FIU: Fresh Faces

With a 59-0 win over FIU Saturday, Penn State had the opportunity to play many resh faces. Get a look at some of the young players who got to see time in the shutout.

Penn State had the opportunity to play a variety of fresh faces in Saturday's 59-0 blowout of Florida International. Here is a rundown of some of the players and how they performed:

Daryll Clark, QB: The backup quarterback saw limited time last season but captained an impressive touchdown drive in the third quarter of this game. On the day he went 2-2 for 18 yards.

Evan Royster, RB: The redshirt freshman running back stepped in and took 8 carries for a team-high 70 yards and a touchdown.

Dan Lawlor, FB: The fullback also saw reps late in the game. Known for his blocking, Lawlor had 5 carries for 27 yards and a touchdown on the day.

Mickey Shuler, TE: Stepping in for suspended tight end Andrew Quarless, Shuler had an impressive game, with four catches for 54 yards, including the game's second touchdown on a 19-yard catch and run.

Jeremy Boone, P: With big shoes to fill left behind by Jeremy Kapinos, the new punter had five kicks on the day for 237 yards, averaging 47.4 yards per boot with a long of 54 yards.

Pat Devlin, QB: The third-string quarterback saw late, late reps, passing only one time, which was an incompletion.

Lou Eliades, OG: Although the guard received strong praise in the preseason, he did not see time until the second offensive line came out in the second half. He was impressive in those reps, setting and holding consistent blocks for the bulk of Rodney Kinlaw's 66 yards and helping to pave the way for his touchdown.

Nerraw McCormack, LT: Saw second-team reps behind Gerald Cadogan and showed some nice seal blocks on the end, protecting Clark and opening seams for Kinlaw and Royster.

Navorro Bowman, LB: Bowman was consistently impressive on special teams, grabbing a handful of takedowns and forcing a key fumble. He also had solid play when stepping in for linebacker reps.

Aaron Maybin, DE: Maybin saw time at defensive end, playing in three-point down stance and showed a prowess for applying pocket pressure. He had two tackles, including a sack.

Jerome Hayes, DE: Hayes played as an upright end and was consistently impressive on the wing and getting pressure inside. He had one sack, too.


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