Penn State Football 2009: Akron Preview

Posted by Brett Lissenden on September-2-2009 Add Comments

The Penn State Football team opens up its 2009 season on Saturday with a noon game against Akron. The game will be played at Beaver Stadium, the first of eight home games on the season for the Nittany Lions.

The game also signifies the start of one of the country's weakest non-conference schedule as Penn State will later host Temple, Syracuse, and Eastern Kentucky. 

The Akron Zips, out of the Mid-American Conference, are coming off of a 5-7 season a year ago. After hovering around .500 for the entire season, the Zips lost their final two games and sealed their fate of missing a bowl game.

Penn State and Akron shared two opponents a year ago. The two teams both played at Syracuse, where they both scored blow-out ...

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