OregSt: Report Card

Who made the grade and who failed miserably as State crunched the Beavers Saturday.

OVERALL: Penn State stomped on an inferior opponent early and never let up.
Grade: A

OFFENSE: We like what we've seen of the Spread HD so far. And we suspect there is more to come.
Grade: A+

DEFENSE: Took care of business when it had to despite being short a couple of starters.
Grade: A-

SPECIAL TEAMS: Didn't get off to a good start. But picked it up after Kevin Kelly shanked the opening kickoff out of bounds.
Grade: B

COACHING: Kept the team together and focused in the middle of a week full of distractions.
Grade: A

INTANGIBLES: Kudos to the players, too, for staying on task.
Grade: A

OTHER GUY: Obviously not remotely close to the outfit that did some serious damage in the Pac-10 in 2007.
Grade: D

OFFICIALS: Always a good sign when the zebras don't stick out.
Grade: B

CROWD: The house was rocking before the game. Crowd stayed in it even when things got out of hand.
Grade: B+

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