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Penn State Athletic Communications: Jeff Nelson (jtn4@psu.edu), Assistant AD for Communications & Brian Siegrist (tbs1@psu.edu),Assistant Director of Athletic Communications
           Phone: 814-865-1757   FAX: 814-863-3165 Address: 101 D Bryce Jordan Center, University Park, PA 16802-7101 Website: www.GoPSUsports.com

                                                                  THIS WEEK                                                      utive shutout of the Owls. Penn State has recorded
         GAME #12                                                     Penn State concludes the regular season, visit-            four shutouts in the past 17 games. The Owls were
                                                                                                                                 limited to four yards rushing on 23 attempts.
     Penn State (8-3, 4-3)                                        ing Michigan State in a critical battle, with the win-
                                                                                                                                     Kinlaw became the 11th Nittany Lion to gain
                                                                  ner claiming for the Land Grant Trophy.
               at                                                      The No. 22 Nittany Lions, who have won five               1,000 yards in a season, a feat which has been
    Michigan State (6-5, 2-5)                                     of six, are coming off a 31-0 thumping at Temple,              accomplished a total of 17 times. Late in the third
                                                                                                                                 quarter, he eclipsed the 100-yard mark for the
                                                                  while the Spartans won at Purdue, 48-31 last Saturday.
When: Saturday, November 17, 2007                                                                                                fourth time this season and then cracked the centu-
Where: Spartan Stadium (75,005)                                                                                                  ry mark, giving Penn State a 1,000-yard rusher for
                                                                  NITTANY LIONS BLANK TEMPLE, 31-0                               the third consecutive season.
Kickoff: 3:30 p.m. ET                                                 Senior tailback Rodney Kinlaw tied his career-                 Morelli was 22 of 33 for 260 yards, with three
Attendance: 70,000+                                               high with 168 yards to crack 1,000 yards for the               scoring strikes and one interception. Junior wide-
Series Record: Penn State, 12-11-1                                season and Penn State posted its second shutout of             out Derrick Williams delivered a game-high seven
Penn State Captains:                                              the season, 31-0, against Temple at Lincoln                    receptions for a career-high 104 yards.
      No. 40 Dan Connor, Sr., LB                                  Financial Field.                                                   Connor was all over the field. He tied his
                                                                      Senior quarterback Anthony Morelli threw                   career-high of 18 stops from the Ohio State game
      No. 4 Terrell Golden, Sr., WR
                                                                  three touchdown passes, two of which went to jun-              and added 1.5 sacks. The Butkus Award finalist
      No. 14 Anthony Morelli, Sr., QB
                                                                  ior wide receiver Jordan Norwood, and senior All-              made 10 tackles in the first quarter.
                                                                  America linebacker Dan Connor tied his career-                     Junior placekicker Kevin Kelly became the
TELEVISION: The contest will be televised by                      high with 18 tackles for Penn State. He earned                 school career scoring leader with his 32-yard field
ABC to a regional audience with Terry Gannon,                     Walter Camp and Big Ten Defensive honors.                      goal late in the first half for a 17-0 lead.
David Norrie and Jeannine Edwards calling the                         The Nittany Lions posted their second consec-
action. Markets not receiving the game on ABC
will receive it on ESPN.                                                           PENN STATE SCHEDULE/RESULTS
   The Nittany Lions are appearing on television
for the 163rd time in their last 165 games.
                                                                  2007 SCHEDULE & RESULTS (ALL TIMES EASTERN)                              STATISTICAL LEADERS
RADIO: Penn State Sports Network (60 stations)                    Overall: 8-3; Big Ten: 4-3; Home: 6-1; Away: 2-2                         Rushing
Radio Team (8th year)                                             Date     Opponent (rank)      Time/Score            TV       Attend.     Rodney Kinlaw.194 att,1061 yds,8 TD, 5.5 avg.
                                                                                                                                           Evan Royster......71 att., 440 yds, 4 TD, 6.2 avg.
Play-by-Play: Steve Jones; Analysis: Jack Ham                     9/1      FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL         59-0         BTN        107,678   Passing
web stream: www.GoPSUsports.com                                   9/8      NOTRE DAME                   31-10        ESPN        110,078   A. Morelli . .203 of 336, 2320 yds, 17 TD, 9 INT
Spartan Radio Network (George Blaha, play-by-                     9/15     BUFFALO                      45-24         BTN        107,506   Receiving
play; Jim Miller, analysis; Jason Strayhorn, side-                                                                                         D. Williams. . . .47 rec., 470 yds, 3 TD, 10.0 avg.
                                                                  9/22     at Michigan                   9-14         ABC        111,310
line). XM Radio 197.                                              9/29     at Illinois                  20-27         BTN         57,078   D. Butler... . .40 rec., 506 yds, 2 TD, 12.6 avg.
                                                                                                                                           J. Norwood . . . .40 rec., 484 yds, 5 TD, 12.1 avg.
                                                                  10/6     IOWA                          27-7         ABC        108,951
                                                                                                                                           T. Golden . . . . . .25 rec., 282 yds, 3 TD, 11.3 avg
COACHES:                                                          10/13    WISCONSIN (19/15)             38-7         ABC        109,754   Scoring
Joe Paterno                                                       10/20    at Indiana                   36-31         ESPN        41,251   Kevin Kelly . . . .18-23 FG, 37-38 PAT, 91 pts
Penn State Record .371-124-3 (74.8), 42nd Year                    10/27    OHIO STATE (1/1)             17-37         ABC        110,134   Tackles
Overall Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Same        11/3     PURDUE                       26-19        ESPN        108,318   Dan Connor . .63 (s), 60 (a), 123 tot., 13.5 TFL
vs. Michigan State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11-4      11/10    at Temple                     31-0       ESPNU         69,029   Sean Lee . . . . .48 (s), 66 (a), 114 tot., 8.0 TFL
58th year on Penn State staff...second all-time in                11/17    at Michigan State             3:30    ABC/ESPN                  L. Sargeant . . . . . . .42 (s), 23 (a), 65 tot., 2 Int.
career wins among 1-A coaches...among nine
coaches in NCAA history with 300 wins (five in                               MICHIGAN STATE SCHEDULE/RESULTS
I-A)...reached 300 wins faster than any coach.
                                                                  2007 SCHEDULE & RESULTS                                                  STATISTICAL LEADERS
Mark Dantonio                                                     Overall: 6-5; Big Ten: 2-5; Home: 4-2; Away: 2-3
Michigan State Record . . . . . . . .6-5, 1st Year                                                                                         Rushing
                                                                  Date     Opponent                                        Time/Score      Javon Ringer . . . . . . .211 att., 1298 yds, 6 TD
Overall Record . . . . . . . . . . . . .24-22, 4th Year                                                                                    Jehuu Caulcrick . . . . .185 att., 714yds, 20 TD
vs. Penn State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .0-1   9/1      UAB                                                   55-18     Passing
                                                                  9/8      BOWLING GREEN                                         28-17     Brian Hoyer . . . .193 of 319, 2337 yds, 14 TD, 5 INT
THE SERIES:       The Nittany Lions and Spartans                  9/15     PITTSBURGH                                            17-13     Receiving
first met in 1914 and Penn State leads, 12-11-1.                  9/22     at Notre Dame                                         31-14     Devin Thomas . . . . . . .68 rec., 1087 yds, 5 TD
    With Penn State’s entry into the Big Ten in 1993,             9/29     at Wisconsin                                          34-37     Javon Ringer . . . . . . . . .33 rec., 282 yds, 0 TD
the teams have played in the regular season finale                10/6     NORTHWESTERN                                      41-48 (OT)    Kellen Davis . . . . . . . . .24 rec., 369 yds, 5 TD
the past 14 seasons, with the winner claiming the                 1`0/13   INDIANA                                               52-27     Deon Curry . . . . . . . . . .22 rec., 175 yds, 0 TD
Land Grant Trophy.                                                10/20    at Ohio State                                         17-24     Scoring
    The teams have combined to score 871 points in                                                                                         Jehuu Caulcrick . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .20 TD, 120 pts
                                                                  10/27    at Iowa                                           27-34 (OT)
their 14 conference clashes (62.2 ppg).                                                                                                    Tackles
                                                                  11/3     MICHIGAN                                              24-28     Kendell Davis-Clark 43 (s),26 (a),69 tot., 5.5 TFL
    The teams will next meet on Nov. 22, 2008 in                  11/10    at Purdue                                             48-21     Greg Jones . . . . . . . .34 (s), 35 (a), 69 tot., 7.0 TFL
Beaver Stadium.
                                                                  11/17    PENN STATE                                              3:30    Travis Key . . . . . . . . . . .40 (s), 19 (a), 59 tot.; 2 Int.
Penn State Football . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . vs. Michigan State, Nov. 17, 2007 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .pg. 2

                                                                                                                         MICHIGAN STATE GAME NOTES
       PENN STATE
       UNIVERSITY                                                                                121ST SEASON OF                                                       CONNOR NAMED WALTER CAMP
Location . . . . . . . . . . University Park, Pa. 16802                                          GRIDIRON EXCELLENCE                                                   NATIONAL & BIG TEN DEFENSIVE
Enrollment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42,039                                     Penn State is in its 121st season of intercollegiate             PLAYER OF THE WEEK FOR
                                                                                                 football with a 788-346-42 record, sixth nationally in                18-TACKLE EFFORT VS. TEMPLE
     (36,612 undergraduate) at University Park
                                                                                                 all-time victories.                                                       For the second time this season, Penn State sen-
Nickname . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nittany Lions                                         Penn State has won 30 of its last 38 games over-                ior All-America linebacker Dan Connor has been
Colors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Blue & White                                all, dating to the final two games of the 2004 season.                selected Walter Camp National Defensive Player of
Stadium (Capacity) . Beaver Stadium (107,282)                                                         The Nittany Lions are looking to win at least nine               Week and Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week.
Stadium Surface . . . . . . . . . . . . . Natural Grass                                          games for the 27th time under Coach Paterno.                              Connor tied his career-high with 18 tackles,
Conference . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Big Ten                                                                                                       with 1.5 sacks, to lead Penn State to a 31-0 win at
President . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dr. Graham Spanier                                       NITTANY LIONS AMONG NATION’S                                          Temple on Saturday. Playing near his hometown of
Athletic Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tim Curley                                     WIN LEADERS LAST THREE YEARS                                          Wallingford, Pa., Connor made 11 solo stops and
Head Football Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . Joe Paterno                                              Penn State is 28-8 (77.8) the past three seasons to               had 10 tackles in the first quarter to set the tone for
Assoc. AD for Football Administration Fran Ganter                                                rank among the national leaders in victories.                         another superb defensive performance. He posted
                                                                                                     The Nittany Lions and Oklahoma are 28-8, tying                    his 19th career double figure tackle game.
Director of Football Operations Tom Venturino
                                                                                                 for the 10th-best record since 2005.                                      Connor is the first defensive player to earn
Football Office Phone . . . . . . . (814) 865-0412                                                                                                                     accolades more than once in the same season from
                                                                                                     Top 10 records the past three seasons:                            the Walter Camp Football Foundation during the
History                                                                                                                                                                four years the organization has sponsored the pro-
                                                                                                                                                                       gram. He previously was honored Sept. 9 after
First Year of Football . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1887                                           1. Ohio State, 32-4 (88.9)
                                                                                                      2. West Virginia, 30-4 (88.2)                                    recording 12 tackles, with 2.5 TFL and a sack in
All-Time Record . . 788-346-42, 121st season;                                                                                                                          Penn State’s 31-10 win over Notre Dame.
                                                                                                      3. Texas, 32-5 (86.5)
      sixth in victories.                                                                             4. Boise State, 31-5 (86.1)                                          One of three finalists for the Butkus Award,
All-Time Bowl Record . . . . . . . 25-12-2 (66.7);                                                       LSU, 31-5                                                     Connor led a Penn State defense that recorded its
      first in bowl winning percentage;                                                                  Southern California, 31-5                                     second shut out this season and fourth shut out in
      third in bowl wins.                                                                             7. Wisconsin, 30-7 (81.1)                                        the past 17 games. Over the past 17 games, 12
Years in Post-Season Play . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39;                                               8. Florida, 29-7 (80.5)                                          Nittany Lion opponents have been shut out, held to
      eighth in all-time bowl appearances                                                                Virginia Tech, 29-7                                           field goals or only one offensive touchdown.
                                                                                                     10. Penn State, 28-8, (77.8)                                          The Nittany Lions held Temple to four rushing
Assistant Coaches                                                                                         Oklahoma, 28-8                                               yards on 23 carries, recording four sacks, and lim-
                                                                                                                                                                       ited Temple to 3 of 14 on third down conversions.
Dick Anderson (Penn State ‘63) — 30th season                                                                                                                           In the second half, Penn State permitted only 48
                                                                                                    Penn State was one of 13 teams with at least 20
      Offensive Line (Guards & Centers)                                                          wins during the 2005 and ’06 seasons.                                 total yards and forced four punts, including three 3-
Tom Bradley (Penn State ‘79) — 29th season                                                                                                                             and-outs.
      In charge of Defense/Cornerbacks                                                           LIONS ELIGIBLE FOR 34TH BOWL                                              Connor leads Big Ten with 123 tackles (63
Galen Hall (Penn State ‘63) — 4th season                                                         UNDER WINS LEADER PATERNO                                             solo). He has 13.5 TFL, 6.5 sacks for minus-50
      In charge of Offense/Running Backs                                                                                                                               yards, one interception, one fumble recovery and
                                                                                                      Penn State’s 36-31 win at Indiana on Oct. 20
Larry Johnson (Elizabeth City St. ‘73) —12th season                                                                                                                    six pass break-ups. The former Strath Haven High
                                                                                                 improved Penn State’s record to 6-2 with four
                                                                                                                                                                       School All-American is ninth in the nation in tack-
      Defensive Line                                                                             games to play and eligible for its 40th bowl game
                                                                                                                                                                       les and sixth in the conference in minus-yardage
Bill Kenney (Norwich ‘82) — 20th season                                                          all-time, the eighth highest total in the nation.
                                                                                                                                                                       plays.
      Offensive Tackles/Tight Ends                                                                    The Nittany Lions have a 25-12-2 post-season
                                                                                                                                                                           Connor is “Linebacker U’s” all-time tackle
Mike McQueary (Penn State ‘97) — 4th season                                                      record, third nationally in bowl wins, while their
                                                                                                                                                                       leader with 397. His 123 stops this season rank No.
                                                                                                 66.7 win percentage leads the nation among
      Wide Receivers Asst./Recruiting Coordinator                                                                                                                      7 on the Penn State season list with two games to
                                                                                                 schools with at least 10 bowl wins.
Brian Norwood (Hawaii ‘88) — 7th season                                                                                                                                play.
                                                                                                      Joe Paterno is the all-time leader in bowl wins
      Safeties                                                                                   (22) and appearances (33). His 68.2 winning per-
Jay Paterno (Penn State ‘90) — 13th season                                                       centage is third-best all-time among coaches with                        INJURY REPORT
      Quarterbacks                                                                               at least 13 bowl appearances.
Ron Vanderlinden (Albion ‘79) — 7th season                                                            Paterno is the only coach to win the traditional                    FB Matt Hahn (knee) - out
                                                                                                 four New Year’s Day bowl games -- the Rose,                              DE Jerome Hayes (knee) - out
      Linebackers
                                                                                                 Sugar, Orange and Cotton Bowls -- as well as the                         DT Jared Odrick (ankle) - out
J.B. Gerald & Sam Perryman — Grad. Assts.                                                                                                                                 TB Evan Royster (ankle) - possible
                                                                                                 Fiesta Bowl.
                                                                                                                                                                          DE Devon Still (knee) - out
Athletic Communications Office
Associate AD for Marketing & Communications
...................................................................................Greg Myford
Assistant AD for Communications/
Football Contact . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Jeff Nelson                                                       STATISTICAL COMPARISON
Secondary Football Contact . . . . . . . . Brian Siegrist,                                                           OFFENSE                      DEFENSE
            Assistant Director of Athletic Communications
Dir. of Comm. & Branding for FB . . . . . .Guido D’Elia                                          Penn State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .MSU   Penn State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .MSU
Asst. Directors of Athletic Communications                                                       189.3 . . . . . . .Rushing/Game . . . . . . .205.4                    82.7 . . . . . . . .Rushing/Game . . . . . . .131.1
Jen Armson, Pat Donghia, Stephanie Petulla, Kristina                                             4.7 . . . . . . . . . .Rushing/Att. . . . . . . . . . .4.5            2.4 . . . . . . . . . .Rushing/Att. . . . . . . . . . .3.8
Petersen, John Regenfuss                                                                         347-209-9 . . . . . . .Passing . . . . . .335-201-5                   384-220-8 . . . . . .Passing . . . . .339-208-11
Athletic Communications Assistant - Matt Beltz                                                   213.7 . . . . . . . .Passing/Game . . . . . . .221.0                  213.1 . . . . . . . .Passing/Game . . . . . . .219.9
Athletic Communications Phone . . (814) 865-1757                                                 403.0 . . . . . . . . .Total/Game . . . . . . . .426.4                295.8 . . . . . . . . .Total/Game . . . . . . . .351.0
Athletic Communications Fax . . . . . (814) 863-3165                                             5.6 . . . . . . . . . . . .Total/Att. . . . . . . . . . . .5.6        4.3 . . . . . . . . . . .Total/Att. . . . . . . . . . . .5.4
Athletic Communications Address . . . 101-D Bryce
                                                                                                 30.8 . . . . . . . . .Scoring/Game . . . . . . . .34.0                16.0 . . . . . . . . .Scoring/Game . . . . . . . .26.5
Jordan Center, University Park, Pa. 16802
                                                                                                 -0.18 . . . . . . .Turnover Margin . . . . +0.72
Penn State Football . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . vs. Michigan State, Nov. 17, 2007 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .pg. 3
   A Penn State player has been selected Big Ten                   of 1997 through 2000, Nittany Lion football stu-
Defensive Player of the Week five times this sea-                  dent-athletes earned a GSR of 76 percent, easily                       SERIES NOTES
son, including the past two weeks. Connor, who                     above the national GSR average of 67 percent.
previously was honored by the conference after the                     Boston College (93) is the only team in the Top                    Series History: 25th meeting.
Notre Dame game, is joined by junior linebacker                    25 with a higher GSR than Penn State.                                              Penn State leads, 12-11-1
Sean Lee (Pittsburgh), who was selected after FIU                      For the second consecutive year, Coach Joe                         Series Streak: PSU-3
and Purdue, and sophomore defensive end Maurice                    Paterno’s Nittany Lions posted the second highest                      Last PSU Win: Nov. 18, 2006; PSU 17, MSU 13
Evans (Brooklyn, N.Y.), who was selected after the                 GSR among teams in the Big Ten Conference, trail-                      Last MSU Win: Nov. 22, 2003; MSU 41, PSU 10
Lions’ win at Indiana.                                             ing only Northwestern.                                                 Next Game: Nov. 22, 2008 in State College
                                                                       The Graduation Success Rate data includes
CONNOR AND LEE EARN                                                only student-athletes receiving athletic aid and is
                                                                                                                                          BEST RUSHING PERFORMANCES:
                                                                   generated from four years of graduation data. The
RARE TACKLE DOUBLE                                                 GSR data also includes student-athlete transfers to
                                                                                                                                          Larry Johnson, PSU, 19 for 279, 2002
    Senior All-America linebacker Dan Connor and                                                                                          Ki-Jana Carter, PSU, 27 for 227, 1994
                                                                   Penn State that receive athletic aid.
junior linebacker Sean Lee (Pittsburgh) have                                                                                              Sedrick Irvin, MSU, 28 for 238, 1997
                                                                       Student-athletes from 21 of Penn State’s 25
become just the third Penn State tandem to have                                                                                           Marc Renaud, MSU, 21 for 203, 1997
                                                                   teams earned a GSR at or above 80 percent accord-
100 or more tackles in the same season.
                                                                   ing to the latest NCAA data. Ten Penn State squads
    Connor leads the Nittany Lions with 123 tack-                                                                                         BEST PASSING PERFORMANCES:
                                                                   earned a Graduation Success Rate of 100 percent.
les and Lee has 114, to rank first and third, respec-                                                                                     Kerry Collins, PSU, 23 for 42, 352 yds, 1993
                                                                   (Track and field and cross country are counted as
tively, in the Big Ten. In 2006, Connor (113)                                                                                             Jeff Smoker, MSU, 29 for 50, 357 yds, 2003
                                                                   one sport).
teamed with All-America linebacker Paul
                                                                       According to the “2006 NCAA Division I
Posluszny (116) to become just the second duo                                                                                             BEST RECEIVING PERFORMANCES:
                                                                   Graduation Rates Report,” Penn State’s 83 percent
with 100-plus tackles in a season.                                                                                                        Bobby Engram, PSU, 8 for 169, 1994
                                                                   football graduation rate was third highest in the
    Prior to last year, the only other time Penn                                                                                          Gari Scott, MSU, 9 for 157, 1998
                                                                   nation among all Division I-A public institutions
State had two 100-plus tacklers in the same season                                                                                        Charles Rogers, MSU, 8 for 191, 2001
                                                                   and 2006-07 bowl teams. The Nittany Lions had
was 1989, when linebacker Andre Collins recorded
                                                                   the seventh-highest graduation rate overall among
130 and linebacker Brian Chizmar had 110.
                                                                   all of the nation’s 119 Division I-A programs,
    Penn State began keeping tackle records in                                                                                            Paterno Teams vs. Big Ten: 82-51 all-time;
                                                                   including the best among Big Ten Conference insti-
1969.                                                                                                                                     73-46 since starting Conference play in 1993.
                                                                   tutions.
                                                                       The Penn State football team’s graduation rate
PENN STATE EARNS SECOND-                                           of 83 percent for students entering in 1999 was 28                     Paterno Teams in Big Ten Road Games:
HIGHEST GRADUATION SUCCESS                                         points higher than the national average of 55 per-                     (since 1993) 32-27
RATE AMONG TEAMS IN USA                                            cent.
TODAY/COACHES TOP 25                                                                                                                      Paterno Teams In November: 110-31-2 since
    The Penn State football team has the second-                   QUARTET OF LIONS SELECTED TO                                           1966, a winning percentage of 77.9.
highest Graduation Success Rate among teams                        ACADEMIC ALL-DISTRICT TEAM
ranked in the Nov. 11 USA Today Coaches Top 25                          A quartet of Penn Staters -- Gerald Cadogan,                      Rankings: Penn State was ranked No. 22 in the
poll, according to data released in October by the                 Sean Lee, Jordan Norwood and Mark Rubin -- have                        Nov. 11 USA Today Coaches poll and first
NCAA.                                                              been selected to the ESPN The Magazine Academic                        among teams receiving votes in the AP poll.
    Among students entering Penn State in the fall                 All-District Football Team.

