Penn State is 2-0 and is a top 25 team for a reason.

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The Nittany Lions are a talented football team and have been a good team for the past few years. Pittsburgh, however, hasn’t had the same level of success in recent seasons. The two schools are in-state rivals and Pittsburgh is certainly not a fan of Penn State.

At Penn State, however, the Nittany Lions don’t seem to look at Pittsburgh the same way. Franklin always tells his team that he wishes to go 1-0 that week.

It doesn’t matter who the opponent is. It doesn’t matter who the Nittany Lions play next week.

Just go 1-0.

On Tuesday, Penn State quarterback Sean Clifford and linebacker Jan Johnson were asked about playing its rival in Pittsburgh this week:

Clifford and Johnson aren’t treating Pittsburgh any different than any other opponent.

As expected.