Blue White Illustrated

Blue White Postgame

Penn State Sports Magazine

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A P R I L 2 1 , 2 0 1 8 B L U E W H I T E O N L I N E . c O M 1 BLUE STEEL Starters show their mettle in a largely unrevealing spring game Looks like the scouting report was pretty accu- rate. Throughout spring practice, coaches and players had hailed the steady development of Penn State's young receivers and its offensive line, contending that those players will have key roles in helping the Nittany Lions overcome the loss of some of the top playmakers in the program's history. The Blue-White Game on Saturday offered evi- dence that that will indeed be the case. On the Blue's first possession, Mac Hippenhammer caught two passes, including a 5-yard scoring toss from Trace McSorley. The redshirt freshman fin- ished his debut performance in Beaver Stadium with four catches for 43 yards and a pair of touchdowns. In the second quarter, one of Hippenhammer's 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 McSorley played most of the first half, in part because of injuries at quar- terback that forced Tommy Stevens to sit out and limited Sean Clifford's mobility. The senior finished with 10 comple- tions in 14 at- tempts for 107 yards and a touchdown. Photo by Bill Zimmerman BWI X PRESS B L U E - W H I T E G A M E R E P O R T B L U E 2 1 , W H I T E 1 0

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