The last time Ohio State played at Penn State, the Buckeyes lost. That fact has not been lost on the Buckeyes, and the Columbus Dispatch, Dayton Daily News, Akron Beacon Journal, Canton Repository, Toledo Blade, Lorain Morning Journal and The Associated Press (via the Mansfield News Journal) all have stories on how hard it is to win in Happy Valley.
The Dispatch has a story on how last week's slight scare vs. Michigan State might help the Buckeyes Saturday night. The Dispatch also has an OSU football notebook and a national college football notebook.
The Dayton Daily News has a story on OSU head coach Jim Tressel denying a rumor that Chris "Beanie" Wells will need surgery on his bothersome left ankle. The Cleveland Plain Dealer and Lorain Morning Journal also have stories on Wells and his ankle issues.
Malcolm Jenkins and his pregame motivational tactics are the subject of a Plain Dealer story.
The Canton Repository has a Big Ten football notebook.
The Lima News has a story on PSU head coach Joe Paterno remembering the Boeckman family.
The York Daily Record has a story on PSU relying on reserves this weekend.
The Pittsburgh Post Gazette has a PSU football notebook.
The Philadelphia Inquirer has a story on what is at stake this weekend for the Nittany Lions.