                                                                                                                                          PENN STATE VS MICHIGAN STATE SERIES
      M         E       D        I       A                S       E        R        V       I       C        E       S                    Penn State leads, 12-11-1
                                                                                                                                          H: 8-4-1; A: 4-7
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                                                                                                                                          Nov. 26, 1994            at Penn State 59, MSU 31
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                                                                                        All four student-athletes will be eligible for con-   major college coaches. A 1950 graduate of Brown
  RECORD WHEN                                                                      sideration for the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-         University, Paterno has a career record of 371-124-
Overall Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8-3    American® Team. Last year, Penn also had four              3, a winning percentage of 74.8.
Day Games . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7-2     Academic All-District honorees, with Paul Posluszny,           Paterno has broken a tie with Amos Alonzo
Night Games (6 p.m. or later) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-1             Tim Shaw and Nolan McCready earning Academic               Stagg as the longest serving head coach at one
TV Games . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8-2    All-American® accolades. Posluszny was selected            school in major college football history. Stagg
        ABC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2-2   the Academic All-American® of the Year for the             served as head coach at the University of Chicago
        ESPN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-0    University Division in voting by members of the            for 41 years (1892-1932) during his 57-year tenure
        ESPN2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .0-0     College Sports Information Directors of America            as a head coach.
        ESPNU . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-0     (CoSIDA).                                                      Paterno has led the Nittany Lions to two nation-
        BTN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2-1        A junior tackle from Portsmouth, Ohio, Cadogan        al championships (1982 and ’86) and five unde-
Scoring First . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4-1   has earned his second Academic All-District nod. A         feated seasons (1968, ’69, ’73, ’86 and ’94).
Opponent Scoring First . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4-2          two-time Academic All-Big Ten honoree he is a dou-         Selected the AFCA National Coach of the Year and
Leading at the Half . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8-0       ble major in rehabilitation services and psychology.       unprecedented five times, Paterno is the all-time
Trailing at the Half . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .0-3         A junior linebacker from Pittsburgh, Lee is a two-    leader in bowl wins with a record of 22-10-1.
Tied at the Half . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .0-0    time Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week selection            He is one of only nine coaches in NCAA histo-
Leading after Third Qt. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7-0         this season. A finance major, he was a 2006 Academic       ry (five in Division I-A) to win 300 games and
Trailing after Third Qt. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-3      All-Big Ten honoree.                                       reached the milestone faster than anyone (380
Tied after Third Qt. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .0-0           A junior wide receiver from State College,            games). He also is the only Div. I-A head coach
Overtime Games . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .0-0        Norwood is a two-time Academic All-Big Ten selec-          with 300 victories at one school.
Scoring less than 20 pts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .0-2          tion. He is an advertising and public relations major.         Paterno will be inducted into the National
Scoring 20+ points . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4-1             A junior safety from Amherst, N.Y., Rubin is a        Football Foundation and College of Fame in
Scoring 30+ Points . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6-0        finance major that earned Academic All-Big Ten             December. His induction was postponed to this
Scoring 40+ Points . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2-0        accolades in 2006.                                         year due to injuries he sustained during the Penn
Allowing 10 points or less . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5-0               Last year, Posluszny became the fifth member of       State at Wisconsin game on November 4, 2006 that
Allowing 20 points or less . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4-1          the Nittany Lion football program to earn first team       prevented him from traveling to the festivities.
Allowing 21+ points . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2-2         Academic All-America® honors twice. He was
Allowing 30+ points . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-1         joined on the first team by Shaw, while McCready           MSU COACH MARK DANTONIO
Rushing for less than 100 yds . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .0-0               earned second team accolades.                                 Mark Dantonio is in his first season as head
Rushing for over 100 yds . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6-3                 Shaw was the 23rd Nittany Lion under Coach Joe        coach of the Spartans. He was head coach at
Rushing for 200+ yds . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5-0          Paterno to earn first team Academic All-America®           Cincinnati from 2004-06, earning an 18-17 record.
Rushing for 300+ yds . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .0-0          honors, a total of 28 times. The Nittany Lions' total of   Dantonio was a Michigan State assistant coach
Passing for less than 200 yds . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2-2             37 Academic All-America® football players ranks            from 1995-2000 and was defensive coordinator at
Passing for 200 + yds . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5-1         fourth among all Division I-A institutions. Thirty-five    Ohio State from 2001-03. He graduated from South
Passing for 300+ yds . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-0          of the selections have been under Paterno.                 Carolina in 1979.
Totaling less than 300 yds total offense . . . . . . . . . . .1-2                       Penn State has had a least one Academic All-
300+ yds of total offense . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6-1           American® in each of the past five seasons, with           SCOUTING MICHIGAN STATE
400+ yds of total offense . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5-1           Posluszny also earning first team accolades in 2005.
                                                                                                                                                   Michigan State returned 54 lettermen and 13
500+ yds of total offens . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-0               The ESPN The Magazine Academic All-
                                                                                                                                              starters from last season (25 offense, 26 defense,
Allowing less than 100 yds rushing . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8-0                  America® are selected by the 1,800 members of the
                                                                                                                                              three specialists). The Spartans returned six
Allowing more than 100 yds rushing . . . . . . . . . . . . .0-3                    College Sports Information Directors of America
                                                                                                                                              starters on offense, six on defense and one special-
Allowing less than 300 yds total offense . . . . . . . . . .4-0                    (CoSIDA). To be eligible, an athlete must be a varsi-
                                                                                                                                              ist.
Allowing 300+ yds total offense . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4-3               ty starter or key reserve and maintain a cumulative
                                                                                                                                                   The Spartans are coming off a 48-31 drubbing
Having a 100-yd rusher . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6-0            GPA of at least 3.20 on a scale of 4.00.
                                                                                                                                              of Purdue, scoring 24 points in the second quarter
Having two 100-yd rushers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .0-0                                                                          and 17 in the fourth.
Not having a 100-yd rusher . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2-3              WINNER CLAIMS                                                   Quarterback Brian Hoyer was 22 of 31 for 266
Opp. has a 100-yd rusher . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .0-2            LAND GRANT TROPHY                                          yards, with two touchdowns. Wideout Devin
No turnovers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .0-0        When the Penn State-Michigan State series was          Thomas made 10 catches for 116 yards. Javon
Less than 3 turnovers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6-2         renewed with the Nittany Lions’ entrance into the          Ringer ran for 86 yards and Jehuu Caulcrick ran for
3+ turnovers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2-1    Big Ten in 1993, the Land Grant Trophy was estab-          77 yards and two touchdowns for the Spartans and
No takeaways . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-0      lished to go to the winner in what is expected to be       Brett Swensen made all three of his field goal
1 or more takeaways . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4-3           each school’s annual season finale.                        attempts.
3 or more takeaways . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-0               The Land Grant Trophy honors Penn State’s                   Michigan State has one of the nation’s top rush-
More than 30:00 of possession . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6-1                 and Michigan State’s unique places in history as           ing attacks, averaging 205.4 ypg, good for second
Less than 30:00 of possession . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2-2               the two pioneer land-grant institutions in the             in the Big Ten and No. 21 in the nation. Junior run-
                                                                                   United State. Each school was founded in 1855,
WINS VS. LOSSES                                                                    Michigan State on February 12 and Penn State on
                                                                                                                                              ning back Javon Ringer has gained 1,298 yards on
PSU . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Wins . . . . . .Losses                                                                           211 attempts for a superb 6.2 average and six
                                                                                   Feb. 22. The schools were the prototypes after             touchdowns. He is No. 2 in the Big Ten and No. 15
Points Scored . . . . . . . . . . . . .37.0 . . . . . . . . .15.3
                                                                                   which the land-grant system was patterned. Each            nationally in rushing. Senior Jehuu Caulcrick has
Total Offense . . . . . . . . . . . . . .434 . . . . . . . .320.0                  institution brought to American education the new          rushed for 714 yards on 185 attempts (3.9) and has
First Downs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .25 . . . . . . . . .15.3                dimensions of service and outreach in addition to          a Big Ten-best 20 touchdowns. He is tied for No. 4
Rushing Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . .209 . . . . . . . .123.0                    education and research.                                    nationally in scoring.
Passing Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . .221 . . . . . . . .197.0                        The Land Grant Trophy joins the Governor’s                  Junior quarterback Brian Hoyer is 193 of 319
Time of Possession . . . . . . .32:18 . . . . . . . .26:54                         Victory Bell, presented to the Penn State-                 (60.5) for 2,337 yards, with 14 touchdowns and
3rd Down Conv. Pct. . .52% (62 of 119) . . .36% (15 of 42)                         Minnesota victor, as the other trophy the Nittany          only five interceptions. He is No. 4 in the Big Ten
                                                                                   Lions play for in Big Ten competition. The Big Ten         in passing efficiency. His favorite targets are wide
Points Allowed . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12 . . . . . . . . .26.0
                                                                                   leads all conference with 15 trophy games.                 receiver Devin Thomas (68-1087-5), Ringer (32-
Yards Allowed . . . . . . . . . . . . .266 . . . . . . . .375.0
                                                                                                                                              282-0), tight end Kellen Davis (24-369-5) and
Rushing Yds Allowed . . . . . . . . .41 . . . . . . . .194.0                       COACH JOE PATERNO                                          wideout Deon Curry (22-175-0). Thomas is third in
Passing Yds Allowed . . . . . . . .225 . . . . . . . .181.0                           In his 42nd season as head coach of the Nittany         the conference and No. 10 nationally in receiving
Turnover Ratio . . . . . . . . . . .+0.12 . . . . . . . .- 1.0                     Lions and 58th year on the coaching staff, Joe             yards per game.
                                                                                   Paterno stands second all-time in victories among
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                                                                   knocking Penn State out of a New Year’s Day
    Cornerback Kendall Davis-Clark leads the                       bowl.
defense with 69 tackles, including 5.5 tackles for                       Penn State lost four first half fumbles,                         PENN STATE 2007
loss and four sacks. He also has six pass break-ups.               including three in the first quarter, and the                          SEASON HONORS
Freshman linebacker Greg Jones also has 69 stops,                  Spartans tallied 13 points off the miscues for a 13-
with 7.0 TFL and 3.5 sacks and free safety Travis                  7 halftime lead. But, the Lions did not turn the ball
Key has 59 hits and two interceptions. Senior                      over in the second half and used another superla-                    Deon Butler, WR -
defensive end Jonal Saint-Dic has 14 TFL among                     tive defensive effort to record a 17-13 win on Nov.
                                                                                                                                        Maxwell Award Watch List
his 42 tackles, including 10 sacks for minus-75                    18, 2006, to lock up a berth in the Outback Bowl.
                                                                                                                                        Biletnikoff Award Watch List
yards. He also has forced a conference-best eight                        Joe Paterno watched the game from the
fumbles. Safety Otis Wiley leads MSU with four                     coaches’ booth in the press box, two weeks after
interceptions                                                      suffering a broken left shin bone and tearing two                    Dan Connor, LB -
    Kicker Brett Swenson is 13 of 20 on field goals                knee ligaments in a sideline collision at                            Butkus Award Finalist
and is second on the team with 86 points.                          Wisconsin.                                                           Bednarik Award Semifinalist
                                                                         Michigan State forced a fumble at the Penn                     SI.com Mid-season Second Team All-American
RUN DEFENSE FACES                                                  State 11-yard-line midway through the first quarter                  ABC Player of the Game vs. Ohio State (10-27)
                                                                   and scored its only touchdown two plays later for                    ABC Player of the Game vs. Michigan (9-22)
ANOTHER STIFF CHALLENGE                                            a 7-0 lead. The Penn State defense allowed just                      Walter Camp Defensive Player of the Week (11-11)
      The Nittany Lions faced four of the nation’s                                                                                      Walter Camp Defensive Player of the Week (9-9)
                                                                   two touchdowns over the last 21 quarters (starting
top rushers in their initial seven Big Ten games,                                                                                       Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week (11-12)
                                                                   with fourth quarter of Michigan game).
but are still allowing the opposition less than 100                                                                                     Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week (9-10)
                                                                         Trailing 10-0, quarterback Anthony Morelli
yards per game on the ground.                                                                                                           Walter Camp Player of the Year Watch List
                                                                   connected on consecutive plays with Deon Butler
      Penn State is tied for first in the Big Ten and                                                                                   Rotary Lombardi Award Semifinalist
                                                                   (13 yards) and Andrew Quarless (24 yards) mid-
No. 4 in the nation in rushing defense at 82.7 ypg.                                                                                     Lott Trophy Watch List
                                                                   way through the second quarter. He then hit
The Nittany Lions are tied with Ohio State.
                                                                   Quarless on a 17-yard scoring strike, the freshman
      Over the first 11 games, Penn State has
allowed just three rushes of more than 18 yards on
                                                                   tight end’s first career touchdown.                                  Maurice Evans, DE -
                                                                         Midway through the third period, Morelli                       Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week (10-22)
372 attempts -- a 53-yard burst by Illinois reserve
                                                                   guided the Lions on an 80-yard scoring drive in                      Ted Hendricks Award Mid-Season Watch List
quarterback Eddie McGee, a 56-yard run by
                                                                   just seven plays, connecting with Derrick Williams
Indiana QB Kellen Lewis and a 22-yard run by
                                                                   (23 yards), Tony Hunt (23) and Quarless (29) to                      Justin King, CB -
Purdue RB Kory Sheets.
                                                                   take the ball to the MSU 6. On the next play,
      Penn State has held eight opponents to 87                                                                                         Jim Thorpe Award Watch List
                                                                   Morelli hit Jordan Norwood and Penn State had a
rushing yards or less this season; seven to 70 yards
                                                                   14-13 lead.
or less.                                                                                                                                Rodney Kinlaw, TB -
                                                                         Michigan State crossed midfield only one
      Temple came into last week’s game averag-                                                                                         ABC Player of the Game vs. Iowa (10-6)
                                                                   more time, on its last possession, but Tim Shaw
ing 97.4 yards per game, but was held to just four
                                                                   recorded his second sack of the drive on fourth-
yards on 23 attempts (0.2). The Nittany Lions
                                                                   and-two from the PSU 38 to effectively seal the                      Sean Lee, LB -
recorded four sacks to remain No. 1 in the nation
                                                                   game.                                                                Collegefootballnews.com Mid-season First
with 44 sacks.
                                                                       The Spartans gained 14 yards rushing yards, the                  Team All-American
      The Owls became the third team to gain 10
                                                                   fewest allowed by Penn State in 2006. The                            Big Ten Co-Defensive Player of the Week (11-5)
rushing yards or less vs. Penn State this year.
                                                                   Spartans attempted only 15 rushes, the fewest by a                   ABC Player of the Game vs. Wisconsin (10-13)
      Purdue entered the Nov. 3 game averaging
                                                                   Penn State opponent in the Joe Paterno era.                          Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week (9-3)
146.0 yards per game, but was held to 68 yards on
                                                                         Paul Posluszny (108 tkls) made a game-high
23 carries by the Penn State defense. The Lions
                                                                   eight tackles and Dan Connor (103) also cracked                      Anthony Morelli, QB -
recorded four sacks to reclaim the national lead.
                                                                   100 tackles for the season, marking just the second
      Indiana entered the Oct. 20 game averaging                                                                                        Manning Award Watch List
                                                                   time that two Penn State players notched more than
176.1 ypg, but was limited to 68 yards on 30 car-                                                                                       Davey O’Brien Award Watch List
                                                                   100 tackles in the same season.
ries (2.3) by Penn State. The Nittany Lions record-
                                                                       Morelli had 17 completions, giving him the
ed six sacks.                                                                                                                           A.Q. Shipley, C -
                                                                   school single season record. Tony Hunt had 130
      Wisconsin’s P.J. Hill was the third Top 10                                                                                        Rimington Trophy Watch List
                                                                   rushing yards, earning his seventh 100-yard game
rusher Penn State faced in four weeks when the
                                                                   of the season.
teams met on Oct. 13. Hill was No. 9 in the
nation, averaging 125.0 ypg with 10 touchdowns,
                                                                                                                                        Derrick Williams, WR -
but was held to a season-low 75 yards on 19 car-                   PSU-MSU BIG TEN GAMES HAVE                                           Biletnikoff Award Watch List
ries (3.9) by the Lions.                                           BEEN HIGH SCORING THRILLERS                                          Pontiac Game Changing Performance winner (9-
      Michigan’s Mike Hart is No. 4 in the nation                      Although Penn State has won 11 of the 14                         9)
at 148.5 ypg, while Illinois’ Rashard Mendenhall                   games vs. Michigan State since starting Big Ten
is No. 8 at 127.5 ypg. Hart gained 153 yards on a                  play in 1993, six of the games have been decided
career-high 44 carries vs. Penn State, an average                  by seven points or less and all 14 have been high
of 3.47 yards per attempt. Mendenhall gained 76                    scoring.
yards on 18 carries against the Lions, an average                      During the 14 games, PSU and MSU have com-
of 4.2 ypc.                                                        bined to score 871 points, an average of 62.2 points
      Penn State entered Big Ten play having                       per game. The Lions have scored 486 points, an
allowed a total of 53 rushing yards on 92 attempts                 average of 34.7 ppg, while the Spartans have tallied
(0.6) in its first three games to lead the nation at               385 (27.5 ppg).
17.7 ypg. The Lions allowed minus -3 (FIU), 0
(ND) and 56 (Buffalo) yards on the ground in the                        1993-Trailing 37-17 late in the third quarter, the
initial three contests.                                            Lions staged a dramatic rally, the second-biggest
                                                                   under Joe Paterno. Kerry Collins hit Bobby
LAST MEETING                                                       Engram for 40 and 52-yard TD passes sandwiching
     An energized crowd of 108,607 thanked 24                      a three-yard run by Brian O’Neal for three scores in
Nittany Lion seniors in a pre-game ceremony and                    five minutes to take a 38-37 lead with less than 12
then saw visiting Michigan State take its shot at                  minutes to play. The Spartans managed just three
                                                                   first downs and the Lions recorded three sacks on
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their last three possessions to seal the win at                                                                                             2004 -The Nittany Lions once again demon-
Spartan Stadium and a Citrus Bowl bid.
    1994-Penn State completed the first undefeated
                                                                             NCAA LEADERS IN                                           strated their resiliency, responding to a 6-3 halftime
                                                                                                                                       deficit by scoring 28 points in the third quarter en
regular season by a Big Ten squad since Ohio State                              VICTORIES                                              route to a 37-13 win over Michigan State on Nov.
in 1979 with a 59-31 win over MSU in Beaver                                                                                            20, 2004 in Beaver Stadium.
Stadium, tied for the second-highest scoring game                        Michigan                          868                              The defense and special teams came up with
in the Joe Paterno era. Ki-Jana Carter rushed for                                                                                      four big plays in the decisive third period and the
227 yards and five touchdowns as the Lions com-
                                                                         Notre Dame                        822                         offense took advantage. The Lions scored four
pleted their seventh unbeaten, untied regular season                     Texas                             819                         touchdowns in a span of 8:37 to take a command-
under Paterno. Kerry Collins was 16 of 24 for 289                                                                                      ing 37-13 lead into the fourth quarter.
yards and Bobby Engram made eight catches for                            Nebraska                          808                              Penn State took the second half kickoff and
169 yards and a TD.                                                                                                                    marched 75 yards, with Tony Hunt scoring from
    1995-Once again the Lions were forced to rally
                                                                         Ohio State                        796                         one yard with 8:58 to play to begin the barrage. On
in East Lansing, with Bobby Engram again provid-                         PENN STATE                        788                         MSU’s second play, Tamba Hali grabbed his first
ing the clutch plays. His 53-yard TD catch from                                                                                        career interception and returned it to the MSU 8,
Wally Richardson forged a 17-17 tie with 9:48 to                         Alabama                           786                         setting up a Zack Mills touchdown run on the next
play, but the Spartans kicked a field goal for a 20-                                                                                   play for a 17-6 lead.
17 lead. MSU got the ball back, but the Lion                                                                                                Two possessions later, Paul Posluszny grabbed
                                                                   19.1 ppg and 303.9 ypg. Quarterback Rashard
defense stopped three straight runs, using all three                                                                                   an interception and returned it 17 yards to the MSU
                                                                   Casey accounted for five touchdowns, going 11 of
of their timeouts, to get the ball at the PSU 27 with                                                                                  10. On the next play, Mills darted for a 10-yard TD.
                                                                   18 for 218 yards and three scores and rushing for
1:45 to play. Richardson was magnificent on the                                                                                             The Spartans’ next drive also ended abruptly, as
                                                                   37 yards and two more TD.
decisive march, going 11 of 15, including two                                                                                          Donnie Johnson blocked a punt, giving the Lions
                                                                       2001 - Trailing Michigan State by 17 points, and
spikes. With the ball on the MSU four-yard-line                                                                                        the ball at the MSU 22. Mills then lofted a six-yard
                                                                   in need of a win to keep its bowl hopes alive, Zack
with 13 seconds left, Engram took a screen pass,                                                                                       TD pass to Robinson in the corner of the end zone
                                                                   Mills came off the bench to lead Penn State to his
ducked under two would-be tacklers and slammed                                                                                         for a 31-6 margin.
                                                                   third comeback victory of the season, as the Nittany
the ball across the goal line with just :08 to play.                                                                                        2005 - Penn State’s stalwart defense again rose to
                                                                   Lions scored 28 unanswered points to post a dramat-
Engram made eight catches for 109 yards and                                                                                            the challenge of facing one of the nation’s top offens-
                                                                   ic 42-37 win in the Spartan Stadium. With the win,
Richardson was 16 of 21 in the fourth stanza with                                                                                      es, stopping Michigan State three times inside the Red
                                                                   the Lions evened their record at 5-5 after an 0-4 start.
two scores.                                                                                                                            Zone en route to a 31-22 victory on Nov.19, 2005 at
                                                                       Mills entered the game on the Lions’ first posses-
    1996-Brett Conway’s 30-yard field goal with                                                                                        Spartan Stadium.
                                                                   sion of the second quarter and with MSU leading, 17-
12 seconds remaining lifted PSU to a 32-29 win                                                                                               With the win, the Nittany Lions claimed a
                                                                   7. The Spartans extended their lead to 24-7, but from
and a Fiesta Bowl berth in a back-and-forth game.                                                                                      share of their second Big Ten Championship and
                                                                   that point on the Lions mounted their comeback, as
With the tilt knotted at 29-all, the Lions got the ball                                                                                earned the conference’s automatic berth into the
                                                                   Mills directed five consecutive touchdown drives.
on their own 20 with 4:27 to play. QB Wally                                                                                            Bowl Championship Series, landing in the FedEx
                                                                   Michigan State led 31-14 with 5:33 left in the first
Richardson directed an 11-play, 67-yard drive to                                                                                       Orange Bowl.
                                                                   half, but PSU scored the next 28 points to take a 42-
get the Lions well within Conway’s range.                                                                                                   A veteran defense, with seven senior starters, and
                                                                   31 lead late in the third quarter.
Richardson was 21 of 31 for 281 yards and a TD                                                                                         the special teams delivered another impressive per-
                                                                       The Spartans closed to within 42-37 and on
and the Lions forced three turnovers.                                                                                                  formance. The Lions grabbed a season-high four
                                                                   fourth and seven from the PSU 14, Jeff Smoker com-
    1997-Tied at 14-all early in the third quarter,                                                                                    interceptions, three by cornerback Alan Zemaitis, and
                                                                   pleted a pass to Charles Rogers at the nine, but line-
the Spartans scored on their next five possessions                                                                                     blocked a punt that was recovered for a touchdown to
                                                                   backer Deryck Toles wrapped him up two yards short
en route to a 49-14 thumping in East Lansing.                                                                                          ignite the rest of the team. The Nittany Lions held
                                                                   and the Lions ran out the clock on the big win.
Michigan State’s 49 points were tied for the sec-                                                                                      MSU 105 yards below its Big Ten-leading average of
                                                                       2002 - Needing 264 yards to become just the
ond-highest ever against a Joe Paterno-coached                                                                                         506.9 ypg. The Spartans came into the game averag-
                                                                   ninth player in NCAA Division I-A history to rush
team. The Spartans rushed for 452 yards, most                                                                                          ing 35.0 ppg and were held to 22, which included a
                                                                   for 2,000 yards, Penn State tailback Larry Johnson
ever against Penn State, with Sedrick Irvin (238)                                                                                      touchdown and two point conversion with :53 to play.
                                                                   ran for an amazing 279 yards and four touchdowns
and Marc Renaud (203) breaking the NCAA record                                                                                              Kevin Kelly connected on a 32-yard field goal on
                                                                   in the first half to lead the Nittany Lions to a 61-7
for most combined yards by two runners over 200                                                                                        Penn State’s opening possession. The Spartans moved
                                                                   win on November 23, 2002 in Beaver Stadium.
yards.                                                                                                                                 the ball on their first drive, but Zemaitis grabbed his
                                                                       Johnson scored on runs of 11, 78, 11 and 38
    1998-Tailback Eric McCoo rushed for 206                                                                                            first pick at the PSU 3 to end the threat and the score
                                                                   yards, breaking past the 2,000-yard mark on his
yards, a record for a Penn State true freshman, to                                                                                     remained 3-0 until midway through the second peri-
                                                                   final score. The consensus All-American gained his
lead the Lions past Michigan State, 51-28 in                                                                                           od. The Lions forced Michigan State to punt from its
                                                                   279 yards on just 19 carries, averaging a staggering
Beaver Stadium. Travis Forney tied the school and                                                                                      own 19 and junior safety crashed through the line to
                                                                   14.7 yards per carry. He did not carry the ball in the
Big Ten records with five field goals and his 19                                                                                       record his third career block, which sophomore Matt
                                                                   second half, becoming the first player in the 107-
kicking points were a school record in a game. The                                                                                     Hahn scooped up in the end zone for a 10-0 lead. The
                                                                   year history of the Big Ten to rush for 2,000 yards
Spartans were limited to 71 yards rushing and                                                                                          play was PSU’s first blocked kick since Johnson
                                                                   in the regular season, leading PSU to a 48-0 half-
David Macklin and Anthony King returned inter-                                                                                         had blocked a punt against the Spartans last year.
                                                                   time lead.
ceptions for scores.                                                                                                                        Johnson, who ended the first half with an end
                                                                       Bryant Johnson caught a 41-yard touchdown
    1999-The Lions rallied from deficits of 21-0                                                                                       zone interception, was named Big Ten Special
                                                                   pass from Zack Mills and returned a punt 81 yards
and 28-7 to gain a tie at 28, but T.J. Duckett’s                                                                                       Teams Player of the Week. His block was selected
                                                                   for another score. He accumulated a career-high
fourth touchdown of the game gave Michigan State                                                                                       the “Pontiac Game Changing Performance” of the
                                                                   201 all-purpose yards.
a 35-28 win at Spartan Stadium. The Spartans led                                                                                       week, the second time in 2005 Penn State won the
                                                                       2003 - Penn State took a 3-0 lead but could not
28-7 at halftime, but a pair of Eddie Drummond TD                                                                                      honor.
                                                                   sustain its momentum from its Senior Day win, as
catches and two Travis Forney field goals knotted                                                                                           The play ignited the Lions, who quickly forced
                                                                   the Spartans rolled to a 41-10 decision in East
the                                             score.                                                                                 another three-and-out. Penn State got the ball on its
                                                                   Lansing.
 The Lions fumbled at their own 38-yard-line to                                                                                        own 45 and needed just two plays to score. Tony
                                                                       Following a Robbie Gould field goal, MSU
set-up Duckett’s game-winning score with 2:30 to                                                                                       Hunt zipped 22 yards on a screen pass from
                                                                   took a 14-3 lead. Facing a third-and-three from its
play.                                                                                                                                  Michael Robinson. On the next play, Robinson
                                                                   own three, Jeff Smoker threw a 40-yard completion
    2000-Penn State scored 28 points in the first                                                                                      darted up the middle, eluding several would-be
                                                                   to Kyle Brown and the Spartans marched 94 yards
8:56 of the game to quickly take control en route to                                                                                   tacklers, and scored from 33 yards out, his longest
                                                                   to take a 21-3 halftime lead.
a 42-23 win over Michigan State in Beaver                                                                                              career touchdown run, giving the Lions a 17-0 lead.
                                                                       Michael Robinson totaled 159 yards of offense,
Stadium. The Lions gained 462 yards (244 rushing                                                                                            Late in the half, Michigan State advanced to the
                                                                   as he was 5 of 8 passing for 69 yards and a touch-
and 218 passing) against the Big Ten’s top-rated                                                                                       PSU 15, but Johnson’s alert play in the end zone
                                                                   down, rushed for 54 yards and made three catches
defense, a unit which entered the game allowing                                                                                        preserved the 17-0 lead at half.
                                                                   for 36 yards.
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                                                                                 NOTING HEAD COACH JOE PATERNO
   JOE PATERNO
      BY THE NUMBERS                                                  ■     42nd season as Penn State head coach and 58th year as a member of the PSU coaching staff,
                                                                            Paterno has been on the sideline for 651 Penn State games. His 42 years in Happy Valley are a record
                                                                            for longevity among major college coaches at one school.
139,000: Square feet in Paterno Library, which opened in 1999
968: Penn State lettermen since 1966                                  ■     Second all-time in career victories among Division I-A college coaches.
800: Number of coaching changes in Div. I-A since 1966.               ■     Owns a career record of 371-124-3. His winning percentage of 74.8 was fifth-best among
651: Games coached as Penn State assistant or                               active Division I-A coaches entering the season (minimum 10 years as a I-A coach).
   head coach (missed three games)                                    ■     Broke the record for career wins by a major college coach, passing Paul “Bear” Bryant, with his 324th
498: Games as head coach (second all-time)                                  victory in a thrilling 29-27 win over Ohio State on Oct. 27, 2001.
475: Wins as member of staff (654 games; 475-172-7)                   ■     Ranks second all-time in games coached (498) among major college coaches.
371: Career Wins (second all-time)                                    ■     Was selected to be among the first three active coaches or players to be inducted into the National
350: Earned 350th win at Illinois (63-10) on Oct. 22, 2005                  Football Foundation College Hall of Fame in 2006 (induction delayed to December 2007).
324: Broke Division I-A career wins mark with 324th win vs.           ■     One of just nine coaches in NCAA history to record 300 wins (five in I-A), reaching the milestone
Ohio State (29-27) on October 27, 2001                                      faster than anyone (380 games). He is the only Division I-A coach with 300 wins at one school.
300: Earned 300th win vs. Bowling Green (48-3)                        ■     Has directed Penn State to five unbeaten seasons (1968, ‘69, ‘73, ‘86, ‘94) and
   on September 12, 1998                                                    two national championships (1982, ‘86).
250+: Nittany Lions who’ve played in the NFL                          ■     Is the all-time leader among coaches in bowl appearances (33) and post-season triumphs (22). His
250: Earned 250th win at Iowa (31-0)                                        overall post-season record of 22-10-1 gives him a winning percentage of 68.2, third
   on September 18, 1993                                                    among the bowl season’s best of all-time. Paterno is the only coach to win the four traditional New
200: Earned 200th win vs. Bowling Green (45-19)                             Year’s Day games - the Rose, Sugar, Cotton and Orange Bowls - and the Fiesta Bowl.
   on September 5, 1987                                               ■     Unprecedented five-time AFCA Coach-of-the-Year selection (1968, ‘78, ‘82, ‘86 and 2005).
190: Academic All-Big Ten selections (since 1993-most in              ■     Has coached 73 first-team All-Americans, including two in 2006 and two in 2005.
conference)                                                           ■     Under Paterno, Penn State has produced 15 Hall of Fame Scholar-Athletes, 26 first-team Academic
150: Earned 150th win at Pittsburgh (48-14)                                 All-Americans (35 overall) and 18 NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship winners.
   on November 28, 1981                                               ■     Paterno teams have 21 finishes in the Top 10 of the national rankings, 32 in the Top 25.
100: Earned 100th win vs. NC State (41-20) on Nov. 6, 1976            ■     Posted 11 or more victories in a season 13 times and 10 or more 19 times.
83: Graduation Rate (2006 NCAA report)                                ■     Has coached more than 250 players who have made it to the NFL, 31 of them first-round draft
69: Length of his game-winning punt return                                  choices, including a school record four first-round selections in the 2003 NFL Draft.
   for Brown vs. Holy Cross in ‘49.                                   ■     Has coached players who have won all of the major college awards - Heisman, Maxwell, Walter Camp,
61: First team All-Americans (73 selections)                                Lombardi, O’Brien, Outland, Butkus, Doak Walker and Biletnikoff.
58: Years on Penn State staff                                         ■     Seven of his former players (John Cappelletti, Keith Dorney, Jack Ham, Ted Kwalick, Lydell Mitchell,
50: Earned 50th win vs. Maryland (63-27)                                    Dennis Onkotz and Mike Reid) have been enshrined inthe National Football Foundation College Hall
   vs. Maryland on November 6, 1971                                         of Fame.
42: Years as head coach
38: Shutouts by Penn State                                            Since being named Penn State head coach in 1966, there have been 800
36: Jersey number as QB-DB at Brown                                   head coaching changes in Division I, an average of six per school, and
35: Academic All-Americans
33: Bowl trips as head coach (all-time leader)
                                                                      eight administrations of U.S. presidents.
                                                                                                                     ALL-TIME COACHING
31: First round NFL draft choices                                                                                         VICTORIES
31: Longest unbeaten streak (30-0-1; 1967-70)
26: First team Academic All-Americans                                                                                                           452       John Gagliardi (active)
23: Winning streak from 1968-70                                       ■     Three of his former players (Jack Ham, Franco Harris &              408       Eddie Robinson
22: Bowl victories (all-time leader)                                        Mike Munchak) have been enshrined in the NFL Hall of                372       Bobby Bowden (active)
21: Teams ranked in the final top 10                                        Fame.                                                               371       JOE PATERNO (active)
19: Number of teams with at least 10 wins                             ■     Penn State’s 190 Academic all-conference selections since           323       Bear Bryant
18: NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship winners                                   joining the Big Ten in 1993 are the most of any league              319       Pop Warner
16: New Year’s Day bowl wins                                                school.                                                             315       Roy Kidd
16: Grandchildren                                                     ■     A 1950 graduate of Brown University where he                        314       Amos Alonzo Stagg
15: National Football Foundation Hall of Fame Scholar-Athletes              played quarterback and defensive back on the                        300       Tubby Raymond
14: Interceptions made as Brown DB                                          football team and two seasons on the basketball team.
 8: Number of U.S. presidents since he became coach in 1966           ■     Recipient of the Amos Alonzo Stagg Award, the
 7: Unbeaten, untied regular seasons                                        AFCA’s highest honor.
 7: Years had a team ranked No. 1                                     ■     Honored with his image on the Wheaties box in 2003.
 7: Number of his players in College Football Hall of Fame            ■     Sports Illustrated Sportsman-of-the-Year in 1986. Featured on the cover of SI during 2005 season.
 7: Beaver Stadium expansions since ‘66                               ■     First active coach ever to recieve the Distinguished American award from the National Football
 5: Children                                                                Foundation and College Football Hall of Fame.
 5: Unbeaten, untied seasons                                          ■     Inaugural winner of the State Farm Eddie Robinson Coach-of-the-Year Award in 1998.
 4: He and wife, Sue, have given more than $4 million                 ■     He and his wife, Sue, have contributed more than $4 million to Penn State University.
   to Penn State to endow scholarships, professorships                ■     The 135,000-square foot Paterno Library, dedicated in 1999, on the Penn State campus is named after
   and assist in facilities projects                                        the Paternos and they have also made significant contributions to build the Pasquerilla Spiritual Center,
 2: National Championships                                                  dedicated in May 2003.
 1: First win was 15-7 over Maryland on Sept. 17, 1966
                                                                      ■     Signed a four-year contract extension in May 2004 that extends through the 2008 season.
   before a Beaver Stadium crowd of 40,911
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                                                                                            Zemaitis became the first Nittany Lion with a
                   CAREER                                                               trio of picks since Darren Perry against Boston
                                                                                                                                                PENN STATE FOOT-
                                                                                        College in 1991. He was named Walter Camp and
                   STARTS                                                               Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week for his            BALL GRADUATION
                                                                                        efforts, which included seven solo tackles.
Player . . . . . . . .‘‘04 . . .‘05 . . . . .‘06 . . .‘07                    .Total         Linebacker Dan Connor led the Lions with a          RATE THIRD-BEST
Connor (LB) . . . . . . .4 . . . . .7 . . . . . .13 . . . .11              . . . .35    game-high 14 tackles.                                   AMONG PUBLICS &
Butler (WR) . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 . . . . . .13 . . . .10           . . . .31        Tailback Tony Hunt ran for 89 yards, including
Williams (WR) . . . . . . . . . . . .7 . . . . . .12 . . . .11             . . . .30    a TD in the fourth quarter, to become the 10th play-      BOWL TEAMS
King (CB) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5 . . . . . .13 . . . .11         . . . .29    er in Penn State history to surpass 1,000 yards in a
Lee (LB) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13 . . . .11       . . . .24    season.                                                 The outstanding graduation performance by Penn State’s
Morelli (QB) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13 . . . .11         . . . .24        2005 - see page five.                              student-athletes, 83 percent according to the November
Scirrotto (Saf) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13 . . . .11          . . . .24                                                           2006 NCAA graduation rate report, is further accentuat-
Shipley (C) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13 . . . .11        . . . .24                                                           ed by the efforts of the Nittany Lion football team, which
Davis (Saf) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13 . . . . .8       . . . .21
                                                                                        LIONS FROM MICHIGAN                                    has the third-highest graduation rate of among the
                                                                                            True freshman punter Ryan Breen and true frsh-     nation’s public institutions that play Division I-A foot-
Gaines (DE) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9 . . . .11         . . . .20                                                           ball.
Ohrnberger (G) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9 . . . .11          . . . .20    man linebacker Chris Colasanti are the Nittany
                                                                                        Lions hailing from Michigan. Colasanti has played       Compiled by Penn State from the “2006 NCAA Division
Norwood (WR) . . . . . . . . . . . .4 . . . . . . .8 . . . . .4            . . . .16                                                           I Graduation Rates Report,” Coach Joe Paterno’s team
Cadogan (T) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5 . . . .11         . . . .16    in five games on defense and special teams, with       had the sixth-highest graduation rate overall among all of
Shaw (G/T) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10 . . . . .4          . . . .14    three tackles.                                         the nation’s 119 Division I-A programs, including the
Quarless (TE) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9 . . . . .5        . . . .14        Breen was selected to the Detroit News’ All-       best among Big Ten Conference institutions. Kent State
Sales (LB) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 . . . . . . .- . . . .10         . . . .13    Metro team after an outstanding career at Clarkston    (86 percent) and Nebraska (84 percent) were the only
                                                                                        High School.                                           public institutions with a rate higher than Penn State’s.
Golden (WR) . . . . . .1 . . . . .2 . . . . . . .- . . . . .7              . . . .10                                                              Northwestern (79 percent) and Iowa (72) were second
Evans (DE) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11     . . . .11        Colasanti was an AP first team All-State selec-
                                                                                        tion at Brother Rice High School in 2006 to con-       and third, respectively, among Big Ten football teams.
Landolt (T) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11    . . . .11                                                           The national average is 55 percent.
Sargeant (CB) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10        . . . .10    clude his outstanding prep career.                       The Nittany Lions’ 83 percent federal graduation rate
Odrick (DT) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8     . . . . .8       A trio of recent Nittany Lions from Michigan       also was third-highest among the 64 schools playing in a
Rubin (SE/Saf) . . . . .6 . . . . . .- . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3        . . . . .9   are playing in the National Football League: DT        2006-07 bowl game. Boston College (92 percent) and
Hahn (FB) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5 . . . . .2        . . . . .7   Anthony Adams (Detroit) is in his first year with      Nebraska were the only bowl teams with a higher gradu-
                                                                                        the Chicago Bears after four seasons with San          ation rate than Penn State.
Scott (TB) . . . . . . . . .- . . . . . .- . . . . . . .- . . . . .2        . . . .6*                                                             For the third time in the past five years, Penn State’s
Baker (DT) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7    . . . . .7   Francisco; DT Ed Johnson (Detroit) is a rookie
                                                                                        with the Indianapolis Colts and LB Tim Shaw            student-athletes posted the highest graduation rate among
Kinlaw (TB) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7     . . . . .7                                                          all Division I-A public institutions. The 83 percent feder-
Lucian (G) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6    . . . . .6   (Clarenceville) is a rookie with the Carolina          al rate is tied for Penn State's best performance in the 16-
Ogbu (DT) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4     . . . . .4   Panthers.                                              year history of the NCAA report, along with the entering
Shuler (TE) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3     . . . . .3       Penn State’s Sean McHugh is a tight end with       classes of 1997-98 and 1989-90.
Bell (WR) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2   . . . . .2   the Detroit Lions.                                       According to the NCAA data, for student-athletes enter-
                                                                                                                                               ing the University in 1999-2000, Penn State’s graduation
Wisniewski (G) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1        . . . . .1                                                          rate (83 percent) was sixth-highest overall among the
Lawlor (FB) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3     . . . . .3   PREP TEAMMATES COLLIDE                                 nation’s Division I-A institutions. The national average
Taylor (DT) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3   . . . . .3       Several former prep teammates will be on           was 64 percent.
Wallace (CB) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2      . . . . .2   opposite sidelines on Saturday:                            Penn State’s four-year football graduation rate (for
                                                                                            - Penn State cornerback Justin King played at      players entering 1996-99) of 76 percent was tied for
* Four starts in 2003 season                                                            Gateway High School in Pittsburgh, as did MSU’s        10th-highest among I-A institutions and tied for second-
                                                                                        David Williams;                                        best among public institutions. Only Ball State (78 per-
                                                                                            - Penn State DT Ollie Ogbu and the Spartans’       cent) was higher among publics.
 CLASS BREAKDOWN                                                                        Jason Diehl played at Milford Academy.
                                                                                                                                                   Penn State trailed only Northwestern (79 percent) for
                                                                                                                                               the four-year football rate among Big Ten institutions.
                                                                                                                                               The next closest league school was Michigan at 63 per-
SENIOR STARTERS                                                                         PENN STATE TRAILS MSU ENTERING                         cent. The national four-year average is 55 percent.
Offense (2): QB Anthony Morelli, TB Rodney                                              FINAL WEEK OF BLOOD DONOR                                   For African-American football players entering in
                                                                                                                                               1999-2000, the Nittany Lions’ posted a graduation figure
Kinlaw                                                                                  CHALLENGE                                              of 71 percent to easily exceed the 49 percent national
                                                                                            As the final week of the 14th annual PSU-MSU       average. Penn State’s four-year graduation rate for
Defense (1): MLB Dan Connor                                                             Blood Donor Challenge began, the Nittany Lions         African-American players was 72 percent, 23 points
                                                                                        found themselves trailing the Spartans with four       higher than the national average.
5th Year Seniors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9                 days to go.                                               Seven members of the 2006 Nittany Lion squad had
                                                                                                                                               graduated prior to the start of the season and an addition-
4th Year Seniors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3                     As of Sunday night, Penn State had collected
                                                                                                                                               al 12 players are on schedule to graduate this month.
Juniors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .30           1,151 units to Michigan State’s 1,320.                     During Paterno’s tenure, Penn State has had 35 ESPN
Sophomores . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .23                    The schedule for the remainder of this week:       The Magazine Academic All-Americans (26 first team),
Red-shirt Freshmen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .21                          Tuesday and Wednesday, November 13-14 -            15 National Football Foundation and Hall of Fame
True-Freshmen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .22                   HUB Alumni Hall from 9 a.m.-7 p.m.                     Scholar-Athletes and 18 NCAA Post-Graduate
Total Roster . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .108                   Final Day - Thursday, November 15 - HUB            Scholarship winners.
Upperclassmen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 42 (38.9 %)                          Alumni Hall from 9 a.m.-7 p.m. (300 donors need-           Senior linebacker Paul Posluszny was selected the
                                                                                                                                               ESPN The Magazine Academic All-American of the Year
Underclassmen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .66 (61.1 %)                          ed)
                                                                                                                                               and was National Football Foundation Hall of Fame
                                                                                            This Challenge is open to the public and com-      Scholar-Athlete this year. Senior defensive end Tim Shaw
                                                                                        munity members are encouraged to come onto             also earned first team Academic All-America honors this
                                                                                        campus and donate. Appointments can be made at         year and senior safety Nolan McCready was a second
                                                                                        www.psuredcross.org.                                   team Academic All-American.
                                                                                                                                                 The Nittany Lions have had 190 Academic All-Big Ten
                                                                                                                                               football honorees since starting Conference play in 1993,
                                                                                        KINLAW JOINS 1,000-YARD CLUB                           tops among all Big Ten institutions.
                                                                                            Senior tailback Rodney Kinlaw (Goose Creek,           The NCAA Graduation Rates Report documented the
                                                                                        S.C.) had a career day in the 31-0 win over Temple,    entering freshman class of 1999-2000 who earned
                                                                                        becoming the 11th Penn Stater to rush for more         degrees within six years. The report is produced annually
                                                                                        than 1,000 yards in a season. The feat has been        from data collected by the U.S. Department of Education.
                                                                                        accomplished a total of 17 times.
                                                                                            Late in the third quarter, he eclipsed the 100-
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yard mark for the fourth time this season and soon                        In the 31-0 win over Temple, Lee made 10
after cracked the century mark, giving Penn State a                 stops, with a fumble recovery in PSU territory and                           LONG PLAYS
1,000-yard rusher for the third consecutive season                  two pass break-ups. He helped hold Temple to four                        Plays of 20 or more yards from scrimmage in 2007
and fourth time in six years.                                       yards rushing and just 48 total yards in the second
    Kinlaw ran the ball 27 times for a career-high                  half.                                                                 PENN STATE OFFENSE (46)
tying 168 yards vs. the Owls. He also ran for 168                         Lee has either led or tied for the lead in tackles              Yards . . .Type . .Player(s) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Opp.
yards against Iowa on Oct. 6, and with 27 carries,                  in seven games this season. He has recorded 10 or                     52 . . . . . . .Pass . . .Anthony Morelli to Derrick Williams .Temple
was one off his career-best, also set against the                   more tackles in eight of the last nine games and has                  51 . . . . . . .Pass . . .Anthony Morelli to Chris Bell . . . . . . . . . .ND
Hawkeyes. Kinlaw averaged 6.2 yards per carry                       nine career double figure tackle games.                               47 . . . . . . .Pass . . .Anthony Morelli to D. Williams . . . . . . . . .ILL
                                                                                                                                          45 . . . . . . .Pass . . .Anthony Morelli to Deon Butler . . . . . . . .Buf
and had runs of 32, 28, 16 and 15 yards in addition                       For the season, Lee is tied for third in the Big
                                                                                                                                          43 . . . . . . .Pass . . .Anthony Morelli to Jordan Norwood . . . .ILL
to a 10-yard TD run in the fourth quarter. He also                  Ten with 114 tackles. He has 8.0 TFL and 3.5 sacks
                                                                                                                                          42 . . . . . . .Pass . . .Anthony Morelli to Jordan Norwood . . . .ILL
made a career-best five catches, giving him a                       for minus-23 yards. He has forced three fumbles,                      40 . . . . . . .Run . . . .Austin Scott (TD) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Buf
career-high 195 all-purpose yards.                                  recovered three fumbles and has seven pass break-                     38 . . . . . . .Run . . . .Rodney Kinlaw . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Mich
    The Nittany Lions' starting tailback for just the               ups. Lee is tied for No. 1 in the conference in fum-                  37 . . . . . . .Pass . . .Anthony Morelli To Deon Butler . . . . . .Iowa
last seven games, Kinlaw has gained 1,061 yards                     ble recoveries and is No. 3 in forced fumbles.                        37 . . . . . . .Pass . . .Anthony Morelli to Deon Butler . . . . . . . .FIU
on 194 attempts, the 12th-best season total in Penn                       His tackle total is No. 11 on the school season                 34 . . . . . . .Pass . . .Anthony Morelli to Chirs Bell . . . . . . . . . .ILL
State history. He has scored eight touchdowns and                   list, with Gary Gray’s 115 from 1971 next on the                      33 . . . . . . .Run . . .Evan Royster . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .PUR
is averaging 5.5 yards per carry. Kinlaw is No. 5 in                list.                                                                 32 . . . . . . .Run . . . .Rodney Kinlaw . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Temple
the Big Ten in rushing at 96.5 ypg.                                                                                                       32 . . . . . . .Run . . . .Rodney Kinlaw . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .ND
    Kinlaw needs 57 yards to crack the Nittany                      DEFENSE RANKED IN                                                     30 . . . . . . .Pass . . .Anthony Morelli to Andrew Quarless . .OSU
Lions' top 10 season rushing yardage list.                                                                                                30 . . . . . . .Pass . . .Anthony Morelli to Jordan Norwood . . .Iowa
                                                                    TOP 10 IN FOUR CATEGORIES                                             29 . . . . . . .Pass . . .Anthony Morelli to Jordan Norwood . . . .FIU
                                                                        The Nittany Lion defense is again shaping up                      29 . . . . . . .Pass . . .Anthony Morelli to Jordan Norwood . . . .FIU
ALL-AMERICAN CONNOR BREAKS                                          as one of the nation’s best, ranking in the top 10                    29 . . . . . . .Pass . . .Anthony Morelli to Deon Butler (TD) . . .Wis.
SCHOOL CAREER TACKLE RECORD                                         nationally in four of the primary categories.                         28 . . . . . . .Run . . . .Rodney Kinlaw . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Temple
     Senior All-America linebacker Dan Connor                           The Nittany Lions recorded four sacks vs.                         28 . . . . . . .Run . . . .Anthony Morelli . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .OSU
(Wallingford) recorded 11 tackles, with a TFL,                      Temple and lead the nation with 44. Penn State is                     28 . . . . . . .Run . . . .Rodney Kinlaw . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .FIU
against Purdue to become Penn State’s career tack-                  tied for No. 4 in rushing defense (82.7 ypg), No. 5                   27 . . . . . . .Pass . . .Anthony Morelli to Terrell Golden (TD) . .Buf
le leader with 379.                                                 in scoring defense (16.0 ppg), No. 7 in total defense                 26 . . . . . . .Run . . . .Evan Royster (TD) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .PUR
     Connor broke the mark of 372 set by two-time                   (295.8 ypg) and No. 8 in TFL (90). Penn State is                      25 . . . . . . .Run . . . . Rodney Kinlaw . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .PUR
All-America LB Paul Posluszny from 2003-06 on a                     No. 26 in pass efficiency defense (113.0 rating).                     24 . . . . . . .Pass . . .Anthony Morelli to D. Williams (TD) . . .Iowa
third quarter tackle of Purdue running back Jaycen                      The Nittany Lions lead the Big Ten in sacks, are                  24 . . . . . . .Pass . . .Anthony Morelli to Andrew Quarless . .Iowa
Taylor.                                                                                                                                   24 . . . . . . .Pass . . .Anthony Morelli to D. Williams (TD) . . . .ILL
                                                                    tied for No. 1 in rushing defense and are No. 2 in
     A 2006 first team All-American and finalist for                                                                                      24 . . . . . . .Pass . . .Anthony Morelli to Terrell Golden . . . . .Mich
                                                                    total and scoring defense.                                            23 . . . . . . .Pass . . .Anthony Morelli to Deon Butler . . . . . . .PUR
the Chuck Bednarik Award, made a career-high 18                           The opposition is 64 of 176 (36.4) on third                     23 . . . . . . .Run . . . .Rodney Kinlaw (TD) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Iowa
tackles against Ohio State, the most by a Nittany                   down conversions, good for third in the Big Ten.                      23 . . . . . . .Run . . . .Derrick Williams . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .ILL
Lion since Posluszny had 22 hits at Northwestern                          Penn State took a 31-3 lead into the fourth                     22 . . . . . . .Pass . . .Anthony Morelli to J. Norwood (TD) .Temple
in 2005. Connor’s previous high was 16 tackles vs.                  quarter against Buffalo, but the Bulls scored three                   22 . . . . . . .Pass . . .Anthony Morelli to Andrew Quarless Temple
Northwestern in 2004. He also grabbed an inter-                     touchdowns in final period, the last with just :12                    22 . . . . . . .Pass . . .Anthony Morelli to Jordan Norwood . . . .FIU
ception in Penn State territory and made one tackle                 to play. The last two scores came against the                         22 . . . . . . .Pass . . .Anthony Morelli to Andrew Quarless . .Mich
for loss vs. the Buckeyes.                                          Lions’ second team defense.                                           22 . . . . . . .Pass . . .Anthony Morelli to Deon Butler . . . . . . .Wis.
     Connor recorded a game-high 12 tackles (8                          Penn State held Notre Dame to zero rushing                        21 . . . . . . .Pass . . .Anthony Morelli to Derrick Williams . . .PUR
solo) to lead the Nittany Lions to a 31-10 throttling               yards on 26 carries, recording six sacks for minus-                   21 . . . . . . .Run . . . .Rodney Kinlaw . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .OSU
of Notre Dame on Sept. 8 and was selected the                       50 yards. The Lions limited ND to 144 yards of                        21 . . . . . . .Run . . . .Derrick Williams . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .OSU
Walter Camp Football Foundation's National                          total offense, nine first downs and 2 of 16 on third                  21 . . . . . . .Pass . . .Anthony Morelli to Andrew Quarless . . . .ILL
Defensive Player of the Week and Big Ten                            down conversions. After their first drive of the                      21 . . . . . . .Pass . . .Anthony Morelli to Rodney Kinlaw . . . . .FIU
Defensive Player of the Week.                                       game, the Irish had 97 yards of offense the remain-                   21 . . . . . . .Pass . . .A. Morelli to Andrew Quarless (TD) . . . .Buf
     The former Strath Haven High School standout                                                                                         20 . . . . . . .Run . . . .Austin Scott . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .FIU
                                                                    der of the contest. The Irish's zero rushing yards
tallied 2.5 tackles for loss (minus-13), including a                                                                                      20 . . . . . .Run . . . .Evan Royster . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .FIU
                                                                    marked the 13th time the Lions have allowed zero                      20 . . . . . . .Pass . . .Anthony Morelli to Terrell Golden . . . . . .Wis.
sack, and a pass break-up, as the Penn State defense                or fewer yards under Joe Paterno.
held the Irish to no rushing yards, 144 total yards
                                                                                                                                          2007 Game High . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 vs. Florida Internaitonal
and nine first downs to the delight of the frenetic                 DEFENSE HAS ALLOWED 19                                                Play . . . . . . . . .# . . . . .Long . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Opp.
White House crowd of 110,078, second-largest in
Beaver Stadium history at the time.
                                                                    TOUCHDOWNS IN LAST 17 GAMES                                           Passing . . . . . .31 . . . .52 - Morelli to Williams . . .Temple
                                                                         The Penn State defense has permitted only 19                     Rushing . . . . . .15 . . . .40 - Scott . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .BUF
                                                                    touchdowns in the past 17 games, starting with the                    Receptions . . .31 . . . .52 - Williams . . . . . . . . . . . .Temple
LEE EARNS SECOND BIG TEN DEFENSIVE                                  Illinois game on Oct. 21, 2006, when the Lions
PLAYER OF THE WEEK HONOR OF ‘07                                     held the Illini to four field goals.                                  OPPONENTS’ OFFENSE (30)
    Junior linebacker Sean Lee (Pittsburgh) deliv-                                                                                        Passing . . . . . .27 (long 60, Boeckman to Small)
                                                                         Twelve of the 17 opponents have been shut out,
                                                                                                                                          Rushing . . . . . .3 (long 56 by Kellen Lewis, Indiana)
ered another outstanding performance in Penn                        held to field goals or scored one offensive touch-
State’s 26-19 win over Purdue on Nov. 3 and for his                 down vs. the Nittany Lion defense.
efforts was selected Big Ten Defensive Player of                         Three of the 12 touchdowns came in the fourth
the Week.                                                           quarter by Buffalo after Penn State had taken a 31-
    He shared the honor with Ohio State’s James                                                                                          and Iowa and Wisconsin in ‘07).
                                                                    3 lead.
Laurinaitis.                                                             Indiana scored four touchdowns on Oct. 20, the
    Lee had 12 tackles vs. Boilermakers, giving                     most by any opponent during the 15-game skein.                       LIONS AMONG PENALTY LEADERS
him 10 or more tackles in seven of his last eight                   Ohio State scored three offensive touchdowns on                          Penn State again is among the national leaders
games. Lee also forced two fumbles, including one                   Oct. 27.                                                             in fewest penalties and penalty yards per game. The
inside the PSU 1-yard line that he recovered, with                       During the 17-game string, the Nittany Lion                     Lions drew just three flags for 15 yards at Temple,
Purdue leading 10-3 late in the first quarter, to                   defense has shut out Purdue, Temple (‘06 and ‘07)                    two flags for nine yards against Ohio State and one
change the momentum of the game. Following the                      and FIU, held three teams to field goals (Illinois                   flag for 10 yards vs. Wisconsin.
huge play at the goal line, the Nittany Lions scored                ‘06, Notre Dame and Purdue in ‘07) and has per-                          The Nittany Lions have 51 penalties for 385
10 unanswered points in the second quarter to take                  mitted just one touchdown in five games                              yards, an average of 35.0 yards per game. Penn
a 13-10 halftime lead.                                              (Wisconsin, Michigan State and Tennessee in ‘06                      State leads the Big Ten in both categories.
Penn State Football . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .vs. Michigan State, Nov. 17, 2007 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .pg. 10
   The Lions are tied for No. 7 in the nation in                   and 72 yards and a 14-0 after its first two posses-                     His seven catches vs. Temple give him 109 for
fewest penalties and fourth in fewest penalty yards.               sions.                                                              his career, moving him into a tie for seventh place
                                                                        In the fourth quarter, Morelli lofted a beautiful              at Penn State with Kenny Jackson (1980-83) and
MID-GAME SUCCESS                                                   14-yard pass that Deon Butler hauled in for the fir-                Terry Smith (1988-91). Bryant Johnson (1999-
     The Nittany Lions have scored 65 points in the                nal score of the game.                                              2002) is sixth with 110 catches.
first quarter, and allowed 65 points in the opening                     Morelli recorded his seventh 200-yard passing                      For the season, Williams leads the team with 47
frame, but have been finding their stride in the mid-              game of the season and the 11th of his career, mov-                 receptions for 470 yards and three touchdowns. His
dle part of the game.                                              ing him into tie with Chuck Fusina and Tony Sacca                   47 catches are tied for ninth-highest in school sea-
     In the second quarter, Penn State has out-scored              for third place in the Penn State annals.                           son annals. He also has 93 rushing yards on 12
the opposition, 104-21, with Ohio State, Illinois                       The former Penn Hills High School All-                         attempts (7.8) and one score and an 18.4 average on
and Indiana the only teams to score in that period.                American has 429 career completions, which are                      10 kickoff returns.Williams leads the Big Ten with
The Lions out-scored Purdue, 10-0, Indiana, 20-7,                  second best in the Penn State record books. Zack                    a 12.4 average on his 20 returns.
and Wisconsin, 14-0, in the second frame in recent                 Mills is the leader with 606 career completions.
games.                                                                  Morelli’s 203 completions and 336 attempts                     TALENTED & DEEP WIDEOUTS
     The Nittany Lions have come out strong after                  this year both rank second behind his single-season
                                                                   records of 208 and 386, respectively, from last sea-
                                                                                                                                       PRODUCE ANOTHER TRIO WITH
making halftime adjustments. In the third quarter,
the Lions own a 78-22 scoring advantage, with the                  son.                                                                40 OR MORE RECEPTIONS
                                                                        Morelli has moved into a tie for sixth all-time                    Penn State has one of the nation’s most talented
Hoosiers, Illini, Notre Dame and Boilermakers
                                                                   with Tom Shuman (1972-74) with 28 career TD                         and deep wideout units, with four receivers having
kicking field goals and OSU scoring a touchdown
                                                                   passes. His 17 TD passes this year are tied for sixth               made 25 or more receptions in the balanced offensive
for the only opposing points.
                                                                   all-time in a season with Mike McQueary (1997),                     attack.
     In the final period, Penn State has scored 92
                                                                   Zack Mills (2002) and Michael Robinson (2005).                          Junior Derrick Williams (Greenbelt, Md.) made a
points has scored 68, with 21 of the opposition’s
                                                                        The two-year starter has moved into fifth all-                 career-high 10 receptions against Purdue and has the
points coming by Buffalo after Penn State took a
                                                                   time in career passing yardage (4,944), moving                      team lead with 47 catches for 470 yards (10.0) and
31-3 lead into the final period.
                                                                   past Todd Blackledge (4,812, 1980-82), and sixth                    three touchdowns this season. Junior Jordan
                                                                   in season passing yardage (2,320). He is 104 yards                  Norwood (State College) has 40 receptions for 484
MARKED RED ZONE IMPROVEMENT                                        shy of the 2,424 yards he posted last season, the                   yards (12.1) and a team-high five scores. Junior Deon
     Penn State has made marked improvement in                                                                                         Butler (Woodbridge, Va.) has 40 catches for 506
                                                                   third-best total ever, and within 360 yards of break-
its success in the Red Zone compared to 2006.                                                                                          yards (12.6) and two touchdowns and senior Terrell
                                                                   ing the single-season mark of 2,679 yards set by
     Last year, the Nittany Lions were 10th in the                                                                                     Golden (Norfolk, Va..) has 25 grabs for 282 yards
                                                                   Kerry Collins in 1994.
Big Ten in Red Zone success at 74.5 percent (38 of                                                                                     (11.3) and three scores.
                                                                        Morelli had 33 pass attempts vs. Temple, giving
51), scoring 22 touchdowns, with 16 of 20 on field goals.                                                                                  Butler has moved into a tie for second all-time in
                                                                   him 755 for his career, which is good for third place
     In the first 11 games this season, Penn State is                                                                                  career receptions with O.J. McDuffie (1988-92) with
                                                                   in the Penn State annals. Morelli trails Tony Sacca
47 of 53 (88.7) in the Red Zone, with 30 touch-                                                                                        125. Norwood is fifth with 116 receptions and
                                                                   (824 attempts) for second place.
downs and 17 field goals.                                                                                                              Williams is tied for No. 7 with 109 catches. Butler is
                                                                        For the season, Morelli is 203 of 336 (60.4) for
     The Lions lead the Big Ten at or inside the 20.                                                                                   No. 6 with 13 career TD receptions.
                                                                   2,320 yards, with 17 touchdowns and nine inter-
     Penn State had scored on 21 consecutive visits                                                                                        Last year, Butler, Norwood and Williams gave
                                                                   ceptions.
to the Red Zone (13 TD, 8 FG) starting with the                                                                                        Penn State a trio of players with 40 more receptions
Iowa game, until the Lions’ lost a fumble at the                                                                                       in a season for the first time, a feat they have accom-
Temple 1-yard-line in the second quarter. P e n n                  WILLIAMS SETS CAREER HIGHS IN
                                                                                                                                       plished again this season.
State scored on its last three trips to the Red Zone               WINS OVER OWLS & BOILERS
after the fumble.                                                       Junior wide receiver Derrick Williams
     The Nittany Lions were successful on their first              (Greenbelt, Md.) has delivered two of his top
                                                                                                                                       HENDRICKS AWARD CANDIDATE
15 trips at or inside the 20 before Kevin Kelly                    career games the past two weeks.                                    EVANS NO. 4 IN NATION IN SACKS
missed on a 46-yard field goal attempt on a drive                       In the win over Purdue, he set career-highs with               AND TFL
that advanced to the Buffalo 20-yard-line, but was                 10 receptions and 151 all-purpose yards and scored                      Sophomore defensive end Maurice Evans
halted by two minus-yardage plays.                                 two touchdowns.                                                     (Brooklyn, N.Y.) continues his emergence as one of
     Penn State was 4 of 4 in the Red Zone vs.                          In the win at Temple, Williams made a game-                    top defensive linemen in the nation.
Purdue with two touchdowns and two field goals                     high seven receptions for 104 yards, earning his                        A U.S. Army All-American at Christ The King
and 2 of 2 in vs. Ohio State. Against Indiana, the                 first career 100-yard receiving game. Among his                     High School, Evans recently was added to the mid-
Nittany Lions were 7 of 7 in the Red Zone, with                    grabs was a leaping 52-yard effort to set-up the                    season Watch List for the Ted Hendricks Award,
four touchdowns and three field goals. Against                     Lions’ second touchdown of the first quarter. The                   presented to the nation’s top defensive end.
Wisconsin, the Lions were 5 of 5 at or inside the 20,              reception was Penn State’s longest play from                            Against Purdue, Evans delivered two sacks and
with four touchdowns and one field goal.                           scrimmage this season.                                              also forced a fumble among his six tackles.
                                                                        Williams’ 10 catches vs. the Boilermakers were                     For the season, he is fifth on the team with 46
MORELLI BECOMES FIRST PSU                                          the most by a Nittany Lion player this season, sur-                 tackles (26 solo), with 21.5 TFL (minus-117), 12.5
                                                                   passing the eight catches that Jordan Norwood had                   sacks (minus-94), three forced fumbles, one fumble
QUARTERBACK WITH PAIR OF 2,000                                     at Indiana and were the most by a Penn Stater since                 recovery and three pass break-ups.
YARDS PASSING SEASONS                                              Deon Butler had 11 catches against Northwestern                         Evans is No. 4 in the nation in sacks, trailing
    Senior     quarterback Anthony           Morelli               last season.                                                        only South Florida DE George Selvie (14.5),
(Pittsburgh) was 22 of 35 for 210 yards vs. Purdue,                     The former Eleanor Roosevelt HS All-                           Indiana’s Greg Middleton (13.5) and Oregon’s
making him the first Penn State quarterback to                     American tied the game with a five-yard pass                        Nick Reed (11 in 9 games). Evans is No. 4 nation-
have at least 2,000 yards passing in multiple sea-                 reception from Anthony Morelli in the second                        ally in TFL, trailing only Selvie (30.5), Michigan
sons. Morelli had 2,424 passing yards last season,                 quarter. Early in the fourth period, Williams took a                linebacker Shawn Crable (24.0) and Reed (18.5 in
which was third highest in a single season.                        reverse 12 yards to paydirt, giving the Lions the                   9 games).
    Morelli had another strong effort in the 31-0                  lead for good at 19-16.                                                 Evans has moved into fourth place on the Penn
win at Temple, going 22 of 33 for 260 yards, with                       Williams gained a career-high 151 all-purpose                  State season sacks list with 12.5. The school season
three touchdowns and one interception. His 22                      yards vs. Purdue (21 rushing, 95 receiving, 20 kick                 record is 15 by Larry Kubin (1979) and All-
completions were tied for second-highest in his                    return and 15 punt return). His previous career high                America DE Michael Haynes (2002). Evans’ 21.5
career and just one off his career best of 23 against              was 135 yards at Minnesota in 2006 (22 rushing, 95                  TFL are fifth on the school season list and the the
Florida International.                                             receiving and 18 punt return).                                      most by a Nittany Lion since Haynes posted 23 in
    He started the game 6-of-7 for 115 yards and                         Williams’ 95 receiving yards were tied for his                2002.
touchdown passes of 15 and 22 yards to Jordan                      career best mark at the time, set against Minnesota
Norwood, leading Penn State on TD drives of 80                     in 2006.
Penn State Football . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . vs. Michigan State, Nov. 17, 2007 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .pg. 11
    Evans delivered a superlative effort in the win                vs. Michigan State and 10 vs. South Florida).
at Indiana, earning Big Ten Defensive Player of the                    Lee made 12 tackles vs. Wisconsin to share                        PENN STATE STUDENT-
Week honors.
    He recorded six tackles (five solo), setting
                                                                   team-high honors with senior LB Dan Connor. Lee
                                                                   had 2.0 tackles for losses, a sack and the crucial
                                                                                                                                           ATHLETES EARN 86
career-highs with 4.5 tackles for losses, 3.5 sacks                early fumble recovery at the UW 17 that led to a                      PERCENT GRADUATION
for minus-36, two forced fumbles, a 55-yard fum-                   touchdown. He has led or tied for the team lead in                        SUCCESS RATE
ble return and a pass break-up in the win over the                 tackles five times this season and has nine career
Hoosiers.                                                          double figure tackle games.                                                 Penn State student-athletes continue to graduate well above
    Late in the third quarter, Evans made the play                     Named a Mid-season first team All-American                        their peers nationwide, according to statistical information
                                                                                                                                         released in November 2006 by the National Collegiate Athletic
of the game. Indiana had a first down at the PSU                   by collegefootballnews.com, Lee made a team-                          Association.
19, trailing 23-17, when Evans sacked Kellen                       high 11 tackles in the 27-7 win over Iowa.                                  The NCAA's annual study of institutions nationwide
Lewis, forcing a fumble at the PSU 32, which he                        Lee recorded a career-high 17 tackles at Illinois                 revealed that Penn State student-athletes at the University Park
                                                                                                                                         campus earned a Graduation Success Rate (GSR) of 86 percent
picked up and returned 55 yards to the IU 13, los-                 on Sept. 29. At the time, his 17 stops were the most                  compared to a 78 percent average for all Division I-A institutions
ing one of his shoes along the way. Kevin Kelly                    for a Nittany Lion since Paul Posluszny recorded                      for students entering from 1996-97 through 1999-2000.
made a 21-yard field goal to extend the lead to 26-                22 at Northwestern in 2005.                                                 Since 1990, the NCAA has annually released graduation rate
                                                                                                                                         information on institutions nationwide from data collected by the
17.                                                                    An All-America candidate, Lee earned his first                    U.S. Department of Education. In December 2005, the NCAA
    Evans continued his torrid play on IU’s next                   Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week honor after                      Division I Committee on Academic Performance implemented
possession. He grabbed Lewis’ jersey and swung                     Penn State’s 59-0 win over Florida International.                     the initial release of the team GSR data.
                                                                                                                                               The GSR is the NCAA's new and more inclusive calculation
him around, forcing a fumble that DT Phil Taylor                   He led the Nittany Lions with seven solo tackles,                     of student-athlete academic success. The NCAA rate is more
recovered at the IU 7. Kelly connected on a 20-yard                including two tackles for losses, a sack, a forced                    accurate than the federally mandated methodology because it
attempt to push the lead to 29-17 with 12:30 to                    fumble and a pass break-up against FIU.                               includes incoming transfers who receive athletic aid and graduate
                                                                                                                                         and deletes from the calculation student-athletes who leave an
play.                                                                  Lee recorded 12 tackles against Buffalo and                       institution and were academically eligible to compete. The feder-
    Against Wisconsin, Evans was a disruptive                      Michigan just prior to his outburst vs. the Illini.                   al rate does neither.
force, recording 3.0 TFL for minus-22 yards,                                                                                                   In addition to releasing each institution's overall four-year
                                                                                                                                         Graduation Success Rate, the NCAA also released the federal
including two sacks. Against Iowa, Evans record-                   CONNOR A BUTKUS AWARD FINALIST                                        graduation rates for students and student-athletes as it has for the
ed two sacks for minus-10 yards among his four                         All-America        linebacker     Dan     Connor                  past 16 years. Among the 1999-2000 entering freshman class, 83
tackles, as the Lions held the Hawkeyes to 48 rush-                                                                                      percent of Penn State student-athletes earned degrees within six
                                                                   (Wallingford) has been selected a finalist for the                    years, significantly above the 64 percent for all Division I-A insti-
ing yards on 28 attempts.                                          23rd annual Butkus Award®. The Downtown                               tutions. The graduation rate for all Penn State students was 84
    Against Michigan, Evans made a career-high                     Athletic Club of Orlando, Inc. (DACO) presents                        percent in the entering class in 1999-2000.
nine stops, including a game-high 4.0 TFL for                                                                                                  For the third time in the past five years, Penn State student-
                                                                   the prestigious award to the nation’s top linebacker.                 athletes posted the highest federal graduation rate among the
minus-8 yards.                                                         Connor’s selection gives “Linebacker U” a                         nation’s public institutions. The 83 percent rate also was tied for
                                                                   Butkus Award® finalist for the third consecutive                      Penn State's best performance in the 16-year history of the report,
                                                                                                                                         with the entering classes of 1997-98 and 1989-90.
KING A NEMISIS TO PURDUE AIR                                       year. Two-time All-American Paul Posluszny won                              The four-year graduation rate average for University Park
ATTACK; NO. 3 IN NATION IN                                         the 2005 Butkus Award® and was one of three                           student-athletes was 81 percent, well above the national average
                                                                   finalists for the 2006 honor. Former Nittany Lion                     of 63 percent for student-athletes. The four-year average was sec-
PASSES DEFENDED                                                                                                                          ond highest in the Big Ten to Northwestern. The four-year aver-
                                                                   standout and All-Pro LaVar Arrington won the
    Junior cornerback Justin King (Pittsburgh) is one                                                                                    age for University Park students was 83 percent, far exceeding
                                                                   1999 Butkus Award®, which is named in honor of                        the 63 percent rate for all students nationwide.
of the nation’s top cover corners and draws the tough-                                                                                         Data released by the NCAA in October revealed that stu-
                                                                   Football Hall of Famer, Dick Butkus.
est assignment from the opposition each week.                                                                                            dent-athletes from 21 of Penn State’s 25 teams (track/cross coun-
                                                                       Penn State joins Ohio State and Oklahoma as
    Facing a Purdue squad that was averaging 285.2                                                                                       try teams combined) earned a Graduation Success Rate at or
                                                                   the only schools to have a Butkus Award finalist                      above the national average of 77 percent. Eight Penn State squads
yards per game through the air, with four receivers                                                                                      earned a Graduation Success Rate of 100 percent and 19 teams
                                                                   three consecutive years over the 23 years of the
having 29 or more catches this season, King deliv-                                                                                       had a GSR of 80 percent or better.
                                                                   honor.
ered a strong performance in the Penn State win.                                                                                               African-American student-athletes at Penn State continue to
                                                                        Connor is joined as a finalist by Ohio State jun-                graduate at much higher percentages than at other Division I-A
    King recorded a career-high five pass break-ups,                                                                                     institutions. The 71 percent four-year federal rate marks the 16th
                                                                   ior James Laurinaitis and Colorado senior Jordon
in addition to four tackles, to play a large role in                                                                                     consecutive year that Penn State's graduation rate for African-
                                                                   Dizon. The winner of the 2007 Butkus Award®
keeping the Purdue offense out of the end zone for                                                                                       American student-athletes topped the African-American figures
                                                                   will be announced in December in Orlando.                             for Division I-A. At all Division I-A institutions in the NCAA
the second consecutive year.                                                                                                             compilation, the African-American four-year graduation per-
                                                                       “This a great honor,” Connor said.
    With his efforts against the Boilers, King leads                                                                                     centile was 52 percent.
                                                                   “Linebackers grow up hearing about Dick Butkus
the Big Ten and is No. 4 in the nation is passes                                                                                               The University's African-American student-athlete GSR
                                                                   and what a great player he was and to be a finalist                   was 77 percent, significantly above the Division I-A national
defended with 17, for a 1.55 per game average. He                                                                                        GSR average of 61 percent. Penn State was second in the Big Ten
                                                                   for the Butkus Award is a great honor. My team-
has 15 pass break-ups and two interceptions this sea-                                                                                    (Northwestern) in both the federal and GSR figures among
                                                                   mates and coaches, especially Coach (Ron)
son.                                                                                                                                     African-American student-athletes.
                                                                   Vanderlinden, deserve all the credit this, and my                           The Penn State football team produced another superb aca-
    King has started all 24 games the past two sea-                                                                                      demic performance, earning a Big Ten-best graduation rate of 83
                                                                   family, for all their support.”
sons. This year, the former Gateway High School                                                                                          percent for the 1999-2000 freshmen class, 28 points higher than
                                                                       Connor, who became the Nittany Lions’ career
All-American has 36 tackles (30 solo), with one fum-                                                                                     the national Division I-A average of 55 percent. Northwestern
                                                                   tackle leader with 379 against Purdue, previously                     was second among conference institutions at 79 percent.
ble recovery in addition to his two interceptions and                                                                                          Coach Joe Paterno's team earned a four-year Graduation
                                                                   was named a semifinalist for the 2007 Bednarik
15 pass break-ups.                                                                                                                       Success Rate of 80 percent, easily surpassing the 66 percent
                                                                   Award and the Rotary Lombardi Award and is a                          Division I-A average and ranking behind only Northwestern
                                                                   candidate for the Nagurski Trophy and Lott Trophy.                    among Big Ten teams.
LEE RECORDS FIVE CONSECUTIVE                                       He was one of three finalists for the 2006 Bednarik                         African-American members of the Nittany Lion football
DOUBLE FIGURE TACKLE GAMES                                         Award.                                                                team posted a notable 72 percent four-year graduation rate,
                                                                                                                                         exceeding the Division I-A average of 49 percent by 23 points.
    Junior outside linebacker Sean Lee continues to                                                                                      Penn State's GSR for African-American football players was a
make great progress in his second year as a starter,               CONNOR A SEMIFINALIST FOR                                             superlative 77 percent, also significantly higher than the national
recording 10 or more tackles in five consecutive                                                                                         average of 56 percent.
games, with the string ending at Indiana on Oct. 20.
                                                                   BEDNARIK & ROTARY LOMBARDI                                                  Penn State's four-year and GSR rates were second-highest in

