Isaiah Abbey scores 3 touchdowns, Charles DePrima throws for two and Harvard dominates Howard 48-7
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Drew Allar threw for 3 touchdowns and ran for an additional to guide No. 6 Penn State previous UMass 63-0 on Saturday.
Theo Johnson caught two touchdowns, Tyler Warren, Kaytron Allen, Trey Potts and Beau Pribula scored and Daequan Hardy returned two punts for touchdowns to guide the Nittany Lions to their Eleventh-straight win courting to final season.
Coming off a bye week, and with subsequent week’s journey to No. 3 Ohio State looming, Penn State (6-0, 3-0 Large Ten) recovered from a sloppy begin in a chilly downpour at Beaver Stadium.
The Nittany Lions dedicated their first offensive turnover of the season when Tre Wallace fumbled on the opening drive. However Penn State’s protection was prepared. It pressured the primary of 10 UMass punts, this one to Hardy who’d by no means fielded a punt in school.
The cornerback’s talent was evident.
Hardy sidestepped the primary two Minutemen on the scene earlier than slicing by way of the remainder for the 55-yard landing, all however sealing UMass’s seventh-straight loss.
It was all Penn State from there.
The Nittany Lions scored touchdowns on their subsequent seven possessions whereas the protection picked up seven sacks, 14 tackles for loss and an interception.
Allar plunged in from a yard out to make it 14-0 early within the second earlier than Allen powered in on a 9-yard run on Penn State’s subsequent drive. Allar hit his tight ends to cap Penn State’s subsequent three drives — a brief over-the-middle throw to Warren then 18- and 30-yard darts to Johnson.
Hardy introduced the soggy, poncho-covered followers who’d caught round to their toes when he returned one other punt 68 yards for a rating that made it 49-0 with 3:57 left within the third.
Potts and Pribula scored within the fourth and Penn State held UMass to simply 109 yards of offense.
UMass: The Minutemen couldn’t defend quarterback Taisun Phommachanh, couldn’t run the ball and had no solutions for Penn State’s offensive personnel. They’ll have so much to work on throughout their bye week.
Penn State: It wasn’t the perfect tuneup efficiency earlier than heading to Columbus subsequent week, however the Nittany Lions have been capable of keep wholesome and proceed to play nice protection.
UMass: Visits Military on Oct. 28.
Penn State: Visits No. 3 Ohio State on Saturday.
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