PSU Playbook: Wheeling & Dealing

See how Derrick Williams burned the Illini for a key score in Saturday's win at Beaver Stadium.

When Penn State's Derrick Williams and Evan Royster lined up on either side of quarterback Daryll Clark late in the first quarter of the Lions' game against Illiois at Beaver Stadium Saturday night, you should have been predicting a wheel route was about to be unleashed on the Illini.

In a pair of PSU Playbook features earlier this week, we showed how the Lions like to work Williams out of the backfield from the two-tailback sets. You can see links to the features at the bottom of this story.

There were a couple twists to the wheel against Illinois. But it resulted in a key touchdown, just the same. Check it out.


Check out previous PSU Playbooks breaking down plays where Williams runs wheel routes out of the backfield.

Brett Brackett's Touchdown Catch vs. Temple

Derrick Williams Wheel Route vs. Oregon State

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