OSU: Lions Get Smacked 24-7

The Buckeyes are battling the Nittany Lions in Beaver Stadium. Get updates and stats on the game here.

FIRST QUARTER

Penn State forced a three-and-out, but gave the right back. And with a short Boone punt with a big Small return, Ohio State manages to get a touchdown on a broken play Pryor scramble.

Ohio State 7, Penn State 0

Penn State gave the ball right back with some straight-laced play-calling. However, the PSU defense stiffens and Tressel opts for a punt instead of a 47-yard field goal attempt.

Penn State managed to finally put a drive together, picking up their first two first downs of the day.

SECOND QUARTER

Penn State drove 71 yards on 12 plays to tie up the score on a Clark fourth down sneak touchdown.

Penn State 7, Ohio State 7

OSU marches down 48 yards, but the defense holds and forces a 37-yard field goal, which was good.

Ohio State 10, Penn State 7

Penn State and Ohio State traded the ball back-and-forth a few times.

HALFTIME STATS

First Downs: PSU 6, OSU 6
Total Yards: PSU 124, OSU 156
Passing Yards: PSU 80, OSU 33
Rushing Yards: PSU 44, OSU 123
Total Plays: PSU 33, OSU 32
Penalties: PSU 3/21, OSU 6/46
Turnovers: PSU 0, OSU 0
TOP: PSU 14:11, OSU 15:49

Clark: 6 for 14, 80 yards, 0 TDs, 0 INTs, 6 carries for 7 yards, 1 TD
Royster: 9 carries for 29 yards
Zug: 3 catches for 70 yards
Quarless: 1 catch for 7 yards

THIRD QUARTER

PSU and OSU continued to swap the ball off, trading off drives. Pryor, who was lackluster five for 13 passing, then hits Posey for a 62-yard touchdown pass.

Ohio State 17, Penn State 7

FOURTH QUARTER

OSU blew the game open with a 47-yard touchdown drive.

Ohio State 24, Penn State 7

Penn State had a series of inept drives. Game over.

FINAL STATS

First Downs: PSU 9, OSU 15
Total Yards: PSU 201, OSU 353
Passing Yards: PSU 125, OSU 125
Rushing Yards: PSU 76, OSU 228
Total Plays: PSU 60, OSU 66
Penalties: PSU 4/31, OSU 9/86
Turnovers: PSU 1, OSU 0
TOP: PSU 25:59, OSU 34:40

Clark: 12 for 28, 125 yards, 0 TDs, 1 INTs, 11 carries for 20 yards, 1 TD
Royster: 13 carries for 36 yards
Zug: 7 catches for 96 yards
Quarless: 1 catch for 7 yards

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