South Florida: 16-yard Fumble Return (Zemaitis)
Alan Zemaitis scooped up a 16-yard fumble return against the Bulls of South Florida, giving the Lions a 17-0 lead on what turned out ot be a solid USF team. This play also set the tone for the defense early on.
Cincinnatti: 59 Yard TD (Robinson to King)
Plagued by erratic play and fumbles early on in the season, with only a 14-3 lead on the Bearcats, Robinson tossed a 59 yard pass to freshman Justin King who pulled it in for a touchdown
Northwestern: 4th and 15 (Robinson to Smolko)
With the game (and some argue the season) on the line, the Nittany Lions faced a fourth down with 15 yards to go on the final drive of the game. The senior quarterback saved the 80 yard drive with a 20-yard strike to tight end Isaac Smolko.
Northwestern: Game Winning TD (Robinson to Williams)
Ohio State: Interception (Lowry)
In a chess match of defensive powers, Calvin Lowry made the defensive play of the first half, helping the Lions capitalize on major Buckey misstep. Intercepting Troy Smith on third-and-long, he returned his seventh career interception for 36 yards to the Ohio State 2-yard line. Setting up a second PSU touchdown and giving the Lions a 14-3 lead.
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