Penn State moved up in the college football polls today after Saturday's opening 31-7 victory over Akron at Beaver Stadium.
The Nittany Lions improved to No. 5 in the USA Today coaches' poll and seventh in the Associated Press media poll. In the preseason, Penn State was eighth in the coaches' poll and tied for ninth with Oklahoma State in the AP poll.
The Lions will host Syracuse (0-1) on Saturday.
Hurricanes soaring. Miami is savoring a drama-filled 38-34 win over Florida State on Monday night.