The season could not have ended better for the Penn State Nittany Lions. They won their season finale at home against Wisconsin, 24-21, in overtime. Thirty seniors celebrated senior day and were cheered by fans for their decision to stay at true to their school in 2012.
After going down 14-7 in the first quarter, the Lions turned things around and completely dominated the Badgers in the second half, holding them to just seven points after halftime.
Penn State was led by sophomore running back Zach Zwinak, who ran straight through the Wisconsin defense for 179 yards and a touchdown. Senior quarterback Matt McGloin threw for 200 yards and a touchdown, finishing the year with a touchdown pass in every game.
The win against the Badgers gave the Nittany Lions eight wins on the year, with six coming in the Big Ten. The emotional victory taught us many things about this 2012 team.
The following slides highlight 10 things that we learned from the victory over the Badgers.