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Appalachian State Nearly Stuns The World Again, Battles Bravely But Falls In Overtime to Penn State, 45-38

UNIVERSITY PARK, PA. — The one thing that Appalachian State needed from redshirt sophomore quarterback Zac Thomas in his first college start was a performance close to error free in the crucible of 105,232 fans Saturday at Penn State’s Beaver Stadium. Coming into the biggest game of his life, this Trusville, Alabama product had thrown.

2018 College Football Team Preview: Penn State Nittany Lions

Penn State Nittany Lions Location: State College, PA Coach: James Franklin (34-7) 4th Season Stadium: Camp Randall Stadium (Capacity: 80,321) CSJ Projections: 4th: Big Ten (2nd East Division) 1st: Pennsylvania 15th: FBS 15th: Division I 2017 In A Sentence: A great season, but most Penn State fans are wondering what might have been had they managed.

2018 College Football Previews: Indiana Hoosiers

Indiana Hoosiers Location: Bloomington, IN Coach: Tom Allen (5-8) 2nd Season Stadium: Memorial Stadium (Capacity: 52,929) CSJ Projections: 9th: Big Ten (5th East Division) 3rd: Indiana 48th: FBS 50th: Division I 2017 In A Sentence: The conference play was brutal for IU—the Hoosiers were 0-6 in the Big Ten before beating Illinois and Rutgers but one-score loss.

2018 College Football Team Previews: Nebraska Cornhuskers

Nebraska Cornhuskers Location: Lincoln, NE Coach: Scott Frost (0-0 @Neb., 19-7 overall) 1st Season Stadium: Memorial Stadium (Capacity: 85,458) CSJ Projections: 11th: Big Ten (6th West Division) 1st: Nebraska 72nd: FBS 75th: Division I 2017 In A Sentence: Nebraska suffered its worst season in 56 years with a record of 4–8 and then terminated Riley the day.

2018 College Football Team Previews: Rutgers Scarlet Knights

Rutgers Scarlet Knights Location: New Brunswick, NJ Coach: Chris Ash (6-18) 3rd Season Stadium: High Point Solutions Stadium (Capacity: 52,454) CSJ Projections: 13th: Big Ten (7th East Division) 1st: New Jersey 90th: FBS 96th: Division I 2017 In A Sentence: If baby steps are all that was expected, head coach Chris Ash provided that in a 4-8.