Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Penn State-Indiana first quarter update


Penn State-Indiana first quarter update



1. With his first catch of the game, wide receiver Deon Butler set the Penn State all-time record for career receptions with 168. The senior passed Bobby Engram into first.

2. Daryll Clark's troubles continue. After a Mark Rubin interception gave Penn State first and goal on the Indiana 6, the Lions quarterback fumbled a yard short of the end zone on a keeper. The play was reviewed, but Clark clearly had the ball stripped. Penn State continues to fail inside the red zone and capitalize on opportunities.

3. It may be time to cancel those Rose Bowl travel plans. I'm not saying the Lions will lose to the Hoosiers, but next week's Michigan State game looks less and less like a sure bet.

Score: Penn State 0, Indiana 0 (zzzzzzzzzz ... )





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Joe Juliano has been a staff writer for The Inquirer for 30 years, covering covering Penn State football, Villanova basketball and other college sports, along with golf and the Penn Relays. This is his seventh season on The Inquirer’s Penn State beat. He previously covered the Nittany Lions for United Press International from 1976-84.

Joining Joe this season is Erin McCarthy, an intern for The Inquirer and a junior at Penn State majoring in print and digital journalism. This is Erin's first season on the Penn State football beat. She previously spent two summers as an Inquirer summer intern on the Pennsylvania and South Jersey desks. She is also an editor for the Daily Collegian, the university's student newspaper. A Delaware County native, Erin graduated from Episcopal Academy.

Reach Joe at jjuliano@phillynews.com.

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