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2015 Penn State Nittany Lions football
TaxSlayer Bowl, L 17–24 vs. Georgia
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
DivisionEast Division
2015 record7–6 (4–4 Big Ten)
Head coachJames Franklin (2nd season)
Offensive coordinatorJohn Donovan (2nd season)
Offensive schemeMultiple
Defensive coordinatorBob Shoop (2nd season)
Base defense4–3
CaptainChristian Hackenberg
Jordan Lucas
Angelo Mangiro
Von Walker
Anthony Zettel
Home stadiumBeaver Stadium
(Capacity: 106,572)
Seasons
← 2014
2016 →

Template:2015 Big Ten football standings The 2015 Penn State Nittany Lions football team represented Pennsylvania State University in the 2015 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The team was led by second year head-coach James Franklin and played its home games at Beaver Stadium in University Park, Pennsylvania. They were a member of the East Division of the Big Ten Conference. They finished the season 7–6, 4–4 in Big Ten play to finish in fourth place in the East Division. They were invited to the TaxSlayer Bowl where they lost to Georgia.

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 53:30 p.m.at Temple*ESPNL 10–2769,176
September 1212:00 p.m.Buffalo*ESPN2W 27–1493,065
September 198:00 p.m.Rutgers
  • Beaver Stadium
  • University Park, PA
BTNW 28–3103,323
September 263:30 p.m.San Diego State*
  • Beaver Stadium
  • University Park, PA
BTNW 37–2195,107
October 312:00 p.m.Army*
  • Beaver Stadium
  • University Park, PA
ESPNUW 20–14107,387
October 1012:00 p.m.Indianadagger
  • Beaver Stadium
  • University Park, PA
ESPNW 29–797,873
October 178:00 p.m.at No. 1 Ohio StateABCL 10–38108,423
October 243:30 p.m.vs. MarylandESPNW 31–3068,948
October 3112:00 p.m.Illinois
  • Beaver Stadium
  • University Park, PA
ESPN2W 39–094,417
November 712:00 p.m.at NorthwesternESPNUL 21–2334,116
November 2112:00 p.m.No. 14 Michigan
  • Beaver Stadium
  • University Park, PA
ABCL 16–28107,418
November 283:30 p.m.at No. 6 Michigan StateESPNL 16–5574,705
January 2, 201612:00 p.m.vs. Georgia*ESPNL 17–2458,212
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Polls released prior to game
  • All times are in Eastern time

