STATE COLLEGE — Following are the highlights and lowlights from Penn State’s 24-0 over Indiana on Saturday evening at Beaver Stadium:
PLAY OF THE GAME — Jahan Dotson went up excessive for a rifled 8-yard landing go from Sean Clifford early within the second quarter, bumping PSU’s result in 14-0.
Offensive participant of the sport — Dotson caught eight passes for 84 yards and two touchdowns. He additionally accomplished a 21-yard go.
Defensive participant of the sport — Lion defensive deal with P.J. Mustipher made six tackles, together with a sack.
Most telling statistic — Needing to repair its run recreation, the Nittany Lions rushed for 209 yards, averaging 5.0 per try.
Hidden statistic — The Lions restricted Indiana to 4 first downs within the first half.
Finest run — Keyvone Lee burst up the center for 44 yards late within the first quarter, PSU’s longest run this season.
Finest go — On fourth-and-7 from the Indiana 33 within the first quarter, Clifford whipped an ideal 9-yard sideline go to Parker Washington on the sideline for a primary down, extending the Lions’ first landing drive.
Worst go — Down 14-0 however threatening, Indiana’s Michael Penix Jr. was intercepted on first down by Joey Porter Jr. late within the second quarter on the PSU 13.
Finest catch — See play of the sport. Porter’s decide is an in depth second.
Catch it, will ya? — Washington dropped two passes within the first quarter.
Maintain it, gained’t ya? — Penn State is on spectacular streak. It hasn’t misplaced a fumble this season.
Finest deal with — Arnold Ebiketie stopped Stephen Carr on fourth-and-1 from the Nit 4 late within the first quarter.
Finest block– Guard Eric Wilson sprung Lee’s 44-yarder.
Finest hit — Ebiketie welcomed IU backup quarterback Jack Tuttle with a sack on Tuttle’s first play within the third quarter.
Finest kick — Jordan Stout’s 50-yard area objective within the fourth quarter gave the Lions a 24-0 lead.
Worst kick — Indiana’s Charles Campbell had a 30-yard area objective blocked by Brandon Smith and Ebiketie within the third quarter.
Finest name — It could possibly be the artistic shuffle go from Clifford to Brenton Unusual that went for a 3-yard landing besides but it surely was — surprisingly — worn out for an unlawful receiver downfield as a result of Dotson wasn’t lined up on the road of scrimmage. James Franklin concurred with the decision. The Nits scored a play later (Clifford to Dotson) anyway.
Worst name — Down 14-0 with 1:05 left within the first half and dealing with third-and-4 from its 38, Indiana ran up the center (for no acquire) as if it couldn’t look ahead to the half to finish.
Finest effort — Up 21-0, Ebiketie and Brandon Smith blocked an IU area objective with the Hoosiers attempting to get on the scoreboard late within the third quarter.
Unsung hero — Unusual caught a 10-yard landing go (the shuffle go would have been his second) and appeared to dam effectively.
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