Scout’s Notebook: Penn State @ Alabama- Pt II

Scout’s Notebook: Penn St. Alabama

The following is a player review of the Penn State Nittany Lions during their demoralizing 24-3 loss. Joe Paterno’s boys were outmanned on both sides of the ball, but what was most disturbing was the lack of physical play demonstrated by a defense that missed tackles with alarming frequency.

Growing pains

True freshman Robert Bolden has the size, arm and legs to develop into a quality starting quarterback, but expecting him to perform this early in his career versus a national powerhouse like Alabama was unrealistic.

Predictably, the Michigan native completed only 13 of his 29 pass attempts for 144 yards and two interceptions.

The youngster looked quite fluid in his rollout on his first series, but a well-thrown pass was dropped by wide receiver Graham Zug. But despite a few positive plays, Bolden failed to show any consistency in his ball delivery.

His highlight of the

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