Penn State 10: Week 5 power rankings 

October, 1, 2012
Penn StateRonald Martinez/Getty ImagesA number of PSU offensive linemen played well against Illinois.

Welcome to Week 5 of NittanyNation's power rankings, a top-10 list of Penn State players who are surpassing expectations, and who to keep an eye on.

After its best week yet, Penn State seems poised to make an impact on the Leaders Division. Some new players stepped up, some leaders played solidly and a few made big leaps on the list.