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1. Mary­land has not scored a touch­down against Penn State in the last 150:52 of game time. Penn State won the last two meet­ings by a com­bined score of 104-6.

2. The Lions are play­ing their fourth straight Big Ten opener on the road, ninth in 10 years and 19th over­all since join­ing the con­fer­ence in 1993. Penn State is 13-13 in Big Ten open­ers, hav­ing won four of five un­der Franklin.

3. Penn State ex­pects to ro­tate its four run­ning backs again, with Jour­ney Brown likely get­ting his sec­ond start.

4. Four Mary­land starters are trans­fers: LBs Ke­an­dre Jones (Ohio State) and Shaq Smith (Clem­son), QB Josh Jack­son (Vir­ginia Tech) and TE Tyler Mabry (Buf­falo).

5. Mary­land’s Mike Lock­sley has coached in two pre­vi­ous PSU-Mary­land games. Both ended in one-point mar­gins. Lock­sley was Mary­land’s of­fen­sive co­or­di­na­tor in 2014 (a 20-19 Terps win) and in­terim head coach in 2015 (a 31-30 Penn State win).

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