OVERALL: Penn State should have been better prepared after spending so much time in Florida preparing for this game.
OFFENSE: There is no getting around the fact that five interceptions were Penn State's undoing in this game. They trump any positive we saw on offense.
DEFENSE: We have no issue with this unit. It held the Gators under 300 yards and allowed only one sustained touchdown drive.
SPECIAL TEAMS: Allowing a blocked punt for a score and not getting the job done on coverage were the primary culprits here.
COACHING: Nice job by the defensive staff. Other than that
INTANGIBLES: We don't think either team had much of a swagger edge here. In the end, it looked like two 7-5 outfits having at it.
OTHER GUY: Urban Meyer wisely played low-risk football and it paid off.
OFFICIALS: The pass-interference call on PSU safety Malcolm Willis was dicey.
CROWD: Given the caliber of these two teams, a strong showing by fans of both teams. Attendance was listed at 60,574