UNIVERSITY PARK - Penn State's first meeting with San Diego State on Saturday, Sept. 26, will kick off at 3:30 p.m. and be televised on the Big Ten Network. The game is the third of five consecutive games at Beaver Stadium.
Penn State picked up a 27-14 win over Buffalo in the home opener on Sunday, led by a 115-yard rushing performance by freshman Saquon Barkley. Senior Carl Nassib was a dominating force for the defense against the Bulls, collected 3.0 sacks, two forced fumbles and one interception to go along with five total tackles.
The Aztecs are 1-1 on the season with a win over San Diego in the season opener and a loss to California last week. SDSU's defense has provided pop for the Aztecs with six interceptions in the first two games, including two returned for touchdowns by Calvin Munson.
The Nittany Lions open Big Ten play in prime time against Rutgers on Saturday in Beaver Stadium. The game will be the inaugural Penn State Stripe Out. Fans can visit PennStateStripeOut.com to find out if they should wear blue or white for the game. Penn State students. The Scarlet Knights will be playing in Beaver Stadium for the first time since 1994. The contest will air on BTN at 8 p.m.