Penn State DT Fred Hansard suspended for first half of Michigan game after sideline incident
STATE COLLEGE — Penn State will suspend defensive tackle Fred Hansard for the first half of Saturday’s game against Michigan after a sideline incident in last weekend’s win at Maryland, coach James Franklin said Tuesday. “I was not aware at all, and then I saw the clip, and obviously, the optics of it don’t look great. My actions were not in line with the expectations we have for ourselves as a Penn State Football program. Please accept my apology for any unsportsmanlike behavior.”Hansard also apologized to Penn State left tackle Rasheed Walker, who also wears No. “But I hope everybody understands that’s not who Fred Hansard is.mlive.com
Michigan football cancels Maryland game due to COVID-19 concerns
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Michigan football has canceled this weekend’s game against Maryland due to COVID-19 concerns within the Wolverines’ program. Saturday’s game against Maryland will not be rescheduled, U of M announced. It was the final home game of the season for the Wolverines. Last week, Ohio State was forced to cancel its game against Illinois due to positive tests. A trip to Ohio State is scheduled for next week, and then the schedule includes one final game against a team from the Big Ten West.
Michigan football pausing team activities due to COVID-19 concerns
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Michigan football is pausing all team activities Monday due to possible COVID-19 concerns, the university announced. UPDATE: Michigan football cancels Maryland game due to COVID-19 concerns“Out of caution, we are holding all team activities virtually today,” athletic department spokesperson David Ablauf said. The Wolverines made it through six of their eight regular season games without any widespread COVID-19 outbreaks. Just two days after hosting Penn State at Michigan Stadium, the team announced all activities are being held virtually. It’s unclear if the team will have to miss any games, or how long the shutdown will last.
Ohio State football vs. Penn State: Time, TV schedule, game preview, score
9 Penn State. ABOUT OHIO STATE (10-0, 7-0)After manhandling Maryland and Rutgers the past two weeks by a combined score of 129-35, Ohio State faces their first significant opponent since they disposed of No. Running back J.K. Dobbins ranks fifth nationally in rushing yards with 1,289 despite carrying the ball only 42 times in the second half all season. Penn State and Ohio State traditionally play competitive games. PREDICTION: Ohio State 42, Penn State 20