It’s here, it’s here...GAME DAY IS HERE!!
Welcome to week one of the 2022 Penn State Football season. And just like that, the air smells sweeter after reading that.
Need details to watch tonight? Here you go!
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Penn State (0-0) vs. Purdue (0-0)
Kickoff: Thursday, Sept. 1, 8 p.m., Ross-Ade Stadium, East Lafeyette, IN
TV: FOX - Gus Johnson (play-by-play), Joel Klatt (analyst), Jenny Taft (sideline)
Satellite Radio: Sirius XM Channel 196
Weather: It’s setting up for a perfect night of late-summer football...clear skies, and temperatures in the low 80s during the day will cool down to more comfortable levels after kickoff.
PENN STATE RECORD: 67-34, 9th Year
OVERALL RECORD: 91-49, 12th Year
VS. PURDUE: 2-0
PURDUE RECORD: 27-29, 6th Year
OVERALL RECORD: 57-39, 9th Year
VS. PENN STATE: 0-1
Penn State will be playing its fifth season opener against a Big Ten opponent, with a record of 4-1 in those games...the Nittany Lions will once again have its Big Ten opener on the road for the seventh straight year, and 12 of the past 13...Penn State and Purdue will be playing for just the third time since 2013...Penn State is 111-22-2 all-time in season opening games...Penn State holds an overall record of 15-3-1 against the Boilermakers...this will be just the sixth time Penn State has played a game on the first day of September, wjth a 3-2 record...the last game played on September 1 was in 2018, when Penn State squeaked past Appalachian State 45-38 in overtime.
Happy viewing! BEAT THE BOILERS!