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Michigan Postgame

Penn State Sports Magazine

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N O V E M B E R 3 , 2 0 1 8 B L U E W H I T E O N L I N E . c O M 1 HOUSE OF PAIN Nittany Lions absorb another lopsided defeat at Michigan There were a lot of reasons to feel skeptical about Penn State's chances of pulling off an upset this weekend at Michigan. It was a road game against a top-five opponent, and the cornerstone of the Nit- tany Lions' offense, quarterback Trace McSorley, had suffered a knee injury the previous week that had forced him to don a protective brace. In the end, the Wolverines turned all of those pessimistic scenarios into reality. They dominated the Nittany Lions' offense, holding it to 186 yards and 11 first downs, and wore down a defense that had managed to keep things close for the better part of three quarters. The result: a 42-7 victory that avenged a similarly lopsided loss at Beaver M A T T   H E R B | M A T T @ B L U E W H I T E O N L I N E . c O M Pat Freiermuth surges upfield for extra yardage against Michi- gan middle linebacker Devin Bush. The freshman tight end was Penn State's leading re- ceiver on Sat- urday with three catches for 51 yards. Photo by Steve Manuel BWI X PRESS P O S T G A M E R E P O R T W E E K 8 M I C H I G A N 4 2 , P E N N S T A T E 7

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