There was little doubt in anyone's mind that Michael Mauti was going to have a great game today.
Anyone who did not believe it would realize their mistake less than ninety seconds into the contest, as the senior linebacker forced Tommy Davis to fumble a punt. Three minutes later, the Nittany Lions took advantage of the turnover as Zack Zwinak scored on a one yard touchdown. The Penn State Nittany Lions were off to a 7-0 lead and never looked back defeating the Illinois Fighting Illini 35-7.
Good morning from Memorial Stadium in Champaign Illinois where Big Ten play is set to begin with the Penn State Nittany Lions (2-2) set to take on the Illini Fighting Illinii (2-2). Both head coaches are in their first season with the program as Bill O'Brien and Tim Beckman seek a good start to the conference schedule.