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2009-10-03 18:15:27

Stephfon Green and Evan Royster combined for 225 yards rushing and two scores Saturday, keying No. 13 Penn State's 35-17 win over Illinois. Penn State (4-1, 1-1 Big Ten) ran for 338 yards total and all five of its touchdowns came via the run. Green ran for 120 yards on 13 carries and Royster had 17 rushes for 105 yards. Daryll Clark had 175 yards on 17-of-25 passing and added 83 yards rushing and two touchdowns. Brent Carter had the other Penn State touchdown. Juice Williams, who needed 76...

2009-09-27 00:07:40

Adrian Clayborn returned a blocked punt 53 yards for a touchdown Saturday to spark Iowa to a 21-10 upset of fourth-ranked Penn State. It was the second season in a row that the Hawkeyes have handed Penn State its first loss of the season. Last year, Penn State was undefeated through nine games before losing to Iowa on a last-second field goal. This time, Iowa (4-0, 1-0 Big Ten) capitalized on numerous Penn State turnovers in the fourth quarter. After Clayborn's return gave the Hawkeyes the...

2009-09-19 16:01:23

Evan Royster racked up 134 of Penn State's 186 rushing yards and scored a touchdown Saturday as the No. 5 Nittany Lions topped Temple 31-6. Penn State also got two scoring passes from Daryll Clark, who completed 16-of-26 for 167 yards. Derek Moye and Mickey Shuler snared the TD passes. Stephfon Green scored for the Nittany Lions, who are 0-3 in non-conference play and meet Iowa in their Big Ten opener next Saturday. Vaughn Charlton completed 15-of-33 passes for 205 yards for the Owls (0-2)....

2009-09-12 18:03:06

Daryll Clark threw three three touchdown passes and Evan Royster scored twice Saturday to lead fifth-ranked Penn State to a 28-7 win over Syracuse. Clark completed 20-of-31 passes for 240 yards. Royster ran for 41 yards and caught two passes for 61 yards. Graham Zug caught six passes for 79 yards for the Nittany Lions (2-0). Greg Paulus, a former Duke basketball player starting for Syracuse as a graduate student, was 14-of-20 for 105 yards with one touchdown and two interceptions. The Orange...

2009-09-05 15:28:37

Daryll Clark's three touchdown passes Saturday let ninth-ranked Penn State cruise to a 31-7 season-opening win over Akron. Clark threw one scoring pass in the first quarter and two in PSU's 17-point second quarter. He finished 29-of-40 passing for 353 yards. Evan Royster scored once in 14 carries for 61 yards, while three receivers caught one touchdown pass for the Nittany Lions (1-0). One receiver, Derek Moye, caught six passes for 138 yards. Akron quarterback Chris Jacquemain went 13-for-22...

2009-02-18 20:57:07

Talor Battle made four free throws in the final 16 seconds Wednesday, allowing Penn State to down No. 16 Illinois 38-33. The teams combined to make just 28-of-96 shots from the field and Illinois did not go to the foul line a single time. It was the lowest point total by far for both teams this season. Penn State won on Illinois' home court for the third straight season, marking the first time the Nittany Lions have won three consecutive road games against any Big Ten foe since joining the...

2009-01-14 00:46:15

All-American Penn State defensive end Aaron Maybin said Tuesday he is passing up his final two years of college to enter the NFL draft. The Centre Daily Times reported Maybin announced his plans at his former high school in Ellicott City, Md. Maybin led the Big Ten this season with 12 sacks. He had 20 tackles for a loss.

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2009-01-01 20:06:34

Mark Sanchez threw for 413 yards and accounted for all the USC touchdowns Thursday, leading the Trojans to a 38-24 win over Penn State in the Rose Bowl. It was the 33rd Rose Bowl appearance for the fourth-ranked Trojans and their 24th win -- three times more than any other school. USC has won the Rose Bowl three straight years. Sanchez tossed four touchdown passes and his 6-yard scoring run 2:33 into the second quarter gave USC the lead for good at 14-7. The Trojans owned a 38-14 advantage in...

2008-11-22 18:45:52

Daryll Clark's five touchdowns Saturday sent No. 8 Penn State to a 49-18 drubbing of No. 15 Michigan State. Clark passed for four scores and 341 yards and ran for a fifth touchdown. Penn State (11-1, 7-1 Big Ten) clinched a share of the conference title with Ohio State. Unless the Lions are ranked either one or two in the BCS standings, they will go to the Rose Bowl. Since joining the Big Ten in 1993, the Nittany Lions have won at least a share of the Big 10 title three times: 1994, 2005 and...

2008-10-26 00:00:00

Backup Pat Devlin scored the game's only touchdown on a quarterback keeper Saturday to give third- ranked Penn State a 13-6 win over No. 10 Ohio State. The Nittany Lions (9-0, 5-0 Big Ten) hadn't won at Ohio State (7-2, 4-1) since 1978, and had lost the next seven there. The victory was Penn State's first over the Buckeyes since 2005. Daryll Clark threw for 121 yards on 12-of-20 passing, but was replaced by Devlin in the fourth quarter after getting hit in the head on a tackle. Devlin did...


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