Former Foes: Week 7

Andrew Weber-US PRESSWIRE - Presswire

A look back at the teams Penn State has already played.

Ohio (7-0)

Beat Akron(1-6) 34-28

Quarterback Tyler Tettleton caught a 39-yard touchdown from wide receiver Landon Smith for the game's first score. Tettleton threw 2 more scores, and Bobcat running backs Ryan Boykin and Beau Blankenship combined for 202 yards and a touchdown on the ground. Akron actually out-gained Ohio 456-441 but had 2 costly turnovers and 7 penalties. Ohio jumped out to a 20-7 halftime lead and held on as Akron scored twice in the 4th quarter to make the game close. Zips QB Dalton Williams threw for 298 yards with 4 TDs and two interceptions.

Next up: Miami (of the Ohio variety)(3-4)

Virginia (2-5)

Lost to Maryland(4-2) 27-20

Another week, another close sloppy loss for Virginia. Maryland opened up the game with a 100 yard kickoff return for a touchdown and UVA lost the war of turnovers 2-1. The Terrapins jumped out to a 17-0 lead but barely held on to the slim one-score margin. Virginia had the ball with just over 2:00 minutes left in the game with a chance to tie but Michael Rocco thew 4 straight incomplete passes and Maryland ran out the clock. Virginia doubled Maryland's first downs (20-10), and held the Terrapins to -2 yards rushing but special teams, turnovers, and penalties (7) killed the Cavaliers.

Next up: Wake Forest(3-3)

Navy (3-3)

Beat Central Michigan (2-4) 31-13

Navy's triple option set up quarterback Keenan Reynolds, and the freshman took advantage throwing 3 touchdowns on just 6 completions, 2 on play action. Navy outgained CMU on the ground by a whopping 238 to 70 margin. The midshipmen opened up a 3rd quarter 17-13 lead by scoring the game's last two touchdowns and held the Chippewas out of the endzone in the 4th.

Next up: Indiana (2-4)

Temple (3-2)

Beat UConn (3-3) 17-14 OT

Temple trailed all of Saturday's game except for the last 19 seconds of regulation. Owl QB Chris Coyer found wide receiver Jalen Fitzpatrick for a 14-yard touchdown as time was winding down. Brandon McManus kicked a 29-yard field goal in overtime and UConn's Chad Christen missed four field goal attempts including his try in overtime to give Temple the win.

Montel Harris ran for 142 yards on 30 carries scoring a touchdown for Temple against a defense that came into the game ranked 6th in total defense. UConn was without their leading rusher Lyle Combs (sprained wrist) and could only manage 88 yards without him.

Next up: UConn (3-3)

IlLOLnois (2-4)

Lost to Michigan(4-2) 45-0


Next up: Bye

Northwestern (5-1)

Beat Minnesota (4-2)

Minnesota fumbled the opening kickoff and Northwestern was up 7-0 less than 10 seconds into the game. Minnesota had 3 turnovers and the teams combined for 20 penalties but the Wildcats defense was able to hold Minnesota out of the endzone for the entire 4th quarter.

NU's Venric Mark rushed for 182 yards including two long touchdown gashes (26 & 48 yards). Minnesota quarterback MarQueis Gray rushed for 86 yards including the Golden Gophers only touchdown, but he threw an interception and was injured in the 3rd quarter after missing the last two games with and ankle injury.

Next up: Nebraska (4-2)

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