This week brings about the return of the Land Grant Trophy game between Michigan State and Penn State. The Spartans currently ranked 10th in the college football playoff standings will be looking for a chance to win 10+ games for the 4th time in 5 seasons and essentially lock up a spot in the top bowl game. The Nittany Lions are at 6-5 on the season in coach James Franklins' first year on campus. Be sure to check out our Q&A with Black Shoe Diaries here and as always Go Green!
Game Time: 3:30 PM EST
Location: Beaver Stadium, State College, PA
Radio: Spartan Sports Network
Online Streaming: WatchESPN (Must have cable provider)
Line: Michigan State -13
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History: Penn State leads the all-time series 14-13-1 with a 9-5-1 record in Happy Valley. The Spartans and Nittany Lions last met in 2010 with the Spartans winning 28-22 and clinching a Big Ten title in the process.
Penn State University Famous Alumni: With the holiday season upon us what better alumnus to focus on than someone who was a titan in the toy industry? Herman Fisher a 1921 graduate of Penn State was a co-founder of the Fisher Price toy company.
"Francisco That's Fun To Say": Charles Idemudia is a redshirt sophomore fullback from Detroit. The Grosse Pointe North product was moved from linebacker to fullback after the 2014 spring football session.
Interesting Penn State University Fact: Thon is a dance marathon out on by the IFC/Panhellenic groups at Penn State, The event began in 1977 and has raised $114 million for Four Diamonds at Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital. Fundraising is year round benefiting the fight against pediatric cancer, culminating with a 46 hour dance marathon in February.