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. Record-setting performances were turned in by several of the starters, as the Lions capped off a 10-2 season for the second year in a row.
What numbers stood out to you?
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.