FILE - In this Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017 file photo, Penn State head coach James Franklin watches from the sidelines during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Iowa in Iowa City, Iowa. Penn State coach James Franklin sees the talent Northwestern has and the success the Wildcats have experienced under Pat Fitzgerald.
That’s why he sees potential trouble for the Nittany Lions. No. 4 Penn State looks to remain unbeaten and in line for a playoff spot when it visits Northwestern on Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)