It’s not often that we gaze into the college football crystal ball and accurately predict the future. But in the case of the Penn State Nittany Lions, the future seems suspiciously clear. A more potent and efficient passing attack could be all the Blue & White need to reach the College Football Playoff.
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Penn State fans were waiting for Sean Clifford to have his break out game in his first season as the Penn State starting quarterback. That game came on Friday night against Maryland, and for that performance, Sean Clifford took home Big Ten Co-Offensive Player of the Week honors.
For the game, Clifford threw for 398 yards, which set a school record for a Penn State quarterback in a road contest. He also had four total touchdowns, including his first career rushing touchdown in the 59-0 victory.
So far in 2019, Sean Clifford has 1,179 passing yards, nine touchdowns to just one interception, and a 66 percent completion percentage. He is averaging 5.2 yards per carry on 32 rushing attempts this season.
We are one week away from Penn State football. The team at For The Glory gives you their preseason award. Penn State kicks off their season against Idaho at 3:30 PM EST in University Park, Pennsylvania.
To no one’s surprise, redshirt sophomore Sean Clifford has been named the starting quarterback for the Nittany Lions. Penn State announced the news on twitter moments ago.
Clifford will be Head Coach James Franklin’s third different starting quarterback at Penn State.
Penn State opens against Idaho in just over a week.
In a five-part series, I will count down the top five Penn State football players I am excited to watch for the 2019 season. With such a young team filled with potential, this list was difficult to make. Let’s check out the likely signal caller for the Nittany Lion offense this year.