5 storylines: Northwestern vs. Penn State 

October, 4, 2012
Every week, NittanyNation takes a look at five storylines that stand out: What should fans keep an eye on? What's the bigger picture? What might be on display Saturday?

Here are NittanyNation's Week 6 storylines:

1. Could this be Northwestern's best start in 50 years? Northwestern last started 6-0 in 1962 and could match that record with a win over Penn State. Still, October hasn't been kind to the Wildcats. Pat Fitzgerald's team has been just 10-15 over the last six seasons in that month and dropped four of five last season in October.
Stopping Braxton Miller
ESPN's Adam Rittenberg spoke to several defensive players at Big Ten media days to get a sense of what makes Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller such a challenge to stop on the field, and what - if anything - they can do to slow him down.