Penn St. Football
Pittsburgh and West Virginia are both looking to become bowl eligible while Penn State and Temple will close out their seasons this weekend.
With no bowl eligibility, the Penn State Nittany Lions will turn after the season to recruiting - both bringing high school players into the program, and making sure those still at Penn State don't leave, as they are allowed to do through August.
Christian Hackenberg, a four-star recruit committed to Penn State and considered one of the top pocket passers in the country, was named the High School Player of the Week. He could play right away upon arriving in State College next year.
Bill O'Brien chose not to talk about the controversial call that appeared cost Penn State a touchdown against Nebraska, opting instead to focus on the game ahead. He made Matt McGloin unavailable to media after the QB's comments about the call.
After leaving the Penn State football program in September, Paul Jones will reportedly play for FCS Robert Morris University next season. Jones will return to his preferred position of quarterback after being converted to a tight end this season.
The Penn State Nittany Lions lost to the Nebraska Cornhuskers on Saturday, and a controversial fumble call was one of the big reasons. The SB Nation blog Black Shoe Diaries reacts by asking: is there a bias against Penn State?
Most of the talk surrounding Penn State-Nebraska will - thankfully - surround the game on the field, but one Penn State blogger took a moment to remember last season's difficult game between the two teams overshadowed by the Jerry Sandusky scandal.
Nebraska controls its own destiny in the Big Ten Legends division after win over Michigan State on Saturday. Penn State cannot play in the postseason but still has a better conference record than Leaders Division leader Wisconsin.