Penn State Vs. Nebraska: Nittany Lions Trail 17-7 After Three

The Penn State Nittany Lions trailed 10-0 at halftime and 17-0 early in the third quarter, but remain in the ball-game – down only 10 – heading into the fourth and final quarter. 

Statistically Penn State has hung with Nebraska in virtually every area but the scoreboard. The total yard tally is 277-282. Penn State has 15 first downs to Nebraska's 19. Both teams have had the ball for 22 minutes and change. The biggest difference in the game is the one turnover the Nittany Lions have, compared to zero for the Cornhuskers. Penn State has also missed a field goal. 

Quarterback Matthew McGloin has completed 12 of 25 passes for 165 yards. He also has the game's only turnover. Running back Silas Redd has 54 yards on 13 carries. 

The fourth quarter of the game can be seen on ESPN.

-- For more Penn State football coverage, visit our team page, or our blog Black Shoe Diaries.

Trending Discussions

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior users will need to choose a permanent username, along with a new password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

I already have a Vox Media account!

Verify Vox Media account

Please login to your Vox Media account. This account will be linked to your previously existing Eater account.

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior MT authors will need to choose a new username and password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join SB Nation Philly

You must be a member of SB Nation Philly to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Philly. You should read them.

Join SB Nation Philly

You must be a member of SB Nation Philly to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Philly. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.