Tag Archives: Zack Mills

2001: Penn State vs. Ohio State: Joe Paterno breaks Bear Bryants record wins 324th game

Ten years ago today, I was sitting with my girlfriend (she’s my wife now) and friend Brad in section SEU, row 80. That is directly under the scoreboard in the top row of the south end zone upper deck. There were occasional flurries and a big 18 point 2nd half deficit. I promise it isn’t

Read More

2001: Penn State vs. Northwestern: JoePa ties Bryant, victory boubron tradition created

Ten years ago today, Joe Paterno brought his 0-4 Penn State Nittany Lions into Evanston to face the Northwestern Wildcats. Paterno had been stuck on 322 wins, one shy of tying Paul Bear Bryant’s all-time record for major college football. It turned out to be a thriller which was only decided late when Zack Mills

Read More