Analysis: Looking forward 

September, 9, 2012
Penn State tried some new things this week -- more runs, more fourth-down gambles, more shots at the QB -- but still wound up with the same result.

The defense needs to find a solution against the pass, and the offense must find a tailback who can consistently gain 4 yards a carry. Both will be tall orders on this patchwork team.

NittanyNation takes a closer look at what to expect this season: