1. Penn State eliminates Ohio State from the national title discussion for the first time in what feels like three decades. With a 13-6 road win Joe Paterno is poised to advance to the national title game provided Alabama and Texas don’t both finish 13-0. Isn’t it amazing that Paterno could add a national title to his resume? What odds could you have gotten on this five years ago? This is Joe Pa’s return from Napoleonic exile. Iowa may yet return him to Elba.