10 Minutes or Less: 1978 Penn State at Ohio State

1978 PSU vs OSU

1978 gameday pictorial for Penn State vs Ohio State.

Penn State was one upset loss away from an undefeated season in 1977. When the fall of 1978 arrived, many in State College and across the nation were looking forward to another impressive season from the Nittany Lions. What they would find is a season that would go down as one …

10 Minutes or Less: 1982 Penn St. vs Temple

1982 PSU vs Temple

1982 gameday pictorial for Penn State vs Temple.

Penn State had been looking forward to the 1982 season for months. The preceding season, 1981, saw the Nittany Lions push for its first national title, with some media outlets claiming Penn State was the best team in America after the regular season demolition of then-No. 1 Pitt in the Steel …

10 Minutes or Less: 1969 Penn St. at Navy

1969 PSU vs Navy

1969 Penn St. at Navy in Annapolis.

10 Minutes or Less: 2002 Penn State vs Virginia

Zack Mills UVA '02

This season–the 9-4 campaign of 2002–was an oasis in the sea of losing seasons known as “The Dark Years.” In particular, the Nittany Lions had this game circled on their calendars for more than a year.

The 2001 date in Charlottesville saw the Virginia Cavaliers come away with a 20-14 win, featuring at least one controversial fumble and a controversial …

10 Minutes or Less: 1969 Penn State vs Ohio University

No. 8 Penn State was coming off a close win over Syracuse, looking to get back its groove. The Bobcats of Ohio were coming to Happy Valley, offering up a chance for the Nittany Lions to showcase why they deserved to be in the top 5. Penn State would come away with a convincing 42-3 victory.

Apologies to everyone …

10 Minutes or Less: 1977 Penn State vs Houston

1977 PSU Houston Program

Welcome to Linebacker-U.com’s annual (hopefully it stays an annual event) Special Bowl Game Edition of 10 Minutes or Less. This year, Penn State travels down to Dallas for the Ticket City Bowl, played in the old Cotton Bowl, against the Houston Cougars. These teams have met twice before this weekend, but only once in the modern era. …