FOS FRAME GAME: Defensive Struggles

Penn State's defense had its hands full with Ohio State. We break down one key play where a lot of things went wrong for the Nittany Lions.

So what went wrong for the Penn State defense in the Nittany Lions 63-14 thrashing at the hands of Ohio State in Columbus Saturday?

There might actually be a better question: what did not go wrong?

To us, one play kind of summed up the day for the PSU defense. With OSU facing third-and-12 in its own territory early in the second quarter, the Lions got creative. But errors at every level — line, linebacker and the secondary — proved costly.

Check it out in the gallery above.

Remember to click the expand button in the bottom right of the gallery frame for full-screen images of the play in question.

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