UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. (WHTM) – The Penn State Nittany Lions are hosting the Michigan Wolverines in a game shrouded with controversy with Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh barred from the sideline due to a sign-stealing investigation.
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Game over: Michigan wins 24-15.
Theo Johnson gets an 8 yard touchdown pass for Penn State with 2 minutes left
A strange 2 pt play call for Penn State is incomplete. Items are flying of out the stands from the student section Penn State trails 24-15 with 1:59 left
Michigan recovers an onside kick
Michigan penalties are giving Penn State a chance to move down the field late
Interception is overturned, Penn State gets the ball back
Drew Allar is picked off with 4:09 left, the call is under review. The stands are emptying during the break
Touchdown Michigan. Blake Corum and a kick makes it 24-9 Michigan. Fans are beginning to leave to beat the traffic.
Penn State turns it over on downs with 4:21 left. Drew Allar missed a 3rd down pass to Saunders and threw a 4th down pass to no one in the middle of the field
Nittany Lions have just 55 passing yards with 8 minutes left in the game. They got 0 on this drive.
JJ McCarthy is hobbled after a tackle as he goes back to the sideline
A pass interference penalty is called on Kalen King. Fans are, once again, not happy with the call.
Michigan converts a critical third and 1 to keep the clock rolling past 11 minutes
There’s a non-call block in the back penalty on the Michigan punt return that fans are being very vocal about. James Franklin came out and made his case but it’s Michigan’s ball with 12:11 left
A flea flicker attempt goes incomplete for Penn State
Fans are, once again, not happy. Allar also got an intentional grounding penalty.
Big third down tackle by Kobe King that forces Michigan to punt from the Penn State endzone
With the student section to his back, JJ McCarthy was surprised by the snap but was saved by a Michigan timeout on 3rd down and 6
End of the 3rd quarter at Beaver Stadium: Michigan leads 17-9 over Penn State
Penn State punts on 4th down after taking a timeout with the offense on the field
A 51 yard punt is fielded down at the 3 yard line
Penn State going for it on 4th down with seconds left in the third quarter, Allar had to motion to Dante Cephas multiple times to get him to the short side of the field before a timeout was called with 21 seconds left
Q3 with 3:45 left, Michigan adds a field goal to make it 17-9 over Penn State
Penn State/Michigan attendance: 110,856. That’s a season-high by 26 and the second-largest crowd in Beaver Stadium history behind the 2018 Ohio State game.
Drew Allar fumbles on the opening drive of the second half for Penn State, Michigan recovers
Second half begins at Beaver Stadium with Penn State starting on offense down 14-9 to Michigan
Penn State had just 35 passing yards in the first half, 4 of those were by RB Kaytron Allen. Drew Allar was just 3-7 in the first half with 31 yards.
Running game led the way with 107 yards between Singleton, Allen, and Allar.
TOUCHDOWN PENN STATE
After catching a pass, Drew Allar rushes in the next play for six points. A two point conversion fails, Michigan leads 14-9
Penn State pulls off the trick play, Kaytron Allen throws a pass to Drew Allar for a first down
1:07 left in the first half, Penn State took a timeout on 4th and 1. They’re down 14-3
Fans liked that: Kaden Saunders gets a big fourth down catch for the Nittany Lions to keep their drive alive
Penn State lined up for a 4th and 6 but took a timeout. Fans didn’t respond well to that
Kaytron Allen responds with a long 34 yd run for the Nittany Lions, their longest run of the game so far
A Michigan 3rd and 11 results in a 22 yd Michigan touchdown by Donovan Edwards
Penn State fans show up on a Michigan 3rd and 11 that results in a timeout by the Wolverines with 6:14 left in the first half
Blake Corum caps off a strong drive for Michigan to take the lead at Beaver Stadium
Blake Corum caps off a strong drive for Michigan to take the lead at Beaver Stadium, 7-3 Wolverines. The drive took 9 plays for 75 yards in just over five minutes
Michigan’s offense has awaken in the second quarter with a strong drive down to the redzone
Sean Lee, an honorary captain for the Nittany Lions, leading a We Are chant between quarters
Adisa Isaac with a big tackle late in the first quarter for the Nittany Lions. Quarter ends with Penn State leading 3-0 and holding Michigan to 42 yards of offense.
Penn State got down to the 3 yd line but is forced to take a 21 yard field goal
Nittany Lions lead 3-0 over Michigan. 13 plays for 66 yards on the Penn State drive highlighted by big runs from Singleton and Allar.
Nicholas Singleton is making good use of his early playing time, several big runs on this Nittany Lions drive
A sideline pass intended for KeAndre Lambert-Smith was incomplete but Penn State gets a pass interference call against Will Johnson
Tyler Warren with Penn State’s first first down of the game, a big catch near the PSU sideline for a gain of 19
Spider Caldwell, an honorary captain and longtime Penn State football staffer, led Beaver Stadium with a We Are chant during the TV timeout.
Chop Robinson making his presence known with a QB hurry in his return for Penn State in the first quarter
Nicholas Singleton took the first handoff for Penn State, got just one yard. The opening drive was a three and out for the Nittany Lions with two incomplete passes for Drew Allar
Dani Dennis-Sutton with a big Nittany Lions sack, loss of 10 for Michigan that forces them to punt. He has 3.5 sacks this season
With the student section to their back, a big false start by Michigan on the opening drive
Penn State won the toss and deferred to the second half
Penn State DE Chop Robinson will play against Michigan, according to Penn State Head Coach James Franklin.
Michigan offensive coordinator Sherrone Moore will serve as Michigan’s head coach. The Wolverines arrived to signs both in support and opposition of Harbaugh.
Michigan has won three of the last five games against Penn State, including the last two outscoring the Nittany Lions 62-34.
More than a dozen NFL teams were expected to be at Saturday’s top-10 matchup.
The Nittany Lions will continue their Big Ten season schedule on Nov. 18 against the unranked Rutgers Scarlet Knights for a noon kickoff at Beaver Stadium. They’ll wrap up the regular season on the road at Ford Field against the Michigan State Spartans.