Penn State vs. Michigan Notes

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Oct. 13, 2008

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Michigan (2-4, 1-1) at Penn State (7-0, 3-0)

When: Saturday, October 18, 2008
Where: Beaver Stadium (107,282)
Kickoff: 4:30 p.m. ET
Attendance: 109,000+ (sold out)
Series Record: Michigan leads, 10-3

Penn State Captains:
No. 47 Josh Gaines, Sr., DE
No. 45 Sean Lee, Sr., LB
No. 7 Anthony Scirrotto, Sr., Saf
No. 57 A.Q. Shipley, Sr., C
No. 2 Derrick Williams, Sr., WR

TELEVISION: The contest will be televised by ESPN to a national audience with Sean McDonough, Chris Spielman and Rob Stone calling the action.

The Nittany Lions are appearing on television for the 172nd time in their last 174 games.

RADIO: Penn State Sports Network (60 stations)
Radio Team (9th year)
Play-by-Play: Steve Jones; Analysis: Jack Ham
Web stream: www.GoPSUsports.com
Michigan Sports Network (Frank Beckmann, playby- play; Jim Brandstatter, analysis; Doug Karsch, sideline).
Sports USA Radio (Tom Dillon, Gary Barnett, Pat Sperduto). XM Radio.

COACHES:
Joe Paterno
Penn State Record . .379-125-3 (75.0), 43rd Year
Overall Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Same
vs. Michigan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-10
59th year on Penn State staff...all-time leader in career wins among 1-A coaches...300 wins faster than any coach in NCAA history...College Football Hall of Fame inductee in 2007.

Rich Rodriguez
Michigan Record . . . . . . . . . . . . .2-4, 1st Year
Overall Record . . . . . . .107-66-2, 16th season
vs. Penn State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .0-0

THE SERIES: The Nittany Lions and Wolverines are meeting for the 14th time. Michigan leads the series, 10-3. The last four clashes have been decided by a combined 17 points, all by seven points or less. Michigan has won nine straight in the series.

 

 

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