Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

2-Minute Morning

Overreaction Monday: PSU may never be elite and may have already peaked under Franklin

The disappointment of an 0-2 start has left many PSU fans highly disappointed and even angry. There are still goals that can be achieved this season, and the Nittany Lions have enough talent to achieve a lot of them.

However, when it comes to the infamous “elite” conversation, we were reminded Saturday night that Ohio State is plain and simply a better football program. And until that changes, Penn State and James Franklin will always struggle taking the next step to elite status.

Check out Cory Giger’s thoughts here:

Get Nittany Sports Now in your inbox

Sign-up for email updates and get the whole story first from Cory Giger and the Nittany Sports Now team, delivered straight to your inbox.

Thank you for subscribing.

Something went wrong.

Written By

Cory Giger is a 15-year veteran of the Penn State beat and a journalist with 28 years of experience. He has won more than 100 state and national journalism awards during his career, plus he's a voter for the Heisman Trophy in football and Wooden Award in basketball.

Click to comment

Sound Off!

Get NSN in your Inbox

Enter your email address to get notifications of new posts by email.

Follow NSN on Twitter

Most Viewed

Has Franklin lost the team? Coach weighs in on that question
Sophomore safety Gordon enters transfer portal: A look at what it means for PSU
Recruiting notebook: What could have been: Revisiting PSU's heralded 2018 class
5 Things many people are wrong about with James Franklin
5 Things James Franklin said today that you should know about. And why did he punt trailing late in game?
That's a clown question, Bro! Fans weigh in on what they would like to ask James Franklin
Blame game: 5 Things you cannot blame on James Franklin after PSU's 0-5 start
PSU basketball opener canceled because of COVID
Matt Millen brought up good point: Does PSU have the personnel to run its RPO offense?
For better or worse, James Franklin and Penn State are stuck with one another

More from Nittany Sports Now

PSU Football

0 Matt Millen made an observation on the broadcast during Penn State’s loss to Iowa on Saturday that the Nittany Lions don’t have the...

Analysis

0 I’ve covered Penn State football for 15 years and have asked my fair of tough questions to coaches Joe Paterno, Bill O’Brien and...

PSU Football Recruiting

0 On the heels of back-to-back 11-win seasons, Penn State football appeared to be on the cusp of the college football playoffs. The Nittany...

PSU Football

3s Penn State is 0-5 for its worst start ever. The Nittany Lions are making dubious history with their terrible start. They keep losing...

Send this to a friend