bed at 11 o'clock or he went to bed at 1 o'clock, or he went to bed at 11 o'clock but tossed and turned all night and long; why does he toss and turn; does he have sleep apnea, what is it".

Try Not to Suck: It's no question that Notre Dame isn't the revered program it was in before any millennial was born, and it seems like an eternity since Michigan State made the College Football playoff in 2015.

"I think a lot of people are saying, 'Saquon Barkley is a special player, and our whole defensive game plan is going to be about stopping him and forcing other players to beat us, ' " Franklin said.

When you wake up on Saturday morning to watch your favorite college football team, you're seeing the finished product. For now, here's how we see another interesting day in the Big Ten shaking out.

Life on and off the field is going pretty well for the guy who took a chance on going to Penn State.

Of course, the Nittany Lions are familiar with Iowa's lead back. They'll be the difference-makers that get Trace McSorley and company past a tough Iowa defense. "Everything looks and feels a little different for a night game". 2 MI past year and then-No. SB Nation's Bill Connelly wrote that Iowa's ability to neutralize the Lions' pass rush could be the Hawkeyes' biggest advantage.

The Nittany Lions have only given up one touchdown all season. If they can find success on the ground against the Nittany Lions, wearing down the defense and keeping the Penn State offense on the sideline, the Hawkeyes could put themselves in a position to pull off the upset at the end of the game.

The Hawkeyes have been on both sides against Penn State. Jewell and the defense will have to be lights-out against one of the best offenses in the FBS.

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"I'm studying health policy and administration now, and just seeing from the other perspective, the administrative perspective, some of the problems our country is facing with health care". The Boilermakers might be a bit overhyped after this unexpected start. You can sense that on the field, " Iowa offensive lineman Boone Myers said.

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In all, Nebraska has had 10 players score goals this season.

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Smith has been named to the Allstate American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) Good Works Team, in recognition of his contribution to the community. Here's hoping they live up to that reputation Saturday in East Lansing.

"We realize we have to play at our best and our highest possible level if we're going to be competitive", Ferentz said. The Spartans could really use a marquee win, which would clearly be the case in Madison. Notre Dame was a year removed from a National Championship appearance and Michigan State was in the midst of their third double digit win season in four years.

The Hawkeyes avoided a major injury to their top back but lost another on Saturday in a win over North Texas.


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