AKRON: Game Quick-Cap

Get in-game updates on the Akron-Penn State clash right here throughout the contest.

FIRST QUARTER

  • Freshman Devon Smith takes the opening kickoff 19 yards to Akron 30.
  • Clark hits a 20 yard pass to Suhey and 36 yard pass to Moye.
  • Quarless takes a yard pass and Smith a 7 yard pass in the redzone.
  • Royster takes a five yard run in for a touchdown.

    Penn State: 7, Akron: 0

  • Akron's first possession sees back-to-back losses on runs; Ogbu with first and Crawford grabs a 10-yard TFL.
  • Akron QB overshoots swing pass, forced to punt.
  • Pitz downs the punt at the Akron 2-yard line.

    Penn State:7, Akron: 0

  • Powell grabs 7-yard reception, Suhey grabs a 5-yard pass.
  • Akron snuffs out the drive, forcing PSU punt.

    Penn State:7, Akron: 0

  • First down Lee pummels ball-carrier, loss of 1 at the 1-yard one.
  • Akron QB goes deep, but incomplete.
  • Third down snuffed out by Sean Lee on the 3-yard line, forced to punt.

    Penn State: 7, Akron: 0

  • Royster fields punt, knocked back, but helmet-to-helmet gets PSU 15-yard penalty.
  • Clark screen to Green for 9-yard pickup run.
  • Stephone Green takes handoff inside the 10-yard line.
  • Green takes inside handoff inside the 5-yard line.
  • Same play, Green stacked up, loss of 3 yards on play.
  • Third and goal, Clark rolls and hits Powell for a touchdown.
  • Wagner hits field goal.

    Penn State: 14, Akron: 0

  • Akron swings pass out to left wing for 4 yard pickup.
  • Akron going no huddle, false-start flagged.
  • Crawford grabs big sack on a twist for loss of 4 yards.
  • Intercepted by safey Andrew Dailey.

    Penn State: 14, Akron: 0

  • Clark connects with Smith on 18-yard pass, inside 10.
  • Defelcted pass intercepted by Akron.

    Penn State: 14, Akron: 0

  • Akron with short pickup.
  • Wallace almost picks off long wing pass.
  • Akron forced to punt.

    Penn State 14: Akron: 0

  • Swing pass to Powell who hits the corner and picks up 14 yards.

    SECOND QUARTER

  • Royster picks up 10 yards down to 15-yard line.
  • Royster picks up another 5 yards on an tough run.
  • Penn State forced to kick field goal, wide left.

    Penn State: 14, Akron: 0

  • Ogbu stuffs run for 3-yard loss.
  • Akron QB forced to back-peddal deep due to pressure, throws ball away, holding call.
  • Allen picks up 22 yards. third and 10.
  • Latham grabs a sack, Akron forced to punt.

    Penn State: 14, Akron: 0

  • Short run by Royster, short completion to Royster.
  • Clark flushed out and stuffed, PSU punt.
  • Fake punt, Dailey run for 37 yards.
  • PSU misfires on a few plays.
  • Third and 9, sharp pass to Graham Zug for eight yards.
  • Wagner field goal good.

    Penn State: 17, Akron: 0

  • Akron with an overshot pass and five yard pickup in first two snaps.
  • Latimore sacks Akron QB. Forced to punt.

    Penn State: 17, Akron: 0

  • Clark pass to Moye for 13 yards.
  • Powell grabs swing pass for 12 yards to Akron 32.
  • Off-tackle hand-off to Green for 3 yards.
  • Clark over shoots Powell on a right wing intermediate pass.
  • First down pass to Powell.
  • Green run gets stretchs and loses 2 yards.
  • Clark tosses a 22-yard TD pass to Moye.
  • Wagner FG good.

    Penn State: 24, Akron: 0

  • Hayes grabs sack for 3-yard loss.
  • Akron picks up nine yards on ensuing two plays.
  • Akron forced to punt.
  • Astorino fair catch.

    Penn State: 24, Akron: 0

  • Penn State goes deep on first down for 42 yard pickup to Moye.
  • Moye with another five yard reception.
  • Clark to Zug for 19 yard touchdown.
  • Wagner FG good.

