Penn State vs. Akron Game Notes

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Aug. 31, 2009


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Akron (0-0) at Penn State (0-0)

When: Saturday, September 5, 2009
Where: Beaver Stadium (107,282)
Kickoff: 12:00 p.m. ET
Attendance: 107,000
Series Record: Penn State, 3-0

Penn State Captains:
No. 17 Daryll Clark, Sr., QB
No. 45 Sean Lee, Sr., LB

TELEVISION: The contest will be televised by Big Ten Network with Matt Devlin, Glen Mason and Kenny Jackson calling the action. The Nittany Lions are appearing on television for the 178th time in their last 180 games.

Radio:Penn State Sports Network (60 stations) Radio Team (10th year)
Play-by-Play: Steve Jones; Analysis: Jack Ham
Web stream: www.GoPSUsports.com
Akron/ISP Sports Network (Steve French, play-byplay; Frank Stams, analysis; Joe Dunn, sideline

COACHES:
Joe Paterno
Penn State Record . ..383-127-3 (74.9), 44th Year
Overall Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Same
vs. Akron . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-0
60th year on Penn State staff...all-time leader in career wins among FBS (1-A) coaches...300 wins faster than any coach in NCAA history...College Football Hall of Fame inductee in 2007.

J.D. Brookhart
Akron Record . . . . . . . . . . . . ..27-33, 6th Year
Overall Record . . . . . . .Same
vs. Penn State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .0-2

THE SERIES: The Nittany Lions lead the series with the Zips, 3-0. The teams last met in the 2006 season opener, with the Lions winning, 34-16. Penn State won the 2004 opener between the schools in J.D. Brookhart's first game as head coach.

 

 

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