Penn State By the Numbers: Week 10 (Rutgers)

UNIVERSITY PARK — Here’s our rundown of some of the standout numbers from Penn State’s 35-6 victory over Rutgers on Saturday at Beaver Stadium.

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107,531: game attendance.

6,465: career passing yards for Trace McSorley, good for third place all-time at Penn State.

5,055: career all-purpose yards for Saquon Barkley, a Penn State record. He passed Larry Johnson and Curt Warner during Saturday’s victory.

304: offensive yards for Penn State.

214: passing yards for McSorley.

200: offensive yards for Rutgers.

85: all-purpose yards for Barkley.

68: touchdowns responsible for McSorley, who moved into sole possession of first place at Penn State. Previously, McSorley was tied with Daryll Clark.

52: career touchdown passes for McSorley, extending his own school record.

43: passing yards allowed by Penn State, the fewest since the Nittany Lions gave up only 32 to Army West Point in 2015.

25: consecutive games with a touchdown pass for McSorley, a school record and the second-longest active streak in FBS.

24: consecutive games with a catch for tight end Mike Gesicki.

20: consecutive games in which Penn State has scored at least 20 points.

13: consecutive home wins for Penn State; it’s the longest such streak for the Nittany Lions since 1990–92.

11: consecutive games in which Penn State has forced a turnover.

11: tackles for linebacker Jason Cabinda. He’s surpassed double-digits in tackles in nine games during his career.

10: tackles for linebacker Brandon Smith. He made his first start of the season, and the third of his career. It’s the second game of his career in which he’s had 10 or more tackles (Maryland, 2016).

2: number of times Rutgers has beaten Penn State all-time, against 26 wins for Penn State.


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