Week 1 Scores The #9 Penn State Nittany Lions, struggled early, but then brought the hammer down on Rutgers this morning, 59-24. JR QB Kevin Newsome completed 71% of his passes for 229 yards and 4TDs in the air and one on the ground. SR HB Stephfon Green gained 164 yards on 17 carries for 1 TD. RS-JR LB Michael Mauti led the Lions D with his 14 Tackles, 5 TFL and 3 Sacks. Coach 9's was pleased with his squads opening game....but there is much room for improvement. Next up for the Lions...a rematch with the Crimson Tide of Alabama.