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Column: As maturation takes place, Nittany Lions show signs of potency

Tuesday, September 17th, 2019

Allowing just one touchdown drive to a Panther offense that made clutch plays all afternoon, the Nittany Lions largely kept their opponent out of the end zone and, in many ways, picked its struggling offense up. And, largely overlooked, Penn State's special teams, a problem spot throughout the 2018 season, was an integral piece of the win. With placekicker Jordan Stout setting a Penn State record with a 57-yard field goal to end the first half and punter Blake Gillikin pinning the Panthers inside their 20-yard line on six of his seven punts, the Nittany Lion kicking specialists were nothing short of tremendous.