Win Probability 100%

APP
PSU
PSU 100%

APP

38

PSU

45

1st & 10 at PSU 15

Zac Thomas pass intercepted, touchback. Amani Oruwariye return for no gain

Team Stats

  • Total Yards

    • APP451
    • 434PSU
  • Turnovers

    • APP1
    • 0PSU
  • Possession

    APPPSU
    27:3232:28
  • 1st Downs

    • APP22
    • 24PSU

Game Information

Beaver Stadium
  • University Park, PA 16802
  • Line: PSU -24.5
  • Over/Under: 55
Attendance: 105,232
9/2/2018 Associated Press

No. 10 PSU survives in OT vs. Appalachian St.

Amani Oruwariye intercepted a Zac Thomas pass in the end zone, and No. 10 Penn State held on to beat Appalachian State 45-38 in overtime Saturday, exactly 11 years after the Mountaineers stunned Michigan in one of the biggest upsets in college football.

Scoring Summary

1234OTT
Appalachian State100028038
Penn State731414745
first QuarterAPPPSU
TD
12:02
Trace McSorley 12 Yd Run (Jake Pinegar Kick)
7 plays, 75 yards, 2:58
07
play
McSorley runs it in for a 12-yard TD (0:25)

Trace McSorley takes it himself from 12 yards out for a Penn State touchdown. (0:25)

TD
11:48
Darrynton Evans 100 Yd Kickoff Return (Chandler Staton Kick)
0 plays, 0 yards, 0:00
77
play
Appalachian State takes kickoff return 100 yards to the house (0:43)

Darrynton Evans takes the kickoff return 100 yards to the house for Appalachian State. (0:43)

FG
4:10
Chandler Staton 38 Yd Field Goal
12 plays, 60 yards, 6:37
107
second QuarterAPPPSU
FG
0:12
Jake Pinegar 32 Yd Field Goal
12 plays, 77 yards, 4:32
1010
third QuarterAPPPSU
TD
9:41
Trace McSorley 10 Yd Run (Jake Pinegar Kick)
8 plays, 65 yards, 3:22
1017
play
McSorley scampers 10 yards for the score (0:20)

Penn State's Trace McSorley slices through the defense for his second rushing touchdown. (0:20)

TD
2:41
Ricky Slade 27 Yd Run (Jake Pinegar Kick)
8 plays, 72 yards, 3:40
1024
play
Penn State's Slade runs for 27-yard TD (0:23)

Ricky Slade stays on his feet and goes 27 yards for a Penn State touchdown. (0:23)

fourth QuarterAPPPSU
TD
13:39
Malik Williams 17 Yd pass from Zac Thomas (Chandler Staton Kick)
10 plays, 75 yards, 4:02
1724
play
Mountaineers' QB drops dime to open 4th quarter (0:22)

Appalachian State quarterback Zac Thomas connects with wide receiver Malik Williams for a 17-yard touchdown to begin fourth quarter. (0:22)

TD
11:17
Miles Sanders 2 Yd Run (Jake Pinegar Kick)
6 plays, 75 yards, 2:22
1731
play
Penn State quickly responds with long completion and rush TD (0:45)

Nittany Lions answer Mountaineers' 4th quarter score with a 46-yard reception by wide receiver KJ Hamler, setting up a Miles Sanders 2-yard rushing touchdown. (0:45)

TD
7:40
Malik Williams 24 Yd pass from Zac Thomas (Chandler Staton Kick)
9 plays, 80 yards, 3:32
2431
TD
6:03
Zac Thomas 1 Yd Run (Chandler Staton Kick)
4 plays, 53 yards, 1:36
3131
play
Appalachian State knots score with Penn State late (0:40)

Mountaineers quarterback Zac Thomas completes an incredible sideline pass to wide receiver Corey Sutton for 39 yards. Thomas punches in a QB keeper to tie the game at 31. (0:40)

TD
1:47
Jalin Moore 16 Yd Run (Chandler Staton Kick)
4 plays, 42 yards, 1:12
3831
play
App State stuns Penn State with late TD (0:29)

Appalachian State running back Jalin Moore scoots into the end zone for a 16-yard rushing touchdown to take a late lead. (0:29)

TD
0:42
KJ Hamler 15 Yd pass from Trace McSorley (Jake Pinegar Kick)
7 plays, 48 yards, 0:00
3838
play
Penn State responds with clutch game-tying TD (0:39)

Penn State QB Trace McSorley throws a missile to wide receiver KJ Hamler for a 15-yard touchdown to tie the game at 38-38. (0:39)

OvertimeAPPPSU
TD
Miles Sanders 4 Yd Run (Jake Pinegar Kick)
4 plays, 25 yards
3845
play
Penn State strikes first in OT (0:25)

Penn State running back Miles Sanders slides into the end zone for a 4-yard touchdown run. (0:25)

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