    Lee tallied 13 stops against Ohio State, a team-               AWARDS                                                                the Big Ten among African-American football players
                                                                                                                                         (Northwestern).
high 12 hits vs. Purdue and 10 tackles at Temple,                      All-America      linebacker   Dan    Connor                             Of the Penn State student-athletes in the NCAA studies from
giving him double figure hits in eight of the last                 (Wallingford) has been selected a semifinalist for                    1990-91 through 1999-2000 who exhausted their eligibility, 95
                                                                                                                                         percent left with their diplomas.
nine games.                                                        the Bednarik Award and the Rotary Lombardi                                  This was the 16th release of institutional graduation rates
    Lee became the first Nittany Lion with five                    Award, two of college football’s most prestigious                     since national "right-to-know" legislation was passed in 1990.
straight double figure tackle games since All-                     individual honors.
America LB Paul Posluszny did so in the last four                      The 13th annual Chuck Bendarik Award will be
games of 2004 and the first game of 2005. (10 vs.                  presented by the Maxwell Football Club to the
Ohio State, 10 vs. Northwestern, 13 vs. Indiana, 15                nation’s top defensive player.
Penn State Football . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . vs. Michigan State, Nov. 17, 2007 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .pg. 12
    The 38th Rotary Lombardi Award is presented                   17-3, PSU;
by Wachovia to the nation's top lineman or line-                      vs. Iowa – 8 plays, 80 yards, 2:54 – Clock 1:08
                                                                                                                                               PENN STATE
backer.                                                           in 2nd quarter – 24-yard TD pass from Anthony                               ALUMNI AGAIN
    Connor’s selections gives “Linebacker U” a                    Morelli to Derrick Williams – Score: 10-0, PSU;
Bednarik Award and Rotary Lombardi Award semi-                        vs. Iowa - 5 plays 44 yards, 00:31 - 00:31 to end                       POPULATE NFL
finalist for the third consecutive year. Two-time                 half – 53-yard Kevin Kelly FG – Score: 13-0, PSU;                             ROSTERS
All-American Paul Posluszny won the 2005 and                          vs. Indiana – 9 plays, 54 yards, 2:03 – Clock
‘06 Bednarik Awards, becoming just the second                     00:39 in 2nd quarter – 12-yard TD from pass from                        Penn State Nittany Lion football alumni again com-
two-time winner. He also captured the 2005 Butkus                 Anthony Morelli to Jordan Norwood – Score: 20-                       prise a large portion of National Football League ros-
Award® and was one of three finalists for the 2006                14, PSU;                                                             ters.
honor. Posluszny was a finalist for the 2005 and ‘06                  vs. Purdue – 9 plays, 58 yards, 1:33 – Clock                        There were 26 former Nittany Lions on 2007 open-
Rotary Lombardi Awards.                                           00:00 in 2nd quarter – 24-yard Kevin Kelly FG –                      ing week rosters, as well as four players on practice
                                                                                                                                       squads, again placing Penn State among the top 15
    Former Nittany Lion standout and All-Pro                      Score: 13-10, PSU
                                                                                                                                       schools in the nation in producing current NFL play-
LaVar Arrington won the 1999 Bednarik Award.                          vs. Temple - 8 plays, 32 yards, 1:36 - Clock                     ers.
     Selected a 2006 first team All-American by                   00:17 in 2nd quarter - 32-yard Kevin Kelly FG -                         Six players from Penn State’s 2006 squad are NFL
The Sporting News and a finalist for the Chuck                    Score: 17-0, PSU.                                                    rookies: Jay Alford (New York Giants), Levi Brown
Bednarik Award, Connor is one of the nation’s top                                                                                      (Arizona), Tony Hunt (Philadelphia), Ed Johnson
defensive players.                                                RUSHING ATTACK WEARS                                                 (Indianapolis), Paul Posluszny (Buffalo), Tim Shaw
    Finalists for the Bednarik Award will be                                                                                           (Carolina)
announced in early December and the winner will
                                                                  DOWN RECENT FOES                                                          Former Nittany Lions are spread out over 17
                                                                      The Penn State running game has made big                         teams. The 2006 NFC Champion Chicago Bears and
be announced at the Home Depot College Football                                                                                        the Kansas City Chiefs have the services of a league-
                                                                  strides in the recent wins over Iowa, Wisconsin,
Awards Show on Dec. 6 in Orlando, Fla.                                                                                                 high three former Nittany Lions. Anthony Adams, John
                                                                  Indiana, Purdue and Temple, with much of the
    The 2007 Rotary Lombardi recipient will be                                                                                         Gilmore and 2006 All-Pro kicker Robbie Gould play
                                                                  credit going to an offensive line that has improved
announced December 5 at a dinner, which benefits                                                                                       for the Bears, while Eddie Drummond, Tamba Hali
                                                                  as the season has progressed.                                        and All-Pro tailback Larry Johnson are with the
the American Cancer Society, to be held at the
                                                                      Against the Owls, senior tailback Rodney                         Chiefs..
Hilton Americas Hotel in Houston.
                                                                  Kinlaw (Goose Creek, S.C.) ran for a career-higy                        Tight end Kyle Brady (New England) and quarter-
                                                                  tyng 168 yards on 27 carries (6.2) and scored one                    back Kerry Collins (Tennessee) lead the former Lions
BALANCED ATTACK                                                   touchdown. Kinlaw became the 11th Nittany Lion                       in NFL experience, in their 14th seasons. Wide receiv-
    Penn State has achieved great offensive balance               to gain 1,000 yards in a season for a 17th time.                     er Bobby Engram (Seattle) is in 13th season in the
the past six games.                                                                                                                    NFL All three were All-Americans on Penn State’s
                                                                  Penn State gained 202 yards on the ground.
    Against Temple, the Nittany Lions ran for 202                                                                                      12-0 Big Ten Championship squad in 1994.
                                                                      In the victory over Purdue, the Nittany Lions                       Four former Nittany Lions are on practice squads,
yards and Anthony Morelli passed for 260 for a                    ran for 251 yards, their second-highest total of the                 bringing the number of Penn Staters in the NFL to 30.
total of 462.                                                     season. Redshirt freshman tailback Evan Royster                      They are: defensive lineman Scott Paxson
    In the win over Purdue, the Lions gained 251                  (Fairfax, Va.) cracked the century mark for the first                (Pittsburgh), defensive back Anwar Phillips (New
yards on the ground and passed for 210 for a total                time in his career, gaining 126 yards on 21 carries                  Orleans), guard Tyler Reed (Chicago) and tight end
of 461. Against Indiana, the Lions passed for 195                 (6.0). Royster had a career-long 33-yard run and                     Isaac Smolko (Jaacksonville).
yards and ran for 192 for a total of 387.                                                                                                  More than 300 Nittany Lions have signed NFL con-
                                                                  delivered a 26-yard touchdown run with just 3:46
    In the win over No. 19 Wisconsin, Penn State                                                                                       tracts since Joe Paterno became head coach in 1966.
                                                                  to play to give the Lions a 26-16 lead.                              The legendary coach has seen 232 of his players draft-
ran for 221 yards and passed for 216. Against Iowa,                   In his final Beaver Stadium appearance, Kinlaw                   ed by NFL squads.
the Lions ran for a season-high 256 yards and                     ran for 84 yards on 12 attempts (7.0), including a                      Thirty-one Nittany Lions have been NFL first round
passed for 233.                                                   25-yard burst, vs. the Boilers.                                      draft choices since 1966, including tackle Levi Brown
    For the season, Penn State is averaging 403.0                     In the win at Indiana, the Nittany Lions ran for                 (Arizona), who was the No. 5 overall pick in 2007. A
total yards and 5.6 yards per play, with 189.3 ypg                192 yards and two touchdowns. Evan Royster led                       school record four Penn Staters were selected in the
on the ground and 213.7 ypg through the air.                                                                                           first round of the 2003 NFL Draft and Penn State led
                                                                  with 68 yards on just 12 carries (5.7), including a
                                                                                                                                       all schools with six picks in the first 57 selections.
                                                                  two-yard touchdown run in the second quarter.                           Penn State has had at least one alumnus on a Super
EFFICIENT IN TWO-MINUTE DRILL                                         Kinlaw gained 66 yards on 22 attempts and                        Bowl team in 37 of 41 title games, including Chicago’s
     Penn State has recorded six scoring drives this              scored on a five-yard run with 4:03 to play to give                  John Gilmore and Robbie Gould in Super Bowl XLI.
season with less than two minutes remaining in the                PSU a 12-point lead.                                                 Twenty-eight former Nittany Lions have earned a total
first half of four different games, including four                    Against Wisconsin, the same offensive line unit                  of 44 Super Bowl rings.
scoring drives in the last five contests.                         started its fifth consecutive game and the group
     Against Iowa, Anthony Morelli marched Penn                                                                                          Former Nittany Lions on 2007 NFL rosters (pro
                                                                  again paved the way for a big day on the ground
                                                                                                                                       season in parenthesis):
State 80 yards in 2:54 for a 24-yard TD strike to                 (221 yds) and through the air (216 yds).
Jordan Norwood with 1:08 remaining in the half,                       Leading the charge was Kinlaw, who gained                         Arizona Cardinals – Levi Brown (1),
giving Penn State a 10-0 lead. The Nittany Lions                  115 yards on 23 carries (5.0) with one touchdown.                                 Bryant Johnson (5)
also drove 44 yards in the final 00:31 against the                Kinlaw had a long carry of 19 yards and scored                       Buffalo Bills - Paul Posluszny (1), Bryan Scott (5)
Hawkeyes, which resulted in a Kevin Kelly 53-                     from two yards out early in third quarter to give                    Carolina Panthers – Tim Shaw (1)
yard field goal.                                                  Penn State a 31-7 lead. The 100-yard game was the                    Chicago Bears - Anthony Adams (5),
     In the Indiana game, Morelli keyed a nine-play,                                                                                                John Gilmore (7), Robbie Gould (3)
                                                                  third of his career (129 vs. Buffalo).
                                                                                                                                       Cincinnati Bengals – Ethan Kilmer (2),
54 yard TD drive with 00:39 remaining in the half,                    In the Iowa game, Kinlaw gained a career-best                                 Kenny Watson (7)
which gave Penn State a 20-14 edge. The Nittany                   168 yards on a career-high 28 carries and scored                     Cleveland Browns - Joe Jurevicius (10)
Lions capped off the first half against Purdue with               twice. His 168 yards were the most by a Nittany                      Detroit Lions - Sean McHugh (3)
a 24-yard Kevin Kelly field goal as time expired,                 Lion since Larry Johnson had 279 yards vs.                           Indianapolis Colts – Ed Johnson (1)
giving the Lions a 13-10 lead heading into the half.              Michigan State in 2002.                                              Kansas City Chiefs - Eddie Drummond (6), Tamba
     Against Temple, a 15-yard pass from Morelli to                   Royster saw the most extensive action of his                                  Hali (2), Larry Johnson (5)
Rodney Kinlaw was the big play in a drive that                                                                                         New England Patriots – Kyle Brady (13)
                                                                  young career against Purdue. In the Iowa game he
                                                                                                                                       New York Giants – Jay Alford (1),
began with 1:53 left in the half. Kelly connected on              gained 86 yards rushing on 16 carries. Royster had                                Kareem McKenzie (7)
a 32-yard field goal with :17 to play for a 17-0 lead.            a long carry of 17 yards and also caught two pass-                   Oakland Raiders - Tony Stewart (7)
                                                                  es, with a long of 16 yards.                                         Philadelphia Eagles – Tony Hunt (1)
    Scoring drives in the last two minutes of                         Against Wisconsin, Royster gained 68 yards on                    San Francisco 49ers - Michael Robinson (2)
first half:                                                       just eight attempts (8.5), scoring from 19 yards out                 Seattle Seahawks – Bobby Engram (12)
    vs. Buffalo – 4 plays, 18 yards, 1:06 – Clock                 on a fourth-and-one play in the second quarter.                      Tennessee Titans - Kerry Collins (13),
                                                                                                                                                    Calvin Lowry (2)
00:59 in 2nd quarter – Result was a 5-yard TD pass                    For the season, playing in nine games, Royster
                                                                                                                                       Washington Redskins - David Macklin (8)
from Anthony Morelli to Jordan Norwood – Score:                   has 440 yards on 71 carries for a superb 6.2 aver-
Penn State Football . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . vs. Michigan State, Nov. 17, 2007 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .pg. 13
age and four scores. He had just one carry for five                    Penn State’s special teams have been outstanding                   Paterno had been scheduled for induction into
yards at Temple, leaving the game with a sprained                 throughout the season, with four Nittany Lions among                the College of Fame last December alongside
ankle after his first carry.                                      the conference leaders in their respective categories               Florida State coach Bobby Bowden and 13 players.
    The Nittany Lions ran for a season-high 256                   and two leading.                                                    Paterno and Bowden were honored at the
yards against the Hawkeyes, who came into the                          Redshirt        freshman        Jeremy       Boone             Foundation’s 2006 gala event with the NFF’s Gold
game allowing just 85.4 ypg, good for No. 2 in the                (Mechanicsburg) leads the Big Ten in punting with a                 Medal, the organizations’s highest honor, during a
Big Ten and 14th in the nation. Penn State averaged               42.9 average on his 48 punts. He is No. 22 nationally.              video tribute.
5.1 yards on its 50 rushing attempts. The 256 yards                    Boone connected on a season-best 70-yard punt at                   Paterno’s College Football Hall of Fame induc-
were the most for the Lions since gaining 389 vs.                 Illinois, tied for the seventh-longest in school history,           tion will take place at the 50th Hall of Fame
Youngstown State in the third game last season.                   and PSU’s longest since Jeremy Kapinos had a 78-                    Awards dinner on December 4, 2007. He will
                                                                  yard effort at Ohio State in 2004. Boone has dropped                become the 21st member of the Penn State football
KELLY BECOMES SCHOOL                                              22 punts inside the 20 and has only three touchbacks                family to gain induction into the Hall, joining four
                                                                  in his first season as the Lions’ punter.                           former coaches and 16 players, seven of whom he
CAREER SCORING LEADER                                                  He connected on a 68-yard punt in the final min-               coached.
     Junior placekicker Kevin Kelly (Langhorne)
                                                                  utes at Indiana, driving the Hoosiers back to their own                 The Gold Medal has been awarded annually
became Penn State’s career scoring leader when he
                                                                  5 with 1:43 to play.                                                since 1958 and recognizes an outstanding
connected on a 32-yard field goal late in the first half
                                                                       Junior Derrick Williams leads the Big Ten and is               American who has demonstrated integrity and hon-
in the win at Temple.
                                                                  No. 17 in the nation in punt returns, with a 12.4 aver-             esty, achieved significant career success and has
     The kick moved Kelly past kicker Craig Fayak,
                                                                  age on his 20 returns. Williams returned a punt 78                  reflected the basic values of those who have
who tallied 282 points from 1990-93. Kelly was 4 of
                                                                  yards for a momentum swinging touchdown in the                      excelled in amateur sport, particularly football.
4 on his PAT attempts and finished the Temple game
                                                                  first quarter vs. Notre Dame for his second career punt                 Paterno and Bowden were the 49th and 50th
with 286 career points.
                                                                  return TD.                                                          recipients of the Gold Medal, which has been pre-
     Kelly leads the Lions and is third in the Big Ten in
                                                                       Sophomore A.J. Wallace (Waldorf, Md.) is No. 4                 sented to seven U.S. Presidents, four U.S.
kick scoring with 91 points. He is 18 of 23 (78.3) on
                                                                  in the conference and tied for No. 24 in the nation                 Generals, three U.S. Admirals, one U.S. Supreme
field goals and 37 of 38 on PAT attempts. He missed
                                                                  with a 27.5 average on his 17 kickoff returns.Wallace               Court Justice, 25 Corporate CEOs and Chairmen,
his first PAT attempt vs. Indiana, his first miss since
                                                                  returned a kick 97 yards for a touchdown vs. Ohio                   John Wayne and Jackie Robinson.
his first career game, the 2005 opener vs. South
                                                                  State, Penn State’s first score by a kickoff deep return-
Florida.
                                                                  man since Larry Johnson went 97 yards at Illinois in
     His 91 points are good for a tie for No. 8 on the
                                                                  2001.
                                                                                                                                      PATERNO SECOND
school kick scoring list. Kelly is the first player in                                                                                IN GAMES ON SIDELINE
                                                                       Wallace opened the second half of the Notre
school history to score 90 or more points in three sea-                                                                                   Joe Paterno ranks second all-time in games
                                                                  Dame game with a 68-yard return to set-up a field
sons.                                                                                                                                 coached among major college coaches. The
                                                                  goal. Against Buffalo, he opened the second half with
     Kelly is tied for first in the conference and No. 20                                                                             Michigan State game will be his 499th game as
                                                                  a 51-yard return to get the Lions jump started, scoring
in the nation in field goals per game at 1.64.                                                                                        head coach. Amos Alonzo Stagg's 548 games top
                                                                  five plays later on a pass from Anthony Morelli to
     Bothered by a back injury last season, Kelly is                                                                                  all major college coaches. He is followed by
                                                                  Terrell Golden.
averaging 65.4 yards on his 67 kickoffs, with 19                                                                                      Paterno, Bobby Bowden (493), Pop Warner (457),
                                                                       Wallace has six kickoff returns of 40 yards or
touchbacks, including six against Indiana and four vs.                                                                                Paul "Bear" Bryant (425) and Hayden Fry (420).
                                                                  more among his 33 career returns.
Wisconsin.
                                                                       (See above for notes on kicker Kevin Kelly).
                                                                                                                                      PATERNO LONGEVITY AMAZING
KELLY BECOMES SCHOOL                                              PATERNO SECOND IN NCAA                                                  Since Joe Paterno became head coach in 1966,
CAREER FIELD GOAL LEADER                                          DIVISION I-A CAREER WINS                                            there have been 800 head coaching changes in
     Kevin Kelly connected on all three of his field                  Joe Paterno is second in all-time Division I-A                  Division I-A, an average of more than six changes
goal attempts at Indiana on Oct. 20 to become Penn                victories, with a record of 371-124-3 (74.8) in his                 per institution! (Includes one change from 2007
State’s career leader with 52.                                    42nd season as head coach.                                          season).
     Kelly’s first field goal, a 22-yarder, early in the                Penn State’s thrilling 29-27 comeback win
third quarter drew him into a tie with Craig Fayak at             over Ohio State on Oct. 27, 2001 was Paterno’s                      650-PLUS AND COUNTING
50. Early in the fourth quarter, Kelly hit a 21-yard              324th career victory, moving him past Paul “Bear"                       The Michigan State contest will be the 652nd
effort to break the tie and he added a 20-yarder later            Bryant for the lead in career victories among major                 game Joe Paterno has coached in since joining the
to finish with 52.                                                college coaches. Paterno earned his 324th win in                    Nittany Lions’ staff in 1950.
     Kelly made one field goal against Ohio State and             his 421st career game during his 36th season as                         In his 58th season as a member of the Penn
connected on both of his trey attempts vs. Purdue. He             head coach.                                                         State staff, Paterno followed Rip Engle from
has 56 career field goals.                                              Florida State coach Bobby Bowden moved                        Brown to Penn State after graduating in 1950 and
     He is tied with Fayak for first place on the school          past Paterno for the lead among major college                       was involved in 155 games as an assistant coach
career field goal attempts list with 80.                          coaches on Oct. 25, 2003. Bowden has a 372-117-                     from 1950-65. He was promoted to head coach in 1966.
     Against Iowa on Oct. 6, Kelly connected on a 53-             4 record in his 42nd season as a head coach.                            Paterno has missed just three games in his
yard field goal on the last play of the half to give Penn                Paterno is in fourth place in wins among coaches             career. As an assistant coach, he missed the 1955
State a 13-0 halftime lead. His boot was the longest              from all NCAA divisions, trailing only John Gagliardi               game at Army when his father, Angelo, died. As
field goal made by a Penn State placekicker since                 (452), the coach of Division III St. John’s (Minn.), for-           head coach in 1977, Joe and Sue Paterno’s son,
Massimo Manca had a 53-yard field goal vs. Notre                  mer Grambling coach Eddie Robinson (408) and                        David, was involved in a serious trampoline acci-
Dame in 1985 and tied for the longest by a Nittany                Bowden (372).                                                       dent the day before the Lions’ game at Syracuse
Lion in Beaver Stadium, along with Manca’s kick vs.                   With a winning percentage of 74.8, Paterno was                  and Paterno did not attend the contest. Paterno
the Irish.                                                        in fifth place among active I-A coaches in winning                  missed the Nov. 11, 2006 game with Temple, which
     Kelly’s 53-yard field goal was tied for the fifth-           percentage entering the season (minimum 10 years                    took place five days after he had surgery on his left
longest field goal in Nittany Lion history. It also was           as a I-A head coach).                                               leg, which was injured in a sideline collision at
the first Penn State field goal of at least 50 yards since                                                                            Wisconsin on Nov. 4.
Robbie Gould made a 50-yarder against Virginia in                                                                                         Paterno’s first game on the Penn State staff was
2002.                                                             PATERNO ELECTED TO                                                  Sept. 30, 1950, a 34-14 win vs. Georgetown. The
     The last time a Penn State placekicker booted a              COLLEGE FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME                                       Nittany Lions have earned a 475-172-7 record with
field goal longer than 53 yards was Herb Menhardt’s                   Joe Paterno’s induction into the National                       Paterno on the staff, with their 73.1 winning per-
54-yard field goal at North Carolina State in 1979.               Football Foundation and College of Fame was                         centage third-best nationally since 1950.
                                                                  postponed until December due to injuries he sus-
STANDOUT SPECIAL TEAMS                                            tained during the Penn State at Wisconsin game on
PRODUCE TWO BIG TEN LEADERS                                       Nov. 4, 2006, which prevented him from traveling.
Penn State Football . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . vs. Michigan State, Nov. 17, 2007 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .pg. 14
                                                                   He made a career-high four stops, with 2.0 TFL at                       Penn State has won 20 of its last 22 games in
PATERNO AMONG ELITE GROUP                                          Michigan on Sept. 22.                                               Beaver Stadium, dating to a win over Michigan State
                                                                        The former Lebanon High School standout had                    in the last game of the 2004 season.
OF BIG TEN COACHES                                                 surgery last week and his rehabilitaiton is expected                    Over the past three seasons, the Nittany Lions are
    The dean among active Big Ten coaches, Joe
                                                                   to take 4-6 months, according to Dr. Wayne                          19-2 at home, with the only losses coming to No. 1
Paterno is one of just 12 coaches in Big Ten histo-
                                                                   Sebastianelli, Director of Athletic Medicine.                       Ohio State on Oct. 27 and No. 4 Michigan during the
ry to win at least 100 games at one institution. The
                                                                        Against Wisconsin, sophomore DE Jerome                         2006 season.
Nittany Lions have a 124-57 overall record since
                                                                   Hayes (Bayonne, N.J.) also suffered a season-end-                       Penn State at home the past three seasons: 2005
starting play in the Big Ten in 1993.
                                                                   ing torn ACL in his right knee. Hayes’ rehabilitation               (7-0), 2006 (6-1), 2007 (6-1).
                                                                   will take approximately nine months,.
  Amos Alonzo Stagg, Chicago           243
                                                                         The former U.S. Army All-American from                        QUARTET NAMED TO
  Woody Hayes, Ohio State              205
                                                                   Bayonne High School had played in all seven games
  Bo Schembechler, Michigan            194
                                                                   this season as a defensive end/outside linebacker. The
                                                                                                                                       MID-SEASON ALL-AMERICA TEAMS
  Fielding Yost, Michigan              165                                                                                                 Three members of Penn State’s nationally
                                                                   6-2, 235-pound Hayes made 17 tackles (10 solo) with
  Hayden Fry, Iowa                     143                                                                                             ranked defense and one member of the special
                                                                   three tackles for losses, including 2.5 sacks for minus
  Henry Williams, Minnesota            136                                                                                             teams have earned mid-season All-America recog-
                                                                   13 yards this season on defense and special teams.
  Robert Zuppke, Illinois              131                                                                                             nition from a trio of media outlets.
                                                                   Hayes made a career-best six stops (five solo) with a
  Joe Paterno, Penn State      124 (active)                                                                                                Senior All-America middle linebacker Dan
                                                                   TFL at Michigan on Sept. 22.
  Lloyd Carr, Michigan         121 (active)                                                                                            Connor, sophomore defensive end Maurice Evans
                                                                        During the 2006 season, Hayes played in eight
  Barry Alvarez, Wisconsin             118                                                                                             and junior outside linebacker Sean Lee were recog-
                                                                   games, missing five contests with an early season
  John Cooper, Ohio State              111                                                                                             nized for their efforts in helping the Penn State
                                                                   foot injury. He made five tackles last season on
  Duffy Daugherty, Michigan State      109                                                                                             defense earn Top 10 national rankings in four cate-
                                                                   defense and special teams.
                                                                                                                                       gories. Redshirt freshman punter Jeremy Boone
DAVIS SIDELINED BY APPENDICITIS                                                                                                        also was recognized for leading the Nittany Lions
    For the third consecutive week, Penn State lost
                                                                   HOME FINALE FOR 17 SENIORS                                          to the No. 2 national ranking in net punting.
                                                                       Seventeen Penn State seniors played their final                       Connor (Wallingford) was named a mid-sea-
a significant contributor when junior safety Tony
                                                                   game in Beaver Stadium against Purdue and were                      son second team All-American by SI.com and
Davis (Warren) suffered appendicitis the night
                                                                   introduced before the game.                                         CollegeFootballNews.com and a third team All-
before the Ohio State game and had his appendix
                                                                        The group has helped the Nittany Lions win                     American by Phil Steele’s College Football.
removed that evening.
                                                                   the 2005 Big Ten Championship, the 2006 FedEx                             Lee (Pittsburgh) was selected a mid-season
    He missed the OSU and Purdue games, but
                                                                   Orange Bowl and the 2007 Outback Bowl, with the                     first        team         All-American          by
returned against Temple.
                                                                   possibility of a third January bowl game this sea-                  CollegeFootballNews.com and a fourth team All-
    Davis had started the intial eight games at free
                                                                   son.                                                                American by Phil Steele’s College Football.
safety after starting every game at cornerback last
                                                                       Among the 17 seniors are five players who                           Evans (Brooklyn, N.Y.) and Boone
season. He has 25 tackles (18 solo), with two pass
                                                                   were starters against Purdue: LB Dan Connor, WR                     (Mechanicsburg) also were chosen third team All-
break-ups, one interception and two forced fum-
                                                                   Terrell Golden, TB Rodney Kinlaw, QB Anthony                        Americans by Phil Steele’s College Football.
bles.
                                                                   Morelli and G John Shaw.
    Davis was the fourth Nittany Lion regular to be
                                                                       The 2007 seniors are: LB Dan Connor
sidelined since Oct. 13. Sophomore DE Jerome                                                                                           ESPN’S COLLEGE GAMEDAY TV AND
                                                                   (Wallingford); Saf Jason Ganter (State College);
Hayes tore his right ACL in the win over Wisconsin                                                                                     RADIO PROGRAMS ORIGINATE FROM
                                                                   WR Terrell Golden (Norfolk, Va.); FB Matt Hahn
on Oct. 20. A week later at Indiana, senior FB Matt
Hahn tore his right ACL and sophomore DT Jared
                                                                   (Dix Hills, N.Y.); PK-P Joe Hughes                                  HAPPY VALLEY FOR OHIO STATE GAME
                                                                   (Downingtown); TB Rodney Kinlaw (Goose                                  ESPN's popular College GameDay Built by the
Odrick suffered a dislocated right ankle.
                                                                   Creek, S.C.); TE Jordan Lyons (Atlanta, Ga.); KS-                   Home Depot program, with host Chris Fowler and
                                                                   LB Chris Mauriello (Lansdale); QB Anthony                           analysts Lee Corso and Kirk Herbstreit, originated
HAHN, HAYES & ODRICK SIDELINED                                     Morelli (Pittsburgh); G Ross Muir (Noblesville,                     from Penn State for the clash with Ohio State on
FOR REMAINDER OF SEASON                                            Ind.); CB Brendan Perretta (Altoona); RB Nick                       Oct.27.
    Senior fullback Matt Hahn (Dix Hills, N.Y.)                    Pinchek (Coplay); DE Chris Rogers (Wexford); G                          In addition, ESPN Radio’s College GameDay
and sophomore DT Jared Odrick (Lebanon) suf-                       John Shaw (Spring Grove); QB Kevin Suhey (State                     program originated from outside Beaver Stadium
fered season ending injuries at Indiana on Oct. 20.                College); T Joe Toriello (Lansdowne) and C                          on Oct. 27.
    Hahn suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament                Patrick Weber (Arnold).                                                 This year marks the 14th consecutive season
in his right knee as he was tackled during a fourth                    Three senior managers and a video assistant                     College GameDay Built by the Home Depot is
quarter run. Hahn gained 14 yards on the play, tak-                also were introduced: Nate Campolono, Pat Foley,                    originating from the site of the day's best game.
ing the ball to the IU16, and helped set-up Rodney                 Shane Kellihar and Ryan Shinton.                                    College GameDay airs every Saturday at 10:00
Kinlaw’s five-yard touchdown run two plays later.                                                                                      a.m. during the football season. Fowler, Corso and
    Hahn set career-highs with five carries for 43                                                                                     Herbstreit are in their 12th season together on
yards against the Hoosiers, including a 15-yard run                RECORD HOME ATTENDANCE AVERAGE                                      College GameDay.
during a second quarter TD drive. The former Long                      Penn State’s loyal and enthusuastic fans came to                    The Oct. 27 broadcast marked the fourth time
Island prep standout was an effective runner,                      Beaver Stadium to see the Nittany Lions in record                   College GameDay has originated from Penn State.
receiver and blocker that played in every game this                numbers this season.                                                In 2005, the program also aired for the visit by
season with two starts. He gained 82 rushing yards                     A total of 762,419 fans attended the seven                      Ohio State. That show delivered an average of 1.86
this year on 15 carries for a strong 5.5 average, with             games in Beaver Stadium this season for a home                      million homes and a 2.1 rating, which ranks No. 2
a touchdown run against Wisconsin. Hahn also had                   record average of 108,917. The previous record                      among viewers for a Saturday morning edition of
nine receptions for 47 yards and another score.                    was 107,576 for a six-game home schedule in                         the program. Only last year’s Ohio State-Michigan
    He will have surgery within the next two weeks                 2001.                                                               program delivered a larger audience than the 2005
and rehabilitation is expected to take approximate-                    The 762,419 fans is the second-highest overall                  show from Happy Valley.
ly nine months.                                                    total attendance, surpassed only by the 857,911                         College GameDay also originated from Penn
    Odrick sustained two bones broken in his left                  fans that came for the eight-game home schedule in                  State for the 1999 Pigskin Classic against Arizona
hand during the Wisconsin game. He wore a pro-                     2002.                                                               and the 1997 game against Michigan.
tective wrap and cast against IU, but in the first                     Penn State has drawn seven of its top eight all-
quarter suffered a dislocated right ankle, ending his              time home crowds over the past three seasons, led
                                                                   by 110,134 vs.Ohio State on Oct. 27, the second-
                                                                                                                                       BEAVER STADIUM NO. 5 AMONG
season.                                                                                                                                NATION’S TOUGHEST VENUES
    Odrick had started the inital seven games of the               largest crowd in Beaver Stadium history.
                                                                                                                                           ESPN.com recently confirmed what opponents
season and made 16 tackles, with 4.0 TFL for
                                                                   PROTECTING THE HOME TURF                                            visiting Penn State already know – Beaver Stadium
minus-15 yards, two sacks and one blocked kick.
Penn State Football . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . vs. Michigan State, Nov. 17, 2007 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .pg. 15
is one of the nation’s toughest places to play.                   responded by giving the play 52 percent of all the
    ESPN The Magazine’s Bruce Feldman ranked                      votes. A touchdown run by an LSU player was a
Beaver Stadium No. 5 in the nation among his                      distant second with 25 percent of the votes.                        PENN STATE-NOTRE DAME
“scariest” places for opposing teams to play in an                    With Williams’ selection as the recipient of the                GAME EARNS FOURTH-LARGEST
October 2 column. Penn State’s enthusiastic and                   Pontiac Game Changing Performance, Penn State                       BIG TEN AUDIENCE ON ESPN
loyal fans earned the highest rating among all Big                will receive $5,000 for its general scholarship fund.                    Penn State's 31-10 thumping of Notre Dame on
Ten schools.                                                          A new feature this year with the program is that                Sept. 8 earned the fourth-highest audience ever for a
    Feldman surveyed coaches around the country                   all fans who vote for the Pontiac Game Changing                     Big Ten football game on ESPN, as more than 3.31
to come up with his Top 10 list. His thoughts after               Performance also are eligible to receive a $5,000                   million U.S. cable homes tuned in the primetime all-
speaking with the coaches that have brought teams                 scholarship.                                                        stadium White Out.
to Happy Valley:                                                      As a freshman in 2005, Williams' game-win-                           The Nittany Lions’ victory earned a 3.45 HH
    “In talking to some coaches who have played at                ning touchdown catch in the final minute at                         CVG rating, which ranks No. 10 all-time among Big
all four of the mega-stadiums (Tennessee, Penn                    Northwestern was one of five finalists for the                      Ten football games on ESPN.
State, Ohio State and Michigan), the House that                   Pontiac Game Changing Performance of the Year.                           A Penn State contest owns the top four spots and
JoePa built got the highest marks for noise and                   The victory in Penn State's Big Ten opener helped                   seven of the top 10 all-time among the highest rated
atmosphere. Penn State is 16-1 at home the past                   propel the Lions to a share of the Big Ten                          Big Ten football games on ESPN. The Nittany Lions’
three seasons (prior to Iowa game). In 2005, the                  Championship and the conference's automatic                         win over Michigan State during the unbeaten 1994
Nittany Lions knocked off three ranked opponents                  berth in the Bowl Championship Series, where they                   Big Ten Championship season remains the highest
(Ohio State, Minnesota and Wisconsin) at home.”                   defeated Florida State in the FedEx Orange Bowl.                    rated Big Ten game on ESPN with a 5.40 rating. The
    Last month, a raucous sellout crowd of 110,078                                                                                    2005 primetime battle between Penn State and Ohio
turned Beaver Stadium into the “White House,” as                  ALL STADIUM WHITE OUT                                               State earned the conference’s second-highest rating
Penn State fans responded with the first-ever all-                                                                                    (4.91), followed by the 1994 Penn State-Indiana game
stadium White Out for the Nittany Lions’ 31-10
                                                                  IMPACTS LIONS & IRISH
                                                                       With only seven days notice, Nittany Nation again              (4.70), with the 1995 Penn State-Michigan State
thumping of Notre Dame.                                                                                                               thriller (4.10) in fourth.
                                                                  delivered in unprecedented fashion, as all but the sev-
    When ESPN’s College Gameday visited Penn                                                                                               A Penn State game also owns the top four spots
                                                                  eral thousand Notre Dame fans were wore white for
State in 2005 for the clash with Ohio State, analyst                                                                                  and six of the top 10 all-time among the highest
                                                                  the first all-stadium White Out.
Kirk Herbstreit declared that the Nittany Lions had,                                                                                  viewed Big Ten football games on ESPN. The Nittany
                                                                       A screaming throng of 110,078 was hand on for
“the best student section in the nation.”                                                                                             Lions’ pulsating win over the Buckeyes in 2005 is the
                                                                  the 31-10 drubbing of the Irish, the second-largest
    Also in 2005, Sports Illustrated on Campus                                                                                        conference’s highest viewed game on ESPN, as 4.435
                                                                  crowd in Beaver Stadium history. Only the throng of
named Penn State the nation’s top college football                                                                                    million U.S. cable households tuned in. The 1994
                                                                  110,753 that attended the 2002 Nebraska clash was
gameday location and called Penn State home foot-                                                                                     Penn State-Michigan game is second with 3.397 mil-
                                                                  bigger.
ball games, “The Greatest Show In College                                                                                             lion households, followed by the 2005 PSU-MSU
                                                                       The crowd made its presence felt throughout the
Sports.”                                                                                                                              contest (3.446 m.) and the Sept. 8 clash with Notre
                                                                  game. Notre Dame was whistled for a false start
    Penn State has one of the nation’s most ener-                                                                                     Dame (3.31 m.).
                                                                  penalty on its first snap from scrimmage and had four
getic and dedicated fan bases, with fans starting to
                                                                  illegal procedure flags and two delay of game penal-
arrive in their recreational vehicles as early as                                                                                     NITTANY LIONS AT NIGHT
                                                                  ties.
Thursday morning for home games. Beaver
                                                                       “I thought the crowd was phenomenal and made                       The Nittany Lions playing their second night
Stadium’s capacity of 107,282 is the nation’s sec-
                                                                  it tough to play,” Joe Paterno stated after the game. “It           game of the season when they hosted Ohio State,
ond-largest and Penn State has been ranked in the
                                                                  was tough for a freshman quarterback to come in here                drawing 110,134, the second-largest crowd in
top four in attendance in the nation for each of the
                                                                  with the crowd..”                                                   Beaver Stadium history. The Notre Dame prime-
past 16 years.
                                                                       “Even though we practiced with noise, and a cou-               time clash on Sept. 8 drew 110,078, the third-
    Four of Penn State’s five largest crowds in
                                                                  ple of those false start penalties can be attributed to             largest crowd in Beaver Stadium history.
Beaver Stadium have occurred during the past
                                                                  noise...,” said Notre Dame coach Charlie Weis.                          Penn State played at least one regular season
three seasons.
                                                                       “It was crazy,” commented Nittany Lion wide                    night game for the eighth consecutive season.
                                                                  receiver Derrick Williams. “We have the best fans in                    The Lions' night games from this decade are:
   ESPN.com’s Top 10 Scariest Venues for
                                                                  the nation...in the world.”                                         Notre Dame (2007), Michigan (2006), Illinois,
Opposing Teams:
                                                                       “The noise was unbelievable,” said Penn State                  Ohio State and Florida State (2005), Minnesota and
                                                                  wide receiver Chris Bell. “Nothing compares to                      Boston College (2004), Nebraska (2002 and '03),
   1. LSU; 2. Virginia Tech; 3. Florida; 4. USC; 5.
                                                                  tonight. Alll the white was like a dream. That noise is             Miami, Fla. (2001) and Indiana (2000).
PENN STATE; 6. Clemson; 7. Miami, Fla.; 8.
                                                                  a very powerful thing for a player. Individually that                   Penn State has a 31-20 overall record in night
Oklahoma; 9. Ohio State; 10. California
                                                                  gives a player a great deal of momentum.”                           games, going 6-6 at home, 15-7 on the road, 1-1 at
                                                                       “110,000...it just doesn’t get any better than this,”          regular season neutral sites and 9-6 in bowl games.
WILLIAMS’ PUNT RETURN TD VS.                                      commented wide receiver Terrell Golden. “A lot of
IRISH SELECTED PONTIAC GAME                                       the guys were saying, “this is why we came to Penn                  “LINEBACKER U” ACCOLADES
CHANGING PERFORMANCE                                              State.’ Your hear about 110,000, but playing in front                   Over the past two seasons, Penn State lineback-
                                                                  of them is something you just have to experience. You               ers Dan Connor, Sean Lee (Pittsburgh) and now-
    For the second time in his career, a huge play
by Penn State's Derrick Williams has been selected                cannot put it into words.”                                          graduated All-America Paul Posluszny have been
the Pontiac Game Changing Performance, doing so                        “We fed off the crowd alot,” said Nittany Lion                 selected the conference’s Defensive Player of the
in a landslide.                                                   corerback Justin King. “When the offense can’t hear,                Week seven times out of a possible 23 weeks.
    A junior wide receiver from Greenbelt, Md.,                   that gets you excited. You’ve just got to go out there                  Lee and Connor were the selected Big Ten
Williams swung the momentum in the 31-10                          and have fun and we had a great day.”                               Defensive Player of the Week the first two weeks
thumping of Notre Dame with his zig-zagging 78-                        Students began pitching their tents for                        of this season. Lee was named again on Nov. 5 and
yard touchdown return late in the first quarter,                  Paternoville at 12:01 a.m. on Tuesday, with more                    Connor for the second time on Nov. 12. Last year,
sending the white-clad crowd of 110,078 into a                    than 100 tents in place by Friday night outside the sta-            Connor earned the conference honor twice and
frenzy. The score tied the game at 7-7 and began a                dium.                                                               Posluszny earned his fifth career Big Ten accolade,
run of 17 consecutive points for the Nittany Lions.                    The more than 107,000 tickets for the game were                a record for a defensive player since the confer-
The punt return touchdown was the second of his                   printed in white. More than 50,000 white shakers,                   ence began selecting players of the week in 1987.
career, as he had a 75-yard return against Temple                 courtesy of PHEAA, were distributed for the all stadi-
last season.                                                      um White Out.                                                       NITTANY LIONS A BLEND OF YOUTH
    Williams' return was one of four plays nomi-                       A two-page photo spread of Penn State’s “White                 AND EXPERIENCE
nated for the Pontiac Game Changing Performance                   House” was featured in the Sept. 17 issue of Sports                   It was a productive and challenging eight
and Nittany Nation and college football fans                      Illustrated.                                                        months for the Nittany Lions since concluding the
Penn State Football . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . vs. Michigan State, Nov. 17, 2007 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .pg. 16
2006 season with a strong 20-10 victory over                      and deep receiving corps, Golden has earned praise
Tennessee in the Outback Bowl on New Year’s                       from his teammates as one of the squad's leaders                    POSITION CHANGES
Day.                                                              since off-season workouts began in January. The                         Among the players who have changed positions
    Joe Paterno is fielding one of the youngest                   recipient of the 2007 Red Worrell Award as the                      since the end of last season: Brett Brackett (QB to
squad’s in his legendary tenure this season, with 17              offense's most improved player in spring practice,                  WR); Brent Carter (Saf to TB); Gerald Cadogan (G
seniors on the roster. Among the seniors, only three              Golden made six receptions for 120 yards last sea-                  to T); Tony Davis (CB to Saf); Larry Federoff (LB
earned a starting assignment against Temple, with                 son.                                                                to FB); Mike Lucian (DT to G); Ross Muir (C to
middle linebacker Dan Connor the only senior                          During his first season as the Lions' starting                  G); Brendan Perretta (WR to CB); Mark Rubin
starter on defense.                                               signal-caller, Morelli led Penn State to wins in five               (WR to Saf); and John Shaw (T to G).
    Quarterback Anthony Morelli and tailback                      of its last six games and broke the school season
Rodney Kinlaw were the only other senior starters                 records for pass completions (208) and attempts                     NUMBER CHANGES
vs. Temple.                                                       (386). His 2,424 passing yards were third-highest
                                                                                                                                          Several Nittany Lions have changed numbers
    The Nittany Lions had 15 returning starters,                  on the school season list. The former Penn Hills
                                                                                                                                      since last season, including wide receiver Brett
along with three players who had made starts dur-                 High School All-American had 11 touchdown pass-
                                                                                                                                      Brackett (83); wide receiver Kevin Cousins (9);
ing their careers. Eight starters returned on offense             es and eight interceptions and posted the school's
                                                                                                                                      cornerback Devin Fentress (20); safety Jason
and six on defense, along with placekicker Kevin                  seventh-lowest season interception percentage. A
                                                                                                                                      Ganter (42); cornerback Willie Harriott (6), tail-
Kelly.                                                            candidate for the Davey O'Brien, Manning and
                                                                                                                                      back Rodney Kinlaw (20); wide receiver Patrick
    The Nittany Lions returned 32 lettermen from                  Johnny Unitas awards, he ended the season with a
                                                                                                                                      Mauti (84), safety Mark Rubin (9), placekicker
last season – 15 on offense, 15 on defense and two                very strong performance, going 14 of 25 for 197
                                                                                                                                      Collin Wagner (36) and wideout Graham Zug (5).
specialists.                                                      yards, with one touchdown and no interceptions, in
                                                                  directing the Outback Bowl win over Tennessee.
FIVE LIONS ARE GRADUATES                                                                                                              LIONS LEAD NATION IN UNBEATEN
    Five 2007 squad members have already earned                   FIVE BOWL TEAMS                                                     REGULAR SEASONS SINCE 1966
their degrees. In May, tailback Rodney Kinlaw                                                                                             Joe Paterno has led Penn State to seven unbeat-
                                                                  VISIT BEAVER STADIUM                                                en, untied regular seasons since becoming head
(Goose Creek, S.C.) and center Patrick Weber                          The Nittany Lions had a blockbuster home
(Arnold) graduated. In August, a trio of Nittany                                                                                      coach in 1966, the most of any team in the nation.
                                                                  schedule that included five bowl teams from 2006:
Lions graduated: quarterback Paul Cianciolo                                                                                               The Nittany Lions have earned five unbeaten,
                                                                  Notre Dame (Sugar), Iowa (Alamo), Wisconsin
(Charleston, S.C.), wide receiver Terrell Golden                                                                                      untied seasons under Paterno (1968, ‘69, ‘73, ‘86,
                                                                  (Capital One), Ohio State (BCS Championship
(Norfolk, Va.) and tight end Jordan Lyons (Atlanta,                                                                                   ‘94), with two teams (1978, ‘85) losing in national
                                                                  game) and Purdue (Champs Sports).
Ga.). Cianciolo and Lyons have junior eligibility                                                                                     championship bowl games.
                                                                      Penn State played a sixth bowl team when it
this season.                                                      visited Michigan (Rose). Three of the opponents
                                                                                                                                          PENN STATE - 7
                                                                  played in Bowl Championship Series games last
                                                                                                                                          Miami (Fla.), Nebraska, Ohio State - 6
LIONS HIGHLY RANKED AMONG                                         season. Penn State has played at least seven bowl
                                                                                                                                          Alabama, Oklahoma - 5
                                                                  teams from the previous season in four of the past
ACADEMIC ALL-AMERICA LEADERS                                      six years (six in 2005 and ‘07).
    Penn State ranks fourth nationally among the                                                                                      TOUGH IN TIGHT GAMES
top schools in all-time ESPN The Magazine                                                                                                Penn State is 97-50-3 under Joe Paterno in
Academic All-America Football selections as                       LIONS FACE SERIES OF CHALLENGING                                    games decided by seven points or less, winning of
selected by members of the College Sports                         NON-CONFERENCE OPPONENTS                                            35 of 55 since starting Big Ten play in 1993.
Information Directors of America (I-A schools                          The Nittany Lions are facing an impressive line-
only).                                                            up of intersectional opponents throughout this decade.
                                                                       Among the Nittany Lions’ non-conference oppo-
                                                                                                                                      BIG TEN LEADER IN BOWL GAMES
    During Joe Paterno’s tenure, Penn State has had
                                                                                                                                          Penn State leads all Big Ten schools in bowl
35 ESPN The Magazine Academic All-                                nents this decade: Miami, Fla. (2001), Southern Miss
                                                                                                                                      wins, appearances and winning percentage.
Americans® (26 first team).                                       (2001), Virginia (2001-02), Nebraska (2002-03),
                                                                                                                                          The Nittany Lions have a 25-12-2 record in
    Division I-A Academic All-America® hon-                       Boston College (2003-04), Notre Dame (2006-07)
                                                                                                                                      bowl games and their winning percentage of 66.7
orees:                                                            and Syracuse (2008-09).
                                                                                                                                      leads the nation among schools with a minimum of
                                                                       The 2004-05 series with Alabama was postponed
                                                                                                                                      10 bowl wins. Penn State is third nationally in
   1.       Nebraska                  86                          at the Crimson Tide’s request to 2010 and ‘11 seasons.
                                                                                                                                      bowl wins, while its 39 bowl appearances are
   2.       Notre Dame                45                          Penn State and Virginia are scheduled to play again in
                                                                                                                                      eighth-best.
   3.       Stanford                  39                          2012 and ‘13.
   4.       PENN STATE                37
   5.       Ohio State                34                          NON-CONFERENCE SUCCESS                                              BIG TEN SUCCESS
                                                                     Penn State has won 51 of 62 (82.2) non-confer-                       Penn State is playing its 15th season as mem-
                                                                  ence games overall since starting Big Ten play in                   bers of the Big Ten Conference this fall. Since
TRI-CAPTAINS SELECTED                                                                                                                 1993, the Nittany Lions are 73-46 in conference
                                                                  1993, including victories against Southern
    A trio of seniors were elected captains of the                                                                                    contests, trailing only Ohio State and Michigan.
                                                                  California (3), Tennessee (2), Texas, Miami, Fla.,
2007 Penn State football team.                                                                                                        Penn State is 124-57 overall, trailing only Ohio
                                                                  Florida State, Nebraska, Notre Dame, Auburn,
    All-America linebacker Dan Connor, wide                                                                                           State, Michigan and Wisconsin.
                                                                  Texas A&M, Pittsburgh (3), Louisville (2),
receiver Terrell Golden and quarterback Anthony
                                                                  Maryland, Virginia, Oregon, Arizona, Texas Tech,
Morelli were elected tri-captains by their team-
                                                                  Southern Miss (2), UCF (2) and South Florida.                       BIG TEN NO PLAYS
mates during pre-season camp.
    Connor was named a pre-season first team All-                                                                                        Penn State will meet Indiana and Iowa this sea-
American by various publications and is a candi-                  TRIO OF RETURNING                                                   son for the first time since 2004, while Minnesota
date for the Bednarik, Butkkus, Rotary Lombardi                   ALL-CONFERNCE HONOREES                                              and Northwestern rotate off the Nittany Lions’
and Lott awards. Last season, he earned first team                    Among the returning starters were three players                 schedule for the next two years.
All-America honors from The Sporting News and                     who earned All-America or All-Big Ten recogni-
was a second team Associated Press All-American.                  tion in 2006: senior linebacker Dan Connor                          LIONS OWN NATION’S THIRD-BEST
The former Strath Haven High School standout                      (Wallingford), a first team All-American; junior                    MARK SINCE 1950
became the 13th linebacker to earn first team All-                cornerback Justin King (Pittsburgh), a second team                      It should come as no surprise that Penn State
America honors at "Linebacker U" under Coach                      All-Big Ten selection and junior safety Anthony                     has the nation’s third-best record since Joe Paterno
Joe Paterno. Connor was the lone junior among the                 Scirrotto (West Deptford, N.J.), who earned first                   joined the coaching staff in 1950.
three finalists for the 2006 Bednarik Award, pre-                 team All-Big Ten accolades and was named to                             Oklahoma is the leader with a 498-155-12 (75.7)
sented to the nation's top defensive player.                      ESPN.com’s All-Bowl Team.                                           mark, followed by Ohio State (475-148-15, 75.7),
    The lone senior among Penn State's talented
Penn State Football . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . vs. Michigan State, Nov. 17, 2007 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .pg. 17
Penn State (475-172-7, 73.1), Nebraska (488-179-9,                 State on Oct. 27. The only other occasion was in                        Later in the period, junior safety Anthony
72.8) and Michigan (458-171-13, 72.4).                             1989, when No. 1 Notre Dame earned a 34-23 win                      Scirrotto (West Deptford, N.J.) made a leaping
                                                                   in Beaver Stadium.                                                  interception at the Penn State 27. That drive ended
                                                                       The Nittany Lions are 4-10 against the nation’s                 with Kevin Kelly (Langhorne) missing a 42-yard
*** NOTES FROM PREVIOUS GAMES **                                   No. 1 team, with 12 of the meetings taking place                    field goal.
                                                                   under Coach Joe Paterno (4-8).                                            Lee posted his fifth consecutive double fig-
                                                                       Two of Penn State’s wins over No. 1 came in                     ure tackle game, with 2.0 tackles for losses, a sack
64TH FACILITY PATERNO                                              National Championship bowl games, with the                          and the crucial early fumble recovery. Connor had
                                                                   Nittany Lions winning both -- the 1983 Sugar Bowl                   1.5 TFL, with a sack, and moved into second place
HAS COACHED IN                                                     over Georgia and the 1987 Fiesta Bowl over Miami                    on the Penn State career tackles list with 344,
    Lincoln Financial Field was the 64th different                 (Fla.).                                                             passing Greg Buttle. Sargeant made eight tackles,
facility Joe Paterno has coached in during his 42                                                                                      along with his interception, and had two pass
years as head coach of the Nittany Lions.                              Penn State vs. No. 1 Ranked Teams:                              break-ups. Junior safety Tony Davis (Warren,
    Lincoln Financial Field was completed in 2003                                                                                      Ohio) made seven hits and Scirrotto had six tack-
and has a capacity of 68,532. The Nittany Lions                        1937     Lost at Pittsburgh, 28-7                               les to go with his interception.
met Temple at a third different facility in                            1952     Lost at Michigan State, 34-7                                 Evans had three solo tackles, all minus-
Philadelphia under Paterno, having previously met                      1966     Lost at Michigan State, 42-8                           yardage hits for 22 yards, with two sacks.
at Veterans Stadium and Franklin Field. The teams                      1976     Lost at Pittsburgh, 24-7
also met at Giants Stadium in 1996.                                    1981     Won at Pittsburgh, 48-14                               LIONS EARN 11 PLAYS ABOVE
                                                                       1982     Won vs. Georgia, 27-23 (Sugar Bowl)
EARLIEST HOME FINALE SINCE 1957                                        1983     Lost vs. Nebraska, 44-6 (Kickoff Cl.)
                                                                                                                                       15 YARDS IN WIN OVER BADGERS
                                                                                                                                           The Penn State offense delivered 11 plays of 15
    Penn State played its earliest home finale in 50                   1986     Won vs. Miami, 14-10 (Fiesta Bowl)
                                                                                                                                       yards or more in the 38-7 win over Wisconsin, with
years when it hosted Purdue.                                           1988     Lost at Notre Dame, 21-3
                                                                                                                                       three at 20 or above. Junior wide receiver Deon
    The last time the Nittany Lions concluded the                      1989     Lost to Notre Dame, 34-23
                                                                                                                                       Butler made a diving catch of a 29-yard scoring
home season this early was on Nov. 2, 1957, when                       1990     Won at Notre Dame, 24-21
                                                                                                                                       strike from Anthony Morelli for Penn State’s sec-
Penn State defeated West Virginia, 27-6, in front of                   1998     Lost at Ohio State, 28-9
                                                                                                                                       ond-longest TD play of the season.
28,712 at Beaver Field. Joe Paterno was in his eighth                  2006     Lost at Ohio State, 28-6
                                                                                                                                           Against Iowa, the Nittany Lions had five plays
season as an assistant coach.                                          2007     Lost to Ohio State, 37-17
                                                                                                                                       of 20 yards or longer, including a pair of touch-
    Coach Rip Engle’s squad played at Marquette,
                                                                                                                                       downs. For the second straight week, junior wide
Holy Cross and Pittsburgh after meeting the                        AIR ATTACK HURTS HOOSIERS                                           receiver Derrick Williams (Greenbelt, Md.) made a
Mountaineers and finished 6-3.                                         Senior quarterback Anthony Morelli led the Penn                 24-yard touchdown catch, giving the Lions a 10-0
    The most recent early home finish for the Nittany              State offense to four long touchdown drives and 387                 second quarter lead vs. the Hawkeyes.
Lions came on Nov. 5, 2005 against Wisconsin.                      yards in the 36-31 win at Indiana.                                      Senior tailback Rodney Kinlaw concluded the
    Prior to beginning Big Ten play in 1993, Penn                        Morelli was 22 of 32 for 195 yards, with two                  scoring with a 23-yard burst in the fourth quarter.
State finished the regular season against Pitt, usually            touchdowns and one interception.                                        Penn State had seven big plays at Illinois, just
the week prior to Thanksgiving, or the week of the                       Junior wide receiver Jordan Norwood made a                    one off the season-high of eight in the opening win
holiday.                                                           career-high eight receptions for 65 yards, with one                 against FIU. Three of the Lions’ five longest plays
                                                                   touchdown, and junior wideout Derrick Williams                      from scrimmage this season came against the Illini,
DEFENSE STEAMS PURDUE                                              made five catches for 47 yards and accumulated                      including a 47-yard pass from quarterback Anthony
    For the second consecutive year, the Penn State                130 all-purpose yards against the Hoosiers. Senior                  Morelli to Williams and 43 and 42-yard strikes to jun-
defense did not allow the Purdue offense to score a                WR Terrell Golden made four catches for 40 yards                    ior wideout Jordan Norwood (State College).
touchdown. The Nittany Lions beat Boilermakers,                    and one score and junior wideout Deon Butler
12-0, last year and held the Purdue offense to four                made four grabs for 38 yards.
field goals Saturday in the 26-19 win.
                                                                                                                                       AIR ATTACK STINGS BADGERS
                                                                                                                                            Senior quarterback Anthony Morelli led the Penn
    The Purdue contest marked the 11th time in the                 LIONS CAGE BADGERS                                                  State offense to 437 yards in the 38-7 win over No.
last 16 games that the Nittany Lion defense has                          The Nittany Lion defense delivered another                    19 Wisconsin. Morelli began the game going 7 of 9
allowed one touchdown or fewer.                                    impressive performance in the 38-7 win over                         for 120 yards, including a 29-yard scoring strike to
      The Boilermakers entered the game leading the                Wisconsin.                                                          Deon Butler for a 17-7 lead early in the second quar-
Big Ten in scoring at 35.7 ppg, but were held to                       Penn State held the Badgers to less than 10                     ter. He completed 3 of 5 passes for 38 yards in lead-
almost half their season average. Purdue was averag-               points for the first time since UW lost to Iowa, 30-                ing the Lions to another TD drive for a 24-7 halftime
ing 431.2 ypg entering the game, but was held to 323               7, in 2004.                                                         lead.
yards by the Nittany Lions.                                            The Nittany Lions held Wisconsin to a season-                        Morelli was 12 of 18 for 174 yards in leading the
    Purdue was limited to 68 rushing yards on 23 car-              low 87 rushing yards, 105 below its season average                  Lions to a 24-7 halftime lead. He finished 16 of 28
ries, becoming the seventh PSU opponent to rush for                of 192.0 entering the game. Wisconsin tailback P.J.                 for 216 yards, with one touchdown and no intercep-
87 yards or less this season.                                      Hill was limited to a season-low 75 yards on the                    tions.
    Senior All-America linebacker Dan Connor had                   ground, 50 yards below his season average of 125                         Morelli posted his ninth career 200-yard passing
11 tackles vs. Purdue, giving him 379 for his career,              ypg. The Nittany Lions recorded five sacks, with                    game, tying him for fifth at Penn State with Todd
making him the all-time tackle leader at Penn State.               two by sophomore defensive end Maurice Evans,                       Blackledge and Wally Richardson. His 16 comple-
    Junior linebacker Sean Lee had 12 tackles vs.                  giving him seven sacks this season.                                 tions moved him into sixth place in the Nittany Lion
Purdue, giving him 10 or more tackles in seven of his                  Linebackers Dan Connor and Sean Lee                             annals for career pass completions with 351. Kerry
last eight games. Lee also forced two fumbles,                     (Pittsburgh) again led the way, with 12 tackles                     Collins is in fifth place with 370 completions.
including one inside the PSU 1-yard line that he                   apiece. Lee also recovered a fumble forced by Josh                         Butler led the wideouts with seven receptions
recovered, with Purdue leading 10-3 late in the first              Gaines (Fort Wayne) on the first play from scrim-                   for 93 yards and a touchdown. Senior WR Terrell
quarter, to change the momentum of the game.                       mage at the UW 12. Three plays later, fullback                      Golden (Norfolk, Va.) set career highs with five
    Sophomore DE Maurice Evans (Brooklyn, N.Y.)                    Matt Hahn (Dix Hills, N.Y.) scored for a 7-0 lead                   catches for 83 yards and sophomore tight end
had two sacks vs. Purdue, giving him 21.5 TFL for                  the Lions would not relinquish.                                     Mickey Shuler (Enola) made two catches for 21
the season, good for fifth place in a season in Penn                   In the second quarter, junior cornerback Lydell                 yards.
State annals, and 12.5 sacks for the season, good for              Sargeant (Lompoc, Calif.) grabbed his second                             For the season, Morelli is 125 of 215 (58.1) for
fourth place.                                                      interception of the season, returning it to the                     1,544 yards, with 11 touchdowns and six intercep-
                                                                   Wisconsin 47. Three plays later, Anthony Morelli                    tions. Butler leads the receivers with 26 catches for
LIONS GET A CRACK AT NO. 1                                         (Pittsburgh) lofted a beautiful 29-yard strike that                 380 yards (14.6) and one score, followed by Derrick
   Penn State faced the nation’s top ranked team at                Deon Butler (Woodbridge, Va.) snared in the end                     Williams (23-217-2), Jordan Norwood (22-316-2)
home for just the second time when it hosted Ohio                  zone for a 17-7 lead.
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and Golden (15-183-2).                                                  On Oct. 5, Service Electric Cable announced                    in the first half, returning it 31 yards to the PSU 37.
                                                                   that more than 100,00 customers in Eastern                          Sargeant made a career-high 10 tackles (seven
LIONS STYMIE HAWKEYES                                              Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey would be                        solo), including a tackle for loss;
       The Nittany Lion defense delivered another                  receiving the Big Ten Network on its expanded                           - Sophomore defensive end Maurice Evans
impressive performance in the 27-7 win over                        basic package                                                       (Brooklyn, N.Y.) made a career-high nine stops,
Iowa.                                                                   On Sept. 28, RCN announced that its 105,000                    including a game-high four tackles for minus-eight
     Penn State allowed only eight first downs, tied               subscribers in Eastern Pennsylvania would be                        yards;
for the fewest allowed by the Lions in Big Ten play                receiving the Big Ten Network on its expanded                           - Sophomore defensive end Jerome Hayes
since joining the conference in 1993. The                          basic package. The Network also recently                            (Bayonne, N.J.) made a career-best six stops (five
Hawkeyes entered the fourth quarter with only two                  announced an agreeement with WOW! and its                           solo), with a TFL;
first downs.                                                       450,000 subscribers in parts of Michigan, Ohio,                         - Redshirt freshman defensive tackle Ollie
     The Nittany Lions allowed only 194 yards,                     Illinois and Indiana.                                               Ogbu (Staten Island, N.Y.) tied his career-high with
their fewest against a Big Ten foe since allowing                        D&E Communications in State College and                       four hits, with three tackles for minus-nine yards.
168 yards to Iowa in 2004. Iowa had 48 rushing                     Lewisburg and Millheim TV Transmission also are                         - Junior safety Mark Rubin (Amherst, N.Y.)
yards on 28 attempts.                                              among the Pennsylvania cable companies airing                       made a career-best five tackles;
     Iowa’s first 10 possessions ended with a punt                 the Network on their expanded basic package.                            - Sophomore DT Jared Odrick (Lebanon) made
and the Hawkeyes punted a total of 11 times. Penn                       The Big Ten Network will air at least 39 Big                   a career-high four stops, including two TFL);
State forced nine three-and-outs and only two of                   Ten football games this season, with each school                        - Sophomore DT Chris Baker (Windsor, Conn.)
Iowa’s 14 possessions lasted longer than five plays,               making at least two appearances. Three times this                   made a career-best three hits;
both of which occurred in the fourth quarter after                 season, Tthe Big Ten Network will have the second                       - Junior DE Josh Gaines (Ft. Wayne, Ind.) tied
Penn State had taken a 20-0 lead.                                  choice among ABC, ESPN and ESPN2 on which                           his career-high with four tackles, including a sack;
                                                                   game it will air. The network will have the No. 3                       - Sophomore DT Phil Taylor (Clinton, Md.)
BIG DAY FOR WIDEOUTS                                               choice three times as well.                                         tied his career-best with two hits, including a TFL.
                                                                        Most Big Ten Network football games will air
     Penn State’s trio of superb junior wideouts all had
                                                                   at 12:00 p.m., with the remainder kicking off dur-                  MORELLI JOINS ELITE LIST WITH
productive days at Illinois, helping Anthony Morelli
                                                                   ing the primetime window. ESPN/ABC have exclu-                      FOUR TD PASSES VS. BUFFALO
(Pittsburgh) throw for a career-high 298 yards.
                                                                   sive rights to air games at 3:30 p.m.                                    Senior    quarterback Anthony            Morelli
     Derrick Williams (Greenbelt, Md.) made a team-
                                                                        The Big Ten Network will televise 350-400                      (Pittsburgh) delivered in a strong performance
high five catches for 79 yards and touchdown. He
                                                                   events during its inaugural year, including at least                against Buffalo, going 20-for-27 for 202 yards and
made a great 24-yard catch just inside the end zone to
                                                                   39 football games, 140 men’s basketball games,                      a career-high four touchdowns passes, giving the
draw the Lions within 14-10 in the first quarter.
                                                                   including 64 of the 99 intra-conference games,                      Nittany Lions a 31-3 lead through three quarters.
Williams also hauled in a 47-yard pass from Morelli
                                                                   women’s basketball and more than 170 Olympic                             Morelli becaame the 11th Nittany Lion signal-
to get PSU into Illini territory in the fourth quarter.
                                                                   sport events.                                                       caller to throw four scoring strikes in a game, with
     Williams also had a 23-yard reverse and totaled
                                                                        The Big Ten Network is a national television                   Michael Robinson the last to do so, in 2005 at
112 all-purpose yards.
                                                                   network, available to all cable and satellite                       Illinois.
     Jordan Norwood (State College) made three
                                                                   providers nationwide, that will allow fans to see                        With the game tied at 3-3, Morelli lofted a
receptions for a game-high 89 yards. Norwood made
                                                                   their home teams regardless of where they live. The                 beautiful 21-yard pass that sophomore tight end
a career-best 42-yard catch to set-up Williams’ TD
                                                                   network will air more than 600 hours of Penn State                  Andrew Quarless (Uniondale, N.Y.) grabbed in the
catch. In the second quarter, Norwood quickly re-
                                                                   programming during its inaugural year. The vast                     end zone to give the Lions the lead for good. Late
wrote his career-long catch with a 43-yard effort to
                                                                   majority of Penn State's 29 varsity sports will be                  in the second quarter, Morelli fired a pass to Jordan
the Illinois seven. On the next play, Austin Scott
                                                                   featured on the Big Ten Network in 2007-08, in                      Norwood (State College), who tipped the ball in the
(Allentown) ran it in to cut the deficit to 21-17.
                                                                   addition to at least 60 hours of institutional, non-                air with his left hand and snared it with his right
     Deon Butler (Woodbridge, Va,) made four recep-
                                                                   athletic programming.                                               while lying on his back to complete the circus catch
tions for 48 yards, with a long of 16, giving him 101
                                                                        In additon to at least three Penn State football               in the end zone for a 17-3 halftime lead.
career receptions, just the eighth Lion to surpass 100.
                                                                   games, a minimum of 18 Nittany Lion basketball                           On Penn State’s first possession of the third
     Also, sophomore WR Chris Bell (Norfolk, Va.)
                                                                   games will air on the Big Ten Network during the                    quarter, Morelli connected with senior wideout
made a big 37-yard reception to set-up a Kevin Kelly
                                                                   upcoming year, At least 14 of Penn State’s confer-                  Terrell Golden (Norfolk, VA) on a 27-yard score.
field goal on the game’s opening possession.
                                                                   ence men’s basketball games will air on the net-                    On the Lions’ next possession, Morelli rifled a 45-
     Against Iowa, Butler made three catches for 55
                                                                   work. The Lady Lion basketball team will make                       yard strike to junior wideout Deon Butler
yards, including a 37-yard effort to set-up Williams’
                                                                   several appearances on the Big Ten Network. Penn                    (Woodbridge, VA) to the Buffalo 5 and two plays
24-yard TD catch in the second quarter. Williams had
                                                                   State’s field hockey, women’s volleyball and men’s                  later hit Quarless for a 31-3 lead with 5:24 left in
three receptions for 44 yards vs. the Hawkeyes,
                                                                   and women’s soccer teams will appear on the Big                     the third period.
Norwood also made three catches for 44 yards and
                                                                   Ten Network this fall.
Terrell Golden (Norfolk, Va.) had three grabs.
                                                                        To get the Big Ten Network, fans should call 1-
     For the season, Williams leads the Lions with 22                                                                                  KINLAW HAS CAREER DAY VS. BULLS
                                                                   866-WANT-B10 and record a message or be
receptions for 210 yards and two touchdowns, fol-
                                                                   patched through to their cable operator and request                      A pair of Austin Scott (Allentown) fumbles in the
lowed by Norwood (21-304-2), Butler (19-287-0) and
                                                                   that the network be a part of their expanded basic                  first quarter vs. Buffalo provided senior tailback
Golden (10-100-2).
                                                                   package.                                                            Rodney Kinlaw (Goose Creek,. S.C.) with an oppor-
                                                                                                                                       tunity to earn his most extensive career playing time
LIONS MAKE THIRD                                                   YOUNG DEFENDERS SET NUMEROUS                                        and he took full advantage.
APPEARANCE ON BIG TEN NETWORK                                      CAREER HIGHS AGAINST MICHIGAN                                            Entering the game late in the first quarter, Kinlaw
    The Penn State-Illinois game was televised by                                                                                      gained 15 yards on his first carry and never looked
                                                                       All-America linebacker Dan Connor is the only
the Big Ten Network, as the Lions made their third                                                                                     back. He gained 39 yards on five attempts during his
                                                                   senior starter on the defense and nine of his team-
appearance on the new national network this season.                                                                                    first series en route to a career-high 129 yards for his
                                                                   mates set or tied career highs for tackles against
    The Illinois game was available in more than                                                                                       first 100-yard game.
                                                                   Michigan.
30 million homes nationwide. In early September,                                                                                            Kinlaw carried the ball a career-best 23 times and
                                                                       Junior linebacker Sean Lee made a game-high
the Big Ten Network and DISH Network                                                                                                   scored on a six-yard run in the fourth quarter. He also
                                                                   12 tackles for the second consecutive game and
announced a carriage agreement.                                                                                                        made one catch for 18 yards. Kinlaw’s previous high
                                                                   was one of 10 Nittany Lions that made a minus-
    The Network launched on August 30 in more                                                                                          for yardage was 86 against Youngstown State in 2006
                                                                   yardage play.
than 16 million homes, and has agreements with                                                                                         and his previous high for attempts was nine last week
                                                                       The Nittany Lions with career highs for tackles
more than 140 cable providers in the eight Big Ten                                                                                     against Notre Dame on Sept. 8.
                                                                   vs. Michigan:
states and all DirecTV subscribers (Ch. 220 and                         Junior cornerback Lydell Sargeant (Lompoc,
nearby overflow channels).                                         Calif.) grabbed his second career interception late
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NORWOOD JOINS 1,00O-YARD CLUB;                                    second 27-24 win over No.2 Nebraska in late                             The Nittany Lions were one of only four teams
                                                                  September and rebounded from a 42-21 loss at                        that finished in the top 15 nationally in rushing,
SPECTACULAR CATCH LAUDED                                          Alabama in early October to win its last six games                  pass efficiency, total and scoring defense and sacks
    Junior wideout Jordan Norwood’s fourth career
                                                                  and earn a shot at the unbeaten Bulldogs for the                    last season and the unit did not miss a beat in the
touchdown catch was a memorable one.
                                                                  title.                                                              opener with Florida International.
    Late in the second quarter against Buffalo,
                                                                       More than 50 members of the 1982 squad wer                         Penn State forced five turnovers, turning them
Anthony Morelli fired a five-yard pass to
                                                                  on hand for the Notre Dame game, including two of                   into 21 points, and blocked a field goal and a punt.
Norwood, who tipped the ball in the air with his left
                                                                  the team captains, Walker Lee Ashley and Ken                        The Golden Panthers were limited to minus-three
hand and snared it with his right just above the turf
                                                                  Kelley. Among the other team members who                            yards rushing (31 attempts) and 114 total yards,
while lying on his back in the end zone to complete
                                                                  attended: All-Americans Kenny Jackson, Scott                        tied for the third-lowest total in the Paterno era, and
the superlative catch and give the Lions a 17-3 half-
                                                                  Radeci and Curt Warner and quarterback Todd                         seven first downs. The Lions recorded seven sacks,
time lead.
                                                                  Blackedge, winner of the 1982 Davey O’Brien                         limited FIU to 1 of 15 on third down conversions
    The circus catch was selected the “Play of the
                                                                  Award.                                                              and forced 10 three-and-out possessions.
Day” by ESPN’s SportsCenter.
                                                                       Among some of the other players who atten-                         Junior linebacker Sean Lee led the way with
    Against Notre Dame, Norwood’s 10-yard catch
                                                                  dance are: Rogers Alexander, Mark Battaglia, Dan                    seven solo tackles, including two TFL, a sack and a
and run for a score put him over 1,000 yards receiv-
                                                                  Biondi, Kirk Bowman, Bill Contz, Dean DiMidio,                      forced fumble to earn Big Ten Defensive Player of
ing for his career, making him the 19th Nittany
                                                                  Dan Delligatti, Gregg Garrity, Al Harris, Massimo                   the Week accolades. In his first career start, junior
Lion to accomplish the feat, two games into his
                                                                  Manca, Carmen Masciantonio, Mike McCloskey,                         CB Lydell Sargeant (Lompoc, CA) made five solo
junior season.
                                                                  Brian Siverling, Doug Strang, Bob White and Mike                    stops and senior All-America linebacker Dan
                                                                  Zordich.                                                            Connor (Wallingford) had five hits, with a 14-yard
WILLIAMS & WALLACE                                                     Blackledge was the analyst for ESPN's telecast                 sack and a fumble recovery. His recovery at the
RETURNS PROVIDE BIG BOOST                                         of the game.                                                        FIU 20 led to Anthony Morelli’s 17-yard TD pass
    The athleticism and speed of the Nittany Lions'                                                                                   to Mickey Shuler for a 14-0 first quarter lead.
return men provided a tremendous boost in the win                 LEE EARNS FIRST BIG TEN                                                 In his first career start, sophomore DT Jared
over Notre Dame, delivering 10 points and swing-                                                                                      Odrick (Lebanon) made three solo hits, a sack and
                                                                  DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF                                                 blocked a 29-yard field goal attempt. Redshirt
ing the momentum of game.
    In the first quarter, the Nittany Lions turned the            THE WEEK RECOGNITION                                                freshman LB Navorro Bowman (District Heights,
ball over twice and found themselves down 7-0                          For the second consecutive year, “Linebacker                   Md.) made two solo stops, forced and recovered a
when the defense forced one of its 10 punts. Junior               U” has earned the first Big Ten Defensive Player of                 fumble and partially blocked a punt in a strong col-
wide receiver Derrick Williams (Greenbelt, Md.)                   the Week honor of the season.                                       legiate debut.
caught the ball near his shoestrings at the PSU 22,                    Junior linebacker Sean Lee (Pittsburgh) led the
avoided several would-be tacklers, cut left and flew              way in Penn State’s stellar defensive effort against                MORELLI SETS CAREER HIGHS
into a swath of green, along with a line of blockers,             Florida International and has earned his first con-
                                                                  ference Defensive Player of the Week honor. Lee                     IN LEADING LIONS PAST FIU
amidst the screams of the white-clad fanatics. Near
                                                                  and the Nittany Lions posted their third shutout in                     Senior     quarterback Anthony           Morelli
the ND 20, he zig-zagged to avoid a couple more
                                                                  the last six games with the 59-0 win in Saturday’s                  (Pittsburgh) delivered the best game of his career,
defenders and crossed the goal line near the student
                                                                  season opener. Penn State limited the Golden                        directing the Lions to a 45-0 lead before leaving the
section untouched, sending the throng into near-
                                                                  Panthers to seven first downs, minus-three yards                    Florida International game in the third quarter.
hysteria. The former Eleanor Roosevelt High
                                                                  rushing and 114 total yards, tied for third-lowest by                   Morelli was 17 of 28 for 231 yards at halftime,
School All-American also caught a pair passes for
                                                                  an opponent in the Joe Paterno era.                                 breaking Mike McQueary’s school record for pass-
14 yards.
                                                                       Lee led the Nittany Lions with seven solo tack-                ing yards in the first half (219 vs. Wisconsin in
    Williams’ return was the longest of his career,
                                                                  les, including two tackles for losses, a sack, a                    1997).
his second for a touchdown, having sped to a 75-
                                                                  forced fumble and a pass break-up against FIU. He                       Morelli established career highs, going 23 of 38
yard return vs. Temple in 2006, and his third punt
                                                                  forced a fumble that was recovered by DT Phil                       for 295 yards, tying his career-best with three TD
return over 75 yards on his career. It was the
                                                                  Taylor (Clinton, Md.) at the FIU 34 yard-line in the                passes. His previous highs had been 21 comple-
longest punt return for the Nittany Lion since
                                                                  first quarter.                                                      tions (ND, 2006), 37 attempts (MSU, 2006) and
Bryant Johnson returned one 81 yards for a touch-
                                                                       Lee becomes the third different Nittany Lion                   288 yards (N’western, 2006). He also threw three
down vs. Michigan State in 2002.
                                                                  linebacker to be honored by the conference the past                 scoring strikes in the 2006 opener with Akron.
    The Nittany Lions brought a 14-7 lead into the
                                                                  two seasons. Last year, 2007 tri-captain and All-                       Morelli connected with eight different receivers
third quarter, but speedy sophomore A.J. Wallace
                                                                  American Dan Connor was honored twice, for the                      and did not throw an interception. He leads the Big
(Waldorf, Md.) quickly helped make it 17-7. The
                                                                  season opener against Akron and in the shut out                     Ten in passing yardage (295.0 ypg) and is third in
cornerback took the opening kickoff up the middle
                                                                  win over Purdue. Two-time All-American Paul                         total offense (285.0 ypg).
and then flew down the Penn State sideline 68
                                                                  Posluszny was honored by the Big Ten once last                          The former Penn Hills High School All-
yards to the ND 27. Austin Scott gained nine yards
                                                                  season, three times in 2005 and once in 2004, giv-                  American delivered five completions of 20 yards
on his first two carries, but was thrown for a loss on
                                                                  ing him five conference Player of the Week honors,                  ormore, including three to junior WR Jordan
third down, forcing a 37-yard field goal by Kevin
                                                                  the most of any defensive player since selections                   Norwood (State College), who led with five catch-
Kelly (Langhorne), giving the Lions a two score
                                                                  began in 1987.                                                      es for 92 yards.
lead.
                                                                       The former Upper St. Clair High School stand-                      On Penn State’s first possession, Morelli con-
    Wallace's 68-yard return was the longest of his
                                                                  out is in his second year as a starting OLB for the                 nected with junior WR Deon Butler (Woodbridge,
career and third over 40 yards. The former
                                                                  Lions. Last year, he was third on the squad with 90                 Va.) on a 37-yard completion to the FIU 6. Three
McDonough School standout delivered the Nittany
                                                                  tackles (47 solo), with 8.0 TFL (minus-51), 5.5                     plays later, he hit senior WR Terrell Golden
Lions' longest kickoff return last season with a 54-
                                                                  sacks (minus-46), two forced fumbles, two fumble                    (Norfolk, Va.) on a four-yard score for a 7-0 lead
yarder vs. Akron. His return against the Irish was
                                                                  recoveries and two pass break-ups. Lee forced the                   less than five minutes into the game.
Penn State's longest since a 77-yard return by
                                                                  fumble that safety Tony Davis returned 88 yards for                     A Dan Connor fumble recovery at the FIU set-
Rodney Kinlaw at Illinois in 2005.
                                                                  the eventual game winning score against Tennessee                   up Morelli’s 17-yard catch and run to sophomore
                                                                  in the 2007 Outback Bowl.                                           TE Mickey Shuler (Enola) for a 14-0 lead midway
‘82 NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP TEAM                                         A finance major, Lee will be a strong candidate                through the first period.
HONORED AT NOTRE DAME GAME                                        for ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America                              A pair of Austin Scott (Allentown) touchdown
    The 1982 Nittany Lions, one of the outstanding                honors after earning Academic All-Big Ten acco-                     runs and another by senior TB Rodney Kinlaw
teams in Penn State's glorious football history, were             lades in 2006.                                                      (Goose Creek, S.C.) boosted the lead. Morelli’s day
honored at halftime of the Notre Dame game.                                                                                           ended in the third quarter after his one-yard TD
    The '82 Nittany Lions won Penn State’s first                  DEFENSE POSTS THIRD                                                 pass to senior RB Matt Hahn (Dix Hills, N.Y.)
national championship by defeating No. 1 Georgia,                                                                                     made it 45-0.
27-23, in the Sugar Bowl. Penn State earned a last                SHUT OUT IN SIX GAMES                                                   Morelli broke school season records for com-
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pletions (208) and attempts (386) in 2006 and his                 S. Hershey Medical Center.                                          tickets accounted for and student and Nittany Lion
2,424 passing yards rank third on the Penn State                      Bruno was a standout for the Lions from 1984-                   Club ticket sales hitting record high numbers in
season list.                                                      86, ranking No. 4 in school career punting average                  record times, Penn State fans have assured that
    Morelli is a candidate for the Davey O’Brien                  with a 41.7 mark, along with Jeremy Kapinos.                        Beaver Stadium will again host some of the largest
and Manning awards. The watch list for the Johnny                 Bruno also owns the school's third-best season                      football crowds in the nation this fall.
Unitas Golden Arm Award has not been                              punting average (42.9 in 1985). His 79 punts and                         The excitement for the 2007 football season
announced.                                                        3,273 punting yards in 1984 remain school season                    pushed Penn State season tickets beyond 90,000 for
                                                                  records.                                                            the second consecutive year in Beaver Stadium,
GROUND GAME GETS GOING                                                                                                                which has a capacity of 107,282, second-largest in
     Anthony Morelli’s hot hand gave the offensive                SIX STARTERS RETURNED                                               the nation. Penn State students sold out their
line and the running game a chance to gel in the                                                                                      21,000-plus season tickets in a record 59 minutes in
                                                                  FROM TOP 15 DEFENSIVE UNIT                                          June.
first half and then open the lanes in the second                      Six starters returned from a defensive unit that
against Florida International.                                                                                                              Bud Meredith, Director of Ticket Operations,
                                                                  was ranked in the Top 15 nationally in rushing
     With Morelli throwing for a school record 231                                                                                    reported in July that an all-time high of 99 percent
                                                                  (87.5 ypg, 7th), scoring (14.4 ppg, 9th), total
first half yards and a 24-0 halftime lead, the per-                                                                                   of last year’s season ticket holders renewed their
                                                                  defense (284.5 ypg, 15th) and pass efficiency
formance of the ground game wasn’t as critical,                                                                                       seats for the 2007 season.
                                                                  defense (105.9 rating, 14th) and sacks (40, T-sixth)
netting 335 yards on 16 attempts. But, in the second                                                                                       Fewer than 100 club seats remain for the 2007
                                                                  in 2006. The Nittany Lions were one of only four
half, the Lions began to wear down FIU, finishing                                                                                     season, with more than 100 having been sold since
                                                                  teams nationally ranked in the Top 15 in all five
the game with 236 yards on 48 attempts, with five                                                                                     June. For information on club seats, interested fans
                                                                  categories.
rushing touchdowns.                                                                                                                   can call Bob White at 1-800-NITTANY (1-800-
                                                                      The Nittany Lions held 10 opponents to 17 or
     Three Nittany Lions gained 45 yards or better.                                                                                   648-8269).
                                                                  fewer points last season, including the last seven.
In his first collegiate game, redshirt freshman Evan                                                                                         Tickets for the three available away games
                                                                  Over the last seven games, the Lions allowed 65
Royster (Fairfax, Va) gained a game-high 70 yards                                                                                     (Illinois, Indiana and Michigan State) are on sale
                                                                  points, an average of 9.28 per game. Over the last
on eight carries, including a 13-yard TD burst and                                                                                    at: www.GoPSUsports.com, the official website of
                                                                  five games, the Lions allowed 36 points (7.2 avg.)
a 20-yard romp. Senior Rodney Kinlaw gained 66                                                                                        Penn State Athletics. Orders also can be placed by
                                                                  with two shutouts.
yards on eight attempts, including a 15-yard TD                                                                                       calling 814-865-5555 or 800-863-3336 weekdays
                                                                      Penn State held opponents to an average of 14.4
run and a 28-yard burst. Senior Austin Scott gained                                                                                   from 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
                                                                  points per game last season, including limiting
46 yards on 11 carries and scored on one and eight-                                                                                         In July, Joe Battista, Executive Director of the
                                                                  Tennessee to a season-low 10 points, significantly
yard runs in the middle of the game for a 31-0 lead.                                                                                  Nittany Lion Club, reported that the NLC added
                                                                  below its average of 29.3 ppg entering the game.
     Early in the fourth quarter, junior fullback Dan                                                                                 more than 2,200 new members during the fiscal
                                                                  Not including 21 points scored by opposing defens-
Lawlor (Mechanicsburg) scored from 16 yards out                                                                                       year ending on June 30, 2007. The Nittany Lion
                                                                  es, Penn State’s defense gave up an average of 12.7
for his first career TD to make it 59-0 with 14:55 to                                                                                 Club had a record high of 22, 818 members at the
                                                                  ppg.
play.                                                                                                                                 end of fiscal 2007. There were 18,373 NLC mem-
     Senior tailback Nick Pinchek (Coplay) gained                                                                                     bers at the end of fiscal 2005, an increase of 20 per-
33 yards on six carries an Lawlor added 27 yards
                                                                  “LINEBACKER U”                                                      cent over the last two years.
and on five attempts to boost the running attack.                 LEGACY IN GOOD HANDS                                                       Season ticket requests for new members, and
                                                                      Paul Posluszny, the two-time All-American and                   additional seats requested by 2006-07 members,
STRONG DEBUT FOR BOONE                                            Bednarik Award winner, graduated last December                      exceeded tickets available by approximately 6,000
                                                                  as the Nittany Lions’ career tackle leader (372).                   for the 2007 football season.
    Redshirt freshman punter Jeremy Boone
                                                                  But, the “Linebacker U” legacy is in good hands
(Mechanicsburg) made his debut with the Lions
and delivered a strong opening game.
                                                                  with returning starters Dan Connor (Wallingford)                    PENN STATE FOOTBALL WEEKEND:
                                                                  and Sean Lee (Pittsburgh), who will lead what                       “GREATEST SHOW IN COLLEGE
    Boone was called upon five times and averaged
                                                                  should again be one of the nation’s top linebacker                  SPORTS”
47.4 yards per punt. The former Mechanicsburg
                                                                  units.
Area High School standout had a long punt of 54                                                                                           A Penn State home football weekend topped
                                                                      Connor has moved to middle linebacker this
yards, had one punt downed inside the 20 and one                                                                                      the list of Sports Illustrated on Campus magazine's
                                                                  season, with redshirt junior Tyrell Sales (Butler)
touchback.                                                                                                                            "102 More Things To Do Before Graduation," and
                                                                  the top candidate to fill the open OLB spot.
    Boone is replacing four-year starter Jeremy                                                                                       Nittany Lion football coach Joe Paterno was on the
                                                                      A senior, Connor earned first team All-America
Kapinos, a 2006 AP third team All-American, who                                                                                       cover of the October 27, 2005 issue.
                                                                  accolades from The Sporting News and was one of
is Penn State’s career leader in punts and yardage                                                                                        SI on Campus not only named Penn State the
                                                                  three finalists for the 2006 Bednarik Award. Also a
and is tied for fourth with a 41.7 career average.                                                                                    nation's top college football gameday location, but
                                                                  candidate for the Butkus, Rotary Lombardi and
                                                                                                                                      called Penn State home football games, “The
                                                                  Lott awards this season, Connor was second on the
LIONS IN SEASON OPENERS                                           squad and fifth in the Big Ten in 2006 with 113
                                                                                                                                      Greatest Show In College Sports.”
    The Nittany Lions own an impressive 100-19-2                                                                                          The honor was the second during 2005 for Penn
                                                                  tackles, including nine tackles for losses, five
(83.4) record in season openers, winning their last                                                                                   State's loyal and enthusiastic fans. In voting con-
                                                                  sacks, two interceptions and three forced fumbles.
six and 15 of the last 17. The Lions are 35-7 in sea-                                                                                 ducted by SI.com, Penn State was selected the
                                                                  He entered the season with 274 career stops, 98
son openers under Coach Joe Paterno and 108-12-                                                                                       nation's premier college or professional football
                                                                  behind Posluszny’s school record total.
1 in home openers overall.                                                                                                            tailgating venue. Penn State defeated Texas,
                                                                      A junior, Lee quickly emerged as an impact
                                                                                                                                      Washington and LSU to win the collegiate title and
                                                                  player last fall. He was third on the team with 90
FOREMAN FOUNDATION MAKES                                                                                                              defeated the Buffalo Bills to capture the overall dis-
                                                                  tackles (12th in Big Ten) last year and had 8.0 tack-
                                                                                                                                      tinction as the nation's top tailgating location.
CONTRIBUTION IN HONOR OF BRUNO                                    les for losses, 5.5 sacks, two forced fumbles and a
                                                                                                                                          Penn State has one of the nation's most ener-
    During the Penn State-FIU contest, a check for                pair of fumble recoveries. He also grabbed an inter-
                                                                                                                                      getic and dedicated fan bases, with fans starting to
$62,500 was presented to the Hershey Medical                      ception. Lee and Connor combined to force the
                                                                                                                                      arrive in their recreational vehicles as early as
Center by the Foreman Foundation, a charitable                    fumble that Tony Davis returned 88 yards for the
                                                                                                                                      Thursday morning for home games. Beaver
organization whose mission is to help find a cure                 eventual game-winning score against Tennessee in
                                                                                                                                      Stadium's capacity of 107,282 is the nation's sec-
for melanoma.                                                     the 2007 Outback Bowl.
                                                                                                                                      ond-largest and Penn State has been ranked in the
    The Foundation was founded by Phillip G.                                                                                          top four in attendance in the nation for each of the
Foreman, a classmate of former Nittany Lion                       HOME SCHEDULE SOLD OUT; RECORD                                      past 16 years.
punter John Bruno, Jr., who died of the malignant                 93,500 SEASON TICKETS SOLD
form of skin cancer in April, 1992. Since its incep-                  Unprecedented demand for Penn State season
tion in 1996, the Foreman Foundation has raised
                                                                                                                                      NUMEROUS LIONS HAVE FAMILY
                                                                  tickets resulted in a complete sellout for the 2007                 TIES TO PENN STATE FOOTBALL
more than $870,000 to support melanoma research                   Nittany Lion football campaign.
at Penn State’s College of Medicine at the Milton                                                                                         Thirteen members of the 2007 squad have ties to
                                                                      With a record total of more than 93,500 season
Penn State Football . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . vs. Michigan State, Nov. 17, 2007 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .pg. 21
current or former Nittany Lion football team players              2005-07 teams)                                                          The third place team was comprised of line-
and coaches:                                                          Mickey Shuler (1975-77)/ Mickey Shuler (mem-                    backer Navorro Bowman (District Heights, Md.),
                                                                  ber of 2005-07 teams)                                               defensive end Aaron Maybin (Ellicott City, Md.),
     - True freshman wide receiver Tyler Ahrenhold’s                  Terry Smith, stepfather (1988-91)/ Justin King                  cornerback A.J. Wallace (Waldorf, Md.) and wide
father, Frank, lettered from 1969-71 as a wideout;                (2005-present)                                                      receiver Derrick Williams (Greenbelt, Md.)
     - Junior quarterback Paul Cianciolo is the younger               Steve Stupar (1979)/Nathan Stupar (member of                        The Nittany Lion football team organized all
brother of Joe Cianciolo, who was a senior linebacker             2007 team)                                                          aspects of the event, with Brackett, Ganter and
on the 2006 squad;                                                    Paul Suhey (1975-78)/ Kevin Suhey (member of                    Suhey primarily heading the effort, along with
     - Fifth-year senior safety Jason Ganter is the son           2006-present)                                                       other current squad members, former Nittany Lion
of Fran Ganter, who is in his fourth year as Associate                Leo Wisniewski (1979-81)/Stefen Wisniewski                      and event co-founder Scott Shirley and Deloris
Athletic Director for Football Administration after 37            (member of 2007 team)                                               Brobeck.
years as a Penn State player and assistant coach.                                                                                         For more information about the Penn State
Jason’s older brother, Chris, was a quarterback for the               Past (years lettered):                                          Football Uplifting Athletes, “Lift for Life,” or to
Nittany Lions (2001-04) and an uncle, Jimmy Cefalo                    Rich Buzin (1966-67)/ Mike Buzin (1996, ‘98);                   make a tax-deductible contribution, please visit
was a standout wide receiver from 1974-77;                            Bob Campbell, stepfather (1966-68)/Ryan                         http://www.pennstate.upliftingathletes.org or con-
     - Junior cornerback Justin King’s stepfather, Terry          Pinckney (2002);                                                    tact Brobeck at 814-865-1946 during business
Smith, was a Penn State letterman at wide receiver                    Mike Guman (1976-79)/ Andrew Guman (2001-                       hours.
from 1988-91 and ranks sixth in school career recep-              2004);
tions;                                                                Kevin Hart (1976)/ Mike Hart (member of 2004-                   SECURITY MEASURES REMAIN IN
     - Fifth-year senior tailback Rodney Kinlaw is a              06 teams)                                                           EFFECT FOR THIS SEASON
nephew of former All-America defensive end                            Pete Johnson (1967-69)/ Tim Johnson (2003);
                                                                                                                                           Several additional security measures implement-
Courtney Brown (1996-99);                                             Dave Joyner (1969-71)/ Andy (played 1993-94)
     - Redshirt sophomore wideout Patrick Mauti’s                 and Matt Joyner (1996-98);                                          ed in and around Beaver Stadium during the 2001
father, Rich, was a letterman for the Nittany Lions in                John Kulka (1966-68)/ Todd Kulka (1995);                        season will continue to be in effect this season:
1975 and ‘76;                                                         Ed Lenda (1965-66)/ Tyler Lenda (1999-2002);                        - The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has
     - Junior wideout Jordan Norwood’s father, Brian,                 Charlie Pittman (1967-69)/ Tony Pittman (1992-                  granted a request for airspace restriction around
is in his seventh season as the Nittany Lions’ safeties           94);                                                                Beaver Stadium for every home game. Activities are
coach;                                                                Bob Rickenbach (1970-72)/ Eric Rickenbach                       restricted to a Pennsylvania State Police helicopter.
     - Fifth-year senior guard John Shaw’s older broth-           (2000, ‘02);                                                              - An increased number of security and stadium
er, Jim, was a senior defensive end on the 2006 squad;                Jerry Sandusky (1963-66)/ E.J. (1991-92) & Jon                  personnel;
     - Redshirt sophomore tight end Mickey Shuler is              Sandusky (1998-99);                                                     - Prohibiting fans from bringing large purses, bags
the son of former Nittany Lion standout TE Mickey                     Victor Surma (1968-70)/ Vic Surma (played                       and backpacks to the stadium. Any items brought into
Shuler, a letterman from 1975-77 and a 14-year NFL                2002-05);                                                           the stadium are subject to inspection;
player;                                                               Tom Williams (1973-74)/ Tom (2001) and Casey                         - Ticket holders will not be permitted to leave the
     -True freshman linebacker Nathan Stupar’s father,            Williams (2002-03);                                                 stadium and later re-enter.
Steve, played tackle for the Nittany Lions, earning a                 Tom Wise (1978-80)/ Brent Wise (played 2003-                        University officials also are asking fans for their
letter in 1979. The younger Stupar also has three                 05).                                                                cooperation and understanding when traveling to and
uncles that played for and lettered at Penn State: Ron                                                                                parking for all home games. Fans should anticipate
(1975-77), Doug (1976-78) and Jeff Hostetler (1980).              PENN STATE UPLIFTING ATHETES’ “LIFT                                 needing extra time to enter the stadium gates:
     - Redshirt sophomore quarterback Kevin Suhey                                                                                         - Fans are strongly encouraged to follow traffic
                                                                  FOR LIFE” RAISES RECORD $75,000                                     instructions and park where instructed; vehicles risk
and true freshman tailback Joe Suhey are members of
the one the most prominent families in Penn State
                                                                  FOR KIDNEY CANCER ASSOCIATION                                       being towed if they are in unassigned areas;
                                                                      Penn State Football Uplifting Athletes’ Fifth                       - Fans are encouraged to take the appropriate
football history. Their great grandfather, Bob Higgins,
                                                                  annual "Lift For Life" was a tremendous success,                    route to the stadium based on your parking pass;
was Penn State’s second All-American, in 1915, and
                                                                  raising this year’s contributions for the Kidney                         - All Club Seat patrons with reserved parking are
earned All-America honors again in 1919. He served
                                                                  Cancer Association to a record total in excess of                   encouraged to access the parking lot via Porter Road
as head coach of the Nittany Lions from 1930-48.
                                                                  $75,000 to date.                                                    off of Route 26/College Avenue, which can be
Their grandfather, Steve Suhey, was a letterman in
                                                                      Eighty-four Nittany Lion football student-ath-                  accessed via the U.S. 322 Bypass.
1942 and again in 1946-47, earning All-America hon-
                                                                  letes tested their strength and endurance on July 13                     Fans also are encouraged to ride the CATA shut-
ors his senior season. He married one of Bob Higgins’
                                                                  in an 11-event strength and conditioning challenge                  tle bus from downtown State College and selected
daughters, Ginger. Three of their sons, Paul (Kevin’s
                                                                  in front of a record total of more than 3,000 fans,                 hotels to and from the game. The shuttle bus drop-off
father), Larry and Matt (Joe’s father) played for Penn
                                                                  friends and family in Holuba Hall.                                  and pick-up location is at the corner of Curtin Road
State in the 1970’s;
                                                                      With the record-setting total, more than                        and University Drive, two blocks from Beaver
     - True freshman offensive lineman Stefen
                                                                  $225,000 has been raised since 2003 by members                      Stadium.
Wisniewski’s father, Leo, was a standout defensive
                                                                  of the Penn State football team to aid in the fight
lineman for the Lions, earning letters from 1979-81.
                                                                  against the disease. More than 30,000 Americans                     PENN STATE SPORTS NETWORK
Stefen’s uncle, Steve Wisniewski, was a two-time first
                                                                  are afflicted with kidney cancer each year.
team All-America guard during his outstanding Penn                                                                                    AIRS ALL NITTANY LION GAMES
                                                                      Several kidney cancer patients from across the
State career (1985-88).                                                                                                                   All Penn State football and basketball games
                                                                  country were able to connect with one another and
                                                                  the Kidney Cancer Association at the event.                         can be heard on the Penn State Sports Network, a
PATERNO HAS COACHED 22                                                Twenty-two four-person teams competed in 11                     division of Learfield Sports.
FATHER-SON COMBINATIONS                                           events designed to test mental and physical tough-                      Sixty stations in five states carry the Nittany
    Including eight current squad members, Joe                    ness. ). The exercises for the competitors ranged                   Lion broadcasts, which can also be heard on
Paterno has coached a total of 22 father-son combi-               from the bench press to carrying 100-lb. plates to                  GoPSUsports.com, the official website of Penn
nations during his 42 seasons as head coach at Penn               the giant tire flip.                                                State Athletics. Steve Jones and Jack Ham are in
State. Some of the combinations include more than                     The winning team was comprised of wide                          their eighth season together calling the action.
one son:                                                          receiver Brett Brackett (Lawrenceville, N.J.), safe-                    Football broadcasts on the Penn State Sports
                                                                  ty Jason Ganter (State College), quarterback Kevin                  Network begin 90 minutes prior to kickoff with
    Current (years lettered):                                     Suhey (State College) and safety Mark Rubin                         “The Penn State Football Tailgate Show presented
    Frank Ahrenhold (1969-71)/Tyler Ahrenhold                     (Amherst, N.Y.).                                                    by CMTA – The Charcot-Marie-Tooth
(member of 2007 team)                                                 Second place was secured by the team of defen-                  Association.”
    Fran Ganter (1968-70)/ Chris (2002-04) and                    sive end Josh Gaines (Fort Wayne, Ind.), linebacker                     For a complete listing of Penn State Sports
Jason Ganter (2005-present)                                       Tyrell Sales (Butler), tailback Austin Scott                        Network affiliates, go to:
    Rich Mauti (1975-76)/ Patrick Mauti (member of                (Allentown) and center A.Q. Shipley (Coraopolis).                       http://gopsusports.cstv.com/ot/radio-tv.html
Penn State Football . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . vs. Michigan State, Nov. 17, 2007 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .pg. 22


