The No. 13/13 Penn kingdom soccer team (6-2, three-2 large Ten) dropped a back-and-forth decision to No. 2/2 Ohio nation (8-zero, 5-0 large Ten), 44-31, in the front of a lively crowd of 108,433 enthusiasts for the yearly Penn state Stripe Out recreation.
Extensive receiver Parker Washington had a career-high 179 receiving yards nowadays to come to be simply the second one Nittany Lion in software records with two a hundred-yard receiving games in opposition to Ohio state, becoming a member of Jahan Dotson.
Quarterback Sean Clifford claimed a pair of Penn kingdom career passing facts against the Buckeyes, tossing his 78th career landing passes to interrupt hint McSorley’s profession mark of 77. Clifford also claimed the Penn nation report for profession pass tries, finishing the game with 1,239 to skip McSorley (1,215; 2015-18) for 2nd vicinity and Christian Hackenberg (1,235; 2013-15) for the pinnacle spot.
Clifford threw for 371 yards and 3 touchdowns in the sport, locating Washington for 11 catches for his profession attempt and a score. KeAndre Lambert-Smith and Kaytron Allen have been also on the receiving quit of Clifford landing passes.
On the shielding side, Ji’Ayir Brown led the Nittany Lions with 8 general tackles (6 solo). Johnny Dixon and Abdul Carter each picked up sacks in the sport, as they contributed to Penn nation’s general of seven tackles for loss.
How it befell…
The Buckeyes got on the board first with a 38-backyard field intention on the sport’s commencing drive. On the ensuing Penn kingdom possession, the Buckeyes tipped a bypass at the line of scrimmage and intercepted the ball on the Penn country forty seven-yard line, but the Nittany Lion defense held company and the Buckeyes’ 53-yard area goal strive went extensive proper.
Following another Penn nation interception, Ohio kingdom scored on a 4-yard landing run through Miyan Williams to position the Buckeyes up 10-0 with 2:48 to move in the first region.
Penn country got at the board early in the 2d zone on a 58-yard catch-and-run from Sean Clifford to Parker Washington with 11:thirteen left inside the 1/2 to cut the Buckeye cause 10-7. Washington broke a tackle close to midfield and outran the whole Ohio kingdom defense en route to the rating. On their next ownership, the Nittany Lions determined the give up area all over again with a 23-yard bypass to KeAndre Lambert-Smith to place Penn nation up, 14-10.
The Buckeyes replied with a 37-backyard field purpose to shut within one point at 14-thirteen with three:14 left within the first half of. After a Penn country punt, Ohio kingdom drove all the way down to the Penn state eight-yard line with just seconds left on the clock in the beginning half, but a strip-sack by means of Johnny Dixon ended the risk and sent the sport into halftime with Penn nation up with the aid of a factor (14-13).
The squads exchanged possessions for most the 0.33 sector until the Buckeyes related on a 40-backyard area goal with zero:10 remaining in the 1/3 sector to retake the lead at sixteen-14.
The Nittany Lions converted a 4th-and-1 play inside their very own 10-yard line and Kaytron Allen accompanied with every other fourth-down conversion, this time for a landing to growth the Penn state cause 21-16 with nine:26 left in the fourth area.
The Buckeyes spoke back quick in only over 30 seconds. Passes and a forty one-backyard landing run for TreVeyon Henderson placed Ohio nation in the front again, 23-21, with eight:fifty one to play in the game. On the following Penn kingdom drive, Ohio nation compelled a fumble and recovered the ball at the Penn country 24-backyard line. A 24-backyard pass from C.J. Stroud to Cade Stover delivered some other touchdown for the Buckeyes, bringing the score to 30-21 with eight:17 to play.
Regardless of a 27-yard run from Allen on first down, Ohio kingdom’s protection held the Nittany Lions to a 44-backyard discipline purpose from Jake Pinegar to reduce the score to 30-24 with 5:49 last.
Any other set of returned-to-back touchdowns for Ohio kingdom in the very last 3 mins of the game gave them a 20-factor lead. After a 7-yard speeding touchdown for the Buckeye offense, Sean Clifford’s first down skip become intercepted by using Ohio country’s protection and lower back for a touchdown. Ohio state’s lead extended to 44-24 with 2:forty two left in the game.
The Nittany Lions scored the game’s very last touchdown as Clifford linked with Allen for a five-yard rating to make it forty four-31 with 1:12 left. The scoring bypass turned into the 78th of Clifford’s profession, giving him sole possession of the Penn state profession passing touchdowns document, leaping McSorley.
Penn state’s on-side kick became unsuccessful and the Buckeyes had been able to run the clock out for the win.
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