1. Senior Day and emotions - Penn State has played two games this year that, if you will, meant a little more: Ohio and Ohio State. These were home games that the Penn State players acknowledged carried more importance. Some, like John Urschel, said they might have been worn down with the extra emotion. Well there's going to be plenty of that today. We'll see if Penn State handles it better this time.
2. Allen Robinson - He needs 107 yards to become the single-season leader in receiving yards for Penn State. There's reason to think he'll do this: Wisconsin has the best rushing defense in the Big Ten, and Penn State might need to pass the ball more.
3. Zach Zwinak - Zwinak has rushed for 100 yards or more in the last three games. As mentioned above, this will be his hardest test yet because of the Wisconsin defense. The weather will be cold, and it might continue to snow. This is Zach Zwinak, running weather.
4. Injuries - Mike Mauti is out; Malcom Willis and James Terry are questionable. Willis missed last game, and you could tell the secondary missed him. Mike Hull has been an adept fourth linebacker all season, and he should be able to fill in for Mauti, but he, along with the rest of the defense, will face a challenge in having to stop Montee Ball.
5. Revenge from last season - It's hard to remember but much about the football part of last season, considering the Sandusky scandal enveloped the last few games, but Wisconsin killed Penn State. It defeated the Nittany Lions 45-7 in what was as bad of a Big Ten loss they've had. There is so much to talk about in this game - senior day, the injuries, etc. - but let's not forget that Penn State should be playing this game just as mad as it will emotional.
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