Penn State will open their 2012 season Saturday afternoon against Ohio, and it will hardly be a game to look past for a number of reasons.
Penn State's offense will look for young players to fill key spots in a new offensive style.
Ohio is a MAC favorite and more than capable of causing some problems for a secondary replacing four starters.
Penn State is not known to be a fast starter when it comes to offense.
And oh yes, off-field emotions from a dismal offseason will gather for an afternoon and look to find a release in sports.
What will the keys to victory be for Penn State on Saturday, in a season when wins and losses ultimately mean nothing? Let's take a look.