CC: Scoring and Stat Updates

Penn State kicks off the 2008 chapter of it's storied history Saturday as they grapple with Coastal Carolina. Get in-game updates right here throughout the game.

As Penn State kicks off the 2008 season, Nittany Lions are excited to see several fresh faces make their debut like Stephfon Green and Eric Latimore among others, not to mention the quarterbacks Pat Devlin and Daryll Clark.

Get in-game updates on the opening PSU clash right here. And if you're looking to catch up on the Nittany Lions with rosters, stats, depth charts, photos and analysis get your FREE FOS Blitz gameday guide right here:

FOS BLITZ: Coastal Carolina

FIRST QUARTER

PSU blew up the opening kickoff with a botched return and quickly stopped CC. Williams returned the put to the CC 43 and quickly scored with a balanced attack ending with a 7-yard Royster touchdown.

Penn State: 7 Coastal Carolina: 0

PSU got the ball right back and threw out an attack of Williams and Royster, scoring again on a 3-yard touchdown run. At this point Clark has yet to run, but has found early success through the air, even relying on some check-down progressions.

Penn State: 14 Coastal Carolina: 0

After a couple of untimely errors Jared Odrick sacks Richardson forcing a punt. PSU stopped, CC gets the ball back and thre quarter closes.

SECOND QUARTER

Coastal Carolina scores on a 33-yard wide open middle screen pass.

Penn State: 14 Coastal Carolina: 7

The Lions on the legs of Derrick Williams respond right back with an 89-yard touchdown run on the ensuing kickoff.

Penn State: 21 Coastal Carolina: 7

Penn State forces CC to go three and out on the next drive.

On the next drive Norwood preserved the drive with a big jumping reception on third and 13. Green made his debut on the next play with a 22-yard pickup. On the next play Clark showed nice touch with a endzone corner touchdown pass to Norwood.

Penn State: 28 Coastal Carolina: 7

The next CC possession ended in an interception by Gbadyu. On the next play Pat Devlin made his PSU debut and on his first pass hit a 40-yard strike to Norwood.

PSU ended the drive on a Green touchdown run.

Penn State: 35 Coastal Carolina: 7

PSU forced a punt on the next CC possession.

Devlin orchestrated a march to the 3-yard line where Kelly hit a 21-yard field goal.

Penn State: 38 Coastal Carolina: 7

HALTIME STATS

First Downs: PSU 14 CC 8
Total Yards: PSU 312 CC 156
Passing Yards: PSU 190 CC 133
Rushing Yards: PSU 122 CC 23
Total Plays: PSU 32 CC 35
Penalties: PSU 3/20 CC 4/27
Turnovers: PSU 0 CC 1
TOP: PSU 15:58 CC 14:02

KEY PSU PLAYERS

Clark: 9 for 10, 121 yards, 1 TD
Devlin: 4 for 6, 69 yards, 0 TD
Green: 6 runs, 68 yards, 1 TD
Royster: 4 runs, 35 yards, 2 TDs
Norwood: 4 catches, 74 yards, 1 TD
Williams: 1 catch, 29 yards, 89-yard TD KO return

THIRD QUARTER

PSU started the second half with the ball with a kickoff return to PSU's 43 yard line.

After putting together another bounced slowed-down drive Royster breaks in for another TD.

Penn State: 45 Coastal Carolina: 7

After stopping's CC next drive, PSU capped off the following drive with a Green touchdown run.

Penn State: 52 Coastal Carolina: 7

On the next drive Penn State created imressive misdirection with a handoff to WR Chaz Powell out of the backfield for smooth corner run to a 55-yard breakaway touchdown.

Penn State: 59 Coastal Carolina: 7

FOURTH QUARTER

Paul Cianciolo stepped under center to get some work with the second team offensive line and backups, including young guns like Brandon Beachum and Derek Moye.

In fact Beachum scored his first touchdown on a 1-yard run to add another to PSU's tally.

Penn State: 66 Coastal Carolina: 7

COMPLETE STATS

First Downs: PSU 14 CC 8
Total Yards: PSU 594 CC 250
Passing Yards: PSU 260 CC 198
Rushing Yards: PSU 334 CC 52
First Downs: PSU 29 CC 16
Penalties: PSU 7/50 CC 4/27
Turnovers: PSU 0 CC 1
TOP: PSU 30:29 CC 29:31

KEY PSU PLAYERS

Clark: 11 for 14, 146 yards, 1 TD
Devlin: 5 for 8, 83 yards, 0 TD
Green: 10 runs, 89 yards, 2 TDs
Royster: 8 runs, 64 yards, 3 TDs
Norwood: 4 catches, 74 yards, 1 TD
Williams: 2 runs, 11 yards, 2 catches for 45 yards, 89-yard TD KO return

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