Welcome to Week 8 of NittanyNation's power rankings, a top-10 list of Penn State players who are surpassing expectations, and who to keep an eye on. After another convincing win over a conference opponent, Penn State is now just one victory away from the Associated Press' top-25 rankings.
about 1739 days ago | Josh Moyer | Penn State Nittany Lions
The good and the bad from Penn State's 38-14 win over Iowa on Saturday night: THREE UP 1. Aggressive pass attack: PSU finally decided to get a little more aggressive. Bill O'Brien pulled out the early NASCAR no-huddle offense, and Matt McGloin tossed a few deep balls.
about 1740 days ago | Josh Moyer | Penn State Nittany Lions
Mike Hull isn't surfing the internet or asking his coaches about the status of Iowa tailback Mark Weisman. He'd rather be surprised Saturday. The bruising runner is listed as doubtful, but Hull didn't seem to care if he had a 1 percent chance or 100 percent chance of playing.
about 1744 days ago | Josh Moyer | Penn State Nittany Lions
Adam Rittenberg and Brian Bennett break down the race for Big Ten Freshman of the Year in 2012. Of note, Iowa's Barkley Hill is mentioned as a possible candidate, but this video was shot before his season-ending knee injury.
about 1791 days ago | Adam Rittenberg and Brian Bennett | Ohio State Buckeyes
Most of the Midwest and Western Pennsylvania's top prospects are already committed and just waiting for signing day to make everything official. On Tuesday, two more recruits will join that group when each announces at the Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl.
about 2033 days ago | Jared Shanker | On The Trail: Midwest Region