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Will History Repeat Itself?

Quarless is hoping the tight end again plays a prominent role on a Penn State visit to Northwestern. But he can do without the late-game drama Isaac Smolko was involved with in 2005.

Joe Paterno might not remember the play at Northwestern that saved Penn State's 2005 season (and perhaps, by extension, his coaching future), but Andrew Quarless sure does. Michael Robinson threw a 20-yard pass to tight end Isaac Smolko on fourth-and-15, and the completion kept alive what would turn out to be the winning drive in Penn State's Big Ten opener, a game of no small significance given...

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