On Monday, Akron Zips coach J.D. Brookhart held his weekly press conference where he previewed this Saturday's game against Penn State. Here are his thoughts on playing Penn State:
When asked about his team's chances in Happy Valley, Brookhart had this to say:
How does he feel about his team?
And here are his keys to beating Penn State:
One thing is for sure. Akron is coming to play on Saturday. Many Penn State fans will be rolling into Happy Valley on Sunday thinking this is going to be a laugher. Many of them may decide to stay home and watch it on television. I'm still predicting this game is going to be closer than people think. We're playing an experienced team that is projected to win their conference. The Nittany Lions would do well not to look over this opponent.