“THE PENN STATE FOOTBALL STORY”
SEEN NATIONWIDE EACH WEEK
    The Emmy Award winning program, “The
Penn State Football Story,” can been seen each
week on outlets throughout the nation.
    The Penn State Football Story has captured
“Outstanding Sports Series” honors at the Mid-
Atlantic Region Emmy Awards several times in the
past decade. Critically acclaimed, The Penn State
Football Story captures the closeness between
players, coaches and staff that is vital in Penn State
maintaining its position as one of the nation’s pre-
mier football programs.
    The program airs every week during the
Nittany Lions’ football season throughout
Pennsylvania and regional sports cable networks
and channels throughout the nation.
    The Big Ten Network, which is available iun
more than 30 million homes nationwide, airs the
program at least twice every week, Monday at 6:30
p.m. ET and Tuesday at 1:30 p.m.
    Mind Over Media, a Pittsburgh-based produc-
tion company, produces The Penn State Football
Story. Mind Over Media has received numerous
Emmy nominations for its work on Penn State foot-
ball and men’s basketball programming produced
in cooperation with Penn State Intercollegiate
Athletics.
    Among the Pennsylvania outlets carrying The
Penn State Football Story are: WTAJ-TV, Ch. 10
(State College, Altoona, Johnstown); WPSU-TV,
Ch. 3 (State College); WHTM-TV, Ch. 27
(Harrisburg, Lancaster, York, Reading); WNEP-
TV, Ch. 16 (Scranton/Wilkes-Barre); WFMZ-TV,
Ch. 69 (Allentown, Bethlehem, Easton); WJAL-
TV, Ch. 68 (Chambersburg, Hagerstown, Md.);
FSN Pittsburgh (Pa./Eastern Ohio/W. Va.) and
CSN-Philadelphia                 (Philadelphia/New
Jersey/Delaware). YES (metropolitan New York
City) and MASN (Baltimore-Washington, D.C.)
are among the other regional sports networks car-
rying the program across the nation.
    Guido D’Elia is the Executive Producer and
Mike Messner is the producer and director of The
Penn State Football Story and The Penn State
Basketball Story, which offers an inside look at the
Nittany Lion basketball program. Michael Weber is
a producer/director and Guy Junker is the writer
and narrator for both programs.
    For a complete listing of stations and networks
that carry The Penn State Football Story, go to:
    http://gopsusports.cstv.com/ot/radio-tv.html