RosterEdit

2015 Penn State Nittany Lions football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
WR 2 Kiley, JakeJake Kiley 10px Jr
WR 3 Thompkins, DeAndreDeAndre Thompkins 10px Fr
QB 4 Stevens, TommyTommy Stevens Fr
WR 5 Hamilton, DaeSeanDaeSean Hamilton 10px So
RB 6 Robinson, AndreAndre Robinson Fr
WR 7 Lewis, GenoGeno Lewis 10px Jr
RB 8 Allen, MarkMark Allen 10px Fr
QB 9 McSorley, TraceTrace McSorley 10px Fr
WR 10 Polk, BrandonBrandon Polk Fr
TE 11 Wilkerson, BrentBrent Wilkerson 10px Jr
WR 12 Godwin, ChrisChris Godwin So
WR 13 Blacknall, SaeedSaeed Blacknall So
QB 14 Hackenberg, ChristianChristian Hackenberg Jr
QB 16 Fessler, BillyBilly Fessler 10px Fr
QB 17 Erdmann, JacksonJackson Erdmann Fr
TE 18 Holland, JonathanJonathan Holland Fr
WR 19 Garrity, GreggGregg Garrity Jr
RB 20 Thomas, JohnathanJohnathan Thomas 10px Fr
RB 22 Lynch, AkeelAkeel Lynch 10px Jr
RB 24 Scott, NickNick Scott 10px Fr
RB 26 Barkley, SaquonSaquon Barkley Fr
RB 27 Johnson, BrandonBrandon Johnson Sr
TE 30 Idemudia, CharlesCharles Idemudia 10px Jr
TE 34 Salomone, DominicDominic Salomone 10px Jr
RB 36 Shorts, TroyTroy Shorts Fr
WR 39 McPhearson, JoshJosh McPhearson So
G, C 52 Bates, RyanRyan Bates Fr
G, C 53 Dowrey, DerekDerek Dowrey 10px Jr
C, G 55 Laurent, WendyWendy Laurent 10px Jr
G, C 57 Gonzalez, StevenSteven Gonzalez Fr
T 58 Sorrell, ChanceChance Sorrell 10px Fr
T 59 Nelson, AndrewAndrew Nelson 10px So
T 60 Beh, NoahNoah Beh 10px Fr
G 61 Lasher, JackJack Lasher Fr
G 62 Simpson, ZachZach Simpson Fr
OL 66 Mangiro, AngeloAngelo Mangiro 10px Sr
OL 68 Reihner, KevinKevin Reihner 10px Sr
G, C 69 De Boef, AdamAdam De Boef 10px Fr
G, C 70 Mahon, BrendanBrendan Mahon 10px So
T 71 Hall, AlbertAlbert Hall 10px Jr
G, C 72 Gaia, BrianBrian Gaia 10px Jr
T 73 Palmer, ParisParis Palmer Jr
G, C 74 Galimberti, EvanEvan Galimberti 10px So
T 75 Brosnan, BrendanBrendan Brosnan 10px Fr
T 76 Jenkins, SterlingSterling Jenkins Fr
G, C 77 Wright, ChaszChasz Wright 10px Fr
C, G 78 Devenney, TomTom Devenney 10px So
T 79 Shuman, CharlieCharlie Shuman 10px Fr
WR 80 Zanellato, MattMatt Zanellato 10px Sr
TE 81 Breneman, AdamAdam Breneman 10px So
WR 82 Shoop, TylerTyler Shoop Fr
TE 83 Bowers, NickNick Bowers Fr
WR 84 Johnson, JuwanJuwan Johnson Fr
WR 85 Charles, IrvinIrvin Charles Fr
TE 87 Carter, KyleKyle Carter 10px Sr
WR 87 Chisena, DanDan Chisena Fr
TE 88 Gesicki, MikeMike Gesicki So
WR 89 Bentley, GordonGordon Bentley 10px So
TE 89 Pancoast, TomTom Pancoast 10px So
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
CB 1 Campbell, ChristianChristian Campbell So
S 2 Allen, MarcusMarcus Allen So
CB 4 Worley, DaquanDaquan Worley 10px Fr
LB 5 Wartman-White, NyeemNyeem Wartman-White 10px Jr
S 6 Golden, MalikMalik Golden 10px Jr
LB 7 Farmer, KoaKoa Farmer 10px Fr
LB 8 Wooten Jr., GaryGary Wooten Jr. 10px Jr
S 9 Lucas, JordanJordan Lucas Sr
CB 10 Williams, TrevorTrevor Williams Sr
LB 11 Bell, BrandonBrandon Bell Jr
CB 12 Smith, JordanJordan Smith Jr
S 14 Miller, JarvisJarvis Miller Fr
CB 15 Haley, GrantGrant Haley So
