Penn Senator 114h

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Penn Senator 114h

Taking A Look At The Match-Ups On The 2011 Penn State Football Schedule

The 2011 Penn State football schedule is out and this means analysts, followers, and everybody in between will start the process of forecasting wins and also defeats for Joe Paterno’s 2011 team.

When looking at the actual 2011 Penn State football schedule, you see many familiar things, a very tough end to the schedule, along with a premier out-of-conference match-up at home that will get viewed from all of conference football. In This year Penn State has their typical slate of home as well as away Big 10 conference games, but has it back loaded with season closing games at Wisconsin as well as Ohio State. However most followers will be focusing on the early season match-up with Alabama. Penn State vs Alabama football tickets will be some of the most difficult to get this year.

Last year Penn State went to Tuscaloosa, Alabama to play the Crimson Tide at the start of the season for a match-up of two of college football classic programs. Alabama had been one of the nation’s top groups as well as had been rated #1 at the time. The game had lots of hype, and many PSU followers made the actual trip, but the group was frankly overmatched. Penn State lost the game 24-3.

This season the game comes to State College, Pennsylvania even though Alabama will still be a very gifted challenger, most likely rated in the top ten, the overall game ought to be much more evenly matched. Irrespective, it'll just as hyped not just between the Two fan bases but over the college football landscape in general. Also like last year, it'll provide lots of motivation for that program as well as players through the entire off-season getting this type of strong opponent entering Beaver Stadium so early in the season.

Beyond the Alabama game, Penn State has bracketed 3 extra out-of-conference games around Bama prior to getting into Big Ten play. The additional OOC competitors are from mid-major conferences, including I-AA challenger as well as starting opponent Indiana State. Penn State additionally plays at Temple and also at home vs Eastern Michigan in Sept.

Once Big 10 perform starts, Penn State has home games versus Iowa, Purdue, Illinois, as well as new Big 10 member and immediate Penn State rival Nebraska. Road games come against Indiana, Northwestern, and the prior mentioned games at Wisconsin as well as Ohio State to end the season. While the home as well as away competitors tend to be fairly well balanced in the Big 10, the ultimate Two road games result in the schedule overall being on the difficult side.

There is a new reward for Penn State this year past their typical goals of a Big 10 Championship, Bowl Game, as well as BCS Championship. All those are still goals, but this season is the inagurual year for the Big 10 Championship game on December 3 at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, IN. Winning the actual ‘Leaders’ Division means topping OSU as well as Wisconsin, but would put Penn State in the game.

Looking for Penn State vs Alabama Football tickets or even Penn State vs Purdue football tickets? You will find excellent ticket listings to these and other top Penn State football matchups at PennStateCentral.com, as well as great deals on Penn State merchandise and clothing.

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