By the Numbers: Penn State rips Maryland

Here’s our rundown of some of the standout numbers from Penn State’s 66-3 victory over Maryland on Saturday at Capital One Field at Maryland Stadium.

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49,680: game attendance.

3,228: season passing yards for Trace McSorley, good for third on the Lions’ season passing list.

534: offensive yards for Penn State.

431: season rushing yards for McSorley, second on Penn State’s season quarterback rushing yardage list.

303: offensive yards for Maryland.

286: rushing yards for Penn State.

237: passing yards for McSorley.

139: consecutive made extra points for Tyler Davis.

124: rushing yards for Maryland.

113: rushing yards for Tommy Stevens, who also rushed for three touchdowns on 12 attempts. Stevens registered career-high marks in all three categories.

84: all-purpose yards for Saquon Barkley.

77: rushing yards for Barkley.

66: the most points for Penn State in a Big Ten game. The Lions had previously scored 63 against both Ohio State (1994) and Illinois (2005).

63: receiving yards for Juwan Johnson, on six receptions. Both stats were game-high marks for the Nittany Lions.

42: rushing yards for Miles Sanders, on seven attempts.

28: first downs for Penn State.

26: consecutive games with a catch for tight end Mike Gesicki, who caught five passes for 35 yards, including two touchdowns.

23: career pass breakups for cornerback Grant Haley, who also picked up his second sack of the season.

22: consecutive games with at least 20 points for Penn State, the third-longest streak in Big Ten history and a program-best mark.

14: points off turnovers for Penn State.

11: first downs for Maryland.

10: number of Nittany Lions who caught at least one pass.

5: sacks for Penn State.

0: number of times Maryland converted on a fourth-down try. The Nittany Lions stopped the Terrapins all three times. 

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