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Week 8 Preview: Next 3 games to show Penn St. playoff mettle

Of the teams contending for the four spots in the College Football Playoff, none face a more treacherous stretch than Penn State over the next three weeks.

Elbowed out of last year's playoff despite winning the Big Ten, the Nittany Lions are well positioned right now as the No. 2 team in The Associated Press poll.

For the first time since 2004, they face three straight games against ranked opponents. They host No. 19 Michigan on Saturday night and play No. 3 Ohio State and No. 18 Michigan State in back-to-back road games.

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Horsted's all-around game leads Princeton past Harvard 52-17

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Jesper Horsted caught 13 passes for 246 yards and two touchdowns and threw for a 2-yard scoring pass on a reverse to help reigning Ivy League champion Princeton beat Harvard 52-17 on Friday night for its third straight victory with 50-plus points.

It was the third-most receiving yards in school history, trailing Michael Lerch's program record of 370 yards set in 1991 against Brown.

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