Penn State is 5-1 on the season, and its only loss is on the road at No. 11 Iowa and was without starting QB Sean Clifford for most of the game.

Penn State is coming off the bye and heading into a showdown with Illinois on Saturday. Head coach James Franklin spoke to the media today ahead of the matchup with the Illini.

Franklin talked about the bye week and the players getting evaluated for the NFL during that time.

Franklin talked about the alternate “Generation of Greatness” uniforms Penn State will be wearing this weekend.

Franklin spoke to the media about the QB situation and how it will be a competition.

Franklin gave an update on starting QB Sean Clifford.

Franklin talks about who will be stepping up in place of DT P.J. Mustipher who is out for the year with an injury.

Franklin talks about the loss of Mustipher.

Franklin talks about the transfer portal and the QB situation.

Franklin talks about the LSU head coaching vacancy.

Franklin talks about the LB play from the Nittany Lions.

Penn State plays Illinois at home this Saturday at noon ET on ABC.