Drew Allar was everything Penn State fans had dreamed of ($) and more, completing 21 of his 29 passes worth 325 yards and three touchdowns.
Among all of the hype, the fresh-faced quarterback impressed with his calm demeanor all night.
James Franklin was friendly with media following his third consecutive win in a season opener.
Penn State fans showed out in droves — 110,747 of them, to be exact. That’s the fourth-largest crowd Beaver Stadium has ever seen.
While there was plenty to be excited about, two missed field goals in the first half by Sander Sahaydak were less than ideal.
Along with the offensive fireworks and a couple of special teams woes, we learned a lot about this 2023 Penn State team.
One more reminder about Allar: he’s 19.