Penn State Football Roars Into Preseason Coaches Poll Top-10

Penn State Football, Mike Yurcich
Penn State Football head coach James Franklin and offensive coordinator Mike Yurcich (Photo by Randy Litzinger/Icon Sportswire)

There is much to be Happy about in Happy Valley, but Penn State Football fans worldwide woke up with extra excitement Monday morning.

The Nittany Lions have secured an impressive No. 7 position in the highly anticipated USA TODAY Coaches Preseason Poll.

The 2023 College Football Preseason Coaches Poll is here.

Which team(s) are too high or too low? Which team(s) got left off?

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What Preaseason Top-10 Ranking Means for Penn State Football

This remarkable ranking places Penn State in the company of college football powerhouses, with Big Ten rivals Michigan and Ohio State ranked second and fourth, respectively.

The last time Penn State Football entered the top ten in a preseason poll was in 2018.

With a formidable defensive unit and the talented Drew Allar leading the offense, the sky is the limit for the Penn State Nittany Lions.

Penn State’s climb to the top 10 in the preseason poll reflects the program’s resurgence under head coach James Franklin and is a testament to the program’s identity.

As the countdown to kickoff begins, fans eagerly anticipate what promises to be an exhilarating season for Penn State football.


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