S 16 Petrishen, JohnJohn Petrishen Fr
CB 17 Taylor, GarrettGarrett Taylor Fr
DE 19 Brown, TorrenceTorrence Brown 10px Fr
LB 20 Dudas, JordanJordan Dudas Sr
CB 21 Oruwariye, AmaniAmani Oruwariye 10px Fr
S 23 Monroe, AyronAyron Monroe Fr
S 24 Smith, AnthonyAnthony Smith 10px So
LB 25 Walker, VonVon Walker Jr
S 27 Harrop, ColinColin Harrop 10px Jr
S 28 Apke, TroyTroy Apke So
CB 29 Reid, JohnJohn Reid Fr
DE 30 Givens, KevinKevin Givens Fr
CB 31 Davis, DesiDesi Davis 10px So
S 32 Berg, JoeJoe Berg 10px Fr
LB 32 Haffner, JackJack Haffner 10px Jr
LB 33 Cooper, JakeJake Cooper Fr
LB 34 Johnson, JanJan Johnson Fr
LB 35 Baney, MatthewMatthew Baney Sr
CB 37 Alston, KyleKyle Alston 10px So
CB 38 Davis, DesiDesi Davis 10px So
LB 38 Kline, BenBen Kline 10px Sr
LB 40 Cabinda, JasonJason Cabinda So
DT 41 Cothren, ParkerParker Cothren 10px So
LB 42 Reeder, TroyTroy Reeder 10px Fr
LB 43 Bowen, MannyManny Bowen Fr
S 45 Harper, BryantBryant Harper Jr
DE 46 Castagna, ColinColin Castagna Fr
LB 47 Smith, BrandonBrandon Smith 10px So
DE 48 Miller, ShareefShareef Miller Fr
DE 49 Eikenberry, WillWill Eikenberry 10px Fr
S 49 Tomasetti, BrianBrian Tomasetti 10px So
DE 52 Cothran, CurtisCurtis Cothran 10px So
DT 54 Windsor, RobertRobert Windsor Fr
DE 55 Carter, KamKam Carter Fr
DT 63 Monk, RyanRyan Monk Fr
DE 90 Sickels, GarrettGarrett Sickels 10px So
DT 91 Barney, TarowTarow Barney Sr
DT 92 Holmes, JoeJoe Holmes 10px Fr
DT 93 White, AntoineAntoine White 10px Fr
DE 94 Schwan, EvanEvan Schwan 10px Jr
DE 95 Nassib, CarlCarl Nassib Sr
DT 96 Iyke, ImmanuelImmanuel Iyke Fr
DE 97 Buchholz, RyanRyan Buchholz Fr
DT 98 Zettel, AnthonyAnthony Zettel Sr
DT 99 Johnson, AustinAustin Johnson 10px Jr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
K, P 37 Gulla, ChrisChris Gulla 10px So
SN 41 Ladonis, ZachZach Ladonis 10px So
SN 44 Yazujian, TylerTyler Yazujian 10px Jr
K, P 91 Boumerhi, NickNick Boumerhi Fr
P 92 Pasquariello, DanielDaniel Pasquariello So
P 93 Liebel, RobbyRobby Liebel 10px Fr
K, P 95 Davis, TylerTyler Davis 10px So
SN 96 Vasey, KyleKyle Vasey 10px Fr
SN 97 Cox, NickNick Cox Fr
K, P 98 Wombacker, JordanJordan Wombacker Fr
K 99 Julius, JoeyJoey Julius 10px Fr
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches
  • Bob Shoop (Defensive Coordinator/Safeties)
  • John Donovan (Offensive Coordinator/Tight Ends)
  • Charles Huff (Running backs/Special Teams Coordinator)
  • Brent Pry (Assistant Head Coach/Co-Defensive Coordinator/Linebackers)
  • Ricky Rahne (Quarterbacks/Passing Game Coordinator)
  • Josh Gattis (Wide receivers/Offensive Recruiting Coordinator)
  • Terry Smith (Cornerbacks/Defensive Recruiting Coordinator)
  • Herb Hand (Run Game Coordinator/Offensive Line)
  • Sean Spencer (Defensive Line)
  • Dwight Galt (Strength and Conditioning)
  • Joe Brady IV (Graduate Assistant)
  • Tommy Galt (Graduate Assistant)
  • Andrew Jackson (Graduate Assistant)
  • Ryan Smith (Graduate Assistant)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Cruz Roja.svg Injured
  • Redshirt.svg Redshirt

