Penn State 10: Week 3 power rankings 

September, 17, 2012
Michael MautiLee Coleman/Icon SMIMichael Mauti had 12 tackles against Navy and is the backbone of the Nittany Lions' defense.
Welcome to Week 3 of NittanyNation's power rankings, a top-10 list designed to show which Penn State players are surpassing expectations and which to keep an eye on.

After another week of improvement, Penn State finally seems to be on track. Some new players stepped up, some leaders played solidly, and a few made big leaps on the list.

Whose performance left the biggest impression, and whose contributions were the most surprising? This week's top-10 list:
Penn State Ruling Not A Victory
William C. Rhoden reacts to the NCAA's decision to restore Joe Paterno's 111 victories that had been vacated following the Jerry Sandusky scandal.