Penn State-Akron: By the Numbers

UNIVERSITY PARK — Here’s our rundown of some of the pertinent numbers from Penn State’s 52-0 victory over Akron on Saturday at Beaver Stadium.

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569: total yards of offense for Penn State.

101,684: game attendance.

280: passing yards by Trace McSorley; he finished 18-of-25 with two touchdowns, both to tight end Mike Gesicki

246: all-purpose yards for Saquon Barkley (172 rushing, 54 receiving, 20 kick return)

131: Numbers of seasons for Penn State football. The Nittany Lions boast an overall record of 868-385-42, to rank eighth nationally in all-time victories.

127: punt return yards by DeAndre Thompkins, on four returns

172: rushing yards by Barkley, on 14 carries.

159: total yards of offense for Akron.

84: receiving yards for Juwan Johnson, a game-high mark

80-yard rush: Barkley’s long gain in the second quarter set up a touchdown and a 21-0 Penn State lead.

74: receiving yards by DaeSean Hamilton, good for second-best on the team

61: yards that Tompkins returned a punt for a touchdown in the first quarter, giving Penn State a 7-0 lead less than seven minutes into the game.

50: average yards per punt for Blake Gillikin, on two kicks.

39-yard field goal miss by Tyler Davis, his first errant attempt that wasn’t blocked. He later connected on a 47-yarder.

26: longest pass completion by Tommy Stevens; he finished 3-of-6 for 42 yards.

16: number of consecutive games in which Trace McSorley has thrown a touchdown. McSorley extended his own school record by one game.

8: number of consecutive home games that Penn State has won.

8: number of career rushing touchdowns for McSorley, after he rushed for a four-yard score Saturday.

5: tackles each by Jarvis Miller, Tyrell Chavis, and Manny Bowen, all tied for the team lead.

1 sack apiece for Miller and Ryan Bucholz, tied for the team lead; Chavis and Curtis Cothran added a half-sack each, for a team total of three.

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