Game summariesEdit

TempleEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
39–3–1 2014 PSU, 30–13
Penn State vs. Temple – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Penn State 10 0 0 0

10

Temple 0 7 10 10

27

at Lincoln Financial Field

Game information
First quarter
  • PSU – Joey Julius, 34 yard field goal, 10:47 (PSU 3–0)
  • PSU – Akeel Lynch, 41 yard run, Julius XP good, 6:34 (PSU 10–0)
Second quarter
  • TU – Jahad Thomas, 1 yd run, Austin Jones XP good, 2:25 (PSU 10–7)
Third quarter
  • TU – Jones, 40 yard field goal, 6:23 (TIE 10–10)
  • TU – P.J. Walker, 1 yd run, Austin Jones XP good, 1:00 (TU 17–10)
Fourth quarter
  • TU – Thomas, 24 yd run, Austin Jones XP good, 11:14 (TU 24–10)
  • TU – Jones, 30 yard field goal, 5:41 (TU 27–10)
Top passer
Top rushers
  • Akeel Lynch – 10 carries, 78 yards, TD
Top receiver
Top defender
  • Carl Nassib – 10 tackles, 2.5 tackles-for-loss (TFL), sack

This was Penn State's first loss to Temple since 1941.

BuffaloEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
1–1 2007 PSU, 45–24
Buffalo vs. Penn State – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Buffalo 0 0 7 7

14

Penn State 0 10 3 14

27

at Beaver Stadium

Game information
First quarter

No scoring

Second quarter
  • PSU – Brandon Polk, 22 yard run, Joey Julius XP good, 6:57 (PSU 7–0)
  • PSU – Julius, 22 yard field goal, 3:58 (PSU 10–0)
Third quarter
  • UB – Ron Willoughby, 14 yard pass from Joe Licata, Adam Mitcheson XP good, 5:33 (PSU 10–7)
  • PSU – Julius, 21 yard field goal, 0:20 (PSU 13–7)
Fourth quarter
  • PSU – DaeSean Hamilton, 5 yard pass from Christian Hackenberg, Julius XP good, 12:04 (PSU 20–7)
  • PSU – Saquon Barkley, 9 yard run, Julius XP good, 9:02 (PSU 27–7)
  • UB – Marcus McGill, 10 yard pass from Licata, Mitcheson XP good, 4:38 (PSU 27–14)
Top passer
  • Christian Hackenberg – 14/27, 128 yards, TD
Top rushers
  • Saquon Barkley – 12 carries, 115 yards, TD
Top receiver
Top defender

RutgersEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
23–2 2014 PSU 13–10
Rutgers vs. Penn State – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Rutgers 0 0 0 3

3

Penn State 0 21 0 7

28

at Beaver Stadium

Game information
First quarter

No scoring

Second quarter
  • PSU – DeAndre Thompkins, 2 yard run, Joey Julius XP good, 12:10 (PSU 7–0)
  • PSU – Saquon Barkley, 15 yard run, Julius XP good, 2:06 (PSU 14–0)
  • PSU – Akeel Lynch, 75 yard run, Julius XP good, 1:04 (PSU 21–0)
Third quarter

No scoring

Fourth quarter
  • RU – Kyle Federico, 34 yard field goal, 10:35 (PSU 21–3)
  • PSU – Barkley, 16 yard run, Julius XP good, 4:21 (PSU 28–3)
Top passer
Top rushers
  • Saquon Barkley – 21 carries, 195 yards, 2 TD
Top receiver
Top defender
  • Marcus Allen – 11 tackles

San Diego StateEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting
San Diego State vs. Penn State – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
San Diego State 7 7 7 0

21

Penn State 10 17 0 10

37

at Beaver Stadium

Game information
First quarter
  • PSU – Saquon Barkley, 22 yard pass from Christian Hackenberg, Joey Julius XP good, 4:20 (PSU 7–0)
  • SDS – Rashaad Penny, 100 yard kickoff return, Donny Hageman XP good, 4:08 (TIE 7–7)
  • PSU – Julius, 40 yard field goal, 0:43 (PSU 10–7)
Second quarter
  • PSU – Julius, 24 yard field goal, 11:59 (PSU 13–7)
  • SDS – Mikah Holder, 19 yard pass from Maxwell Smith, Hageman XP good, 10:23 (SDS 14–13)
  • PSU – Mark Allen, 13 yard pass from Hackenberg, Julius XP good, 1:03 (PSU 20–14)
  • PSU – Chris Godwin, 11 yard pass from Hackenberg, Julius XP good, 0:17 (PSU 27–14)
Third quarter
Fourth quarter
  • PSU – Austin Johnson, 71 yard fumble recovery, Julius XP good, 13:44 (PSU 34–21)
  • PSU – Julius, 26 yard field goal, 9:52 (PSU 37–21)
Top passer
  • Christian Hackenberg – 21/35, 296 yards, 3 TD
Top rushers
  • Saquon Barkley – 8 carries, 62 yards
Top receiver
  • Chris Godwin – 5 receptions, 78 yards, TD
Top defender

ArmyEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
13–10–2 1979 PSU, 24–3
Army vs. Penn State – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Army 0 0 7 7

14

Penn State 7 3 10 0

20

at Beaver Stadium

Game information
First quarter
  • PSU – Nick Scott, 11 yard run, Joey Julius XP good, 9:57 (PSU 7–0)
Second quarter
  • PSU – Julius, 37 yard field goal, 0:25 (PSU 10–0)
Third quarter
  • PSU – Julius, 27 yard field goal, 9:53 (PSU 13–0)
  • USMA – A.J. Schurr 3 yard run, Daniel Grochowski XP good, 5:36 (PSU 13–7)
  • PSU – Mike Gesicki, 33 yard pass from Christian Hackenberg, Julius XP good, 0:00 (PSU 20–7)
Fourth quarter
  • USMA – Schurr, 56 yard run, Grochowski XP good, 11:04 (PSU 20–14)
Top passer
  • Christian Hackenberg – 10/19, 156 yards, TD
Top rushers
  • Nick Scott – 12 carries, 54 yards, TD
Top receiver
Top defender
  • Jason Cabinda – 14 tackles, 2 tackles-for-loss (TFL), 2 sacks

IndianaEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
17–1 2014 PSU, 13–7
Indiana vs. Penn State – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Indiana 7 0 0 0

7

Penn State 7 12 0 10

29

at Beaver Stadium

Game information
First quarter
  • PSU – Brandon Polk, 39 yard pass from Christian Hackenberg, Joey Julius XP good, 7:35 (PSU 7–0)
  • IU – Zander Diamont, 12 yard run, Griffin Oakes XP good, 4:11 (TIE 7–7)
Second quarter
  • PSU – DaeSean Hamilton, 39 yard pass from Hackenberg, Julius XP missed, 5:40 (PSU 13–7)
  • PSU – Hackenberg, 1 yard run, Julius XP missed, 0:36 (PSU 19–7)
Third quarter

No scoring

Fourth quarter
  • PSU – Hackenberg, 5 yard run, Tyler Davis XP good, 10:37 (PSU 26–7)
  • PSU – Davis, 30 yard field goal, 5:33 (PSU 29–7)
Top passer
  • Christian Hackenberg – 21/39, 262 yards, 2 TD
Top rushers
  • Nick Scott – 8 carries, 57 yards
Top receiver
Top defender

Ohio StateEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
13–16 2014 OSU, 31–24 2OT
Penn State vs. Ohio State – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Penn State 3 0 7 0

10

#1 Ohio State 0 21 0 17

38

at Ohio Stadium

Game information
First quarter
  • PSU – Joey Julius, 33 yard field goal, 11:32 (PSU 3–0)
Second quarter
  • OSU – J. T. Barrett, 5 yard run, Jack Willoughby XP good, 13:43 (OSU 7–3)
  • OSU – Ezekiel Elliott, 11 yard run, Willoughby XP good, 9:26 (OSU 14–3)
  • OSU – Barrett, 13 yard run, Willoughby XP good, 3:17 (OSU 21–3)
Third quarter
Fourth quarter
  • OSU – Willoughby, 39 yard field goal, 12:54 (OSU 24–10)
  • OSU – Braxton Miller, 5 yard pass from Barrett, Willoughby XP good, 6:25 (OSU 31–10)
  • OSU – Michael Thomas, 6 yard pass from Barrett, Willoughby XP good, 4:14 (OSU 38–10)
Top passer
  • Christian Hackenberg – 7/13, 120 yards, TD
Top rushers
  • Saquon Barkley – 26 carries, 194 yards
Top receiver
Top defender
  • Jordan Lucas – 9 tackles

MarylandEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
35–2–1 2014 UM, 20–19
Penn State vs. Maryland – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Penn State 7 10 7 7

