If you don’t think Penn State players took pride in representing the Big Ten on the road in Week 3, think again. Following their dominant 41-12 victory at Auburn on Saturday, a Penn State player was seen taking a sledgehammer to the SEC logo painted on the field at Jordan-Hare Stadium.
The sequence was captured, briefly, by the Big Ten Network during a postgame interview on the field with head coach James Franklin, with his back to the SEC logo smashing.
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It does look as though Franklin got a quick glance at what one of his players was doing on the field as he continued his postgame interview.
The player performing the hammer smashing appears to be junior safety Marquis Wilson, but this video clip makes it difficult to confirm that as a fact. Wilson wears the no. 8, which is the number being worn by the Penn State player in the video. The only other player on Penn Stae’s roster who wears the same jersey number is freshman wide receiver Tyler Johnson.
Penn State handed Auburn one of its worst home losses in school history and Penn State fans were heard taking over the stands in Jordan-Hare Stadium as the second play was played out.
Penn State is 3-0 and returning home with a chance to take a 4-0 record back into the Big Ten schedule. Penn State will host Central Michigan in Week 4.
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