College Football

Penn State Nittany Lions (7-4)


Sat. 11/13 Sat. 11/20 Sat. 11/27
vs. Mich
L 17-21
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vs. Rut
W 28-0
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@ MSU
L 27-30
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No. 12 Michigan State bounces back, beats Penn State 30-27

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) Michigan State was unfazed by injuries, illness, snowy conditions and an embarrassing loss the previous week.

The Spartans put all that behind them and finished the regular season on a high note.

Payton Thorne threw two touchdown passes and ran for another to lead No. 12 Michigan State to a 30-27 victory over Penn State on Saturday.

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Leaders
Passing Yards: S. Clifford2599
Passing TDs: S. Clifford17
Rushing Yards: K. Lee416
Rushing TDs: N. Cain4
Receiving Yards: J. Dotson1045
Receiving TDs: J. Dotson10
Interceptions: J. Brown4
Schedule 2021
Date Opponent Result / Time
9/4 at 12 Wisconsin W 16 - 10
9/11 vs. Ball State W 44 - 13
9/18 vs. 22 Auburn W 28 - 20
9/25 vs. Villanova W 38 - 17
10/2 vs. Indiana W 24 - 0
10/9 at 3 Iowa L 20 - 23
10/23 vs. Illinois L 18 - 20
10/30 at 5 Ohio State L 24 - 33
11/6 at Maryland W 31 - 14
11/13 vs. 6 Michigan L 17 - 21
11/20 vs. Rutgers W 28 - 0
11/27 at 12 Michigan State L 27 - 30
Big Ten
East
  Conference Overall
2 Ohio State 8-1 10-2
5 Michigan 8-1 11-1
12 Michigan State 7-2 10-2
Penn State 4-5 7-5
Maryland 3-6 6-6
Rutgers 2-7 5-7
Indiana 0-9 2-10
West
  Conference Overall
16 Iowa 7-2 10-2
14 Wisconsin 6-3 8-4
Purdue 6-3 8-4
Minnesota 6-3 8-4
Illinois 4-5 5-7
Nebraska 1-8 3-9
Northwestern 1-8 3-9
Offense (FBS Rank)
Yards: 4196 (88)
Passing Yards: 2980 (36)
Rushing Yards: 1216 (122)
Points per game: 26.2 (86)
Yards per game: 381.5 (84)
Touchdowns: 32 (93)
Field Goals: 16 (33)
Defense (FBS Rank)
Yards: 3677 (22)
Passing Yards: 2232 (27)
Rushing Yards: 1445 (31)
Points per game: 15.5 (4)
Yards per game: 334.3 (29)
Touchdowns: 16 (3)
Field Goals: 16 (114)
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