"We have been waiting for this time so we can strictly focus on" Alabama, linebacker Michael Mauti said. "We did not want to look past Youngstown State. ... Now we can 100 percent focus on Alabama."
No. 19 Penn State's focus turns to top-ranked Tide →
"The best way I can say it is we have to come out of the gate swinging," Mauti said. "We have to come out of the gate, start making plays early and getting ourselves established."
Slow starts leave Penn State playing catch-up →