The honors for Penn State just keep rolling win after the team’s thrilling upset of Ohio State on Saturday.
The Nittany Lions were named the Football Writers Association of America’s Team of the Week, following the 24-21 upset. It’s the fourth time Penn State has received the honor and the first under James Franklin.
Penn State last was named the Team of the Week after upsetting Wisconsin on the road during the 2013 season in what turned out to be the final game under Bill O’Brien.
In addition to being named the Team of the Week, the Lions also: Moved to No. 24 in the AP poll, jumped to fifth in Landof10’s Big Ten power poll and had a pair of assistant coaches be named Assistants of the Week.
Things are looking up for the Lions, who travel to Purdue this Saturday.