Micah Parsons #11 of the Penn State Nittany Lions reacts after making a tackle Kevin Marks #5 of the Buffalo Bulls during the second half at Beaver Stadium on September 07, 2019 in State College, Pennsylvania.
The second half started quickly for the Nittany Lions as freshman midfielder Paityn Wirth hammered home a rebound to open the scoring just two minutes into the third period to give Penn State a 1-0 lead.
Penn Point out is using on Minnesota on Saturday afternoon, and at the very least for a number of performs, they've been with no their most effective defensive participant. Tanner Morgan had one of his most-accurate games, completing 18 of 20 passes for 339 yards and three touchdowns. The Golden Gophers are going to need to run the football and play defense here in order to hang around with Penn State.
Any more questions about that "soft" Gopher football schedule? The Gophers are 8-0 for the first time since 1941. Minnesota kneeled out the rest of the game for the victory. The ball floated harmlessly toward the middle of the field, but the Nittany Lions were unable to come up with the interception. Working off a ideal seal block from Rasheed Walker, Brown did the rest of the work in the open field to complete the score. With the penalty uncalled, running back Journey Brown went into the end zone for a touchdown that kept Penn State in the game.
Penn State plays at Ohio State, which has the top spot in the first edition of the CFP rankings, in two weeks to likely determine the front-runner in the Big Ten East Division.
Penn State once again drove deep into Minnesota territory on its next possession, but the offense stalled out inside the Gophers' 10-yard line and failed to convert a score on 4th down.
Penn State: Seeking their first berth in the College Football Playoff, the Nittany Lions watched a defense that had allowed the second-fewest points in the FBS entering the game take a step back against a group of Gophers receivers that was the best they'd faced all year.