    Penn State: 31, Akron: 0

  • Stupar with a big open field takedown on the kickoff.

    HALFTIME STATS

    First Downs: PSU 16, AK 0
    Total Yards: PSU 344, AK 8
    Passing Yards: PSU 254, AK 25
    Rushing Yards: PSU 90, AK -17
    Total Plays: PSU 44, AK 25
    Penalties: PSU 2/15, AK 3/29
    Turnovers: PSU 1, AK 1
    TOP: PSU 19:10, AK 10:50

    Daryll Clark: 17/25, 254 yards, 3 TDs, 1 INT
    Evan Royster: 8 carries, 37 yards, 1 TD
    Chaz Powell: 1 carry, 14 yards, 5 catches, 51 yards, 1 TD
    Derek Moye: 5 catches, 118 yards, 1 TD
    Graham Zug: 2 receptions, w5 yards, 1 TD

    THIRD QUARTER

  • Strong kick return for 42 yards to 43 yard line.
  • Akron gets first first down with pass to Bruce for 17-yard pickup.
  • Sean Lee rips down Allen for 3 yard loss.
  • Hits LeFrance for 19-yard pickup for another first down.
  • Another first down for Akron off five yard pass.
  • PSU defense stiffens as Akron gets to two yard line.
  • Fourth down Nate Stupar stuffs run turns back Zips.

    Penn State: 31, Akron: 0

  • On their own 1-yard line, Royster picks up 5 yards to PSU 6-yard line.
  • Royster run picks up first down for 11 to 17-yard line.
  • Swing pass out of backfield to Smith for 7 yards.
  • Royster 2-yard pickup.
  • Suhey with 14 yard reception out of backfield.
  • Brackett mishandles reception for Akron turnover.

    Penn State: 31, Akron: 0

  • Akron WR Bowser makes big 40-yard touchdown catch and run.

    Penn State: 31, Akron: 7

  • Akron misfires on some passes.
  • Finally connects with Bowser for a first down.
  • LeFrance pulls in pass for 9 yards.

    Penn State: 31, Akron: 7

    FOURTH QUARTER

  • QB run but stuffed on one yard gain.
  • Akron goes on fourth down, but Bowser dropps pass, PSU takes over on downs.

    Penn State: 31, Akron; 7

  • Clark hits Zug for five yards.
  • Clark to Zug again for another 12 yards.
  • Penn State drive snuffed out on Green run, forced to booth field goal, wide left.

    Penn State: 31, Akron: 7

  • Defensive line with another takedown in the backfield.
  • Stupar with TFL on Akron QB.
  • Akron forced to punt.

    Penn State: 31, Akron 7

  • Penn State goes conservative and ends up punting the ball away.

    Penn State: 31, Akron 7

  • Akron opts to run the ball with pickups of 16 and 11 yards.
  • Defensive front seven flushes the QB again for no-gain on the play.
  • Fourth down, Akron goes for it, incomplete.

    Penn State: 31, Akron: 7

  • Penn State takes over on downs. Newsome goes under helm. Rolls and hits Suhey for four yards on screen.
  • Brandon Beachum takes pass for big pickup of 15 yards - late hit, 15 yard penalty for PSU too.
  • Newsome hits Drake for pickup, time runs out.

    Penn State 31, Akron: 7

    FINAL STATS

    First Downs: PSU 25, AK 8
    Total Yards: PSU 508, AK 186
    Passing Yards: PSU 372, AK 158
    Rushing Yards: PSU 136, AK 28
    Total Plays: PSU 74, AK 58
    Penalties: PSU 3/20, AK 7/59
    Turnovers: PSU 2, AK 1
    TOP: PSU 34:07, AK 25:19

    Daryll Clark: 29/40, 353 yards, 3 TDs, 1 INT
    Evan Royster: 15 carries, 63 yards, 1 TD
    Chaz Powell: 1 carry, 14 yards, 7 catches, 65 yards, 1 TD
    Derek Moye: 6 catches, 138 yards, 1 TD
    Graham Zug: 5 receptions, 62 yards, 1 TD

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