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5-2, 2nd in Big Ten - East

Josh Moyer ESPN Staff Writer 

Penn State coach James Franklin said he received 348 text messages after his team's upset win against No. 2 Ohio State. He said he basically texted back, "Thanks" or "Thanks, brother. Appreciate it" and copied-and-pasted that in every message. It's been an interesting week for the head coach, but he swore his Nittany Lions moved on from the win after Sunday.

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Best Week 9 college football bets

Phil Steele gives his best Week 9 picks, including a major upset on the horizon and thoughts on Tennessee-South Carolina and Clemson-Florida State.

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Harbaugh's salary tops college football coaches

At $9 million this year, Michigan's Jim Harbaugh displaced Alabama's Nick Saban as the college football coach with the highest salary, according to a USA Today survey.

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Week 9 in the Big Ten: What to watch for

Players to watch for in an important Week 9 in the Big Ten include Wisconsin star linebacker T.J. Watt, who'll have to do more heavy lifting this week.

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Could Penn State be due for a letdown?

Penn State is riding high after the win over Ohio State. The Nittany Lions (-13) face Purdue next and may not be highly motivated. The Boilermakers played well in a loss to Nebraska after the firing of Darrell Hazell. Early Betting Look (Insider)

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History repeated itself on Saturday

Penn State snapped then-second-ranked Ohio State's road win streak at 20 on Saturday. The last time an unranked Penn State team beat a top-two team was in 1964, when the 3-4 Nittany Lions won 27-0 over ... second-ranked Ohio State. Flipping the field

Josh Moyer ESPN Staff Writer 

James Franklin's weekly Tuesday news conference will be moved to Wednesday this week because the Penn State coach is attending a family funeral. (His brother-in-law died of cancer last week.) Obviously been a very emotional week for the Nittany Lions' coach.

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Penn State breaks into power rankings

The Nittany Lions jump into the rankings after their upset win over Ohio State. Although Penn State's offense nearly stalled, it did the most important thing: found a way to win down the stretch. The team travels to Purdue next weekend. Power Rankings

Ohio State upset shakes up AP's top 10 (0:59)

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Poll watching: No. 2 Michigan achieved its highest ranking in the AP Poll since the 2006 season. No. 4 Washington has its highest ranking since 2000. No. 7. Nebraska is at its highest rank in the poll since 2010. West Virginia is ranked in the top 10 for the first time since 2012. Penn State is ranked No. 24 for the first time since 2011.

Penn State remains a thorn in Ohio State's side (0:55)

Team Stats

Passing Yards227.174th
Rushing Yards147.995th
Points For28.769th
Points Against27.4Tied-64th

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