Rust and nerves are expected in any season opener, even versus a lowly FCS school such as Youngstown State.
What's not expected is a 7-3 deficit after the first quarter. (Or a 48-47 loss vs an FCS school *ahem* Ole Miss.... OMG SEC)
Obviously things got off to a slow start in Happy Valley but the Nittany Lions eventually got cooking and ended the game with a 44-14 victory.
Here are the pros and cons of that win.