31

Maryland 7 6 14 3

30

at M&T Bank Stadium

Game information
First quarter
  • PSU – Saquon Barkley, 6 yard run, Joey Julius XP good, 2:49 (PSU 7–0)
  • UM – Perry Hills, 12 yard run, Brad Craddock XP good, 1:36 (TIE 7–7)
Second quarter
  • UM – Craddock, 44 yard field goal, 9:35 (UM 10–7)
  • UM – Craddock, 27 yard field goal, 3:51(UM 13–7)
  • PSU – Chris Godwin, 37 yard pass from Christian Hackenberg, Julius XP good, 3:09 (PSU 14–13)
  • PSU – Julius, 40 yard field goal, 0:31 (PSU 17–13)
Third quarter
  • UM – Brandon Ross, 10 yard run, Craddock XP good, 9:17 (UM 20–17)
  • PSU – DaeSean Hamilton, 20 yard pass from Hackenberg, Julius XP good, 5:32 (PSU 24–20)
  • UM – DeAndre Lane, 10 yard pass from Hills, Craddock XP good, 0:51 (UM 27–24)
Fourth quarter
  • PSU – Geno Lewis, 27 yard pass from Hackenberg, Julius XP good, 13:39 (PSU 31–27)
  • UM – Craddock, 29 yard field goal, 10:15 (PSU 31–30)
Top passer
  • Christian Hackenberg – 13/29, 315 yards, 3 TD
Top rushers
  • Saquon Barkley – 20 carries, 65 yards, TD
Top receiver
  • DaeSean Hamilton – 5 receptions, 96 yards, TD
Top defender
  • Troy Reeder – 10 tackles

IllinoisEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
17–5 2014 ILL, 16–14
Illinois vs. Penn State – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Illinois 0 0 0 0

0

Penn State 12 3 10 14

39

at Beaver Stadium

Game information
First quarter
Second quarter
  • PSU – Tyler Davis, 42 yard field goal, 4:16 (PSU 15–0)
Third quarter
  • PSU – Hackenberg, 14 yard pass from Nick Scott, Davis XP good, 11:18 (PSU 22–0)
  • PSU – Davis, 28 yard field goal, 3:56 (PSU 25–0)
Fourth quarter
  • PSU – Saquon Barkley, 7 yard run, Davis XP good, 13:07 (PSU 32–0)
  • PSU – Mark Allen, 20 yard run, Davis XP good, 6:33 (PSU 39–0)
Top passer
  • Christian Hackenberg – 21/29, 266 yards, 2 TD
Top rushers
  • Saquon Barkley – 20 carries, 84 yards, TD
Top receiver
  • Chris Godwin – 7 receptions, 76 yards, TD
Top defender
  • Jason Cabinda – 7 tackles

NorthwesternEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
13–4 2014 NWU, 29–6
Penn State vs. Northwestern – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Penn State 0 7 7 7

21

Northwestern 0 20 0 3

23

at Ryan Field

Game information
First quarter

No scoring

Second quarter
  • NU – Christian Jones, 14 yard pass from Zack Oliver, Jack Mitchell XP good, 12:56 (NU 7–0)
  • NU – Oliver, 1 yard run, Mitchell XP missed, 6:00 (NU 13–0)
  • PSU – Saquon Barkley, 7 yard run, Tyler Davis XP good, 2:18 (NU 13–7)
  • NU – Solomon Vault, 96 yard kickoff return, Mitchell XP good, 2:04 (NU 20–7)
Third quarter
Fourth quarter
  • PSU – Barkley, 13 yard run, Davis XP good, 12:22 (PSU 21–20)
  • NU – Mitchell, 35 yard field goal, 0:09 (NU 23–21)
Top passer
  • Christian Hackenberg – 21/40, 205 yards, INT
Top rushers
  • Saquon Barkley – 25 carries, 120 yards, 2 TD
Top receiver
Top defender

MichiganEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
7–11 2014 UM, 18–13
Michigan vs. Penn State – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
#14 Michigan 7 7 7 7