BRIEFLY SPEAKING...
    Penn State is in its 121st season of intercolle-
giate football and owns a 788-346-42 record, sixth
nationally in all-time victories…The Nittany Lions
have a 229-57 record (80.0) in Beaver Stadium
since the facility was erected in 1960.
Penn State Football . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . vs. Michigan State, Nov. 17, 2007 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .pg. 23

Nittany Lions Blank Temple, 31-0                                                                                                S core b y Period s
                                                                                                                                Temple              0         0        0      0             0
      PHILADELPHIA; Nov. 10 -- Senior tailback Rodney Kinlaw tied his career-high with 168 yards to                             Penn State         14         3        0     14            31
crack 1,000 yards for the season and No. 25 Penn State posted its second shutout of the season, earning a
31-0 victory against Temple.
      More than 40,000 Penn State fans were among the 69,029 in attendance at Lincoln Financial Field,
                                                                                                                                S corin g S u m mary
helping the Owls set school and Mid-American Conference single game home attendance records.                                    PS-Norwood 15 pass from Morelli (Kelly kick)
      For the first time in his legendary career, Joe Paterno coached against one of his former players,                        PS-Norwood 22 pass from Morelli (Kelly kick)
squaring off against Al Golden, a former Nittany Lion tight end and 1991 co-captain.                                            PS-Kelly 32 FG
      Senior quarterback Anthony Morelli threw three touchdown passes, two of which went to wide                                PS-Kinlaw 10 run (Kelly kick)
receiver Jordan Norwood, and senior All-America linebacker Dan Connor tied his career-high with 18
                                                                                                                                PS-Butler 14 pass from Morelli (Kelly kick)
tackles for Penn State. Connor was selected the Walter Camp National Defensive Player of the Week and
Big Ten Co-Defensive Player of the Week, both for the second time of the season.
      The Nittany Lions posted their second consecutive shutout of the Owls, winning 47-0 in 2006 in                            Team S t a tis t ics
Beaver Stadium. Penn State has recorded four shutouts in the past 17 games, including a 59-0 win over                                                                    T                PSU
FIU in the season opener. Among the past 17 opponents, 12 have either been shut out, held to field goals                        First Downs                             16                  25
or no more than one offensive touchdown.
                                                                                                                                Total Net Yards                        242                 462
      The Owls were limited to four yards rushing on 23 attempts, as the Lions recorded four sacks to
increase their season total to a nation’s-best 44. Penn State held Temple to 48 total yards in the second
                                                                                                                                Yards Rushing                            4                 202
half, forcing four punts, with three 3-and-outs.                                                                                Yards Passing                          238                 260
      Kinlaw became the 11th Nittany Lion to gain 1,000 yards in a season, a feat which has been accom-                         Passes (Comp-Att-Int)              26-43-0             22-33-1
plished a total of 17 times. Late in the third quarter, he eclipsed the 100-yard mark for the fourth time this                  Punts-Average                       6-36.8              3-40.7
season and then cracked the century mark, giving Penn State a 1,000-yard rusher for the third consecutive                       Fumbles-Lost                           4-1                 1-1
season and fourth time in six years. Kinlaw tied his career-high for yardage, set against Iowa on Oct. 6,                       Penalties-Yards                       4-35                3-15
and with 27 carries, was one off his career-best, also set against the Hawkeyes.
      Morelli was a sharp 22 of 33 (66.7) for 260 yards, with three scoring strikes and one interception.
Junior wideout Derrick Williams delivered a game-high seven receptions for a career-high 104 yards, jun-
                                                                                                                                I n d ivid u al S t at is t ical Lea d ers
ior wideout Deon Butler made five receptions for 43 yards, with a touchdown, and Kinlaw had a career-                           RUSHING
best five catches for 27 yards. He gained a carer-best 195 all-purpose yards.                                                   PS-Kinlaw 27 for 168, 1 TD; Carter 4 for 12;
      Playing near his hometown, Connor was all over the field making plays from the first snap. He tied                        Clark 1 for 9; Williams 1 for 7; Royster 1 for 5;
his career-high of 18 stops from the Ohio State game two weeks prior and added 1.5 sacks. He made 10                            Pinchek 2 for 3; Lawlor 1 for 0; Morelli 4 for -2
tackles in the first quarter alone as the Nittany Lions grabbed a 14-0 lead in the opening period.
                                                                                                                                T-Harper 8 for 26; Robinson 3 for 21; Team 1 for
      Linebacker Sean Lee delivered 10 tackles for his eighth double figure tackle effort in the past nine
games. He also recovered a fumble in Penn State territory and broke up two passes. Playing across the
                                                                                                                                -1; Francis 1 for -10; Charlton 10 for -32
Delaware River from his hometown of West Deptford, N.J., safety Anthony Scirrotto made five tackles
(four solo), as did cornerback A.J. Wallace and junior Lydell Sargeant. Sophomore DT Chris Baker had a                          PASSING
big day, recording a career-best 2.5 sacks for minus-25 yards.                                                                  PS-Morelli 22 of 33, 260 yds, 3 TD, 1 Int.
      Temple took the opening possession and advanced to the PSU 5, but a sack by Connor forced a 23-                           T-Charlton 26 of 43, 238 yds, 0 TD, 0 Int.
yard field goal attempt, that was wide.
      The Nittany Lions took their opening possession 80 yards in nine plays, with Morelli firing a 15-yard                     RECEIVING
touchdown pass to Norwood for the 7-0 lead with 7:33 left in the first quarter. Kinlaw had rushes of 16
                                                                                                                                PS-Williams 7 for 104; Butler 5 for 43, 1 TD;
and 15 yards during the drive.
      On Penn State’s second possession, Morelli lofted the ball to Williams, who made a spectacular leap-
                                                                                                                                Kinlaw 5 for 27; Norwood 2 for 37, 2 TD; Golden
ing 52-yard grab at the Temple 22. The completion was the Nittany Lions’ longest play from scrimmage                            2 for 27; Quarless 1 for 22
this season. On the next play, Morelli again found Norwood in the end zone to make it 14-0 with 2:46 left                       T-Francis 6 for 75; Shelton 5 for 50; Harper 5 for
in the first quarter. Morelli started the game 6-of-7 for 115 yards and two touchdowns.                                         30; Armstrong 4 for 32; Robinson 3 for 26; Bundy
      Temple threatened in the second quarter and lined-up for an apparent field goal attempt, but, the                         2 for 21; Liverpool 1 for 4
Owls faked. Quarterback Vaughn Charlton’s pass to Matt Balasavage was dropped in the end zone to keep
the score at 14-0.                                                                                                              Attendance: 69,029
      Midway through the second frame, defensive end Maurice Evans forced a fumble andLee recovered
at the Penn State 25. Completions of 22 yards to tight end Andrew Quarless and 18 yards to wide receiver
Terrell Golden helped get the Lions inside the Temple 20. Kinlaw ran three times for 15 yards, but on third
down, Morelli fumbled while scrambling and the Owls recovered at the PSU 1.
      Late in the half, the Nittany Lions improved to 6 of 6 this season on the two-minute drill to take a
17-0 lead. A 15-yard pass from Morelli to Kinlaw set-up a 32-yard Kevin Kelly field goal with :17 to play.
The field goal made Kelly the school career scoring leader, passing Craig Fayak’s 282 points from 1990-93.
      Following a 32-yard run, Kinlaw burst 10 yards to make it 24-0 with 13:54 to play in the game.
      On the Nittany Lions’ next possession, Morelli threw his third touchdown pass, as Deon Butler made
a leaping catch of 14 yards to make it 31-0 with 9:20 to play.


Game Notes
    The Nittany Lions have won 30 of their last 38 overall, dating to the final two games of the 2004 sea-
son...Penn State has won 51 of 62 (82.2) non-conference games overall since beginning Big Ten play in
1993...Kelly finished the game with a school record 286 career points, passing Craig Fayak’s mark of
282...Butler’s touchdown catch was his second and gave him 40 receptions this season. He joined Norwood
and Williams in making 40 receptions for the second straight season. The group became the first trio in Penn
State history to each post 40 receptions in the same season last year...Butler moved into a tie for second all-
time in career reception with O.J. McDuffie (1988-92) with 125 in his career...Morelli recorded his seventh
200-yard passing game of the season and the 11th of his career moving him into a tie for third place all-time
for career 200-yard games at Penn State with Chuck Fusina (1975-78) and Tony Sacca (1988-91)...Morelli
moved into a tie for sixth all-time with Tom Shuman (1972-74) with 28 career TD passes...Penn State was
4-of-5 in the Red Zone.
Penn State Football . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .vs. Michigan State, Nov. 17, 2007 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .pg. 24

             The Big Ten Conference                                                                                     2007 OPPONENTS
                                                                                                                     FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL
                                       Conference                                          Overall                   (0-9)
 Ohio State                           6 1 0              .857                     10      1 0          .909          Last Week: idle
 Michigan                             6 1 0              .857                      8      3 0          .727          This Week: vs. Louisiana-Lafayette
 Illinois                             5 2 0              .714                      8      3 0          .727          NOTRE DAME
 Penn State                           4 3 0              .571                      8      3 0          .727          (1-9)
 Wisconsin                            4 3 0              .571                      8      3 0          .727          Last Week: Lost to Air Force, 41-24
 Iowa                                 4 4 0              .500                      6      5 0          .545          This Week: vs. Duke
 Purdue                               3 4 0              .428                      7      4 0          .636
 Northwestern                         3 4 0              .428                      6      5 0          .545          BUFFALO
 Indiana                              2 5 0              .285                      6      5 0          .545          (4-6)
 Michigan State                       2 5 0              .286                      6      5 0          .545          Last Week: idle
 Minnesota                            0 7 0              .000                      1     10 0          .091          This Week: vs. Bowling Green
                                                                                                                     MICHIGAN
                                   This Week’s Schedule (ET)                                                         (8-3, 6-1)
                          Penn State at Michigan State, 3:30 p.m. (ABC/ESPN)                                         Last Week: Lost to Wisconsin, 37-21
                               Ohio State at Michigan, 12:00 p.m. (ABC)                                              This Week: at Minnesota
                              Northwestern at Illinois, 12:00 p.m. (ESPN)
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                                  Purdue at Indiana, 3:30 p.m. (BTN)
                               Wisconsin at Minnesota, 3:30 p.m. (BTN)
                             Western Michigan at Iowa, 3:30 p.m. (BTN)                                               ILLINOIS
                                                                                                                     (8-3, 5-2)
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Penn State Football . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . vs. Michigan State, Nov. 17, 2007 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .pg. 25

                                                                            RECORD WATCH
Most Passing Yards in a Half                                                                  11 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tony Sacca, 1988-91
1.
2.
     231 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Anthony Morelli vs. FIU, 2007
     219. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mike McQueary vs. Wisconsin, 1997                 Career Receiving Touchdowns
                                                                                                                                                                                                         DEFENSE
                                                                                      1.   31 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bobby Engram, 1991, 93-95             Career Tackles
Season Passing Yardage                                                                2.   25 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kenny Jackson, 1980-83          1.   397 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dan Connor, 2004-present
 1. 2679. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kerry Collins, 1994     3.   16 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . O.J. McDuffie, 1988-92        2.   372 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Paul Posluszny, 2003-06
 2. 2488. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tony Sacca, 1991      4.   15 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Terry Smith, 1988-91      3.   343 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Greg Buttle, 1973-75
 3. 2424 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Anthony Morelli, 2006             15 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Joe Jurevicius, 1994-97       4.   315 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Brian Gelzheiser, 1991-94
 4. 2417. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Zack Mills, 2002    6.   13 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Deon Butler, 2005-present         5.   287. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dennis Onkotz, 1967-69
 5. 2350. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Michael Robinson, 2005          7.   11 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Scott Fitzkee, 1975-78      6.   274 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . John Skorupan, 1970-72
 6. 2320 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Anthony Morelli, 2007             11. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Freddie Scott, 1993-95             . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Shane Conlan, 1983-86 .
 7. 2221 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Chuck Fusina, 1977            11 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tony Johnson, 2000-03         8.   273 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Brandon Short, 1996-99
 8. 2218 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Todd Blackedge, 1982         10. 10. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ted Kwalick, 1966-68        9.   257 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Andre Collins, 1986-89
 9. 2211. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mike McQueary, 1997              10 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bryant Johnson, 1999-2002             10. 256. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Trey Bauer, 1984-87
 10. 2198 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Wally Richardson, 1995                                                                                                11. 255 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jim Nelson, 1994-97
                                                                                      Career Receptions                                                                       12. 252 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Shawn Mayer, 1999-2002
Career Passing Yardage                                                                 1. 167 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bobby Engram, 1991, 93-95               13. 251 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jack Ham, 1968-70
 1. 7512 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Zack Mills, 2001-04       2. 125 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Deon Butler, 2005-present
 2. 5869 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tony Sacca, 1988-91             125 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . O.J. McDuffie, 1988-92                 215 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sean Lee, 2005-present
 3. 5382 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Chuck Fusina, 1975-78           4. 117. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jack Curry, 1965-67
 4. 5304 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kerry Collins, 1991-94        5. 116 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jordan Norwood, 2005-present                Season Tackles
 5. 4944. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Anthony Morelli, 2004-present              6. 110. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bryant Johnson, 1999-2002               1. 165 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Greg Buttle, 1974
 6. 4812 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Todd Blackledge, 1980-82            7. 109 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Derrick Williams, 2005-present               2. 144 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Shawn Mayer, 2002
 7. 4419 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Wally Richardson, 1992, 94-96                   109 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kenny Jackson, 1980-83            3. 140 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Greg Buttle, 1975
 8. 3710. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kevin Thompson, 1996-99              9. 108 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Terry Smith, 1988-91         4. 130. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Andre Colins, 1989
 9. 3545 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . John Hufnagel, 1970-72           10. 107 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tony Johnson, 2000-03            5. 126. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ed O’Neil, 1972
10. 3531 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Michael Robinson, 2002-05                                                                                                         126 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Brian Gelzheiser, 1994
                                                                                      Career Receiving Yardage                                                                 7. 123 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dan Conner, 2007
Season Pass Completions                                                                1. 3,026 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bobby Engram, 1991, 93-95                  8. 118. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dennis Onkotz, 1967
 1. 208 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Anthony Morelli, 2006        2. 2,008 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bryant Johnson, 1999-2002                9. 116 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Paul Posluszny, 2005
 2. 203 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Anthony Morelli, 2007        3. 2,006 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kenny Jackson, 1980-83                   116 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Paul Posluszny, 2006
 3. 193 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Wally Richardson, 1995         4. 1,988 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . O.J. McDuffie, 1988-92          11. 115 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Gary Gray, 1971
 4. 188. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Zack Mills, 2002    5. 1,8894 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Joe Jurevicius, 1994-97            12. 114. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sean Lee, 20007
 5. 176. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kerry Collins, 1994     6. 1,837 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jack Vurry, 1965-67
                                                                                       7. 1,834. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Deon Butler, 2005-present            Season Sacks
Career Pass Completions                                                                8. 1,825 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Terry Smith, 1988-91           1. 15. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Larry Kubin, 1979
 1. 606 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Zack Mills, 2001-04      9. 1,702. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tony Johnson, 2000-03                 15 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Michael Haynes, 2002
 2. 429. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Anthony Morelli, 2004-present            10. 1,520 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Freddie Scott, 1993-95           3. 13.5. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Courtney Brown, 1999
 3. 401 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tony Sacca, 1988-91       11. 1,437 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Chafie Fields, 1996-99           4. 12.5. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Maurice Evans, 2007
 4. 378 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Wally Richardson, 1992, 94-96             12. 1,378. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jordan Norwood, 2006-present                  5. 12. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Larry Kubin, 1978
 5. 371 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Chuck Fusina, 1975-78         13. 1,343 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ted Kwalick, 1966-68           6. 11.5. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Courtney Brown, 1998
 6. 370 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kerry Collins, 1991-94      14. 1,263 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Scott Fitzkee, 1975-78           7. 11 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mark D’Onofrio, 1989
 7. 341 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Todd Blackledge, 1980-82          15. 1,222. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . David Daniels, 1988-90                11 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Terry Killens, 1995
 8. 263. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kevin Thompson, 1996-99            16. 1,199 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Derrick Williams, 2005-present                   11 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tamba Hali, 2005
 9. 262 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . John Shaffer, 1983-86       17. 1,132 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Eddie Drummond, 1998-2001                    10. 9.5. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tyoka Jackson, 1991
10. 248 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Michael Robinson, 2002-05           18. 1,058. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jimmy Cefalo, 1974-77
                                                                                      19. 1,038 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dan Natale, 1972-74         Career Sacks
Season Pass Attempts                                                                  20. 1,016 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mickey Shuler, 1975-77             1. 33 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Courtney Brown, 1996-99
 1.  386. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Anthony Morelli, 2006
 2.  336. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Anthony Morelli, 2007       Career Scoring                                                                          11.     18 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Don Graham, 1983-86
 3.  335 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Wally Richardson, 1995          1. 286 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kevin Kelly, 2005-present                   18 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bob White, 1983-86
 4.  333 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Zack Mills, 2002    2. 282 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Craig Fayak, 1990-93          13.     17 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Justin Kurpeikis, 1997-2000
 5.  311 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Michael Robinson, 2005          3. 276 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Brett Conway, 1993-96           14.     16 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Shane Conlan, 1983-86
                                                                                       4. 258. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Travis Forney, 1996-99         15.     15.5 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Brandon Short, 1996-99
Career Pass Attempts                                                                   5. 246 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Lydell Mitchell, 1969-71
 1. 1082 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Zack Mills, 2001-04                                                                                                      14 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dan Connor, 2004-present
 2.   824 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tony Sacca, 1988-91       Season Scoring (Kick)
 3.   755 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Anthony Morelli, 2004-present            1. 107 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Travis Forney, 1999       Season Tackles For Loss
 4.   692 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Wally Richardson, 1992, 94-96              2. 99 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kevin Kelly, 2005     1. 29 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Courtney Brown, 1999
 5.   665 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Chuck Fusina, 1975-78          3. 97 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Matt Bahr, 1978     2. 23 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Michael Haynes, 2002
 6.   658 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Todd Blackledge, 1980-82           4. 96 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kevin Kelly, 2006         23 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Courtney Brown, 1998
 7.   657 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kerry Collins, 1991-94       5. 93 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Craig Fayak, 1991           23. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Larry Kubin, 1979
 8.   547 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . John Shaffer, 1983-86            93. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Brett Conway, 1996        5. 21.5. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Maurice Evans, 2007
 9.   505 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Michael Robinson, 2002-05            7. 92 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Brett Conway, 1994        6. 20 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . LaVar Arrington, 1999
10. 495 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kevin Thompson, 1996-99              8. 91. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Massimo Manca, 1985                20. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bruce Clark, 1978
                                                                                           91 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kevin Kelly, 2007
Career Touchdown Passes                                                                                                                                                       Career Tackles For Loss
 1. 41 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Todd Blackledge, 1980-82         Career Field Goals                                                                       1. 70 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Courtney Brown
     41 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tony Sacca, 1988-91      1. 56. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kevin Kelly, 2005-present
     41 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Zack Mills, 2001-04    2. 50 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Craig Fayak, 1990-93          8.     39 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jimmy Kennedy, 1999-2002
 4. 39 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kerry Collins, 1991-94      3. 47. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Travis Forney, 1996-99                39 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . LaVar Arrington, 1997-99
 5. 37 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Chuck Fusina, 1975-78         4. 45 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Brett Conway, 1993-96          10.     36 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tamba Hali, 2002-05
 6. 28 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Anthony Morelli, 2004-present           5. 40 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Massimo Manca, 1982, 84-86                       36 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Matt Millen, 1976-79
     28 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tom Shuman, 1972-74                                                                                                 12.     34 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Paul Posluszny, 2003-06
                                                                                      Career Field Goal Attempts                                                              13.     33 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Anthony Adams, 1999-2002
Career 200-Yard Passing Games                                                          1. 80. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kevin Kelly, 2005-present         14.     32.5 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dan Connor 2004-present
 1. 16 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kerry Collins, 1991-94          80 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Craig Fayak, 1990-93        15.     32. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Todd Atkins, 1992-95
     16 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Zack Mills, 2001-04                                                                                                   32 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jay Alford, 2003-06 .
 3. 11 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Anthony Morelli, 2004-present
     11 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Chuck Fusina, 1975-78
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                                         PLAYERS TO WATCH
                                                                                                    2007 SEASON UPDATE: vs. FIU: Ran for 66 yards on
OFFENSE                                                                                             eight carries, including a 15-yard touchdown...Also made three recep-
                                                                                                    tions for 34 yards, including a 21-yard effort...vs. Notre Dame: Gained
                                                                                                    49 yards on nine carries, including a 32-yard burst...vs. Buffalo:
#3                                                                                                  Entering the game late in the first quarter, Kinlaw gained 15 yards on his
DEON                                                                                                first carry and never looked back. He gained 39 yards on five attempts dur-
BUTLER                                                                                              ing his first series en route to a career-high 129 yards for his first 100-yard
                                                                                                    game. He had a career-best 23 carries and scored on a six-yard run in the
Wide Receiver                                                                                       fourth quarter. He also made one catch for 18 yards. Kinlaw’s previous high
5-10 • 170 • Sr./Jr.                                                                                for rushing yardage was 86 against Youngstown State in 2006...vs.
Tied for No. 2 in PSU Career Receptions (125)                                                       Michigan: Gained 69 yards on 12 carries…Delivered a season-long 38-
No. 7 in PSU Career Receiving Yards (1,834)                                                         yard scamper to the UM 15 in the fourth quarter to set-up a field goal....vs.
No. 6 in PSU Career TD Receptions (13)                                                              Illinois: Made his first career start...Gained 66 yards on 16 carries and
Biletnikoff Award Watch List                                                                        had two receptions...vs. Iowa: Made his second consecutive start and
PSU’s leading receiver in 2005 and 2006                                                             ran for a career-high 168 yards on 28 carries (6.0) and two
2007 SEASON UPDATE: vs. FIU: Made three catches                                                     scores…Gained most yards by a Nittany Lion since Larry Johnson’s
for 66 yards in the Nittany Lions’ season-opening 59-0 victory. His                                 279 yards vs. Michigan State in 2002...Scampered 12 yards for his first
37-yard catch set-up first TD of the game …vs. Notre Dame: Caught                                   TD midway through the third quarter…Swept to the right side in the
one pass for 16 yards in 31-10 win over the Irish…vs. Buffalo: Posted                               fourth quarter to score his second TD from 23 yards out...Earned
a team-high 72 yards receiving on five catches, including a 45-yard                                 ABC/Chevrolet Player of the Game...vs. Wisconsin: Rushed for 123
strike from Anthony Morelli that set-up a touchdown…His five catch-                                 yards on 23 carries (5.0)…Capped an 11-play, 71-yard drive with a TD
es moved him in a tie for eighth on the school all-time list...He                                   from two yards out…His 123 yards marked his third 100-yard game in
cracked the school top 10 for career receiving yardage...vs. Michigan:                              five weeks...vs. Indiana: Gained 66 yards on 22 carries in the victo-
Posted three receptions for a team-high 30 yards, including a 19-yard                               ry…Gave Penn State a 36-24 lead with a five-yard TD run late in the
catch...vs. Illinois: Made four catches for 48 yards, giving him 101                                fourth quarter...vs. Ohio State: Carried the ball 14 times for 81
career grabs...vs. Iowa: Hauled in three passes for a team-high 55                                  yards…Had a 20-yard run…Capped off a 78-yard drive with two-yard
yards receiving…His long was a 37-yard catch that set-up a second                                   TD run to give Penn State a 7-3 lead in the first quarter...vs. Purdue:
quarter touchdown...vs. Wisconsin: Posted a team-high seven catches                                 Gained 84 yards on 12 carries in his last home game, including a 25-
for 93 yards…Scored on a 29-yard pass from Anthony Morelli in the                                   yard burst...vs. Temple: On 27 carries, rushed for career-high tyong 168
second quarter, which gave the Lions a 17-7 lead...vs. Indiana: Made                                yards in the 31-0 victory …His long came on a 32-yard scamper…Gave
four catches for 38 yards...vs. Ohio State: Made one reception for five                             the Nittany Lions a 24-0 lead in the fourth quarter on a 10-yard TD
yards...vs. Purdue: In the 26-19 victory, recorded four catches for 40                              run…Became the 11th Penn State player to rush for 1,000 yards in a
yards, with a long of 23 yards…His four catches gave him 120 for his                                season…Also made a carer-high five catches for 27 yards, giving him a
career, moving him into third on the all-time list...vs. Temple: Made                               personal best 195 all-purpose yards.
five catches for 43 yards, including a 14-yard TD pass. Moved into a
tie for No. 2 on PSU career receptions list with 125.                                                                   Season Rushing Totals
                                                                                                    No.             Yards   Avg.    TD    Long                                         Avg/G
                Season Receiving Totals                                                             194             1061    5.5     8     38                                             96.5
No.           Yards  Avg.    TD    Long                                           Avg/G
40            506    12.6    2     45                                               46.0
                                                                                                    #14
                                                                                                    ANTHONY
#20                                                                                                 MORELLI
RODNEY                                                                                              Quarterback
KINLAW                                                                                              6-4 • 231 • Sr./Sr.
Tailback                                                                                            No. 2 in PSU Career Completions (429)
5-9 • 199 • Gr./Sr.                                                                                 No. 3 in PSU Career Pass Attempts (755)
No. 5 in Big Ten in rushing (96.5 ypg)                                                              No. 5 in PSU Career Passing Yards (4,944)
11th Nittany Lion to rush for 1,000 yards in a season (1,061)                                       Davey O’Brien Award Watch List
ABC/Chevrolet Player of the Game vs. Iowa (10/6)                                                    Manning Award Watch List
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2007 SEASON UPDATE: vs. FIU: Threw for a school-                                                    five catches for 92 yards in the 59-0 season opening win…vs. Notre
record 231 yards in the first half, breaking the previous PSU record of                             Dame: Made a team-high three catches for 20 yards and a touchdown
219 yards, by Mike McQueary (Wisconsin, 1997)…Went 23-of-38 with                                    in the 31-10 win…Snagged a 10-yard TD pass from Anthony Morelli
295 yards in 59-0 victory...Re-wrote career highs in pass attempts (38),                            in the second quarter to give Penn State a 14-7 lead…His 20 yards put
completions (23) and yardage (295)…Also tied a career high with three                               him over the 1,000-yard mark for his career, making him the 19th
touchdown passes…vs. Notre Dame: Was 12 of 22 for 131 yards in 31-                                  Nittany Lion to pass that milestone…vs. Buffalo: Made four catches
10 win over the Irish…Connected with Jordan Norwood for a 10-yard                                   for 29 yards in the 45-24 victory…Made an incredible one-handed,
TD strike in the second quarter to give Penn State a 14-7 lead…Set up                               five-yard TD reception while lying on his back to give Penn State a
another touchdown by firing a big third-down, 51-yard completion to                                 17-3 just before the half…The catch was ESPN SportsCenter’s “Play
Chris Bell in the third quarter…vs. Buffalo: Went 20-27 for 202                                     of the Day”...vs. Michigan: Recorded three catches for 30 yards on
yards…Threw a career-high four touchdown strikes in the 45-24 victo-                                the day, with a 19-yard catch as his long....vs. Illinois: Broke his
ry…Became 11th Penn State QB with four TD passes in a                                               career long twice with 42 and 43 yard grabs, both of which set-up
game...Connected with tight end Andrew Quarless on a beautiful 21-                                  scores...Made three catches for 89 yards...vs. Iowa: Made three catch-
yard strike to give Penn State a 10-3 lead…Late in the first half, threw                            es for 44 yards in the 27-7 victory…His long was a 30-yard grab into
a five-yard TD pass to Jordan Norwood to give Penn State a 17-3                                     the red zone to set-up a third quarter touchdown...vs. Wisconsin:
lead…In the second half, threw a 27-yard TD to Terrell Golden and a                                 Made one catch for 12 yards in the 38-7 victory...vs. Indiana: Made a
another scoring strike to Quarless...Moved into eighth place on school                              career-high eight catches for 65 yards to become the ninth player in
career completions list...vs. Michigan: Was 15-for-31 for 169 yards,                                PSU history with 100 career catches…Hauled in a 12-yard TD recep-
with a 24-yard strike to Terrell Golden his longest completion....vs.                               tion just before the first half to give Lions a 20-14 lead...Had seven
Illinois: Was 21 of 38 for a career-best 298 yards, with one touchdown                              catches in the first half...… vs. Ohio State: Made a team-high six
and three intereceptions...Tied his career-high for attempts...Led team to                          receptions for 43 yards...vs. Purdue: Recorded two catches for 23
427 yards, with six passing plays of 20 yards or more...vs. Iowa: Posted                            yards in the 26-19 victory...vs. Temple: Made two receptions for 37
his eighth career 200-yard passing performance…Completed 18 of 31                                   yards, both of which were TD catches…Hauled in 15 and 22-yard
for 233 yards…Connected with Derrick Williams in the second quarter                                 strikes from Anthony Morelli in the corner of the end zone in the first
on a 24-yard TD pass, which gave the Nittany Lions a 10-0 lead…Had                                  quarter for 14-0 lead.
four completions of 20 yards or more, with long of 37 yards to Deon
Butler...vs. Wisconsin: Went 16-for-28 for 216 yards…Connected with                                                   Season Recieving Totals
Deon Butler for a 29-yard TD in the second quarter to give the Nittany                              No.             Yards  Avg.    TD    Long                                          Avg/G
Lions a 17-7 lead…His 216 yards marked his ninth 200-yard game in                                   40              484    12.1    5     43                                              44.0
his career...vs. Indiana: Went 22-of-32 in the 36-31 victory, with 195
yards and two TDs…Threw a 13-yard bullet to Terrell Golden…Gave                                     #22
the Nittany Lions a 20-14 edge just before the half with a 12-yard TD                               EVAN
pass to Jordan Norwood…His 22 completions moved him to fourth on                                    ROYSTER
the all-time career list...vs. Ohio State: Was 12 of 21 for 111 yards
against the Buckeyes…Keyed Penn State’s first quarter TD drive with                                 Tailback
a 30-yard completion to Andrew Quarless…Ran for 21 yards on four                                            1
                                                                                                    6-1 • 21 • So./Fr.
carries...vs. Purdue: Went 22-of-35 for 210 yards, with one touchdown
and no interceptions…Connected with Derrick Williams in the second                                  2007 SEASON UPDATE: vs. FIU: Carried the ball eight
quarter for a five-yard TD strike…Carried the ball six times for 20                                 times for 70 yards (8.8 yards per carry) in the season opener…Had a 13-
yards, including three first downs…His 210 yards put him over 2,000                                 yard TD scamper late in the third quarter…vs. Michigan: Had one carry
for the season, making him the first Penn State quarterback to throw for                            for one yard…vs. Iowa: Chalked up 86 yards on 16 carries in the 27-7
at least 2,000 yards in multiple seasons...vs. Temple: Was 22-of-33                                 win…vs. Wisconsin: Rushed for 68 yards on eight carries in the 38-7
with 260 yards and three touchdowns…Connected with Jordan                                           victory, including one TD…Scampered 19 yards to the endzone in the
Norwood for a pair of first quarter TDs (15 and 22 yards)…His 52-yard                               second quarter to give the Lions a 24-7 lead…vs. Indiana: Posted a
pass to Derrick Williams in the second quarter was the longest play                                 team-high 68 yards on the ground on 12 carries (5.7 avg.)…Notched his
from scrimmage this season…Moved into fifth on the all-time passing                                 third touchdown of the season on a two-yard run in the second quar-
yardage list with 4,944 yards…Earned his seventh 200-yard passing                                   ter...vs. Ohio State: Had four carries for 16 yards...vs. Purdue: Carried
game of the season.                                                                                 the ball a career-high 21 times for a career-best 126 yards…Scampered
                                                                                                    26 yards for a TD late in the fourth quarter to give the Lions a 26-16
                Season Passing Totals                                                               lead…Had a season-long 33-yard run...vs. Temple: Carried the ball one
Att.       Comp. Yds    TD   INT    Long                                          Avg/G             time for five yards, but sprained his ankle on the play and did not return.
336        203   2320   17   9      52                                             210.9
                                                                                                                        Season Rushing Totals
                                                                                                    No.             Yards   Avg.    TD    Long                                         Avg/G
#24                                                                                                 71              440     6.2     4     20                                             48.9
JORDAN
NORWOOD
Wide Receiver
5-10 • 164 • Jr./Jr.
No. 5 in PSU Career Receptions (115)
No. 12 in PSU Career Receiving Yards (1,378)

