5 storylines: Penn State at Iowa 

October, 18, 2012
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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 8 storylines:

1. Iowa running game: You might not hear panic in Kirk Ferentz's voice, but these Hawkeyes are in trouble. Without their top offensive weapon in Mark Weisman, who's listed as doubtful, the Hawkeyes are forced to resort to Plan C. Damon Bullock is still reeling from a concussion, so Saturday's load will fall on the inexperienced shoulders of true freshman Greg Garmon -- an unknown whose name was misspelled on Iowa's official depth chart. He's a wildcard, carrying the ball just 14 times this season and averaging just 2.5 yards a touch. Iowa's offense could be in for a long day.

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