28

Penn State 3 7 0 6

16

at Beaver Stadium

Game information
First quarter
Second quarter
  • PSU – Saeed Blacknall, 25 yard pass from Christian Hackenberg, Davis XP good 2:01 (PSU 10–7)
  • UM – Amara Darboh, 11 yard pass from Rudock, Allen XP good, 0:51 (UM 14–10)
Third quarter
  • UM – Sione Houma, 1 yard run, Allen XP good, 6:07 (UM 21–10)
Fourth quarter
  • PSU – Davis, 24 yard field goal, 14:02 (UM 21–13)
  • PSU – Davis, 18 yard field goal, 8:05 (UM 21–16)
  • UM – De'Veon Smith, 1 yard run, Allen XP good, 5:12 (UM 28–16)
Top passer
  • Christian Hackenberg – 13/31, 137 yards, TD
Top rushers
  • Saquon Barkley – 15 carries, 68 yards
Top receiver
Top defender
  • Marcus Allen – 12 tackles

Michigan StateEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
14–14–1 2014 MSU, 34–10
Penn State vs. Michigan State – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Penn State 0 10 0 6

16

#6 Michigan State 6 14 14 21

55

at Spartan Stadium

Game information
First quarter
  • MSU – R.J. Shelton, 29 yard pass from Connor Cook, Michael Geiger XP no good, 9:35 (MSU 6–0)
Second quarter
  • PSU – Tyler Davis, 19 yard field goal, 14:14 (MSU 6–3)
  • MSU – Gerald Holmes, 6 yard run, Geiger XP good, 7:12 (MSU 13–3)
  • MSU – Demetrious Cox, 77 yard return of Kyle Carter's fumble, Geiger XP good, 2:36 (MSU 20–3)
  • PSU – Chris Godwin, 8 yard pass from Christian Hackenberg, Davis XP good, 0:35 (MSU 20–10)
Third quarter
  • MSU – Aaron Burbridge, 29 yard pass from Cook, Geiger XP good, 11:40 (MSU 27–10)
  • MSU – Josiah Price, 6 yard pass from Cook, Geiger XP good, 3:31 (MSU 34–10)
Fourth quarter
  • PSU – Godwin, 5 yard pass from Hackenberg, Hackenberg 2-point conversion failed, 14:51 (MSU 34–16)
  • MSU – LJ Scott, 6 yard run, Geiger XP good, 11:18 (MSU 41–16)
  • MSU – Malik McDowell, 13 yard interception return, Geiger XP good, 9:56 (MSU 48–16)
  • MSU – Jack Allen, 9 yard run, Geiger XP good, 9:48 (MSU 55–16)
Top passer
  • Christian Hackenberg – 22/39, 257 yards, 2 TD
Top rushers
  • Saquon Barkley – 17 carries, 103 yards
Top receiver
  • Chris Godwin – 11 receptions, 109 yards, 2 TD
Top defender
  • Jason Cabinda – 13 tackles

GeorgiaEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
1–0 1982 PSU, 27–23
Penn State vs. Georgia – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Penn State 0 3 0 14

17

Georgia 3 14 7 0

24

at EverBank Field

Game information
First quarter
Second quarter
  • PSU – Tyler Davis, 34 yard field goal, 8:08 (TIE 3–3)
  • UG – Malcolm Mitchell, 44 yard pass from Terry Godwin, Morgan XP good, 6:46 (UG 10–3)
  • UG – Godwin, 17 yard pass from Greyson Lambert, Patrick Beless XP good, 0:24 (UG 17–3)
Third quarter
  • UG – Sony Michel, 21 yard run, Beless XP good, 4:15 (UG 24–3)
Fourth quarter
  • PSU – Geno Lewis, 17 yard pass from Trace McSorley, Davis XP good, 14:53 (UG 24–10)
  • PSU – DaeSean Hamilton, 20 yard pass from McSorley, Davis XP good, 6:14 (UG 24–17)
Top passer
  • Trace McSorley – 14/27, 142 yards, 2 TD
Top rushers
Top receiver
Top defender
  • Brandon Bell – 11 tackles, 1 tackle-for-loss (TFL)

ReferencesEdit

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