2007 SEASON UPDATE: vs. FIU: : Posted a team-high
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#2                                                                                                  DEFENSE
DERRICK
WILLIAMS
Wide Receiver/Kick Returner                                                                         #40
6-0 • 189 • Jr./Jr.                                                                                 DAN
No. 1 in Big Ten and No. 17 in nation in punt returns (12.4 avg.)                                   CONNOR
Tied for No. 7 in PSU Career Receptions (109)                                                       Linebacker
No. 16 in PSU Career Receiving Yards (1,199)                                                        6-3 • 237 • Sr./Sr.
Pontiac Game Changing Performance Recipient (week of 9/8)                                           No. 1 in Penn State Career Tackles (397)
Biletnikoff Award Watch List                                                                        No. 1 in Big Ten and No. 9 in Nation in Tackles (123)
                                                                                                    No. 6 in Big Ten Tackles For Loss (13.5)
2007 SEASON UPDATE: vs. FIU: Caught four passes
for 31 yards in the 59-0 win…Returned four punts for 53 yards, with a                               2007 Walter Camp Player of the Year Semifinalist
long of 26 yards…vs. Notre Dame: Swung the game’s momentum                                          2007 Butkus Award Finalist
when he returned a punt 78 yards for a touchdown, tying the game at                                 2007 Bednarik & Rotary Lombardi Award Semifinalist
7-7 in the 31-10 win. It was the longest return of his career and his                               2007 SI.com Second Team Mid-Season All-American
second career punt return for a touchdown…The play earned him his                                   2007 Pre-season All-American
second career Pontiac Game Changing Performance, with 52 percent                                    2007 Nagurski Trophy Candidate
of the votes...Also caught two passes for 14 yards…Finished with                                    2007 Lott Trophy Watch List
three punt returns for 85 yards and 99 all-purpose yards…vs. Buffalo:                               2006 The Sporting News All-American
 Made five catches for 16 yards against the Bulls…Also returned a                                   2006 Bednarik Award finalist
kickoff for 24 yards and a punt for 11 yards...vs. Michigan: Made                                   Walter Camp National & Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week (9/8)
three receptions for 26 yards…Moved into a tie for 15th place with 76                               Walter Camp National & Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week (11/10)
career receptions...Carried the ball one time for six yards....vs. Illinois:                        ABC/Chevrolet Player of the Game vs. Michigan (9/22)
made team-high five receptions for 79 yards, including a 24-yard TD                                 ABC/Chevrolet Player of the Game vs. Ohio State (10/27)
and a 47-yard grab...Also had two carries for 20 yards...Gained 112
all-purpose yards...vs. Iowa: Caught three passes for 44 yards, includ-                             2007 SEASON UPDATE: vs. FIU: Made five tackles
ing a 24-yard TD strike from Anthony Morelli in the second quarter,                                 (three solo) in 59-0 win…Recorded one sack for minus-14 yards…Also
which gave the Nittany Lions a 10-0 lead…Had one carry for 11                                       defended a pass and recovered a fumble for the second time in his
yards…Returned three punts for 24 yards, with a long of 18...vs.                                    career…Helped the Lions hold FIU to minus-3 yards rushing...vs.
Wisconsin: Made one reception for seven yards…Returned three                                        Notre Dame: Led the Nittany Lions with 12 tackles (eight solo) in the
punts for 41 yards, with a long of 23 yards...vs. Indiana: Tallied five                             31-10 win…Recorded 2.5 tackles for minus-13 yards, including one
catches for 47 yards…One carry for five yards…Returned four kick-                                   sack for 11 yards…Also defended a pass…Helped the Nittany Lions
offs for 72 yards, with 24 being the long...Had 130 all-purpose                                     hold Notre Dame to 0 rushing yards and 144 total yards…Was named
yards...vs. Ohio State: Recorded two catches for seven                                              Walter Camp National Defensive Player of the Week and Big Ten
yards…Returned three kickoffs for 49 yards…One carry for a 21-yard                                  Defensive Player of the Week, for the third time in his career…vs.
gain...vs. Purdue: Set a career-high with 10 receptions against the                                 Buffalo: Tied Sean Lee for a team-high 12 tackles (nine solo) for his
Boilermakers…Also tied a career-high with 95 yards receiv-                                          14th career double figure tackle game…Recorded his third sack of the
ing…Hauled in a five-yard TD pass from Anthony Morelli in the sec-                                  season for a loss of six yards on a fourth down play inn PSU territo-
ond quarter…Carried the ball twice for 21 yards, including a 12-yard                                ry…Helped the Nittany Lion defense limit the Bull offense to 56 rush-
TD scamper early in the fourth quarter to give PSU the lead…Posted a                                ing yards...Became just the third Penn State player with 300 career tack-
career-high 151 all-purpose yards in the 26-19 victory...vs. Temple:                                les (303)...vs. Michigan: Made nine tackles (six solo)…Also recorded
Made seven receptions for a career-high 104 yards in the 31-0 victory,                              one tackle for a loss of one yard....vs. Illinois: made 11 tackles, with a
marking the second consecutive week he has set a career-high in                                     TFL, and two pass break-ups...Moved into third place on school career
receiving yards…His 52-yard reception in the second quarter was the                                 tackles list with 323...vs. Iowa: Posted nine tackles in the 27-7 victory.
longest play from scrimmage for the Lions this season…Carried the                                   Recorded one sack for a loss of eight yards and had another TFL. Broke
ball one time for seven yards.                                                                      up one pass. Helped hold Iowa to eight first downs and 194 yards...vs.
                                                                                                    Wisconsin: Tied for team-high honors with 12 tackles (five
             Season Receiving Totals                                                                solo)…Posted 1.5 TFL, including one sack for a loss of four yards…vs.
No.       Yards      Avg.       TD        Long     Avg/G                                            Ohio State: Recorded a career-high 18 tackles, with one TFL…His
47        470        10.0       3         52         42.7                                           tackle total was most for a Nittany Lion since Paul Posluszny’s 22 stops
           Season Punt Return Totals                                                                at Northwestern in 2005...Grabbed an interception in PSU territory in
No.       Yards      Avg.       TD        Long                                                      the second quarter...vs. Purdue: Posted 11 tackles in his last game at
20        248        12.4       1         78                                                        Beaver Stadium…His 11 stops gave him 379 for his career, making him
     Season All-Purpose Yardage Totals                                                              the all-time leading tackler at Penn State, passing Paul Posluszny
Receiving Rushing Punt Return Kickoff Return Total Avg./G                                           (372)…Made one TFL and broke up one pass...vs. Temple: Equaled his
470       93        248         184            995   90.5                                           career-high with 18 tackles (11 solo), giving him 397 for his
                                                                                                    career…Recorded 1.5 sacks for a loss of seven yards…Made 10 tackles
                                                                                                    in the first quarter...His efforts garnered Walter Camp and Big Ten Co-
                                                                                                    Defensive Player of the Week honors for the second time this sea-
                                                                                                    son...Earned his 19th career double figure tackle game.
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                                                                                                    five solo tackles in the 27-7 victory, helping hold Iowa to eight first
                  Season Defensive Totals                                                           downs and 194 yards...vs. Wisconsin: Posted one solo stop in the 38-7
TK       Solo     Asst. Sack FR/FF INT BLK PD                                       TFL             victory...Helped Lions hold Badgers below 10 points for first time since
123      63       60    6.5  1/0   1   0   6                                        13.5            2004...vs. Indiana: Tallied a career-high nine tackles (eight
                                                                                                    solo)…Also broke up three passes in the victory...vs. Ohio State: Made
                                                                                                    four hits (three solo)…Broke up one pass...vs. Purdue: Recorded four
#48                                                                                                 tackles (three solo)…Broke up a career-high five passes...Played a piv-
MAURICE                                                                                             otal role in keeping the Purdue offense out of the end zone for the sec-
EVANS                                                                                               ond consecutive year...vs. Temple: Recorded two stops in the 31-0 vic-
                                                                                                    tory...Helped Lions hold Owls to four rushing yards and only 48 total
Defensive End                                                                                       yards in the second half.
6-2 • 257 • So./So.
No. 2 in Big Ten & No. 4 in Nation in Sacks (12.5)                                                                      Season Defensive Totals
No. 2 in Big Ten & No. 4 in Nation in TFL (21.5)                                                    TK        Solo      Asst. Sack FR/FF INT BLK PD                                       TFL
Tied for No. 3 in Big Ten in Forced Fumbles (3)                                                     36        30        6     0    1/0   2   0   15                                         0
No. 4 in Penn State Season Sacks (12.5)
No. 5 in Penn State Season TFL (21.5)
Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week (10/22)                                                        #45
                                                                                                    SEAN
2007 SEASON UPDATE: Vs. FIU: In his first career                                                    LEE
start, made two tackles in the 59-0 win, with a six-yard sack...vs. Notre
Dame: Made three stops in the 31-10 win over the Irish…Had 2.0 TFL,                                 Linebacker
including a sack for nine yards...vs. Buffalo: Posted three hits, includ-                           6-2 • 232 • Jr./Jr.
ing a sack for 10 yards...vs. Michigan: Recorded a career-best nine                                 No. 3 in Big Ten in Tackles (114)
tackles, including a game and career-high four TFL for minus-8                                      Tied for No. 1 in Big Ten in Fumble Recoveries (3)
yards......vs. Illinois: Made three hits, with a TFL...vs. Iowa: Recorded                           Tied for No. 3 in Big Ten in Forced Fumbles (3)
four tackles (two solo)…Made two sacks for minus-10 yards…Also                                      2007 Collegefootballnews.com First Team Mid-season All-American
broke up one pass in helping hold Hawkeyes to eight first downs and                                 Big Ten Co-Defensive Player of the Week (11/5)
194 yards...vs. Wisconsin: Recorded three solo tackles, all of which                                Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week (9/1)
were TFL (minus-22)…Posted two sacks for a loss of 14 yards...vs.                                   ABC/Chevrolet Player of the Game vs. Wisconsin (10/13)
Indiana: Delivered tremendous effort to earn Big Ten Defensive Player
of the Week...Made six stops (five solo)…Recorded a career-high 3.5                                 2007 SEASON UPDATE: vs. FIU: Named Big Ten
sacks for a loss of 36 yards…Made a total of 4.5 TFL (-38                                           Defensive Player of the Week after posting a team-high seven stops in
yards)…Forced two fumbles, one on a sack, which he picked up and                                    the 59-0 win…Recorded two tackles for loss to help hold FIU to minus-
returned 55 yards to the IU 13 to set-up a FG…His other fumble hit also                             3 yards rushing…Also made one sack, defended a pass and forced a
set-up a fourth quarter FG...Also broke up one pass...vs. Ohio State:                               fumble…vs. Notre Dame: Posted four stops (two solo) in the 31-10
Assisted on five stops…Recorded one hit for a loss of two yards...vs.                               win…Recorded 0.5 sacks for a loss of six yards…Broke up a
Purdue: Made six tackles (four solo)…Recorded two sacks for a loss                                  pass…Helped hold the Irish to 144 total yards, including 0 yards rush-
of nine yards…Forced a fumble...vs. Temple: Made two tackles in the                                 ing… vs. Buffalo: Tied Dan Connor with a team-high 12 tackles (five
31-0 victory...Helped Lions hold Owls to four rushing yards.                                        solo)…Posted one tackle for a loss of two yards, including 0.5
                                                                                                    sacks…Helped the defense limit the Bulls to 56 rushing yards...vs.
                  Season Defensive Totals                                                           Michigan: Led team with 12 tackles (five solo) for his fourth career
TK       Solo     Asst. Sacks FR/FF INT BLK PD                                      TFL             double figure tackle game…Posted one tackle for loss....vs. Illinois:
46       26       20    12.5  1/3   0   0   3                                       21.5            Recorded a career-high 17 tackles for his third consecutive game with
                                                                                                    12 more stops...Has the most tackles by a Nittany Lion since Paul
                                                                                                    Posluszny’s 22 at Northwestern in 2005...vs. Iowa: Recorded a team-
#1                                                                                                  high 11 tackles against the Hawkeyes, for his fourth consecutive double
JUSTIN                                                                                              digit tackle performance. Helped hold Iowa to eight first downs and 194
KING                                                                                                yards...vs. Wisconsin: Tied for team lead with 12 stops (five solo), his
                                                                                                    fifth consecutive game with at least 10 tackles…Made two TFL, includ-
Cornerback                                                                                          ing one sack for a loss of five yards…Recovered his first fumble of the
6-0 • 186 • Jr./Jr.                                                                                 season on the first play from scrimmage, returning it five yards, to set
No. 1 in Big Ten and No. 4 in Nation in Passed Defended (17)                                        up a 12-yard TD drive...vs. Indiana: Recorded four stops…Combined
Thorpe Award Watch List                                                                             with Maurice Evans on a 12-yard sack…Also broke up one pass...vs.
Pre-Season All-Big Ten Selection                                                                    Ohio State: Made 13 stops, which marked the sixth time in seven
                                                                                                    games he has recorded 10 or more tackles…Recorded 0.5 TFL…Broke
2007 SEASON UPDATE: Vs. FIU: Made one solo stop                                                     up one pass...vs. Purdue: Named Big Ten Co-Defensive Player of the
in the 59-0 season opening win…Defended two passes…Made his first                                   Week after recording a game-high 12 tackles (seven solo), sending him
career fumble recovery…vs. Notre Dame: Recorded one stop in the 31-                                 over the 100 tackle mark for the season…Forced two fumbles and made
10 win over the Irish…Intercepted a pass in the end zone during the                                 one recovery…Made the game-changing play by stripping ball from RB
fourth quarter…Also broke up two passes…vs. Buffalo: Posted three                                   Jaycen Taylor and recovering it inside the PSU one-yard line with
solo stops in the 45-24 victory...vs. Michigan: Made three solo stops                               Purdue leading 10-3 in first quarter...Broke up one pass...vs. Temple:
and broke up one pass....vs. Illinois: Made three hits, grabbed an inter-                           Made 10 hits, marking his eighth double-digit tackle performance in
ception in the end zone and had a pass break-up...vs. Iowa: Recorded                                nine games…Broke up two passes…Scooped up a loose ball on an
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attempted reverse and returned it five yards in PSU territory.                                                          Season Defensive Totals
                                                                                                    TK        Solo      Asst. Sack FR/FF INT BLK PD                                       TFL
                  Season Defensive Totals                                                           47        24        23    0    1/0   2   0   3                                         0.5
TK       Solo     Asst. Sack FR/FF INT BLK PD                                       TFL
114      48       66    3.5  3/3   0   0   7                                         8.0
                                                                                                    SPECIAL TEAMS
#10
LYDELL                                                                                              #23
SARGEANT                                                                                            KEVIN
                                                                                                    KELLY
Cornerback
5-10 • 190 • Jr./Jr.                                                                                Kicker
No. 3 in on Team in Tackles (65)                                                                    5-7 • 163 • Jr./Jr.
                                                                                                    No. 1 in Penn State Career Scoring (286 points)
2007 SEASON UPDATE: vs. FIU: : Recorded five solo                                                   No. 1 in Penn State Career Field Goals Made (56)
stops in the season opener…vs. Notre Dame: Made four stops (one                                     First Penn Stater To Score at Least 90 Points in Three Seasons
solo), including 0.5 TFL…vs. Buffalo: Posted two tackles…vs.                                        Has Made a FG in 18 Consecutive Games
Michigan: Recorded career-high 10 tackles (seven solo), including one                               Tied for No. 1 in Penn State Career Field Goal Attempts (80)
TFL for a loss of three yards…Also made an interception deep in PSU                                 Tied for No. 1 in Big Ten in Field Goals Made; Tied for No. 20 in Nation
territory…vs. Illinois: Chalked up seven stops (five solo)…Also broke                               No. 8 in Penn State Season Kick Scoring (91 points)
up one pass…vs. Iowa: Made three tackles…vs. Wisconsin: Posted                                      Made 53-Yard FG vs. Iowa; Penn State’s Longest in 22 Years
eight tackles (five solo) in the 38-7 victory…Made his second intercep-
tion of the season to set-up a touchdown…Broke up two passes… vs.                                   2007 SEASON UPDATE: vs. FIU: Went 1-of-2 on field
Indiana: Made seven stops (five solo) in the victory...vs. Ohio State:                              goals in the 59-0 win…Connected on a 45-yard attempt in the second
Tallied a career-high 10 tackles (nine solo)...vs. Purdue: Made four                                quarter…Averaged 62.7 yards on 10 kickoffs…vs. Notre Dame:
tackles in the 26-19 victory...Instrumental in keeping the Purdue offense                           Connected on his only field goal attempt (37 yards), which gave Penn
out of the end zone for the second consecutive year...vs. Temple: Made                              State a 17-7 lead in the fourth quarter…Averaged 70 yards on six
five tackles (two solo) in the 31-0 win...Helped hold Owls to four rush-                            kickoffs, including two touchbacks… vs. Buffalo: Went 1-2 on field
ing yards and 48 total yards in the second half.                                                    goals…Connected on a 27-yard attempt to move into fourth place on
                                                                                                    the school list...Averaged 68.1 yards on eight kickoffs, with two
                  Season Defensive Totals                                                           touchbacks...vs. Michigan: Connected on all three of his field goal
TK       Solo     Asst. Sack FR/FF INT BLK PD                                       TFL             attempts (28, 29, 31 yards)…Averaged 68 yards on four kickoffs,
65       42       23    0.0  0/0   2   0   3                                         1.5            including one touchback...Moved into second place on the school
                                                                                                    career field goal attempts list with 65....vs. Illinois: Was 2 of 3 on
#7                                                                                                  field goal attempts...moved into third place on school career FG list
ANTHONY                                                                                             with 47...vs. Iowa: Was 2-of-3 on field goals, connecting from 24 and
SCIRROTTO                                                                                           53 yards out…The 53-yard boot marked his career-long and was
                                                                                                    PSU’s longest since Massimo Manca’s 53-yarder vs. Notre Dame in
Safety                                                                                              1985…Averaged 61.8 yards on five kickoffs...vs. Wisconsin:
6-0 • 195 • Jr./Jr.                                                                                 Connected on a 30-yard attempt in the first quarter, the 49th of his
2006 First Team All-Big Ten. Led Big Ten in Interceptions (6)                                       career…On seven kickoffs, averaged 67.0 yards with four touch-
Has Nine Career Interceptions                                                                       backs...vs. Indiana: Went 3-for-3 on field goal attempts, connecting
                                                                                                    from 22, 21 and 20 yards, to become the school career leader with
2007 SEASON UPDATE: vs. FIU: Posted two solo stops                                                  52…Averaged 67.5 yards on eight kickoffs, with six touchbacks...vs.
in Penn State’s 59-0 shutout…vs. Notre Dame: Recorded five tackles                                  Ohio State: Made his only field goal attempt (27 yards)…Averaged
(three solo), and 0.5 tackles for a loss of one yard in the 31-10 win…                              70 yards on three kickoffs, with one touchback...vs. Purdue: Went 2-
vs. Buffalo: Posted three tackles (one solo)…Picked up fumble in the                                of-2 on field goals, connecting from 24 and 26 yards…Averaged 64.2
second quarter, and streaked down the sidelines toward the end zone,                                yards on five kickoffs, with one touchback...vs. Temple: Connected
but stepped on the chalk prior to scoring…The play set-up a TD pass to                              on his only field goal attempt of the day (32 yards) late in the first half
Jordan Norwood in the final minute of the first half..Stepped in front of                           for 17-0 lead to become Penn State’s career scoring leader, passing
a Drew Willy pass late in the third quarter, and returned his first inter-                          Craig Fayak (282; 1990-93) ...Finished the game with 286
ception of the season 45 yards to the Buffalo 25...vs. Michigan:                                    points...Was 4 of 4 on PAT attempts.
Recorded six tackles (four solo)....vs. Illinois: Made five tackles with
one pass break-up...vs. Iowa: Assisted on two stops in the 27-7 victory                                                   Season Kicking Totals
over the Hawkeyes. Helped hold Iowa to eight first downs and 194                                    FG-FGA                PCT.  LG        PAT                                            PCT.
yards...vs. Wisconsin: Made six tackles (two solo)…Made a leaping                                   18-23                 78.3  53        37-38                                           97.3
interception in the second quarter, his second interception of the sea-
son...vs. Indiana: Recorded three tackles…Broke up two passes...vs.                                                           Career Field Goals
Ohio State: Recorded four stops (two solo)...vs. Purdue: Made six                                   Season             0-19      20-29    30-39                          40-49             50+
stops (three solo) in the 26-19 victory...Helped keep Purdue offense out                            2005               0-0       10-12    4-7                            2-3               0-1
of the end zone for second straight year...vs. Temple: Made five hits                               2006               1-1       8-8      8-12                           5-10              0-3
(four solo) in the 31-0 win...Helped hold Owls to four rushing yards and                            2007               0-0       12-12    4-4                            1-4               1-3
48 total yards in the second half.                                                                  Career             1-1       30-32    16-23                          8-17              1-7
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#41
JEREMY
BOONE
Punter
5-9 • 169 • So./Fr.
No. 1 in Big Ten and No. 22 in nation in punting
His 42.9 average is tied for No. 3 on Penn State season list
70-yard punt at Illinois & 68-yard punt at Indiana

2007 SEASON UPDATE: vs. FIU: Averaged 47.4 yards
on five punts…Booted three kicks more than 50 yards, with 54 yard
the longest…Had one kick downed inside the 20…vs. Notre Dame:
On six punts, averaged 43.2 yards, with two downed inside the 20…
vs. Buffalo: Averaged 44 yards on two punts, with a career-long 56-
yard effort…Had one punt downed in side the 20...vs. Michigan:
Averaged 40.8 yards on five punts, with 48 being the long…Had one
punt downed inside the 10 yard line....vs. Illinois: Had four punts for
48.2 average, including a career-best 70-yarder, tied for seventh-
longest in school history...vs. Iowa: Averaged 44.8 yards on five
punts, with a long of 48 yards…Had three kicks downed inside the
20...vs. Wisconsin: Punted four times for a total of 161 yards (40.2
per kick)…His long was a 48-yard boot…Had three kicks downed
inside the 20...vs. Indiana: On five punts, averaged 45.2
yards…Posted a long of 68 yards…Three kicks were downed inside
the 20...vs. Ohio State: Averaged 38.5 yards with a long of 41 yards
on four kicks…Two downed inside the 20...vs. Purdue: Averaged
37.8 yards on five punts…Four kicks were downed inside the 20...vs.
Temple: On three punts, averaged 40.7 yards, with a long of 44
yards…Had one kick inside the 20.

                     Season Punting Totals
No.      Yards        Avg. Long    TB   FC                                 I20      Blkd
48       2057         42.9 70      3    13                                 22          0
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                      Individual Career Highs
PASSING                                                                                             RUSHING
                                                                                                                  Chris Bell #19                                Evan Royster #22
                                                                                                    Att.     1 vs Northwestern 9/30/06                Att     21             vs Purdue 11/3/07
                                Anthony Morelli #14                                                 Yds      22 vs Northwestern 9/30/06
Attempts                  38         at Illinois 9/29/07                                                                                              Yds     126            vs Purdue 11/3/07
                                                                                                    TD       -
                                     vs Florida International 9/1/07                                LG       22 vs Northwestern 9/30/06               TD      1                    three times,
Completions               23         vs Florida International 9/1/07                                             Daryll Clark #17                                       last vs Purdue 11/3/07
Yards                     298        at Illinois 9/29/07                                            Att     4 twice, last Mich. 10/14/06              LG      33             vs Purdue 11/3/07
Touchdowns                4          vs. Buffalo 9/15/07                                            Yds     28       at Notre Dame 9/9/06                        Austin Scott #33
Long                      56         at Minnesota 10/7/06                                           TD      1                  four times,            Att     28       vs. Notre Dame 9/8/07
Interceptions             3          at Illinois 9/29/07 & at Ohio State 9/23/06                               last vs Wisconsin 10/13/07             Yds     116           vs. Akron 9/4/04
                                                                                                    LG      17      vs Wisconsin 10/13/07                              vs. Notre Dame 9/8/07
                                  Daryll Clark #17                                                            Rodney Kinlaw #8                        TD      3        vs. Kent State 9/20/03
Attempts                  8          at Notre Dame 9/9/06                                           Att     28              vs Iowa 10/6/07           LG      47             vs. Akron 9/4/04
Completions               4          twice, last vs. Ohio State 10/27/07                            Yds     168        at Temple 11/10/07 &                        A.J. Wallace #12
Yards                     36         at Notre Dame 9/9/06                                                                                             Att.     2 twice, last Minn.10/7/06
                                                                                                                            vs Iowa 10/6/07
                                                                                                                                                      Yds      76        vs YSU. 9/16/06
Touchdowns                0                                                                         TD      2               vs Iowa 10/6/07           TD       1          vs YSU 9/16/06
Long                      23         vs. Temple 11/18/06                                            LG      43       vs Youngstown St. 9/16           LG       76         vs YSU 9/16/06
Interceptions             0                                                                                  Anthony Morelli #14                               Derrick Williams #2
                                                                                                    Att     9        at Ohio State 9/23/06            Att..    9               vs YSU 9/16/06
RECEIVING                                                                                           Yds     20           vs Purdue 11/3/07
                                                                                                                                                      Yds
                                                                                                                                                      TD
                                                                                                                                                               60
                                                                                                                                                               2
                                                                                                                                                                       vs. Cincinnati 9/10/05
                                                                                                                                                                       vs Minnesota 10/1/05
               Chris Bell #19                             Evan Royster #22                          TD      -                                         LG       23        at Illinois 9/29/07 &
 Rec.     2 at ND 9/9 & vs YSU 9/16              Rec.     2              vs Iowa 10/6/07            LG      28 twice, last vs. OSU 10/27/07                               at Purdue 10/28/06
 Yds      51    vs Notre Dame 9/8/07             Yds      11             vs Iowa 10/6/07
 TD       -                                      TD       -
 LG       51    vs Notre Dame 9/8/07             LG       16             vs Iowa 10/6/07
                                                           Mickey Shuler #82
               Deon Butler #3                    Rec.     4                 vs FIU 9/1/07
 Rec.  11            vs. NW 9/30/06              Yds      54                vs FIU 9/1/07
 Yds
 TD
       216**
       2
                     vs. NW 9/30/06
                 at Illinois 10/22/05
                                                 TD
                                                 LG
                                                          1
                                                          19
                                                                            vs FIU 9/1/07
                                                                            vs FIU 9/1/07
                                                                                                    TACKLES
            vs. Cent. Mich. 9/17/05                                                                 LEFT END                                         OUTSIDE LINEBACKER
 LG    55            vs. NW 9/30/06                           Austin Scott #33                      #47 • Josh Gaines -                              #46 • Tyrell Sales -
 ** PSU record                                   Rec.     3             vs. UCF 9/18/04
                                                 Yds      23            at Iowa 10/25/03            7, twice, last vs. Ohio State 10/27/07           8 vs. Cincinnati ‘05
          Terrell Golden #4                      TD       1             at Iowa 10/25/03            #5 • Jerome Hayes -                              #18 • Navorro Bowman -
 Rec.     5    vs. Wisconsin 10/13/07            LG       24            at Iowa 10/25/03            6 at Michigan 9/22/07                            3 vs. Buffalo, 9/15/07
 Yds      83 vs. Wisconsin 10/13/07
 TD       1 vs. Cent. Mich. 9/17/05 &                         A.J. Wallace #12                      LEFT TACKLE                                      LEFT CORNERBACK
                    vs. Purdue 10/9/04           Rec.     1       at Notre Dame 9/9/06              #91 • Jared Odrick -                             #10 • Lydell Sargeant -
                         vs. FIU 9/1/07          Yds      5       at Notre Dame 9/9/06
                                                 TD       0                                         4 at Michigan 9/22/07                            10, twice, last vs. Ohio State
 LG       56     at Michigan 10/15/05
                                                 LG       5       at Notre Dame 9/9/06              #90 • Phil Taylor -                              10/27/07
               Matt Hahn #34                                                                        2, three times, last at Indiana                  #12 • A.J. Wallace -
 Rec.     3         at Illinois 9/29/07 &                  Derrick Williams #2                      10/20/07                                         5 at Indiana 10/20/07 &
                          vs YSU 9/16/06         Rec.     10           vs Purdue 11/3/07                                                             vs Michigan State ‘06
 Yds      33              vs YSU 9/16/06                           at Michigan 10/15/05             RIGHT TACKLE
 TD       1        at Minnesota 10/7/06          Yds      104         at Temple 11/10/07            #85 • Ollie Ogbu -                               FREE SAFETY
 LG       16          at Purdue 10/28/06         TD       1                  three times,           4, twice, last at Michigan 9/22/07
                                                                  last vs Purdue 11/3/07                                                             #11 • Tony Davis -
                    at Minnesota 10/2/04
                                                 LG       56       at Minnesota 10/7/06             #93 • Chris Baker -                              7 vs. Wisconsin 10/13/07
              Rodney Kinlaw #8                                                                      6 at Illinois 9/29/07                            #9 • Mark Rubin -
 Rec.     5          at Temple 11/10/07                                                                                                              5, twice, last Ohio State 10/27/07
 Yds      34              vs FIU 9/1/07                                                             RIGHT END
 TD                                                                                                 #48 • Maurice Evans -                            HERO
 LG       21               vs. FIU 9/1/07                                                           9 at Michigan 9/22/07                            #7 • Anthony Scirrotto
                                                                                                    #59 • Aaron Maybin                               9 at Wisconsin ‘06
          Jordan Norwood #24
 Rec.     8         at Indiana 10/20/07                                                             2 vs. Iowa 10/6/07 &
 Yds      110      vs. Florida St. 1/3/06                                                           Buffalo, 9/15/07                                 RIGHT CORNERBACK
 TD       2          at Temple 11/10/07                                                                                                              #7 • Justin King -
 LG       43           at Illinois 9/29/07                                                          OUTSIDE LINEBACKER                               9 at Indiana 10/20/07
                                                                                                    #45 • Sean Lee
                                                                                                                                                     #25 • Brendan Peretta
         Andrew Quarless #10                                                                        17 at Illinois 9/29/07                           3 vs. Buffalo, 9/15/07
 Rec.     5         at Wisconsin 11/4/06                                                            #43 • Josh Hull -
 Yds      87      vs. Mich. St. 11/18/06                                                                                                             #21 • Knowledge Timmons -
                                                                                                    3 three times, last Buffalo, 9/15/07
 TD       2           vs. Buffalo 9/15/07                                                                                                            2 four times, last vs. FIU 9/1/07
 LG       30     vs. Ohio State 10/27/07                                                            INSIDE LINEBACKER
                                                                                                    #40 • Dan Connor -
                                                                                                    18, at Temple 11/10/07 &
                                                                                                    vs. Ohio State 10/27/07
                                                                                                    #52 • Dontey Brown -
                                                                                                    4 vs. Buffalo, 9/15/07
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                                  2007 Season Superlatives
                        PENN STATE                                                                                                    OPPONENT
           INDIVIDUAL GAME HIGHS                                                                            INDIVIDUAL GAME HIGHS

Rushes . . . . . . . .28, Rodney Kinlaw vs Iowa & Austin Scott vs. ND                                       Rushes . . . . . . . . . .44, Mike Hart, Michigan (PSU opponent record)
Yards Rushing . . . . . . . .168, Rodney Kinlaw at Temple & vs. Iowa                                        Yards Rushing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .153, Mike Hart, Michigan
TD Rushes . .2, Rodney Kinlaw vs Iowa & Austin Scott vs. FIU/ND                                             TD Rushes . . . . . . . . . . . .1, six players, last Kellen Lewis at Indiana
                                                                                                            Long Rush . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .56, Kellen Lewis at Indiana
Long Rush . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .40, Austin Scott vs. Buffalo (TD)
                                                                                                            Pass attempts . . . . . . . . . . .48, Painter vs. Purdue & Lewis at Indiana
Pass attempts . . . . . . . . . .38, Anthony Morelli at Illinois & vs. FIU
                                                                                                            Pass completions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .30, Kellen Lewis at Indiana
Pass completions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .23, Anthony Morelli vs. FIU                             Yards Passing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .330, Drew Willy, Buffalo
Yards Passing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .298, Anthony Morelli at Illinois                           TD Passes . . . . . . . .3, Boeckman vs. Ohio State & Lewis at Indiana
TD Passes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4, Anthony Morelli vs. Buffalo                           Long Pass . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .60, Todd Boeckman vs. Ohio State
Long Pass . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .52, Anthony Morelli at Temple                            Receptions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14, James Hardy at Indiana
Receptions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10, Derrick Williams vs Purdue                            Yards Receiving . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .142, James Hardy at Indiana
Yards Receiving . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .104, Derrick Williams at Temple                                TD Receptions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2, James Hardy at Indiana
TD Receptions . . . . .2, Norwood at Temple & Quarless vs. Buffalo                                          Long Reception . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .60, Ray Small vs. Ohio State
                                                                                                            Field Goals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4, Chris Summers, Purdue
Long Reception . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .52, Derrick Williams at Temple
                                                                                                            Long Field Goal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .50, Ryan Pretorius vs. Ohio State
Field Goals . . . . . . . . . . . .3, Kevin Kelly at Indiana & at Michigan
                                                                                                            Punts . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11, Ryan Donahue, Iowa & Chris Cook, FIU
Long Field Goal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .53, Kevin Kelly vs Iowa                            Punting Avg. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .50.0, Jared Armstrong vs. Purdue
Punts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6, Jeremy Boone vs Notre Dame                            Long Punt . . . .57, Ryan Donahue, Iowa & Geoff Price, Notre Dame
Punting Avg. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .48.2, Jeremy Boone at Illinois                            Long Punt Return . . . . . . . . . . . . . .47, Tom Zbikowski, Notre Dame
Long Punt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .70, Jeremy Boone at Illinois                         Long Kickoff Return . . . . . . . . . .98 (TD), Dorien Bryant vs. Purdue
Long Punt Return . . . . . .78, Derrick Williams vs. Notre Dame (TD)                                        Tackles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14, Marcus Freeman vs. Ohio State
Long Kickoff Return . . . . . . . .97 (TD), A.J. Wallace vs. Ohio State                                     Sacks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1.5, B. Graham, at Michigan
Tackles . . . . . . . . . . . . .18, Dan Connor at Temple & vs. Ohio State                                  Tackles For Loss . . . . . . .2, four players, last Freeman vs. Ohio State
                                                                                                            Interceptions . . . . . . . . . . . . .1, nine players, last Blueford at Temple
Sacks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3.5, Maurice Evans at Indiana
Tackles For Loss . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4.5, Maurice Evans at Indiana
Interceptions . . . . . . . . .1, eight times, last by Dan Connor vs. OSU
                                                                                                            OPPONENT TEAM GAME HIGHS
                                                                                                            CATEGORY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .HIGH . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .LOW
TEAM GAME HIGHS                                                                                             Rushes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .56, Michigan . . . .23, Temple & Purdue
                                                                                                            Yards Rushing . . . . . . . . .216, at Illinois . . . . . . . . minus-3, FIU
                                                                                                            Yards Per Rush . . . . . . . .5.7, at Illinois . . . . . . . . . .minus-0.1, FIU
CATEGORY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .HIGH . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .LOW
                                                                                                            TD Rushes . . . . . . . . . . . . .2, Michigan . .0, six times, last Temple
Rushes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .50, vs. Iowa . . . . . . . . .23, at Ohio State
                                                                                                            Pass attempts . . . . . .48, vs. PU & at IU . . . . . . . . .26, OSU & FIU
Yards Rushing . . . . . . . 256, vs. Iowa . . . . . . . .101, at Michigan
                                                                                                            Pass completions . . . . . . .30, at Indiana . . . . . . . . . . . .11, at Illinois
Yards Per Rush . . . . . . . .6.1, vs. Purdue . . . . . . . . .3.5, at Michigan
                                                                                                            Yards Passing . . . . . . . . . . .339, Buffalo                      . . . . . . . . . . .117, FIU
TD Rushes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5, vs. FIU . . . . . . . . . . 0, at Michigan
                                                                                                            Yards Per Pass . . . . .9.7, vs. Ohio State . . . . . . . . . . .4.4, at Illinois
Pass attempts . . . . . . . . . . . .41, vs. FIU . . . . . .22, vs. Notre Dame
                                                                                                            TD Passes . . . .3, vs. OSU & at Indiana . . .0, six times, last Temple
Pass completions . . . . . . . . .25, vs. FIU . . . . . .12, vs. Notre Dame
                                                                                                            Total Plays . . . . . . . . . . . .86, Michigan . . . . . . . . .57, Iowa & FIU
Yards Passing . . . . . . . . . . .313, vs. FIU . . . . . . .124, vs. Ohio State
                                                                                                            Total Offense . . . . . . .453, at Ohio State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .114, FIU
Yards Per Pass . . . . . . . . .7.9, at Temple . . . . . . .4.8, vs. Ohio State
                                                                                                            Yards Per Play . . . . .6.1, vs. Ohio State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2.0, FIU
TD Passes . . . . . . . . . . . . .4, vs. Buffalo . . . . . . . . . .0, at Michigan
                                                                                                            Points . . . . . . . . . . . . .37, at Ohio State . . . . . . . .0, Temple & FIU
Total Plays . . . . . . . . . . . . . .89, vs. FIU . . . . . . . .49, vs. Ohio State
                                                                                                            Sacks By . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4, at Illinois .1, four times, last Temple
Total Offense . . . . . . . . . . .549, vs. FIU . . . . . . .263, vs. Ohio State
                                                                                                            First Downs .25, at Indiana & Michigan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7, FIU
Yards Per Play .6.2, a Temple & vs. FIU . . . . . .4.3, vs. Notre Dame
                                                                                                            Penalties . . . . . . . . . . . .14, Notre Dame . . . . . . .1, Mich & Buffalo
Points . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .59, vs. FIU . . . . . . . . . .9, at Michigan
                                                                                                            Penalty Yards . . . . . . . .97, Notre Dame . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8, Buffalo
Sacks By . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7, vs. FIU . . . . . . . . . . . .0, at Illinois
                                                                                                            Turnovers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5, FIU .1, Temle, PU, OSU & ND
First Downs . . . . . . . . . . .29, vs. Purdue . . .14, vs. OSU & at Mich
                                                                                                            Interceptions By . . . . . . . . .3, at Illinois . . . .0, five times, last PUR
Penalties . . . . . . . . . . . . .13, vs. Purdue . . . . . . . . .1, vs. Wisconsin
Penalty Yards . . . . . . . . .88, vs. Purdue . . . . .9, vs. OSU & Buffalo
Turnovers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4, at Illinois .1, vs. Purdue & Wisconsin
Interceptions By .2, vs. WISC & at ILL . .0, five times, last Temple
Penn State Football . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . vs. Michigan State, Nov. 17, 2007 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .pg. 34

