Penn State by the numbers: Week 8 (Ohio State)
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Here’s our rundown of some of the standout numbers from Penn State’s 39-38 loss to Ohio State on Saturday at Ohio Stadium.
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109,302: game attendance.
5.870: career passing yards for Trace McSorley, who moved into fourth place all-time at Penn State.
2,479: career receiving yards for DaeSean Hamilton; the senior passed Allen Robinson and is now third all-time in Nittany Lion history.
529: offensive yards for Ohio State.
300: career tackles for safety Marcus Allen, who collected 10 Saturday. Allen is now sixth all-time at Penn State.
283: offensive yards for Penn State.
264: career points for Saquon Barkley, good for fifth in program history.
258: career tackles for linebacker Jason Cabinda; the senior moved up four spots Saturday and now stands 13th all-time in program history.
192: passing yards for McSorley.
172: all-purpose yards for Barkley.
97-yard kickoff for Barkley on the game’s opening play.
59-yard kickoff return for linebacker Koa Farmer; a career-best mark.
57: receiving yards for Mike Gesicki, team high for the Nittany Lions.
44: rushing yards for Barkley.
38: points scored by Penn State, the most against Ohio State for the Lions in Columbus. (The Lions scored 63 against Ohio State at home in 1994).
23: consecutive games with a touchdown pass for McSorley; he’s been extending his own school record in each game this season. It’s also the second-longest active streak in FBS, behind Oklahoma’s Baker Mayfield.
20: turnovers forced by Penn State all season; the Lions have forced at least one in every game this season.
15: consecutive games with a touchdown for Barkley, the longest-active streak in FBS and a school record.
8: tackles for safety Trop Apke, a career high.
6: tackles for cornerback Christian Campbell, which matches his career best.
5: tackles for defensive end Shareer Miller, who tied his career high.
3: points allowed by Penn State in the first quarter; the first the Nittany Lions have allowed any points in the game’s opening 15 minutes.
2: sacks for Penn State, by Miller and defensive tackle Curtis Cothran.