Let's not kid ourselves. There's only one thing that really matters: Penn State beat the SEC's third-best team. Other than that, however, here are some observations on the win. Stat of the game: 38:21That's how long the Penn State offense held onto the ball. While it was quite painful to see the Nittany Lions fail time and again to punch it into the end zone, keeping the ball away from Jordan Jefferson was critically important. The ball-control objective seemed to become even more critical as the game progressed, when Jefferson and the Tigers scored 14 unanswered points to take the lead. Had Penn State not run off at least five minutes (it ran off 5:57) on its final drive, LSU might not have had to panic the way it did in the final minute. Offensive player of the game: Daryll...

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