                   SCORING DRIVES                                                                                                                                                       TURNOVER CHART
Plays . . . .Yards . . . .Time . . . .Result . . .Qrt. . . .Score
FIU (9)                                                                                                                              PENN STATE - 22 Gained
6   . . . . . . . . . . . . .44    . . . . .2:46   . . . . . . . . . . .TD . . . . .1st    . . . .Morelli to Golden 4-yard pass      How Obtained . . . .Qtr . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Player . . .Plays/Yards . . . . . .1st Downs . . .Conclusion
3   . . . . . . . . . . . . .20    . . . . .1:26   . . . . . . . . . . .TD . . . . .1st    . . . .Morelli to Shuler 17-yard pass     FIU (5)
9   . . . . . . . . . . . . .58    . . . . .3:16   . . . . . . . . . . .FG . . . .2nd      . . . .Kevin Kelly 45-yard field goal     Fumble . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1st . . . . . . . . . . .J. King by Singleton . . . . . . . . . .3/0 yds                  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . . . . .Punt
8   . . . . . . . . . . . . .54    . . . . .2:19   . . . . . . . . . . .TD . . . .2nd      . . . .Austin Scott 1-yard run
3   . . . . . . . . . . . . .25    . . . . .0:42   . . . . . . . . . . .TD . . . .3rd      . . . .Austin Scott 8-yard run            Fumble . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1st . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Connor by Ellis . . . . . . . . .3/20 yds                . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TD
5   . . . . . . . . . . . . .60    . . . . .1:09   . . . . . . . . . . .TD . . . .3rd      . . . .Rodney Kinlaw 15-yard run          Fumble . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1st . . . . . . . . . . . .Taylor by Younger . . . . . . . . . .4/0 yds                   . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . .Missed FG
3   . . . . . . . . . . . . .29    . . . . .0:58   . . . . . . . . . . .TD . . . .3rd      . . . .Morelli to Hahn 1-yard pass        Fumble . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3rd . . . . . . . . .Bowman by Singleton . . . . . . . . .3/25 yds                        . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TD
4   . . . . . . . . . . . . .37    . . . . .2:00   . . . . . . . . . . .TD . . . .3rd      . . . .Evan Royster 13-yard run           Fumble . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3rd . . . . . . . . . . . .Carter by Singleton . . . . . . . . .1/16 yds                  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TD
1   . . . . . . . . . . . . .16    . . . . .0:05   . . . . . . . . . . .TD . . . .4th      . . . .Dan Lawlor 16-yard run
NOTRE DAME (4)                                                                                                                       NOTRE DAME (`1)
6 . . . . . . . . . . . . .51      . . . . .2:17   . . . . . . . . . . .TD   . . . .2nd    . . . .Morelli to Norwood 10-yard pass    Interception . . . . . . . . . . .4th . . . . . . . . . . . .J. King of Clausen . . . . . . . . . .3/4 yds . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . . . . .Punt
4 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7   . . . . .1:36   . . . . . . . . . . .FG    . . . .3rd   . . . .Kevin Kelly 37-yard field goal     BUFFALO (`2)
7 . . . . . . . . . . . . .65      . . . . .3:22   . . . . . . . . . . .TD    . . . .3rd   . . . .Austin Scott 1-yard run            Fumble . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2nd . . . . . . . . . . .Scirrotto by Hamlin . . . . . . . . .4/`18 yds . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TD
10 . . . . . . . . . . . .62       . . . . .5:12   . . . . . . . . . . .TD    . . . .4th   . . . .Austin Scott 5-yard run
                                                                                                                                     Interception . . . . . . . . . . .3rd . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Scirrotto of Willy . . . . . . . . . . .4/(-4) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . .Missed FG
BUFFALO (7)                                                                                                                          MICHIGAN (2)
9 . . . . . . . . . . . . .29      . . . . .3:37   . . . . . . . . . . .FG   . . . .2nd    . . . .Kevin Kelly 27-yard field goal
11 . . . . . . . . . . . . .67     . . . . .2:28   . . . . . . . . . . .TD   . . . .2nd    . . . .Morelli to Quarless 21-yard pass   Interception . . . . . . . . . . .2nd . . . . . . . . . . . .Sargeant of Mallett . . . . . . . . . . .1/(-2) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . .End of half
4 . . . . . . . . . . . . .18      . . . . .1:06   . . . . . . . . . . .TD   . . . .2nd    . . . .Morelli to Norwood 5-yard pass     Fumble . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3rd . . . . . . . . . . . .Wallace/by Mallett . . . . . . . . . . . .8/23 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .FG
5 . . . . . . . . . . . . .49      . . . . .2:11   . . . . . . . . . . .TD    . . . .3rd   . . . .Morelli to Golden 27-yard pass     ILLINOIS (2)
5 . . . . . . . . . . . . .63      . . . . .2:30   . . . . . . . . . . .TD    . . . .3rd   . . . .Morelli to Quarless 4-yard pass
9 . . . . . . . . . . . . .61      . . . . .3:40   . . . . . . . . . . .TD    . . . .4th   . . . .Rodney Kinlaw 6-yard run           Interception . . . . . . . . . . .2nd . . . . . . . . . . . . . .King of Williams . . . . . . . . . . . .6/34 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 . . . . . . . . . .Fumble
5 . . . . . . . . . . . . .44      . . . . .2:39   . . . . . . . . . . .TD    . . . .4th   . . . .Austin Scott 40-yard run           Interception . . . . . . . . . . .3rd . . . . . . . . . . . . .Davis of Williams . . . . . . . . . . . .8/37 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .FG
MICHIGAN (3)                                                                                                                         IOWA (0)
11 . . . . . . . . . . . . .69 . . . . .5:25 . . . . . . . . . . .FG . . . .2nd . . . .Kevin Kelly 28-yard field goal                WISCONSIN (3)
8 . . . . . . . . . . . . .23 . . . . .3:24 . . . . . . . . . . .FG . . . .3rd . . . .Kevin Kelly 29-yard field goal
9 . . . . . . . . . . . . .66 . . . . .2:48 . . . . . . . . . . .FG . . . .4th . . . .Kevin Kelly 31-yard field goal                 Fumble . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1st . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Lee by Hill . . . . . . . . . . . .3/12 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TD
ILLINOIS (4)                                                                                                                         Interception . . . . . . . . . . .2nd . . . . . . . . . .Sargeant of Donovan . . . . . . . . . . . .3/47 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TD
11 . . . . . . . . . . . . .73     . . . . .5:27   . . . . . . . . . . .FG . . . . .1st    . . . .Kevin Kelly 26-yard field goal     Interception . . . . . . . . . . .2nd . . . . . . . . . .Scirrotto of Donovan . . . . . . . . . . . .8/48 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 . . . . . . .Missed FG
3 . . . . . . . . . . . . .73      . . . . .1:21   . . . . . . . . . . .TD . . . . .1st    . . . .Morelli to Williams 24-yard pass   INDIANA(4)
4 . . . . . . . . . . . . .63      . . . . .1:40   . . . . . . . . . . .TD . . . .2nd      . . . .Austin Scott 7-yard run            Fumble . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3rd . . . . . . . . . . . . .Wallace by Porter             . . . . . . . . . . . . .4/7   . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .0   . . . . . . . . . . . . . .FG
8 . . . . . . . . . . . . .37      . . . . .4:14   . . . . . . . . . . .FG . . . .3rd      . . . .Kevin Kelly 20-yard field goal
                                                                                                                                     Fumble . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3rd . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Evans by Lewis              . . . . . . . . . . . . .4/9   . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .0   . . . . . . . . . . . . . .FG
IOWA (5)
9 . . . . . . . . . . . . .27      . . . . .4:10   . . . . . . . . . . .FG   . . . .2nd    . . . .Kevin Kelly 24-yard field goal     Fumble . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4th . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Taylor by Lewis             . . . . . . . . . . . . .4/4   . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .0   . . . . . . . . . . . . . .FG
8 . . . . . . . . . . . . .80      . . . . .2:54   . . . . . . . . . . .TD   . . . .2nd    . . . .Morelli to Williams 24-yard pass   Fumble . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4th . . . . . . . . . . . . .Koroma by Lewis               . . . . . . . . . . .2/(-2)    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .0    . . . . . . .Game End
5 . . . . . . . . . . . . .44      . . . . .0:31   . . . . . . . . . . .FG   . . . .2nd    . . . .Kevin Kelly 53-yard field goal     OHIO STATE (1)
11 . . . . . . . . . . . . .81     . . . . .5:03   . . . . . . . . . . .TD    . . . .3rd   . . . .Rodney Kinlaw 12-yard run
5 . . . . . . . . . . . . .34      . . . . .2:08   . . . . . . . . . . .TD    . . . .4th   . . . .Rodney Kinlaw 23-yard run          Interception . . . . . . . . . . .2nd . . . . . . . . . .Connor of Boeckman . . . . . . . . . . . .5/21 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 . . . . . . . . . . . . .Punt
WISCONSIN (6)                                                                                                                        PURDUE (1)
3 . . . . . . . . . . . . .17      . . . . .1:08   . . . . . . . . . . .TD . . . . .1st    . . . .Matt Hahn 1-yard run               Fumble . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1st . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Lee of Taylor . . . . . . . . . . .11/57 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 . . . . . . . . . . . . .Punt
9 . . . . . . . . . . . . .68      . . . . .2:55   . . . . . . . . . . .FG . . . . .1st    . . . .Kevin Kelly 30-yard field goal     TEMPLE (1)
3 . . . . . . . . . . . . .47      . . . . .1:05   . . . . . . . . . . .TD . . . .2nd      . . . .Morelli to Butler 29-yard pass     Fumble . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2nd . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Lee of Francis . . . . . . . . . . .11/74 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 . . . . . . . . . .Fumble
8 . . . . . . . . . . . . .62      . . . . .3:11   . . . . . . . . . . .TD . . . .2nd      . . . .Evan Royster 19-yard run
11 . . . . . . . . . . . . .74     . . . . .3:23   . . . . . . . . . . .TD . . . .3rd      . . . .Rodney Kinlaw 2-yard run
6 . . . . . . . . . . . . .42      . . . . .2:07   . . . . . . . . . . .TD . . . .4th      . . . .Daryll Clark 1-yard run
INDIANA (7)                                                                                                                          OPPONENTS - 22 Gained
13 . . . . . . . . . . . .90       . . . . .5:07   . . . . . . . . . . .TD   . . . .2nd    . . . .Morelli to Golden 13-yard pass     How Obtained . . . .Qtr . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Player . . .Plays/Yards . . . . . .1st Downs . . .Conclusion
10 . . . . . . . . . . . .70       . . . . .4:02   . . . . . . . . . . .TD   . . . .2nd    . . . .Evan Royster 2-yard run            FIU (2)
9 . . . . . . . . . . . . .54      . . . . .2:03   . . . . . . . . . . .TD   . . . .2nd    . . . .Morelli to Norwood 12-yard pass
4 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7   . . . . .1:38   . . . . . . . . . . .FG    . . . .3rd   . . . .Kevin Kelly 22-yard field goal     Fumble . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1st . . . . .by Kinlaw/Rec: Dominguez . . . . . . . .4/(-5) yds . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . . . . .Punt
4 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9   . . . . .2:09   . . . . . . . . . . .FG    . . . .4th   . . . .Kevin Kelly 21-yard field goal     Fumble . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4th . . . .by Pinchek/Rec: Dominguez . . . . . . . .3/(-9) yds . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . . . . .Punt
4 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4   . . . . .1:27   . . . . . . . . . . .FG    . . . .4th   . . . .Kevin Kelly 20-yard field goal     NOTRE DAME (3)
OHIO STATE (2)                                                                                                                       Interception . . . . . . . . . . . .1st . . . . . . . . . . . .of Morelli/by Walls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TD
9 . . . . . . . . . . . . .78 . . . . .3:46 . . . . . . . . . . .TD . . . . .1st . . . .Rodney Kinlaw 2-yard run                     Fumble . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1st . . . . .by Scott/Rec: Brockington . . . . . . . .3/(-9) yds . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . . . . .Punt
11 . . . . . . . . . . . . .62 . . . . .4:36 . . . . . . . . . . .FG . . . .3rd . . . .Kevin Kelly 27-yard field goal
                                                                                                                                     Fumble . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2nd . . . . . . . . .by Morelli/Rec: Laws . . . . . . . . .2/12 yds . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . .End of half
PURDUE (5)
12 . . . . . . . . . . . .81       . . . . .4:18   . . . . . . . . . . .FG . . . . .1st    . . . .Kevin Kelly 26-yard field goal     BUFFALO (`2)
10 . . . . . . . . . . . .77       . . . . .4:38   . . . . . . . . . . .TD . . . .2nd      . . . .Morelli to Williams 5-yard pass    Fumble . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1st . . . . . . . .by Scott/Rec: Hawkins . . . . . . . . . .4/`6 yds . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .FG
9 . . . . . . . . . . . . .58      . . . . .1:33   . . . . . . . . . . .FG . . . .2nd      . . . .Kevin Kelly 24-yard field goal     Fumble . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1st . . . . . . . . . . .by Scott/Rec: Scott . . . . . . . . . .3/5 yds . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . . . . .Punt
9 . . . . . . . . . . . . .69      . . . . .2:48   . . . . . . . . . . .TD . . . .4th      . . . .Derrick Williams 12-yard run
12 . . . . . . . . . . . .65       . . . . .6:02   . . . . . . . . . . .TD . . . .4th      . . . .Evan Royster 26-yard run           MICHIGAN (`2)
TEMPLE (5)                                                                                                                           Fumble . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1st . . . . . .by Morelli/rec: C. Graham . . . . . . . . . . . .2/10 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TD
9   . . . . . . . . . . . . .80    . . . . .3:59   . . . . . . . . . . .TD . . . . .1st    . . . .Morelli to Norwood 15-yard pass    Fumble . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3rd . . . . . .by Scott/rec: B. Graham . . . . . . . . . . . .6/26 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 . . . . . . . . . .Fumble
4   . . . . . . . . . . . . .72    . . . . .1:50   . . . . . . . . . . .TD . . . . .1st    . . . .Morelli to Norwood 22-yard pass    ILLINOIS (4)
8   . . . . . . . . . . . . .32    . . . . .1:36   . . . . . . . . . . .FG . . . .2nd      . . . .Kevin Kelly 32-yard field goal     Fumble . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2nd . . . . . . . .by Kinlaw/rec: Mitchell                  . . . . . . . . . . . .2/39     . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TD
8   . . . . . . . . . . . . .38    . . . . .3:12   . . . . . . . . . . .TD . . . .4th      . . . .Rodney Kinlaw 10-yard run
7   . . . . . . . . . . . . .61    . . . . .4:02   . . . . . . . . . . .TD . . . .4th      . . . .Morelli to Butler 14-yard pass     Interception . . . . . . . . . . .3rd . . . . . . . . . .of Morelli/by Lehman                 . . . . . . . . . . . .5/19     . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 . . . . . . . . . . . . .Punt
                                                                                                                                     Interception . . . . . . . . . . .4th . . . . . . . . . . . .of Morelli/by Davis              . . . . . . . . . . . .9/66     . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .FG
TOTAL (57) - 39 TOUCHDOWNS, 18 FIELD GOALS                                                                                           Interception . . . . . . . . . . .4th . . . . . . . . . .of Morelli/by Mitchell               . . . . . . . . . . .1/(-2)     . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . . .Game
SPECIAL TEAMS TDS: 78-yard punt return Derrick Williams vs. Notre Dame;                                                              IOWA (3)
97-yard kickoff return A.J. Wallace vs. Ohio State                                                                                   Fumble . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1st . . . . . . . . .by Kinlaw/rec: Shada . . . . . . . . . . . .5/15 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 . . . . . . . . . . . . .Punt
                                                                                                                                     Interception . . . . . . . . . . .4th . . . . . . .of Morelli/by Greenwood . . . . . . . . . . . .8/86 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TD
                                                                                                                                     Interception . . . . . . . . . . .4th . . . . . . . . . of Morelli/by Godfrey . . . . . . . . . . . . .3/2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . . . . .Punt
                                                                                                                                     WISCONSIN (1)
                                                                                                                                     Fumble . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2nd . . . . . . . .by Williams/rec: Turner . . . . . . . . . . .3/(-1) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . . . . .Punt
                LONGEST SCORING DRIVES                                                                                               INDIANA (2)
                                                                                                                                     Interception . . . . . . . . . . . .1st . . . . . . . . . . . . .of Morelli/by Polk . . . . . . . . . . . .7/32 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 . . . . . . . . . . . . .Punt
PENN STATE                                                                                                                           Fumble . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3rd . . . . . .by Royster/rec: Middleton . . . . . . . . . . . . .4/9 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .FG
By No. of Plays . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13 (90 yards, 5:07, TD) at Indiana                                                        OHIO STATE (2)
By No. of Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . .90 (13 plays, 5:07, TD) at Indiana                                                        Interception . . . . . . . . . . .4th . . . . . . . . . .of Morelli/by Jenkins . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .- . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .- . . . . . . . . . . . . . .TD
By Time of Possesion . . . . . . . . .6:02 (12 plays, 65 yards, TD) vs. Purdue                                                       Fumble . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4th . . .by Norwood/rec: Washington . . . . . . . . . . . .7/13 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .FG
OPPONENT                                                                                                                             PURDUE (1)
By No. of Plays . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15 (91 yards, 6:26, TD) vs. Ohio State                                                    Fumble . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4th . . . . . . . . . . .by Kinlaw/rec: Avril . . . . . . . . . . .3/(-1) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . . . . .Punt
 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(77 yards, 6:31, TD) at Michigan                                                 TEMPLE (2)
By No. of Yards . . . . . . . . . . . . . .90 (15 plays, 6:26, TD) vs. Ohio State                                                    Fumble . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2nd . . . . . . . . .by Morelli/rec: Neblett . . . . . . . . . . . .5/13 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 . . . . . . . . . . . . .Punt
By Time of Possession . . . . . . . .6:31 (15 plays, 77 yards) at Michigan                                                           Interception . . . . . . . . . . .3rd . . . . . . . . . .of Morelli/by Blueford . . . . . . . . . . . . .3/0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . . . . .Punt
 Penn State Football . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . vs. Michigan State, Nov. 17, 2007 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .pg. 35
                                                                                   INDIVIDUAL OFFENSIVE GAME-BY-GAME
RUSHING (ATT.-YARDS-TD)
Player . . . . . . . . . . . .FIU . . . . . .ND . . . . . . . .BUF . . . . . . .MICH . . . . . . . . . . .ILL . . . .IOWA . . . . . . .WIS . . . . . .IND . . . . . .OSU . . . . . .PUR . . . . .TEMPLE . . . . .MSU . . . . . . . . .TOTAL
Rodney Kinlaw . . . . . . .8-66-` . . . .9-49-0 . . . . . .23-129-1 . . . . . . .12-69-0 . . . . . . . . . . .16-66 . . .28-168-2 . . . . .23-115-1 . . . .22-66-1 . . . . .14-81-1 . . . . . .12-84 . . . . . .27-168-1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .194-1061-8
Evan Royster . . . . . . . .8-70-1 . . . . .0-0-0 . . . . . . . . .0-0-0 . . . . . . . . .1-1-0 . . . . . . . . . . . .0-0-0 . . . .16-86-0 . . . . . . .8-68-1 . . . .12-68-1 . . . . . .4-16-0 . . .21-126-1 . . . . . . . . .1-5-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .71-440-4
Austin Scott . . . . . . . .11-46-2 . .28-116-2 . . . . . . . .9-60-1 . . . . . . . .9-35-0 . . . . . . . . . . .12-52 . . . . . . . .DNP . . . . . . . . .DNP . . . . . . . .DNP . . . . . . . .DNP . . . . . . . .DNP . . . . . . . . . . .DNP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .69-302-5
Derrick Williams . . . .1-(-2)-0 . . . . .0-0-0 . . . . . . . . .1-2-0 . . . . . . . . .1-6-0 . . . . . . . . . . . .2-20 . . . . .1-11-0 . . . . . . . . . .1-2 . . . . . . .1-5-0 . . . . . .1-21-0 . . . . . .2-21-1 . . . . . . . . .1-7-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12-93-1
Matt Hahn . . . . . . . . . . .0-0-0 . . . .4-22-0 . . . . . . . .2-10-0 . . . . . . . . .1-1-0 . . . . . . . . . . . .0-0-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-6-1 . . . . . .5-43-0 . . . . . . . . .INJ . . . . . . . . .INJ . . . . . . . . . . . .INJ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15-82-1
Nick Pinchek . . . . . . . .6-33-0 . . . . . . .DNP . . . . . . . . . .DNP . . . . . . . . . .DNP . . . . . . . . . . . . .DNP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2-3-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8-36-0
Dan Lawlor . . . . . . . . .5-27-1 . . . . . . .DNP . . . . . . . . . .DNP . . . . . . . . . .DNP . . . . . . . . . . . . .DNP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2-10 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-0-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8-37-1
Jordan Norwood . . . . . .1-4-0 . . . . .0-0-0 . . . . . . . . .0-0-0 . . . . . . . . .0-0-0 . . . . . . . . . . . .0-0-0 . . . . . .1-5-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2-14-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4-23-0
Larry Federoff . . . . . . . .2-2-0 . . . . .0-0-0 . . . . . . . . .0-0-0 . . . . . . . . .0-0-0 . . . . . . . . . . . .0-0-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2-2-0
Daryll Clark . . . . . . . . . .1-0-0 . . . . . . .DNP . . . . . . . . .0-0-0 . . . . . . . . .0-0-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . .DNP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-21-1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-9-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5-30-1
Brent Carter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4-8 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4-12-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8-20-0
Deon Butler . . . . . . . . . .0-0-0 . .1-(-11)-0 . . . . . . . .0-0-0 . . . . . . . . .0-0-0 . . . . . . . . . . . .0-0-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-(-11)-0
Anthony Morelli . . .5-(-10)-0 . .3-(-11)-0 . . . . . . .3-(-2)-0 . . . . . . .4-(-9)-0 . . . . . . . . . . . .6-(-9) . . .3-(-13)-0 . . . . . . . .2 (-8) . . . . . . .3-(-2) . . . . . .4-21-0 . . . . . .6-20-0 . . . . . . .1-(-2)-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .40-(-25)-0

PASSING
                                              ANTHONY MORELLI                                                                                       DARYL CLARK                                                                                                            PAT DEVLIN
                                              Att. Comp. Yds.                                    Int.           TD                                  Att.   Comp. Yds.                                  Int.             TD                                                 Att.    Comp.                          Yds.               Int.             TD
Florida Int.                                  38   23      295                                     0             3                                  2      2      18                                     0               0                                                 1       0                                0                  0               0
Notre Dame                                    22   12      131                                     1             1                                  DNP                                                                                                                    DNP
Buffalo                                       27   20      202                                     0             4                                  0      0       0                                        0              0                                               DNP
at Michigan                                   31   15      169                                     0             0                                  DNP                                                                                                                    DNP
at Illinois                                   38   21      298                                     3             1                                  DNP                                                                                                                    DNP
Iowa                                          31   18      233                                     2             1                                  DNP                                                                                                                    DNP
Wisconsin                                     28   16      216                                     0             1                                  1      0       0                                        0              0                                               DNP
at Indiana                                    32   22      195                                     2             1                                  DNP                                                                                                                    DNP
Ohio State                                    21   12       111                                    1             0                                  5      4      13                                        0              0                                               DNP
Purdue                                        35   22      210                                     0             1                                  DNP                                                                                                                    DNP
at Temple                                     33   22      260                                     1             3                                  0      0       0                                        0              0                                               DNP
at Michigan State


RECEIVING (CATCHES-YARDS-TD)
Player . . . . . . . . . . . .FIU . . . . . .ND . . . . . . . .BUF . . . . . . .MICH . . . . . . . . . . .ILL . . . .IOWA . . . . . . .WIS . . . . . .IND . . . . . .OSU . . . . . .PUR . . . . .TEMPLE . . . . .MSU . . . . . . . . .TOTAL
Deon Butler . . . . . . . . .3-66-0 . . . . . .1-16-0 . . . . . . .5-72-0 . . . . . . . . . .3-30-0 . . . . . . . . .4-48 . . . . .3-55-0 . . . . . . .7-93-1 . . . . . . .4-38 . . . . . . . . .1-5 . . . . . .4-40-0 . . . . . . . . .5-43-1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .40-506-2
Jordan Norwood . . . . .5-92-0 . . . . . .3-20-1 . . . . . . .4-29-1 . . . . . . . . . .3-30-0 . . . . . . . . .3-89 . . . . .3-44-0 . . . . . . .1-12-0 . . . . . .8-65-1 . . . . . . . .6-43 . . . . . .2-23-0 . . . . . . . . .2-37-2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .40-484-5
Derrick Williams . . . . .4-31-0 . . . . . .2-14-0 . . . . . . .5-16-0 . . . . . . . . . .3-26-0 . . . . . . .5-79-1 . . . . .3-44-1 . . . . . . . .1-7-0 . . . . . . .5-47 . . . . . . . . .2-7 . . . . .10-95-1 . . . . . . . .7-104-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .47-470-3
Terrell Golden . . . . . . . . .2-9-1 . . . . . .2-15-0 . . . . . . .1-27-1 . . . . . . . . . .1-24-0 . . . . . . . . .1-10 . . . . .3-15-0 . . . . . . .5-83-0 . . . . . . .4-40 . . . . . . . .2-18 . . . . . .2-14-0 . . . . . . . . .2-27-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .25-282-3
Andrew Quarless . . . . . . .DNP . . . . . . . . .DNP . . . . . . .2-25-2 . . . . . . . . . .2-33-0 . . . . . . . . .2-25 . . . . .3-48-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2-34 . . . . . .1-13-0 . . . . . . . . .1-22-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13-200-2
Chris Bell . . . . . . . . . . . .1-8-0 . . . . . .1-51-0 . . . . . . . . .0-0-0 . . . . . . . . . . .0-0-0 . . . . . . . . .1-37 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-5 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-11-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5-112-0
Rodney Kinlaw . . . . . .3-34-0 . . . . . . .0-0-0 . . . . . . .1-18-0 . . . . . . . . . . .1-2-0 . . . . . . . . . .2-6 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2-8 . . . . . . . .1-7-0 . . . . . . . . .5-27-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15-102-0
Mickey Shuler . . . . . . .4-54-1 . . . . . . .0-0-0 . . . . . . . . .0-0-0 . . . . . . . . . . .0-0-0 . . . . . . . . .0-0-0 . . . . . .0-0-0 . . . . . . .2-21-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6-75-1
Matt Hahn . . . . . . . . . . .1-1-1 . . . . . .2-16-0 . . . . . . .2-15-0 . . . . . . . . . .1-11-0 . . . . . . . . . .3-4 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9-47-1
Evan Royster . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2-11-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-7-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-18-0
Brett Bracket . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-16-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-16-0
James McDonald . . . .1-10-0 . . . . . . .0-0-0 . . . . . . . . .0-0-0 . . . . . . . . . . . .DNP . . . . . . . . . .DNP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-10-0
Dan Lawlor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-9 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-9-0
Graham Zug . . . . . . . . .1-8-0 . . . . . . . . .DNP . . . . . . . . . .DNP . . . . . . . . . . . .DNP . . . . . . . . .0-0-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-8-0



                                   2007 RED ZONE RECAP                                                                                                                                                                                                                             KICKOFFS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 YEAR
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Player . . .KO . . .TB . . . . . .Ret. -Avg. . . .Avg. Start
                                        OFFENSE                                                                                                                         DEFENSE                                                                                  Kelly . . . . . . .67 . . . .18 . . . . . . . .47-27.0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .30
  Opp. . . . . .Series . . .Result . . . . . . . . . . .Pct.                                                                     Opp. . . . . .Series . . .Result . . . . . . . . . . .Pct.
  FIU . . . . . . . . . . .9 of 9 . . . . .8 TD, 1 FG . . . . . . . . . . . . . .100.0                                           FIU . . . . . . . . . . .0 of 1 . . . . .MFG . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..000                                      GAME-BY-GAME
  ND . . . . . . . . . . . .4 of 4 . . . . .3 TD, 1 FG . . . . . . . . . . . . . .100.0                                          ND . . . . . . . . . . . .1 of 2 . . . . .FG, Inf. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .50.0                                    FIU . . . . . . . .10       . . . .0   . . . . . . . . .10-22.8
  Buf . . . . . . . . . . .4 of 5 . . . . .3 TD, 1 FG, 1 MFG . . . . . . . .80.0                                                 Buf . . . . . . . . . . .4 of 4 . . . . .3 TD, 1 FG . . . . . . . . . . . . . .100.0                                            ND . . . . . . . . .6       . . . .2   . . . . . . . . .4-25.2
  Mich . . . . . . . . . .3 of 4 . . . . .3 FG, Fumble . . . . . . . . . . . . .75.0                                             Mich . . . . . . . . . .2 of 4 . . . . .2 TD, MFG, Game . . . . . . . . .50.0                                                   Buf . . . . . . . . .8      . . . .2   . . . . . . . . .6-22.6
  ILL . . . . . . . . . . . .3 of 6 . . . . .2 FG, TD, 2 INT, Downs . . . . .50.0                                                ILL . . . . . . . . . . . .2 of 2 . . . . .TD, FG . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .100.0                                      Mich . . . . . . . .4       . . . .1   . . . . . . . . .3-23.6
  Iowa . . . . . . . . . .2 of 2 . . . . .TD, FG . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .100.0                                        Iowa . . . . . . . . . .1 of 1 . . . . .TD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .100.0                                       ILL . . . . . . . . .5      . . . .2   . . . . . . . . .3-44.3 (TD)
  Wisc . . . . . . . . . .5 of 5 . . . . .4 TD, FG . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .100.0                                          Wisc . . . . . . . . . .1 of 2 . . . . .TD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .50.0                                      Iowa . . . . . . . .5       . . . .0   . . . . . . . . .5-28.4
  IU . . . . . . . . . . . . .7 of 7 . . . . .4 TD, 3 FG . . . . . . . . . . . . . .100.0                                        IU . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 of 4 . . . . .3 TD, FG . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .75.0                                      Wisc . . . . . . . .7       . . . .4   . . . . . . . . .2-19.5
  OSU . . . . . . . . . .2 of 2 . . . . .1 TD, FG . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .100.0                                           OSU . . . . . . . . . .5 of 5 . . . . .3 TD, 2 FG . . . . . . . . . . . . . .100.0                                              IU . . . . . . . . . .8     . . . .6   . . . . . . . . .2-45.5
  PUR . . . . . . . . . . .4 of 4` . . . . .2 TD, 2 FG . . . . . . . . . . . . . .100.0                                          PUR . . . . . . . . . . .2 of 3 . . . . .2 FG . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .66.6                                     OSU . . . . . . . .4        . . . .1   . . . . . . . . .2-22.0
  Temple . . . . . . . .4 of 5 . . . . .3 TD, 1 FG, Fumble . . . . . . . .80.0                                                   Temple . . . . . . . .0 of 4 . . . . .MFG, Fumble, 2 Downs . . . .00.0                                                          PUR . . . . . . . .5        . . . .0   . . . . . . . . .4-42.8 (TD)
  2007 . . . . . .47 of 53 . . . . .30 TD, 17 FG . . . . . . . . . . .88.7                                                       2007 . . . . . .21 of 32 . . . . .14 TD, 8 FG . . . . . . . . . . . . .65.6                                                     Temple . . . . . .6         . . . .0   . . . . . . . . .6-18.8
 Penn State Football . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . vs. Michigan State, Nov. 17, 2007 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .pg. 36

                                                                                   INDIVIDUAL DEFENSIVE GAME-BY-GAME
 . . . . .Tack. (Solo-Asst.) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Tack. (Solo-Asst.)
Player . . . . . . . . . .FIU . . . . . .ND . . . .Buffalo . . . . . .MICH . . . . . . . . . .ILL . . . . . .IOWA . . . . . . .WIS . . . . . .IND . . . . . .OSU . . . . . .PUR . . . .TEMPLE . . . . .MSU . . . . . . . . . . . .TOTAL
Dan Connor . . . . . . . . .5 (3-2) . . . . .12 (8-4) . . . . .12 (9-3) . . . . . .9 (6-3) . . . . .11 (4-7) . . . . . .9 (3-6) . . . . .12 (5-7) . . . . . .6 (5-1) . . . .18 (5-13) . . . . . .11 (4-7) . . . .18 (11-7) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .123 (63-60)
Sean Lee . . . . . . . . . . .7 (7-0) . . . . . .4 (2-2) . . . . .12 (5-7) . . . . .12 (5-7) . . . .17 (7-10) . . . . .11 (3-8) . . . . .12 (5-7) . . . . . .4 (1-3) . . . .13 (3-10) . . . . .12 (7-5) . . . . .10 (3-7) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .114 (48-66)
Lydell Sargeant . . . . . .5 (5-0) . . . . . .4 (1-3) . . . . . .2 (1`-1) . . . . .10 (7-3) . . . . . .7 (5-2) . . . . . .3 (2-1) . . . . . .8 (5-3) . . . . . .7 (5-2) . . . . .10 (9-1) . . . . . .4 (0-4) . . . . . .5 (2-3) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .65 (42-23)
Anthony Scirrotto . . . .2 (2-0) . . . . . .5 (3-2) . . . . . .3 (1-2) . . . . . .6 (2-4) . . . . . .5 (3-2) . . . . . .2 (0-2) . . . . . .6 (2-4) . . . . . .3 (2-1) . . . . . .4 (2-2) . . . . . .6 (3-3) . . . . . .5 (4-1) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .47 (24-23)
Maurice Evans . . . . . .2 (1-1) . . . . . .3 (2-1) . . . . . .3 (2-1) . . . . . .9 (5-4) . . . . . .3 (2-1) . . . . . .4 (2-2) . . . . . .3 (3-0) . . . . . .6 (5-1) . . . . . .4 (0-4) . . . . . .6 (4-2) . . . . . .2 (0-2) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .45 (26-19)
Chris Baker . . . . . . . . .2 (2-0) . . . . . .2 (0-2) . . . . . .2 (1-1) . . . . . .3 (2-1) . . . . . .6 (1-5) . . . . . .4 (3-1) . . . . . .3 (1-2) . . . . . .5 (2-3) . . . . . .2 (1-1) . . . . . .4 (1-3) . . . . . .4 (2-2) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .37 (16-21)
Tyrell Sales . . . . . . . . .3 (1-2) . . . . . .4 (3-1) . . . . . .5 (3-2) . . . . . .2 (1-1) . . . . . .5 (0-5) . . . . . .3 (1-2) . . . . . .4 (1-3) . . . . . .1 (1-0) . . . . . .6 (3-3) . . . . . .3 (0-3) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .36 (14-22)
Justin King . . . . . . . . . .1 (1-0) . . . . . .1 (1-0) . . . . . .3 (3-0) . . . . . .3 (3-0) . . . . . .3 (1-2) . . . . . .5 (5-0) . . . . . .1 (0-1) . . . . . .9 (8-1) . . . . . .4 (3-1) . . . . . .4 (3-1) . . . . . .2 (1-1) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .36 (30-6)
Josh Gaines . . . . . . . . .2 (1-1) . . . . . .3 (0-3) . . . . . .1 (1-0) . . . . . .4 (3-1) . . . . . . . . .0-0 . . . . . .4 (1-3) . . . . . .2 (2-0) . . . . . .7 (4-3) . . . . . .8 (3-5) . . . . . .1 (0-1) . . . . . .2 (0-2) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .35 (15-19)
A.J. Wallace . . . . . . . . .1 (1-0) . . . . . .1 (1-0) . . . . . .3 (1-2) . . . . . . .2 (2-0 . . . . . .1 (1-0) . . . . . .1 (1-0) . . . . . .1 (0-1) . . . . . .5 (3-2) . . . . . .1 (1-0) . . . . . .3 (2-1) . . . . . .5 (4-1) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .24 (17-7)
Mark Rubin . . . . . . . . . . . .0-0 . . . . . . . . .0-0 . . . . . .3 (3-0) . . . . . .5 (3-2) . . . . . .2 (0-2) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 (0-1) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5 (2-3) . . . . . .3 (3-0) . . . . . .2 (2-0) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .21 (13-8)
Tony Davis . . . . . . . . . .3 (2-1) . . . . . .3 (3-0) . . . . . .5 (3-2) . . . . . .1 (0-1) . . . . . .1 (1-0) . . . . . .1 (1-0) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 (2-1) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 (1-0) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .18 (13-5)
Hayes . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 (1-0) . . . . . .2 (1-1) . . . . . .3 (1-2) . . . . . .6 (5-1) . . . . . .1 (0-1) . . . . . .3 (2-1) . . . . . .1 (0-1) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .17 (10-7)
Jared Odrick . . . . . . . .3 (3-0) . . . . . .1 (1-0) . . . . . .2 (1-1) . . . . . .4 (2-2) . . . . . .2 (0-2) . . . . . .2 (0-2) . . . . . .2 (1-1) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16 (8-8)
Navorro Bowman . . .2 (2-0) . . . . . .2 (1-1) . . . . . .3 (0-3) . . . . . .1 (0-1) . . . . . .2 (0-2) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 (1-2) . . . . . .2 (0-2) . . . . . .1 (0-1) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16 (4-12)
Ollie Ogbu . . . . . . . . . .2 (1-1) . . . . . . . . .0-0 . . . . . .4 (1-3) . . . . . .4 (3-1) . . . . . . . . .0-0 . . . . . .1 (0-1) . . . . . .1 (1-0) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 (1-1) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14 (7-7)
Josh Hull . . . . . . . . . . .3 (2-1) . . . . . . . . .0-0 . . . . . .3 (1-2) . . . . . .1 (1-0) . . . . . .2 (0-2) . . . . . .2 (1-1) . . . . . .2 (0-2) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 (0-1) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14 (5-9)
Aaron Maybin . . . . . . .2 (2-0) . . . . . .1 (1-0) . . . . . .1 (0-1) . . . . . .1 (0-1) . . . . . . . . .0-0 . . . . . .2 (2-0) . . . . . .1 (1-0) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 (1-1) . . . . . .1 (0-1) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11 (8-3)
Phil Taylor . . . . . . . . . .1 (1-0) . . . . . .2 (2-0) . . . . . . . . .0-0 . . . . . .2 (2-0) . . . . . . . . .0-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 (2-0) . . . . . .2 (1-1) . . . . . .1 (1-0) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10 (9-1)
Jason Ganter . . . . . . . .2 (2-0) . . . . . . . . .0-0 . . . . . . . . .0-0 . . . . . . . . .0-0 . . . . . . . . .0-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 (1-0) . . . . . .4 (2-2) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7 (5-2)
Dontey Brown . . . . . . .2 (2-0) . . . . . . . . .0-0 . . . . . .4 (2-2) . . . . . . . . .0-0 . . . . . . . . .DNP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6 (4-2)
Brendan Perretta . . . . . . . .0-0 . . . . . . . . .0-0 . . . . . .3 (2-1) . . . . . . . . .0-0 . . . . . .1 (0-1) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 (0-1) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5 (2-3)
Knowledge Timmons .2 (2-0) . . . . . .1 (0-1) . . . . . . . . .0-0 . . . . . .1 (1-0) . . . . . . . . .0-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 (0-1) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5 (3-2)
Cedric Jeffries . . . . . . .2 (1-1) . . . . . . . . .0-0 . . . . . .2 (1-1) . . . . . . . . .0-0 . . . . . . . . .0-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 (2-2)
Willie Harriott . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 (0-1) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 (1-0) . . . . . .1 (1-0) . . . . . .1 (1-0) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 (3-1)
Chris Colasanti . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 (1-2) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 (1-2)
Brett Brackett . . . . . . .1 (1-0) . . . . . .1 (1-0) . . . . . . . . .0-0 . . . . . .1 (0-1) . . . . . . . . .0-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 (2-1)
Larry Federoff . . . . . . .1 (1-0) . . . . . .1 (0-1) . . . . . . . . .0-0 . . . . . .1 (1-0) . . . . . . . . .0-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 (2-1)
Abe Koroma . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 (1-0) . . . . . .2 (0-2) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 (1-2)
Devin Fentress . . . . . .1 (1-0) . . . . . . . . .0-0 . . . . . .1 (1-0) . . . . . . . . .0-0 . . . . . . . . .DNP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 (1-0) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 (3-0)
Bani Gbadyu . . . . . . . . . .0-0 . . . . . . . . .0-0 . . . . . .1 (0-1) . . . . . . . . .0-0 . . . . . . . . .0-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 (1-0) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 (1-1)
Kevin Kelly . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 (1-0) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 (1-0) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 (2-0)
Tom Golarz . . . . . . . . . . . .0-0 . . . . . . . . .0-0 . . . . . .1 (0-1) . . . . . . . . .0-0 . . . . . . . . .DNP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 (0-1) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 (0-2)
Chris Rogers . . . . . . . . . . .0-0 . . . . . . . . .0-0 . . . . . .1 (0-1) . . . . . . . . .0-0 . . . . . . . . .DNP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 (0-1)
Jordan Norwood . . . . . . . .0-0 . . . . . . . . .0-0 . . . . . . . . .0-0 . . . . . .1 (1-0) . . . . . . . . .0-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 (1-0)
Andrew Quarless . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 (1-0) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 (1-0)
Chris Bell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 (0-1) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 (0-1)
Rodney Kinlaw . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .             1 (1-0) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 (1-0)




                                                                                    GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICAL LEADERS
Game . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Rushing                                        . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Passing                          . . . . . .Receiving Yards                               . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Receptions                            . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Tackles
FLORDIA INT. . . . . . . . .Evan Royster (8-70)                                               . . .Anthony Morelli (23-295)                                 . . . . .Jordan Norwood (92)                              . . . . . . . . .Jordan Norwood (5)                               . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Sean Lee (7)
NOTRE DAME . . . . . . .Austin Scott (28-116)                                                 . . .Anthony Morelli (12-131)                                  . . . . . . . . . .Chris Bell (51)                       . . . . . . . . .Jordan Norwood (3)                              . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Dan Connor (12)
BUFFALO . . . . . . . .Rodney Kinlaw (23-129)                                                 . . .Anthony Morelli (20-202)                                . . . . . . . . .Deon Butler (72)                         . . . .D. Butler & D. Williams (5)                                . . . . . . . . . .Dan Connor & Sean Lee (12)
at Michigan . . . . . . .Rodney Kinlaw (12-69)                                                . . .Anthony Morelli (15-169)                                  . . . .Andrew Quarless (33)                             . .Butler, Norwood, Williams (3)                                  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Sean Lee (12)
at Illinois . . . . . . . . .Rodney Kinlaw (16-66)                                            . . .Anthony Morelli (21-298)                                 . . . . .Jordan Norwood (89)                              . . . . . . . . .Derrick Williams (5)                            . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Sean Lee (17)
IOWA . . . . . . . . . . .Rodney Kinlaw (28-168)                                              . . .Anthony Morelli (18-233)                                . . . . . . . . .Deon Butler (55)                         . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Five with (3)                         . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Sean Lee (11)
WISCONSIN . . . . . .Rodney Kinlaw (23-115)                                                   . . .Anthony Morelli (16-216)                                . . . . . . . . .Deon Bulter (93)                         . . . . . . . . . . . . .Deon Butler (7)                          . . . . . . . . . .Dan Connor & Sean Lee (12)
at Indiana . . . . . . . . . .Evan Royster (12-68)                                            . . .Anthony Morelli (22-195)                                 . . . . .Jordan Norwood (65)                              . . . . . . . . .Jordan Norwood (8)                             . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Justin King (9)
OHIO STATE . . . . . . .Rodney Kinlaw (14-81)                                                . . . .Anthony Morelli (12-111)                                . . . . .Jordan Norwood (43)                              . . . . . . . . .Jordan Norwood (6)                              . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Dan Connor (18)
PURDUE . . . . . . . . . .Evan Royster (21-126)                                               . . .Anthony Morelli (22-210)                                 . . . . .Derrick Williams (95)                            . . . . . . . .Derrick Williams (10)                             . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Sean Lee (12)
at Temple . . . . . . . .Rodney Kinlaw (27-168)                                               . . .Anthony Morelli (22-260)                                 . . . .Derrick Williams (104)                             . . . . . . . . .Derrick Williams (7)                            . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Dan Connor (18)
 Penn State Football . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . vs. Michigan State, Nov. 17, 2007 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .pg. 37

                                                                                               TEAM OFFENSIVE GAME-BY-GAME
Cateegory . . . . . . .FIU . . . . . .ND . . . .Buffalo . . . . . .MICH . . . . . . . . . .ILL . . . . . .IOWA . . . . . . .WIS . . . . . .IND . . . . . .OSU . . . . . .PUR . . . .TEMPLE . . . . .MSU . . . . . . . . . . . .TOTAL
First Downs . . . . . . . . . .27 . . . . . . . .19 . . . . . . . . . . .22 . . . . . . . . . . .14 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .18 . . . . . . . . . . .26 . . . . . . . . . . .27 . . . . . . . . .25 . . . . . . . . . .14 . . . . . . . . .29 . . . . . . . . . . . .25 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .246
   Rush . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12 . . . . . . . .10 . . . . . . . . . . .13 . . . . . . . . . . . .5 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6 . . . . . . . . . . .14 . . . . . . . . . . .15 . . . . . . . . .12 . . . . . . . . . . .7 . . . . . . . . .13 . . . . . . . . . . . .12 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .119
   Pass . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15 . . . . . . . . . .6 . . . . . . . . . . . .9 . . . . . . . . . . . .8 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12 . . . . . . . . . . .11 . . . . . . . . . . . .11 . . . . . . . . .13 . . . . . . . . . . .7 . . . . . . . . .12 . . . . . . . . . . . .13 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .117
   Penalty . . . . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . .3 . . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . . . .1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . . . .1 . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . . .4 . . . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10
Rushing Atts. . . . . . . . . .48 . . . . . . . .46 . . . . . . . . . . .39 . . . . . . . . . . .29 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .36 . . . . . . . . . . .50 . . . . . . . . . . .47 . . . . . . . . .47 . . . . . . . . . .23 . . . . . . . . .41 . . . . . . . . . . . .41 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .447
Net Rushing . . . . . . . . .236 . . . . . . .164 . . . . . . . . . .191 . . . . . . . . . .101 . . . . . . . . . . . . .129 . . . . . . . . .256 . . . . . . . . . .221 . . . . . . . .192 . . . . . . . . .139 . . . . . . . .251 . . . . . . . . . . .202 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2082
Avg. Per Rush . . . . . . . .4.9 . . . . . . . .3.6 . . . . . . . . . .4.9 . . . . . . . . . . .3.5 . . . . . . . . . . . . .3.6 . . . . . . . . . .5.1 . . . . . . . . . . .4.7 . . . . . . . . .4.1 . . . . . . . . . .6.0 . . . . . . . . .6.1 . . . . . . . . . . .4.9 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4.7
Net Passing . . . . . . . . .313 . . . . . . .131 . . . . . . . . . .202 . . . . . . . . . .169 . . . . . . . . . . . . .298 . . . . . . . . .233 . . . . . . . . . .216 . . . . . . . .195 . . . . . . . . .124 . . . . . . . .210 . . . . . . . . . . .260 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2351
Attempts . . . . . . . . . . . . .41 . . . . . . . .22 . . . . . . . . . . .27 . . . . . . . . . . .31 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .38 . . . . . . . . . . .32 . . . . . . . . . . .29 . . . . . . . . .32 . . . . . . . . . .26 . . . . . . . . .36 . . . . . . . . . . . .33 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .347
Completions . . . . . . . . . .25 . . . . . . . .12 . . . . . . . . . . .20 . . . . . . . . . . .15 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .21 . . . . . . . . . . .18 . . . . . . . . . . .16 . . . . . . . . .22 . . . . . . . . . .16 . . . . . . . . .22 . . . . . . . . . . . .22 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .209
Interceptions . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . .1 . . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 . . . . . . . . . . . .2 . . . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . .1 . . . . . . . . . . .1 . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9
Total Plays . . . . . . . . . . .89 . . . . . . . .68 . . . . . . . . . . .66 . . . . . . . . . . .60 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .74 . . . . . . . . . . .82 . . . . . . . . . . .76 . . . . . . . . .79 . . . . . . . . . .49 . . . . . . . . .77 . . . . . . . . . . . .74 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .794
Total Net Yards . . . . . . .549 . . . . . . .295 . . . . . . . . . .393 . . . . . . . . . .270 . . . . . . . . . . . . .427 . . . . . . . . .489 . . . . . . . . . .437 . . . . . . . .387 . . . . . . . . .263 . . . . . . . .461 . . . . . . . . . . .462 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4433
Avg. Per Play . . . . . . . . .6.2 . . . . . . . .4.3 . . . . . . . . . .6.0 . . . . . . . . . . .4.5 . . . . . . . . . . . . .5.8 . . . . . . . . . .6.0 . . . . . . . . . . .5.8 . . . . . . . . .4.9 . . . . . . . . . .5.4 . . . . . . . . .6.0 . . . . . . . . . . .6.2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5.6
Fumbles/Lost . . . . . . . .4/2 . . . . . . . .2/2 . . . . . . . . . .2/2 . . . . . . . . . .2/2 . . . . . . . . . . . . .3/1 . . . . . . . . . .2-1 . . . . . . . . . . .1-1 . . . . . . . . .1/1 . . . . . . . . .2/1 . . . . . . . . .2/1 . . . . . . . . . . .1/1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .22/15
Penalties/Yards . . . . . .5/50 . . . . . . .7/65 . . . . . . . . . .2/9 . . . . . . . . .3/18 . . . . . . . . . . . .4/20 . . . . . . . . .5-42 . . . . . . . . .1-10 . . . . . . .6/59 . . . . . . . . .2/9 . . . . . .13/88 . . . . . . . . . .3/15 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .51/35.0
Punts/Avg. . . . . . . . .5/47.4 . . . . .6/43.2 . . . . . . .2/44.0 . . . . . . . .5/40.8 . . . . . . . . . .4/48.2 . . . . . . .5/44.8 . . . . . . . .4/40.2 . . . . . .5/45.0 . . . . . . .4/38.5 . . . . . .5/37.8 . . . . . . . .3/40.7 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .48/42.9
Tim e of Poss. . . . . .32:45 . . . . . .34:00 . . . . . . . .27:21 . . . . . . . .25:08 . . . . . . . . . . .33:27 . . . . . . . .35:49 . . . . . . . . .31:14 . . . . . .33:24 . . . . . . .22:08 . . . . . . .32:18 . . . . . . . . .32:20 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .30:57
3rd Down Conv. . . . . .9/17 . . . . . . .9/16 . . . . . . . . .9/13 . . . . . . . . .5/15 . . . . . . . . . . . .5/17 . . . . . . . . .9/17 . . . . . . . . . .4/13 . . . . . . .5/13 . . . . . . . .5/10 . . . . . .10/17 . . . . . . . . . .7/13 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .77/161
4th Down Conv. . . . . . .1/1 . . . . . . . .0/0 . . . . . . . . . .0/0 . . . . . . . . . .1/2 . . . . . . . . . . . . .1/2 . . . . . . . . . .0/0 . . . . . . . . . . .2/2 . . . . . . . . .0/0 . . . . . . . . .0/0 . . . . . . . . .1/1 . . . . . . . . . . .1/1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7/9
Sacked/Yards Lost . . .2/17 . . . . . . .2/18 . . . . . . . . . .1/4 . . . . . . . . . .2/6 . . . . . . . . . . . .4/20 . . . . . . . . .2/15 . . . . . . . . . .1/10 . . . . . . .2/13 . . . . . . . . .2/9 . . . . . . . . .1/7 . . . . . . . . . . .1/6 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .20/131
Total Points . . . . . . . . . . .59 . . . . . . . .31 . . . . . . . . . . .45 . . . . . . . . . . . .9 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .20 . . . . . . . . . . .27 . . . . . . . . . . .38 . . . . . . . . .36 . . . . . . . . . .17 . . . . . . . . .26 . . . . . . . . . . . .31 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .339
TDs Rushing . . . . . . . . . . .5 . . . . . . . . . .2 . . . . . . . . . . . .2 . . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 . . . . . . . . . . . .2 . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 . . . . . . . . . .2 . . . . . . . . . . .1 . . . . . . . . . . .2 . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .22
TDs Passing . . . . . . . . . . .3 . . . . . . . . . .1 . . . . . . . . . . . .4 . . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 . . . . . . . . . . . .1 . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 . . . . . . . . . .2 . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . . .1 . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .17
TDs Return . . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . .1 . . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . . .1 . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2
TDs Other . . . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .0
Safety . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .0
Kick PATs/Atts. . . . . . . .9/9 . . . . . . . .4/4 . . . . . . . . . .6/6 . . . . . . . . . .0/0 . . . . . . . . . . . . .2/2 . . . . . . . . . .3/3 . . . . . . . . . . .5/5 . . . . . . . . .3/4 . . . . . . . . .2/2 . . . . . . . . .2/3 . . . . . . . . . . .4/4 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .39/41
2-point PAT/Atts. . . . . . .0/0 . . . . . . . .0/0 . . . . . . . . . .0/0 . . . . . . . . . .0/0 . . . . . . . . . . . . .0/0 . . . . . . . . . .0/0 . . . . . . . . . . .0/0 . . . . . . . . .0/0 . . . . . . . . .0/0 . . . . . . . . .0/0 . . . . . . . . . . .0/1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .0/0
Field Goals/Atts. . . . . . .1/2 . . . . . . . .1/1 . . . . . . . . . .1/2 . . . . . . . . . .3/3 . . . . . . . . . . . . .2/3 . . . . . . . . . .2/3 . . . . . . . . . . .1/2 . . . . . . . . .3/3 . . . . . . . . .1/1 . . . . . . . . .2/2 . . . . . . . . . . .1/1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .18/23



