Penn State Wins Saturday's First Game With Last-Second Field Goal In Dublin

  • Eric Goldschein

ficken winnerIt’s Saturday morning — what have you been up to? Don’t tell me you’re just getting up — Penn State and Central Florida already played an entire football game. College football starts early this year!

Actually, the two teams met in Dublin, Ireland to kick off the season, and Penn State pulled off a last-second victory in a back and forth game thanks to kicker Sam Ficken. Ficken, who went 15/23 on field goals last season (and famously missed four, plus an extra point, against Virginia two years ago), hit four of four today. Here’s the final play and ensuing madness for the Nittany Lions and new head coach James Franklin:

Here’s the reaction back in State College, PA. Think they’re excited about this win?