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BREAKING: Penn State announces starting lineup ahead of Michigan game

BREAKING: Penn State football has announced its starting lineup ahead of the top-10 showdown with Michigan. Who will take the field first for the Nittany Lions today?



Penn State, Michigan, Drew Allar
Penn State running back Kaytron Allen (13) carries the ball against West Virginia during a football game at Beaver Stadium September 2, 2023, in State College.

UNIVERSITY PARK, PA – A top-10 showdown between two of the best teams in college football. That’s what we are about to see as we are only a few minutes from kickoff between Michigan and Penn State football. In arguably the most important game of the Penn State season, will we see Drew Allar erase all doubt today? Many are already writing off Allar after his performance

Penn State announces starting lineup ahead of Michigan game

For Penn State to secure the upset today, they will need to get the offense going. Will James Franklin elect to go with Kaytron Allen to start today’s game against Michigan? Also, if the Nittany Lions can get a special teams touchdown that would certainly increase their odds of victory. But will Daequan Hardy return punts against Michigan this afternoon? All those questions and much more will be answered below. The starting lineups were just announced in Beaver Stadium.


QB: Drew Allar

RB: Nick Singleton

WR: KeAndre Lambert-Smith, Dante Cephas, Kaden Saunders

TE: Tyler Warren

LT: Olu Fashanu

LG: JB Nelson

C: Hunter Nourzad

RG: Sal Wormley

RT: Caedan Wallace


DE: Chop Robinson, Adisa Isaac

DT: Zane Durant, Dvon Ellies

LB: Curtis Jacobs, Kobe King, Abdul Carter

CB: Kalen King, Johnny Dixon (Daequan Hardy also listed among the starters)

S: KJ Winston, Jaylen Reed

Special Teams

K: Alex Felkins (placekicker), Gabe Nwosu (kickoffs)

P: Riley Thompson

LS: Tyler Duzansky

KR: Nicholas Singleton

PR: Daequan Hardy

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