The Lions, after battling all game against the Hoosiers, enter November with a 7-1 record. They head into the Maryland game as a double-digit favorite before coming back home for their season-defining game against Michigan. Win, and the Lions can still hope for a Big Ten title and a College Football Playoff appearance. But that’s two weeks away.
Penn State has spent the entire of the season inside the top 10, and, with more top 10 teams playing tougher competition down the stretch, it’ll likely remain that way until season’s end. Last, but not least, Penn State is in great position ahead of the first College Football Playoff Rankings, which come out on Tuesday. Stay tuned!