                                                                                              TEAM DEFENSIVE GAME-BY-GAME
Cateegory . . . . . . .FIU . . . . . .ND . . . . .Buffalo . . . . .MICH . . . . . . . . . .ILL . . . . . .IOWA . . . . . . .WIS . . . . . .IND . . . . . .OSU . . . . . .PUR . . . .TEMPLE . . . . .MSU . . . . . . . . . . . .TOTAL
First Downs . . . . . . . . . . .7 . . . . . . . . .9 . . . . . . . . . . . .20 . . . . . . . . . .25 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .17 . . . . . . . . . . . .8 . . . . . . . . . . .17 . . . . . . . . .25 . . . . . . . . . .24 . . . . . . . . .22 . . . . . . . . . . . .16 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .190
   Rush . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 . . . . . . . . . .2 . . . . . . . . . . . . .6 . . . . . . . . . .11 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9 . . . . . . . . . . . .3 . . . . . . . . . . . . .5 . . . . . . . . . .4 . . . . . . . . . .12 . . . . . . . . . . .5 . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .61
   Pass . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 . . . . . . . . . .5 . . . . . . . . . . . .13 . . . . . . . . . .13 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7 . . . . . . . . . . . .4 . . . . . . . . . . .12 . . . . . . . . .18 . . . . . . . . . .12 . . . . . . . . .14 . . . . . . . . . . . .14 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .116
   Penalty . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 . . . . . . . . . .2 . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 . . . . . . . . . . .1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 . . . . . . . . . . . .1 . . . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . .3 . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . . .3 . . . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13
Rushing Atts. . . . . . . . . .31 . . . . . . . .26 . . . . . . . . . . . .35 . . . . . . . . . .56 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .38 . . . . . . . . . . .28 . . . . . . . . . . .34 . . . . . . . . .30 . . . . . . . . . .48 . . . . . . . . .23 . . . . . . . . . . . .23 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .372
Net Rushing . . . . . . . . .(-3) . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . . . .56 . . . . . . . . .166 . . . . . . . . . . . . .216 . . . . . . . . . . .48 . . . . . . . . . . .87 . . . . . . . . .68 . . . . . . . . .200 . . . . . . . . .68 . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .910
Avg. Per Rush . . . . . .(-0.1) . . . . . . . .0.0 . . . . . . . . . . . .1.6 . . . . . . . . . .3.0 . . . . . . . . . . . . .5.7 . . . . . . . . . .1.7 . . . . . . . . . . .2.6 . . . . . . . . .2.3 . . . . . . . . . .4.2 . . . . . . . . .3.0 . . . . . . . . . . .0.2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2.4
Net Passing . . . . . . . . .117 . . . . . . .144 . . . . . . . . . . .339 . . . . . . . . .170 . . . . . . . . . . . . .120 . . . . . . . . .146 . . . . . . . . . .244 . . . . . . . .318 . . . . . . . . .253 . . . . . . . .255 . . . . . . . . . . .238 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2344
Attempts . . . . . . . . . . . . .26 . . . . . . . .32 . . . . . . . . . . . .41 . . . . . . . . . .30 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .27 . . . . . . . . . . .29 . . . . . . . . . . .34 . . . . . . . . .48 . . . . . . . . . .26 . . . . . . . . .48 . . . . . . . . . . . .43 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .384
Completions . . . . . . . . . .12 . . . . . . . .17 . . . . . . . . . . . .29 . . . . . . . . . .16 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11 . . . . . . . . . . .16 . . . . . . . . . . .17 . . . . . . . . .30 . . . . . . . . . .19 . . . . . . . . .27 . . . . . . . . . . . .26 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .220
Interceptions . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . .1 . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 . . . . . . . . . . .1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 . . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . . .1 . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8
Total Plays . . . . . . . . . . .57 . . . . . . . .58 . . . . . . . . . . . .76 . . . . . . . . . .86 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .65 . . . . . . . . . . .57 . . . . . . . . . . .68 . . . . . . . . .78 . . . . . . . . . .74 . . . . . . . . .71 . . . . . . . . . . . .66 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .756
Total Net Yards . . . . . . .114 . . . . . . .144 . . . . . . . . . . .395 . . . . . . . . .336 . . . . . . . . . . . . .336 . . . . . . . . .194 . . . . . . . . . .331 . . . . . . . .386 . . . . . . . . .453 . . . . . . . .323 . . . . . . . . . . .242 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3254
Avg. Per Play . . . . . . . . .2.0 . . . . . . . .2.5 . . . . . . . . . . . .5.2 . . . . . . . . . .3.9 . . . . . . . . . . . . .5.2 . . . . . . . . . .3.4 . . . . . . . . . . .4.9 . . . . . . . . .4.9 . . . . . . . . . .6.1 . . . . . . . . .4.5 . . . . . . . . . . .3.7 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4.3
Fumbles/Lost . . . . . . . .6/5 . . . . . . . .3/0 . . . . . . . . . . .2/1 . . . . . . . . .1/1 . . . . . . . . . . . . .1/0 . . . . . . . . . .1/0 . . . . . . . . . . .2/1 . . . . . . . . .4/4 . . . . . . . . .0/0 . . . . . . . . .3/1 . . . . . . . . . . .4/1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .27/14
Penalties/Yards . . . . . .7/53 . . . . .14/97 . . . . . . . . . . .1/8 . . . . . . . .1/15 . . . . . . . . . . . .4/43 . . . . . . . . .6/41 . . . . . . . . . .8/61 . . . . . . .2/30 . . . . . . . .4/36 . . . . . . . .9/82 . . . . . . . . . .4/35 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .60/45.5
Punts/Avg. . . . . . . .12/38.0 . . . .10/44.8 . . . . . . . . .5/40.6 . . . . . . .6/37.0 . . . . . . . . . .6/33.3 . . . . . .11/45.2 . . . . . . . .6/43.8 . . . . . .4/39.5 . . . . . . . . .0/0 . . . . . .4/50.0 . . . . . . . .6/36.8 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .70/41.0
Tim e of Poss. . . . . .24:38 . . . . . .26:00 . . . . . . . . .32:39 . . . . . . .34:52 . . . . . . . . . . .26:33 . . . . . . . .23:38 . . . . . . . . .28:46 . . . . . .26:36 . . . . . . .37:52 . . . . . . .27:42 . . . . . . . . .27:40 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .28:49
3rd Down Conv. . . . . .1/1`5 . . . . . . .2/16 . . . . . . . . . .6/17 . . . . . . .10/18 . . . . . . . . . . . .6/15 . . . . . . . . .3/16 . . . . . . . . . .6/16 . . . . . . .7/16 . . . . . . .12/16 . . . . . . . .8/17 . . . . . . . . . .3/14 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .64/176
4th Down Conv. . . . . . .0/0 . . . . . . . .0/1 . . . . . . . . . . .1/2 . . . . . . . . .0/0 . . . . . . . . . . . . .0/0 . . . . . . . . . .0/2 . . . . . . . . . . .0/2 . . . . . . . . .1/2 . . . . . . . . .1/1 . . . . . . . . .0/0 . . . . . . . . . . .2/4 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5/14
Sacks/Yards Lost . . . .7/50 . . . . . . .6/50 . . . . . . . . . .4/22 . . . . . . . .2/12 . . . . . . . . . . . . .0/0 . . . . . . . . .5/32 . . . . . . . . . .5/30 . . . . . . .6/58 . . . . . . . . .1/6 . . . . . . . .4/19 . . . . . . . . . .4/32 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .44/305
Points Allowed . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . .10 . . . . . . . . . . . .24 . . . . . . . . . .14 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .27 . . . . . . . . . . . .7 . . . . . . . . . . . . .7 . . . . . . . . .31 . . . . . . . . . .37 . . . . . . . . .19 . . . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .176
TDs Rushing . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 . . . . . . . . . . .2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 . . . . . . . . . . . .1 . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 . . . . . . . . . .1 . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7
TDs Passing . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 . . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . .3 . . . . . . . . . . .3 . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9
TDs Return . . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 . . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . . .1 . . . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2
TDs Other . . . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . .1 . . . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . . .1 . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2
Safety . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . . . . .0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .0
Kick PATs/Atts. . . . . . . .0/0 . . . . . . . .1/1 . . . . . . . . . . .3/3 . . . . . . . . .2/2 . . . . . . . . . . . . .3/3 . . . . . . . . . .1/1 . . . . . . . . . . .1/1 . . . . . . . . .4/4 . . . . . . . . .4/4 . . . . . . . . .1/1 . . . . . . . . . . .0/0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .20/20
2-point PAT/Atts. . . . . . .0/0 . . . . . . . .0/0 . . . . . . . . . . .0/0 . . . . . . . . .0/0 . . . . . . . . . . . . .0/0 . . . . . . . . . .0/0 . . . . . . . . . . .0/0 . . . . . . . . .0/0 . . . . . . . . .0/0 . . . . . . . . .0/0 . . . . . . . . . . .0/0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .0/0
Field Goals/Atts. . . . . . .0/1 . . . . . . . .1/2 . . . . . . . . . . .1/2 . . . . . . . . .0/1 . . . . . . . . . . . . .2/2 . . . . . . . . .0//0 . . . . . . . . . . .0/1 . . . . . . . . .1/1 . . . . . . . . .3/3 . . . . . . . . .4/4 . . . . . . . . . . .0/1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12/18
Penn State Football . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . vs. Michigan State, Nov. 17, 2007 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .pg. 38



                                             2007 Penn State Starters
                                                                                     OFFENSE
 Game                 WR                LT               LG           C                RG               RT             TE            QB            TB              WR           WR
 FIU                  Golden            Cadogan          Ohrnberger   Shipley          Shaw             Landolt        Norwood (1)   Morelli       Williams (1)    Butler (1)   Bell
 Notre Dame           Golden            Cadogan          Ohrnberger   Shipley          Shaw             Landolt        Norwood (1)   Morelli       Williams (1)    Butler (1)   Bell
 Buffalo              Golden            Cadogan          Ohrnberger   Shipley          Lucian           Landolt        Shuler        Morelli       Scott           Butler       Williams
 Michigan             Norwood           Cadogan          Ohrnberger   Shipley          Lucian           Landolt        Quarless      Morelli       Scott           Butler       Williams
 Illinois             Hahn (2)          Cadogan          Ohrnberger   Shipley          Lucian           Landolt        Quarless      Morelli       Kinlaw          Butler       Williams
 Iowa                 Golden            Cadogan          Lucian       Shipley          Ohrnberger       Landolt        Shuler        Morelli       Kinlaw          Butler       Williams
 Wisconsin            Hahn (2)          Cadogan          Ohrnberger   Shipley          Lucian           Landolt        Shuler        Morelli       Kinlaw          Butler       Williams
 Indiana              Norwood           Cadogan          Ohrnberger   Shipley          Wisniewski       Landolt        Quarless      Morelli       Kinlaw          Butler       Williams
 Ohio State           Golden            Cadogan          Ohrnberger   Shipley          Shaw             Landolt        Lawlor (2)    Morelli       Kinlaw          Butler       Williams
 Purdue               Golden            Cadogan          Ohrnberger   Shipley          Shaw             Landolt        Quarless      Morelli       Kinlaw          Lawlor (2)   Williams
 Temple               Lawlor (2)        Cadogan          Ohrnberger   Shipley          Lucian           Landolt        Quarless      Morelli       Kinlaw          Butler       Williams
 Michigan St.
 (1) opened with five wide receivers
 (2) opened with fullback

                                                                                       DEFENSE
 Game                 LE                LT               RT           RE               OLB              ILB            OLB           LCB           Safety          Hero         RCB
 FIU                  Gaines            Odrick           Ogbu         Evans            Sales            Connor         Lee           Sargeant      Davis           Scirrotto    King
 Notre Dame           Gaines            Odrick           Ogbu         Evans            Sales            Connor         Lee           Sargeant      Davis           Scirrotto    King
 Buffalo              Gaines            Odrick           Baker        Evans            Sales            Connor         Lee           Sargeant      Davis           Scirrotto    King
 Michigan             Gaines            Odrick           Ogbu         Evans            Sales            Connor         Lee           Sargeant      Davis           Scirrotto    King
 Illinois             Gaines            Odrick           Baker        Evans            Sales            Connor         Lee           Sargeant      Davis           Scirrotto    King
 Iowa                 Gaines            Odrick           Baker        Evans            Sales            Connor         Lee           Sargeant      Davis           Scirrotto    King
 Wisconsin            Gaines            Odrick           Ogbu         Evans            Sales            Connor         Lee           Sargeant      Davis           Scirrotto    King
 Indiana              Gaines            Baker            Ogbu         Evans            Sales            Connor         Lee           Sargeant      Davis           Scirrotto    King
 Ohio State           Gaines            Baker            Taylor       Evans            Sales            Connor         Lee           Sargeant      Rubin           Scirrotto    King
 Purdue               Gaines            Baker            Taylor       Evans            Sargeant (3)     Connor         Lee           Wallace       Rubin           Scirrotto    King
 Temple               Gaines            Baker            Taylor       Evans            Sales            Connor         Lee           Wallace       Rubin           Scirrotto    King
 Michigan St.

 (3) opened with five defensive backs
Penn State Football . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . vs. Michigan State, Nov. 17, 2007 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .pg. 39



                                    Penn State Depth Chart
OFFENSE                                                          DEFENSE                                                          SPECIAL TEAMS
Wide Receiver                                                    Left End                                                         Punter
 2    Derrick Williams (6-0, 189, Jr/Jr)                         47        Josh Gaines (6-1, 265, Sr/Jr)                          41        Jeremy Boone (5-9, 169, Jr/So)
19         Chris Bell (6-2, 213, So/So)                          87       Chris Rogers (6-2, 262, Sr/Jr)                          49           Ryan Breen (6-2, 224, Fr/Fr)
 5       Graham Zug (6-2, 182, So/Fr)
                                                                 Left Tackle                                                      Kicker
Left Tackle                                                      93          Chris Baker (6-2, 298, Jr/So)                        23        Kevin Kelly (5-7, 163, Jr/Jr)
76      Gerald Cadogan (6-5, 309, Sr/Jr)                         97        Abe Koroma (6-3, 312, So/Fr)                           36     Collin Wagner (5-9, 165, So/Fr)
75 Nerraw McCormack (6-5, 294, Jr/Jr)                            55      Tom McEowen (6-4, 286, So/Fr)                            96       Joe Hughes (5-10, 172, Sr/Jr)

Left Guard                                                                                                                        Holder
64     Rich Ohrnberger (6-2, 289, Sr/Jr)                         Right Tackle                                                     41        Jeremy Boone (5-9, 169, Jr/So)
61 Stefen Wisniewski (6-3, 283, Fr/Fr)                           90         Phil Taylor (6-4, 335, So/So)                         42        *Jason Ganter (6-0, 201, Sr/Sr)
77         Lou Eliades (6-4, 304, So/Fr)                         85          Ollie Ogbu (6-1, 287, So/Fr)                         13         Kevin Suhey (6-1, 200, Jr/So)

Center                                                           Right End                                                        Kick Snapper
57       A.Q. Shipley (6-1, 293, Sr/Jr)                          48      Maurice Evans (6-2, 257,So/So)                           57    Chris Mauriello (6-1, 238, Sr/Sr) (Punts)
60     *Patrick Weber (6-1, 277, Gr/Sr)                          59      Aaron Maybin (6-4, 251, So/Fr)                           60 *Patrick Weber (6-1, 277, Gr/Sr) (PAT/FG)
                                                                 94        Tom Golarz (6-1, 248, Jr/So)
Right Guard                                                                                                                       Kickoff Returners
50        Mike Lucian (6-2, 292, Sr/Jr)                          Outside Linebacker                                               12       A.J. Wallace (6-1, 193, So/So)
78        *John Shaw (6-4, 299, Sr/Sr)                           46         Tyrell Sales (6-2, 236, Sr/Jr)                         2     Derrick Williams (6-0, 189, Jr/Jr)
61 Stefen Wisniewski (6-3, 283, Fr/Fr)                           18 Navorro Bowman (6-1, 230, So/Fr)                              20   *Rodney Kinlaw (5-9, 199, Gr/Sr)
                                                                 15       Bani Gbadyu (6-0, 214, So/Fr)
Right Tackle                                                                                                                      Punt Returners
73      Dennis Landolt (6-4, 300, Jr/So)                         Inside Linebacker                                                2     Derrick Williams (6-0, 189, Jr/Jr)
63          Joe Toriello (6-4, 308, Sr/Jr)                       40         Dan Connor (6-3, 237, Sr/Sr)                          7     Anthony Scirrotto (6-0, 195, Jr/Jr)
79             Ako Poti (6-3, 305, Jr/Jr)                        53      Chris Colasanti (6-2, 224, Fr/Fr)                        25 *Brendan Perretta (5-7, 182, Sr/Sr)
                                                                 52       Dontey Brown (6-2, 238, Sr/Jr)
Tight End
10 Andrew Quarless (6-5, 250, So/So)                             Outside Linebacker                                               * Fifth-year senior
82        Mickey Shuler (6-4, 250, Jr/So)                        45             Sean Lee (6-2, 232, Jr/Jr)
89        Jordan Lyons (6-5, 241, Gr/Jr)                         43           Josh Hull (6-2, 233, Jr/So)
81    Brennan Coakley (6-4, 255, Jr/So)
16      Francis Claude (6-5, 262, Jr/So)                         Left Cornerback
                                                                 12 A.J. Wallace (6-1, 193, So/So) OR
Quarterback                                                      10     Lydell Sargeant (5-10, 190, Jr/Jr)
14    Anthony Morelli (6-4, 231, Sr/Sr)                          20     Devin Fentress (5-10, 182, Jr/So)
17         Daryll Clark (6-2, 232, Jr/Jr)
 7           Pat Devlin (6-4, 217, So/Fr)                        Free Safety
15      Paul Cianciolo (6-4, 219, Gr/Jr)                          9     Mark Rubin (6-2, 224, Sr/Jr) OR
                                                                 11         Tony Davis (5-10, 197, Sr/Jr)
Running Back                                                     29      Cedric Jeffries (6-2, 210, So/Fr)
20*Rodney Kinlaw (5-9, 199, Gr/Sr) - TB
22 Evan Royster (6-1, 211, So/Fr) - TB                           Hero
32 Brent Carter (6-2, 213, So/Fr) - TB                           7    Anthony Scirrotto (6-0, 195, Jr/Jr)
38    Dan Lawlor (6-2, 239, Sr/Jr) - FB                          42     *Jason Ganter (6-0, 201, Sr/Sr)

Wide Receiver                                                    Right Cornerback
 3       Deon Butler (5-10, 170, Sr/Jr)                          1           Justin King (6-0, 186, Jr/Jr)
83      Brett Brackett (6-6, 243, So/Fr)                         25         *Brendan Perretta (5-7, 182, Sr/Sr)
 8   James McDonald (6-2, 202, Jr/So)                            21         Knowledge Timmons (5-10, 183, Jr/So)

Wide Receiver
24   Jordan Norwood (5-10, 164, Jr/Jr)
4     *Terrell Golden (6-3, 212, Gr/Sr)
Penn State Football . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . vs. Michigan State, Nov. 17, 2007 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .pg. 40


      2007 Penn State Alphabetical Roster
No.    Name                                  Pos.         Cl./El.         Ht.        Wt.         High School/Head Coach                             Hometown
 22    Ahrenhold, Tyler                      WR           Fr./Fr.         6-0        169         Chestnut Hill Academy/Richard Knox                 Blue Bell, Pa.
 35    Alfreno, Jesse                        WR           So./Fr.         5-11       194         Grove City/Jeff Bell                               Grove City, Pa.
 28    Astorino, Drew                         Saf         Fr./Fr.         5-10       179         General McLane/Jim Wells                           Edinboro, Pa.
 93    Baker, Chris                           DT          Jr./So.         6-2        298         Windsor/Mark Welch                                 Windsor, Conn.
 67    Barham, Quinn                          OL          Fr./Fr.         6-3        292         Hillside/Ray Harrison                              Durham, N.C.
 19    Bell, Chris*                          WR           So./So.         6-2        213         Granby/Dave Hudak                                  Norfolk, Va.
 41    Boone, Jeremy                           P          Jr./So.         5-9        169         Mechanicsburg Area/Rich Lichtel                    Mechanicsburg, Pa.
 18    Bowman, Navorro                        LB          So./Fr.         6-1        230         Suitland/Nick Lynch                                District Heights, Md.
 83    Brackett, Brett                       WR           So./Fr.         6-6        243         Lawrence/Rob Radice                                Lawrenceville, N.J.
 49    Breen, Ryan                             P          Fr./Fr.         6-2        224         Clarkston/Kurt Richardson                          Clarkston, Mich.
 52    Brown, Dontey*                         LB          Sr./Jr.         6-2        238         McKeesport Area/George Smith                       McKeesport, Pa.
  3    Butler, Deon**                        WR           Sr./Jr.         5-10       170         C.D. Hylton/Lou Sorrentino                         Woodbridge, Va.
 76    Cadogan, Gerald*                        T          Sr./Jr.         6-5        309         Portsmouth/Curt Clifford                           Portsmouth, Ohio
 32    Carter, Brent                          TB          So./Fr.         6-2        213         Pottsgrove/Rick Pennypacker                        Pottstown, Pa.
 15    Cianciolo, Paul                        QB          Gr./Jr.         6-4        219         Fort Dorchester/Steve LePrad                       Charleston, S.C.
 17    Clark, Daryll*                         QB          Jr./Jr.         6-2        232         Ursuline/Dan Murphy                                Youngstown, Ohio
 16    Claude, Francis                        TE          Jr./So.         6-5        262         Champlain Prep/Sebastien Briere                    Laval, Quebec
 81    Coakley, Brennan                       TE          Jr./So.         6-4        255         Newton/Ken Roberts                                 Newtown, Conn.
 53    Colasanti, Chris                       LB          Fr./Fr.         6-2        224         Brother Rice/Albert Fracassa                       Leonard, Mich.
 40    Connor, Dan***                         LB          Sr./Sr.         6-3        237         Strath Haven/Kevin Clancy                          Wallingford, Pa.
  9    Cousins, Kevin                        WR           Jr./So.         6-3        211         Huguenot/Richard McFee                             Richmond, Va.
 13    Dailey, Andrew                         LB          Fr./Fr.         6-2        221         Washington/Tom Stacy                               Massillon, Ohio
 11    Davis, Tony**                          Saf         Sr./Jr.         5-10       197         Howland/Richard Angle                              Warren, Ohio
  7    Devlin, Pat                            QB          So./Fr.         6-4        217         Downingtown East/Michael Matta                     Downingtown, Pa.
 88    Ditto, Jon                             TE          Fr./Fr.         6-3        233         Gateway/Terry Smith                                Monroeville, Pa.
 77    Eliades, Lou                            G          So./Fr.         6-4        304         Ocean Township/Sal Spompanato                      Ocean, N.J.
 48    Evans, Maurice*                        DE          So./So.         6-2        257         Christ The King/Kevin Kelly                        Brooklyn, N.Y.
 44    Federoff, Larry                        FB          Jr./So.         5-11       237         Hopewell/Dave Vestal                               Aliquippa, Pa.
 20    Fentress, Devin                        CB          Jr./So.         5-10       182         Western Branch/Lew Johnston                        Chesapeake, Va.
 47    Gaines, Josh**                         DE          Sr./Jr.         6-1        265         Northrop/Matt Stinson                              Ft. Wayne, Ind.
 42    Ganter, Jason*                         Saf         Sr./Sr.         6-0        201         State College Area/Dave Lintal                     State College, Pa.
 15    Gbadyu, Bani                           LB          So./Fr.         6-0        214         Quince Orchard/Dave Mencarini                      Gaithersburg, Md.
 49    Gmerek, Ryan                           WR          So./Fr.         5-8        180         Moshannon Valley/Howie Camberg                     Houtzdale, Pa.
 94    Golarz, Tom                            DE          Jr./So.         6-1        248         North/John Slinkard                                Bloomington, Ind.
  4    Golden, Terrell***                    WR           Gr./Sr.         6-3        212         Lake Taylor/Hank Sawyer                            Norfolk, Va.
 25    Green, Stephfon                        RB          Fr./Fr.         5-10       185         John F. Kennedy/Alex Vega                          Bronx, N.Y.
 34    Hahn, Matt***                          RB          Sr./Sr.         6-0        235         St. Anthony’s/Rich Reichart                        Dix Hills, N.Y.
  6    Harriott, Willie                       CB          Jr./So.         5-8        175         Hyde Leadership/John Acquavita                     New Haven, Conn.
  5    Hayes, Jerome*                         LB          Jr./So.         6-2        236         Bayonne/Rick Rodriguez                             Bayonne, N.J.
 54    Hill, Jed                              DT          Sr./Jr.         6-2        263         Struthers/Gary Zetts                               Struthers, Ohio
 56    Hinton, Austin                          T          Sr./Jr.         6-2        284         Secaucus/Charlie Voorhees                          Secaucus, N.J.
 96    Hughes, Joe                            PK          Sr./Jr.         5-10       172         Downingtown East/Michael Matta                     Downingtown, Pa.
 43    Hull, Josh*                            LB          Jr./So.         6-2        233         Penns Valley/Martin Tobias                         Millheim, Pa.
 29    Jeffries, Cedric                       Saf         So./Fr.         6-2        210         Egg Harbor Twp./Tony DeRosa                        Egg Harbor Township, N.J.
 23    Kelly, Kevin**                         PK          Jr./Jr.         5-7        163         Neshaminy/Mark Schmidt                             Langhorne, Pa.
  1    King, Justin**                         CB          Jr./Jr.         6-0        186         Gateway/Terry Smith                                Pittsburgh, Pa.
 20    Kinlaw, Rodney*                        TB          Gr./Sr.         5-9        199         Stratford/Ray Stackley                             Goose Creek, S.C.
 68    Klopacz, Doug                           C          So./Fr.         6-3        279         St. Joseph Regional/Tony Karcich                   Hasbrouck Heights, N.J.
 97    Koroma, Abe                            DT          So./Fr.         6-3        312         Milton Hershey/Bob Guyer                           Hershey, Pa.
 73    Landolt, Dennis                         T          Jr./So.         6-4        300         Holy Cross/Jerry McConnell                         Burlington, N.J.
 44    Latham, Kevion                         DL          Fr./Fr.         6-2        236         Page/Kevin Gillespie                               Greensboro, N.C.
 56    Latimore, Eric                         DE          Fr./Fr.         6-6        253         Middletown/Mark Delpercio                          Middletown, Del.
 38    Lawlor, Dan                            FB          Sr./Jr.         6-2        239         Cumberland Valley/Tim Rimpfel                      Mechanicsburg, Pa.
 45    Lee, Sean**                            LB          Jr./Jr.         6-2        232         Upper St. Clair/Jim Render                         Pittsburgh, Pa.
 50    Lucian, Mike                            G          Sr./Jr.         6-2        292         Linganore/Rick Conner                              New Market, Md.
 89    Lyons, Jordan                          TE          Gr./Jr.         6-5        241         Woodward Academy/Dale Wiggins                      Atlanta, Ga.
 66    Marks, Josh                            OL          Fr./Fr.         6-4        308         Southern Columbia/Jim Roth                         Catawissa, Pa.
 30    Matzkin, Josh                          LB          So./Fr.         6-0        213         Berkeley Prep/ Frank Sullivan                      Tampa, Fla.
 57    Mauriello, Chris                       LB          Sr./Sr.         6-1        238         Ridge View (S.C.)/Kirk Burnett                     Lansdale, Pa.
 84    Mauti, Patrick                        WR           Jr./So.         5-9        190         Mandeville/Guy LeCompte                            Mandeville, La.
 59    Maybin, Aaron                          DE          So./Fr.         6-4        251         Mount Hebron/Larry Luthe                           Ellicott City, Md.
 75    McCormack, Nerraw                       T          Jr./Jr.         6-5        294         Nassau CC/John Anselmo                             Bronx, N.Y.
 16    McCullough, Shelton                    DB          So./Fr.         6-0        181         Randallstown/Albert Howard                         Randallstown, Md.
  8    McDonald, James                       WR           Jr./So.         6-2        202         Dunbar SAS/Craig Jeffries                          Washington, D.C.
 55    McEowen, Tom                           DT          So./Fr.         6-4        286         Neshaminy/Mark Schmidt                             Feasterville, Pa.
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No.    Name                                  Pos.          Cl./El.         Ht.        Wt.         High School/Head Coach                    Hometown
 87    Miskinis, Greg                         TE           Sr./Jr.         6-5        250         Indian Valley/Gawen Stoker                Lewistown, Pa.
 14    Morelli, Anthony**                     QB           Sr./Sr.         6-4        231         Penn Hills/Neil Gordon                    Pittsburgh, Pa.
  6    Moye, Derek                           WR            Fr./Fr.         6-5        194         Rochester/Gene Matsook                    Rochester, Pa.
 62    Muir, Ross                              G           Sr./Jr.         6-3        292         Noblesville/Craig Barr                    Noblesville, Ind.
 24    Norwood, Jordan**                     WR            Jr./Jr.         5-10       164         State College Area/Dave Lintal            State College, Pa.
 91    Odrick, Jared*                         DT           So./So.         6-5        295         Lebanon/Bill Giovino                      Lebanon, Pa.
 85    Ogbu, Ollie                            DT           So./Fr.         6-1        287         Milford Academy/William Chaplick          Staten Island, N.Y.
 64    Ohrnberger, Rich*                       G           Sr./Jr.         6-2        289         East Meadow/Vincent Mascia                East Meadow, N.Y.
 99    Okoli, Chimaeze                        DL           Fr./Fr.         6-4        270         Salem/Robert Jackson                      Virginia Beach, Va.
 25    Perretta, Brendan*                     CB           Sr./Sr.         5-7        182         Altoona Area/Phil Riccio                  Altoona, Pa.
 39    Pinchek, Nick                          RB           Sr./Sr.         6-0        205         Parkland/Rob Melosky                      Coplay, Pa.
 79    Poti, Ako                               T           Jr./Jr.         6-3        305         City College of San Francisco/George Rush Daly City, Calif.
 27    Powell, Chaz                           DB           Fr./Fr.         6-0        186         Susquehannock/Tom Waranavage              New Freedom, Pa.
 10    Quarless, Andrew*                      TE           So./So.         6-5        250         Uniondale/Greg Didio                      Uniondale, N.Y.
 87    Rogers, Chris                          DE           Sr./Jr.         6-2        262         North Allegheny/Art Walker                Wexford, Pa.
 22    Royster, Evan                          TB           So./Fr.         6-1        211         Westfield/Tom Verbanic                    Fairfax, Va.
  9    Rubin, Mark*                           Saf          Sr./Jr.         6-2        224         Amherst/Rob Gross                         Amherst, N.Y.
 46    Sales, Tyrell**                        LB           Sr./Jr.         6-2        236         Butler/Gary Cathell                       Butler, Pa.
 10    Sargeant, Lydell**                     CB           Jr./Jr.         5-10       190         Cabrillo/Don Cross                        Lompoc, Calif.
  7    Scirrotto, Anthony**                   Saf          Jr./Jr.         6-0        195         West Deptford/Clyde Folsom                West Deptford, N.J.
 33    Scott, Austin***                       TB           Sr./Sr.         6-0        212         Parkland/Rob Melosky                      Allentown, Pa.
 78    Shaw, John*                             T           Sr./Sr.         6-4        299         Spring Grove/Greg Trone                   Spring Grove, Pa.
 57    Shipley, A.Q.**                         C           Sr./Jr.         6-1        293         Moon Area/Mark Capuano                    Coraopolis, Pa.
 82    Shuler, Mickey                         TE           Jr./So.         6-4        250         East Pennsboro/Todd Stuter                Enola, Pa.
 71    Still, Devon                           DL           Fr./Fr.         6-5        281         Howard/Dan Ritter                         Wilmington, Del.
 72    Stout, Kyle                             T           So./Fr.         6-5        286         Ashland/Scott Valentine                   Ashland, Ohio
 34    Stupar, Nathan                         LB           Fr./Fr.         6-1        218         State College Area/Al Wolski              State College, Pa.
 13    Suhey, Kevin*                          QB           Jr./So.         6-1        200         State College Area/Dave Lintal            State College, Pa.
 37    Suhey, Joe                             TB           Fr./Fr.         6-1        209         Loyola Academy/John Holecek               Deerfield, Ill.
 26    Sukay, Nick                            Saf          Fr./Fr.         6-1        198         Greensburg Central Catholic/William Colosimo Mt. Pleasant, Pa.
 80    Szczerba, Andrew                       TE           Fr./Fr.         6-6        251         Salesianum/Bill DiNardo                   Wilmington, Del.
 90    Taylor, Phillip                        DT           So./So.         6-4        335         Gwynn Park Senior/Dan Hayes               Clinton, Md.
 51    Thompson, Shaine                       LB           Fr./Fr.         6-0        201         John F. Kennedy/ Alex Vega                Bronx, N.Y.
 21    Timmons, Knowledge*                    CB           Jr./So.         5-10       183         William Penn/Matt Ortega                  York, Pa.
 63    Toriello, Joe                           T           Sr./Jr.         6-4        308         Upper Darby/Richard Gentile               Lansdowne, Pa.
 74    Troutman, Johnnie                       T           Fr./Fr.         6-4        314         Pemberton Township High/Hohn Rosnick Brown Mills, N.J.
 36    Wagner, Collin                          K           So./Fr.         5-9        165         State College Area/Al Wolski              State College, Pa.
 12    Wallace, A.J.*                         CB           So./So.         6-1        193         McDonough/David Bradshaw                  Waldorf, Md.
 65    Walton, J.B.                            G           Fr./Fr.         6-3        280         Lackey/Douglas Lamb                       Indian Head, Md.
 60    Weber, Patrick                          C           Gr./Sr.         6-1        277         Valley/Ray White                          Arnold, Pa.
  2    Williams, Derrick**                   WR            Jr./Jr.         6-0        189         Eleanor Roosevelt/Rick Houchens           Greenbelt, Md.
 61    Wisniewski, Stefen                     OL           Fr./Fr.         6-3        283         Pittsburgh Central Catholic/Terry Trotten Bridgeville, Pa.
 84    Woodward, Ben                         WR            So./Fr.         5-9        171         State College Area/Dave Lintal            State College, Pa.
  5    Zug, Graham                           WR            So./Fr.         6-2        182         Manheim Central/Mike Williams             Manheim, Pa.

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          2007 Penn State Numerical Roster
No.    Name                                 Pos.          Cl./El.         Ht.        Wt.        High School/Head Coach                  Hometown
  1    King, Justin**                        CB           Jr./Jr.         6-0        186        Gateway/Terry Smith                     Pittsburgh, Pa.
  2    Williams, Derrick**                  WR            Jr./Jr.         6-0        189        Eleanor Roosevelt/Rick Houchens         Greenbelt, Md.
  3    Butler, Deon**                       WR            Sr./Jr.         5-10       170        C.D. Hylton/Lou Sorrentino              Woodbridge, Va.
  4    Golden, Terrell***                   WR            Gr./Sr.         6-3        212        Lake Taylor/Hank Sawyer                 Norfolk, Va.
  5    Hayes, Jerome*                        LB           Jr./So.         6-2        236        Bayonne/Rick Rodriguez                  Bayonne, N.J.
  5    Zug, Graham                          WR            So./Fr.         6-2        182        Manheim Central/Mike Williams           Manheim, Pa.
  6    Harriott, Willie                      CB           Jr./So.         5-8        175        Hyde Leadership/John Acquavita          New Haven, Conn.
  6    Moye, Derek                          WR            Fr./Fr.         6-5        194        Rochester/Gene Matsook                  Rochester, Pa.
  7    Devlin, Pat                           QB           So./Fr.         6-4        217        Downingtown East/Michael Matta          Downingtown, Pa.
  7    Scirrotto, Anthony**                  Saf          Jr./Jr.         6-0        195        West Deptford/Clyde Folsom              West Deptford, N.J.
  8    McDonald, James                      WR            Jr./So.         6-2        202        Dunbar SAS/Craig Jeffries               Washington, D.C.
  9    Cousins, Kevin                       WR            Jr./So.         6-3        211        Huguenot/Richard McFee                  Richmond, Va.
  9    Rubin, Mark*                          Saf          Sr./Jr.         6-2        224        Amherst/Rob Gross                       Amherst, N.Y.
 10    Quarless, Andrew*                     TE           So./So.         6-5        250        Uniondale/Greg Didio                    Uniondale, N.Y.
 10    Sargeant, Lydell**                    CB           Jr./Jr.         5-10       190        Cabrillo/Don Cross                      Lompoc, Calif.
 11    Davis, Tony**                         Saf          Sr./Jr.         5-10       197        Howland/Richard Angle                   Warren, Ohio
 12    Wallace, A.J.*                        CB           So./So.         6-1        193        McDonough/David Bradshaw                Waldorf, Md.
 13    Dailey, Andrew                        LB           Fr./Fr.         6-2        221        Washington/Tom Stacy                    Massillon, Ohio
 13    Suhey, Kevin*                         QB           Jr./So.         6-1        200        State College Area/Dave Lintal          State College, Pa.
 14    Morelli, Anthony**                    QB           Sr./Sr.         6-4        231        Penn Hills/Neil Gordon                  Pittsburgh, Pa.
 15    Cianciolo, Paul                       QB           Gr./Jr.         6-4        219        Fort Dorchester/Steve LePrad            Charleston, S.C.
 15    Gbadyu, Bani                          LB           So./Fr.         6-0        214        Quince Orchard/Dave Mencarini           Gaithersburg, Md.
 16    Claude, Francis                       TE           Jr./So.         6-5        262        Champlain Prep/Sebastien Briere         Laval, Quebec
 16    McCullough, Shelton                   DB           So./Fr.         6-0        181        Randallstown/Albert Howard              Randallstown, Md.
 17    Clark, Daryll*                        QB           Jr./Jr.         6-2        232        Ursuline/Dan Murphy                     Youngstown, Ohio
 18    Bowman, Navorro                       LB           So./Fr.         6-1        230        Suitland/Nick Lynch                     District Heights, Md.
 19    Bell, Chris*                         WR            So./So.         6-2        213        Granby/Dave Hudak                       Norfolk, Va.
 20    Fentress, Devin                       CB           Jr./So.         5-10       182        Western Branch/Lew Johnston             Chesapeake, Va.
 20    Kinlaw, Rodney*                       TB           Gr./Sr.         5-9        199        Stratford/Ray Stackley                  Goose Creek, S.C.
 21    Timmons, Knowledge*                   CB           Jr./So.         5-10       183        William Penn/Matt Ortega                York, Pa.
 22    Ahrenhold, Tyler                     WR            Fr./Fr.         6-0        169        Chestnut Hill Academy/Richard Knox      Blue Bell, Pa.
 22    Royster, Evan                         TB           So./Fr.         6-1        211        Westfield/Tom Verbanic                  Fairfax, Va.
 23    Kelly, Kevin**                        PK           Jr./Jr.         5-7        163        Neshaminy/Mark Schmidt                  Langhorne, Pa.
 24    Norwood, Jordan**                    WR            Jr./Jr.         5-10       164        State College Area/Dave Lintal          State College, Pa.
 25    Green, Stephfon                       RB           Fr./Fr.         5-10       185        John F. Kennedy/Alex Vega               Bronx, N.Y.
 25    Perretta, Brendan*                    CB           Sr./Sr.         5-7        182        Altoona Area/Phil Riccio                Altoona, Pa.
 26    Sukay, Nick                           Saf          Fr./Fr.         6-1        198        Greensburg Central Catholic/William Colosimo Mt. Pleasant, Pa.
 27    Powell, Chaz                          DB           Fr./Fr.         6-0        186        Susquehannock/Tom Waranavage            New Freedom, Pa.
 28    Astorino, Drew                        Saf          Fr./Fr.         5-10       179        General McLane/Jim Wells                Edinboro, Pa.
 29    Jeffries, Cedric                      Saf          So./Fr.         6-2        210        Egg Harbor Twp./Tony DeRosa             Egg Harbor Township, N.J.
 30    Matzkin, Josh                         LB           So./Fr.         6-0        213        Berkeley Prep/ Frank Sullivan           Tampa, Fla.
 32    Carter, Brent                         TB           So./Fr.         6-2        213        Pottsgrove/Rick Pennypacker             Pottstown, Pa.
 33    Scott, Austin***                      TB           Sr./Sr.         6-0        212        Parkland/Rob Melosky                    Allentown, Pa.
 34    Hahn, Matt***                         RB           Sr./Sr.         6-0        235        St. Anthony’s/Rich Reichart             Dix Hills, N.Y.
 34    Stupar, Nathan                        LB           Fr./Fr.         6-1        218        State College Area/Al Wolski            State College, Pa.
 35    Alfreno, Jesse                       WR            So./Fr.         5-11       194        Grove City/Jeff Bell                    Grove City, Pa.
 36    Wagner, Collin                         K           So./Fr.         5-9        165        State College Area/Al Wolski            State College, Pa.
 37    Suhey, Joe                            TB           Fr./Fr.         6-1        209        Loyola Academy/John Holecek             Deerfield, Ill.
 38    Lawlor, Dan                           FB           Sr./Jr.         6-2        239        Cumberland Valley/Tim Rimpfel           Mechanicsburg, Pa.
 39    Pinchek, Nick                         RB           Sr./Sr.         6-0        205        Parkland/Rob Melosky                    Coplay, Pa.
 40    Connor, Dan***                        LB           Sr./Sr.         6-3        237        Strath Haven/Kevin Clancy               Wallingford, Pa.
 41    Boone, Jeremy                          P           Jr./So.         5-9        169        Mechanicsburg Area/Rich Lichtel         Mechanicsburg, Pa.
 42    Ganter, Jason*                        Saf          Sr./Sr.         6-0        201        State College Area/Dave Lintal          State College, Pa.
 43    Hull, Josh*                           LB           Jr./So.         6-2        233        Penns Valley/Martin Tobias              Millheim, Pa.
 44    Federoff, Larry                       FB           Jr./So.         5-11       237        Hopewell/Dave Vestal                    Aliquippa, Pa.
 44    Latham, Kevion                        DL           Fr./Fr.         6-2        236        Page/Kevin Gillespie                    Greensboro, N.C.
 45    Lee, Sean**                           LB           Jr./Jr.         6-2        232        Upper St. Clair/Jim Render              Pittsburgh, Pa.
 46    Sales, Tyrell**                       LB           Sr./Jr.         6-2        236        Butler/Gary Cathell                     Butler, Pa.
 47    Gaines, Josh**                        DE           Sr./Jr.         6-1        265        Northrop/Matt Stinson                   Ft. Wayne, Ind.
 48    Evans, Maurice*                       DE           So./So.         6-2        257        Christ The King/Kevin Kelly             Brooklyn, N.Y.
 49    Breen, Ryan                            P           Fr./Fr.         6-2        224        Clarkston/Kurt Richardson               Clarkston, Mich.
 49    Gmerek, Ryan                          WR           So./Fr.         5-8        180        Moshannon Valley/Howie Camberg          Houtzdale, Pa.
 50    Lucian, Mike                           G           Sr./Jr.         6-2        292        Linganore/Rick Conner                   New Market, Md.
 51    Thompson, Shaine                      LB           Fr./Fr.         6-0        201        John F. Kennedy/ Alex Vega              Bronx, N.Y.
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No.    Name                                 Pos.          Cl./El.         Ht.        Wt.        High School/Head Coach                    Hometown
 52    Brown, Dontey*                        LB           Sr./Jr.         6-2        238        McKeesport Area/George Smith              McKeesport, Pa.
 53    Colasanti, Chris                      LB           Fr./Fr.         6-2        224        Brother Rice/Albert Fracassa              Leonard, Mich.
 54    Hill, Jed                             DT           Sr./Jr.         6-2        263        Struthers/Gary Zetts                      Struthers, Ohio
 55    McEowen, Tom                          DT           So./Fr.         6-4        286        Neshaminy/Mark Schmidt                    Feasterville, Pa.
 56    Hinton, Austin                         T           Sr./Jr.         6-2        284        Secaucus/Charlie Voorhees                 Secaucus, N.J.
 56    Latimore, Eric                        DE           Fr./Fr.         6-6        253        Middletown/Mark Delpercio                 Middletown, Del.
 57    Mauriello, Chris                      LB           Sr./Sr.         6-1        238        Ridge View (S.C.)/Kirk Burnett            Lansdale, Pa.
 57    Shipley, A.Q.**                        C           Sr./Jr.         6-1        293        Moon Area/Mark Capuano                    Coraopolis, Pa.
 59    Maybin, Aaron                         DE           So./Fr.         6-4        251        Mount Hebron/Larry Luthe                  Ellicott City, Md.
 60    Weber, Patrick                         C           Gr./Sr.         6-1        277        Valley/Ray White                          Arnold, Pa.
 61    Wisniewski, Stefen                    OL           Fr./Fr.         6-3        283        Pittsburgh Central Catholic/Terry Trotten Bridgeville, Pa.
 62    Muir, Ross                             G           Sr./Jr.         6-3        292        Noblesville/Craig Barr                    Noblesville, Ind.
 63    Toriello, Joe                          T           Sr./Jr.         6-4        308        Upper Darby/Richard Gentile               Lansdowne, Pa.
 64    Ohrnberger, Rich*                      G           Sr./Jr.         6-2        289        East Meadow/Vincent Mascia                East Meadow, N.Y.
 65    Walton, J.B.                           G           Fr./Fr.         6-3        280        Lackey/Douglas Lamb                       Indian Head, Md.
 66    Marks, Josh                           OL           Fr./Fr.         6-4        308        Southern Columbia/Jim Roth                Catawissa, Pa.
 67    Barham, Quinn                         OL           Fr./Fr.         6-3        292        Hillside/Ray Harrison                     Durham, N.C.
 68    Klopacz, Doug                          C           So./Fr.         6-3        279        St. Joseph Regional/Tony Karcich          Hasbrouck Heights, N.J.
 71    Still, Devon                          DL           Fr./Fr.         6-5        281        Howard/Dan Ritter                         Wilmington, Del.
 72    Stout, Kyle                            T           So./Fr.         6-5        286        Ashland/Scott Valentine                   Ashland, Ohio
 73    Landolt, Dennis                        T           Jr./So.         6-4        300        Holy Cross/Jerry McConnell                Burlington, N.J.
 74    Troutman, Johnnie                      T           Fr./Fr.         6-4        314        Pemberton Township High/Hohn Rosnick Brown Mills, N.J.
 75    McCormack, Nerraw                      T           Jr./Jr.         6-5        294        Nassau CC/John Anselmo                    Bronx, N.Y.
 76    Cadogan, Gerald*                       T           Sr./Jr.         6-5        309        Portsmouth/Curt Clifford                  Portsmouth, Ohio
 77    Eliades, Lou                           G           So./Fr.         6-4        304        Ocean Township/Sal Spompanato             Ocean, N.J.
 78    Shaw, John*                            T           Sr./Sr.         6-4        299        Spring Grove/Greg Trone                   Spring Grove, Pa.
 79    Poti, Ako                              T           Jr./Jr.         6-3        305        City College of San Francisco/George Rush         Daly City, Calif.
 80    Szczerba, Andrew                      TE           Fr./Fr.         6-6        251        Salesianum/Bill DiNardo                   Wilmington, Del.
 81    Coakley, Brennan                      TE           Jr./So.         6-4        255        Newton/Ken Roberts                        Newtown, Conn.
 82    Shuler, Mickey                        TE           Jr./So.         6-4        250        East Pennsboro/Todd Stuter                Enola, Pa.
 83    Brackett, Brett                      WR            So./Fr.         6-6        243        Lawrence/Rob Radice                       Lawrenceville, N.J.
 84    Mauti, Patrick                       WR            Jr./So.         5-9        190        Mandeville/Guy LeCompte                   Mandeville, La.
 84    Woodward, Ben                        WR            So./Fr.         5-9        171        State College Area/Dave Lintal            State College, Pa.
 85    Ogbu, Ollie                           DT           So./Fr.         6-1        287        Milford Academy/William Chaplick          Staten Island, N.Y.
 87    Miskinis, Greg                        TE           Sr./Jr.         6-5        250        Indian Valley/Gawen Stoker                Lewistown, Pa.
 87    Rogers, Chris                         DE           Sr./Jr.         6-2        262        North Allegheny/Art Walker                Wexford, Pa.
 88    Ditto, Jon                            TE           Fr./Fr.         6-3        233        Gateway/Terry Smith                       Monroeville, Pa.
 89    Lyons, Jordan                         TE           Gr./Jr.         6-5        241        Woodward Academy/Dale Wiggins             Atlanta, Ga.
 90    Taylor, Phillip                       DT           So./So.         6-4        335        Gwynn Park Senior/Dan Hayes               Clinton, Md.
 91    Odrick, Jared*                        DT           So./So.         6-5        295        Lebanon/Bill Giovino                      Lebanon, Pa.
 93    Baker, Chris                          DT           Jr./So.         6-2        298        Windsor/Mark Welch                        Windsor, Conn.
 94    Golarz, Tom                           DE           Jr./So.         6-1        248        North/John Slinkard                       Bloomington, Ind.
 96    Hughes, Joe                           PK           Sr./Jr.         5-10       172        Downingtown East/Michael Matta            Downingtown, Pa.
 97    Koroma, Abe                           DT           So./Fr.         6-3        312        Milton Hershey/Bob Guyer                  Hershey, Pa.
 99    Okoli, Chimaeze                       DL           Fr./Fr.         6-4        270        Salem/Robert Jackson                      Virginia Beach, Va.

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