Wisconsin: Game Review

Get a complete quick update of Penn State's 38-7 blowout victory over Wisconsin. See who looked good and how Penn State's win over their first ranked opponent of the year played out for the Nittany Lions this Homecoming weekend.


Penn State won the toss and deferred receiving the ball until the second half. After a deep kick from Kelly, Wisconsin's P.J. Hill took the first handoff and was subsequently stripped by Josh Gaines and recovered by Sean Lee inside the redzone. Penn State's offense mixed it up with a first toss to Golden and a touchdown handoff to Matt Hahn. 7-0, Penn State.

Wisconsin managed to pick up a first down, but Penn State managed to contain P.J. Hill for a three and out.

Penn State opened the next drive with another nice 13-yard pickup by Terrell Golden from a swing pass from Morelli. Kinlaw managed to rip off a 12-yard run and Morelli managed to hit Butler and Golden for big pickups. After two snuffed out Kinlaw runs between the tackles, Penn State's Kelly hits a field goal. 10-0, Penn State.

Wisconsin got the ball back on another solid Kelly boot. Wisconsin managed to put a 77-yard drive together in 10 plays for a score. 10-7, Penn State.


PSU goes three and out after Quarless drops a third and five pass.

On the next drive Sargeant managed to pick off a ricocheted ball to grab PSU's second turnover of the game.

Royster stepped in for Kinlaw on the next drive, picking up a quick six yards. On a nice pass off a pump-fake, Morelli hits Butler for a long touchdown. 17-7, Penn State.

Penn State managed to snuff out the Wisconsin drive after a rare holding call against the Badgers. After a kick interference call Penn State mounted a drive marked by a 27 yard strike to a wide open Butler. On a risky fourth down call Royster broke upen a TD run. 24-7, Penn State.

Wisconsin managed a big pickup, on the next down Donovan runs the same play and Scirrotto picks him off. Kelly is wide left on a field goal.

Penn State stopped Wisconsin on the next drive with a big return by Williams, which was fumbled, giving UW the ball right outside the PSU 40. The PSU defense is playing with great intensity and swarming the pocket consistently.


Yardage: PSU 259 UW 200
Passing: PSU 174 UW 138
Rushing: PSU 85 UW 62
First Downs: PSU 14 UW 10

Morelli: 12 for 18, 174 yards, 1 TD
Kinlaw: 10 carries for 54 yards
Royster: 4 carries, 30 yards, 1 TD
Butler: 6 catches, 89 yards, 1 TD
Golden: 4 catches, 64 yards


Penn State started out with a balanced attack. Terrell Golden continued to have his career day and Kinlaw has another series of big runs, including a 22 yard run. Penn State scores on a long drive. 31-7, Penn State.

The PSU defenses continued to stiffen up and stopped the Badgers again.

Penn State and Wisconsin trade possessions, but at the end of three it's still 31-7, Penn State. Stay tuned for more in-game updates from FightOnState.com right here.


Penn State closed up shop and got Daryll Clark in for a final touchdown drive on his own run and the legs of Evan Royster. 38-7, Penn State.

Penn State's offense came together like no other previous game this season. The offensive line had a banner day and Anthony Morelli had perhaps his best game ever going 16 for 28 for 217 (7.8 YPP) and a touchdown...and he had no turnovers.


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