The Penn State Nittany Lions earned their first victory of the season with ease on Saturday, destroying the Navy Midshipmen, 34-7, at Beaver Stadium. It was head coach Bill O'Brien's first win as head coach of Penn State.
Nittany Lions quarterback Matt McGloin was the star of the day, completing 13 of 21 passes for 231 yards and four touchdowns. Penn State wide receiver Allen Robinson caught five of those McGloin tosses for 136 yards and three touchdowns.
Statistically, Navy outgained Penn State 371 to 341 in total yardage, and also won the time of possession battle, but the advantage on the stat sheet meant very little on the field, as the Midshipmen did not even score until five minutes into the fourth quarter.
Penn State, now 1-2 on the season, will host the Temple Owls next weekend in Happy Valley. Navy, still winless on the year, will welcome the Virginia Military Institute to Annapolis next Saturday.