Zach Zwinak scored the short-yardage touchdowns. Bill Belton and Akeel Lynch kept Penn State perfect with some distance running scores. The Nittany Lions' offense is a whole lot more than quarterback Christian Hackenberg.
PENN STATE – FOOTBALL 2013 – Penn State will bring the Big Ten's second-ranked scoring defense (14.5 ppg.) to Bloomington to face Indiana's second-ranked scoring offense (44.5 ppg.) Something has to give.
Penn State wide receiver Allen Robinson hauls in a 36-yard pass behind Michigan defensive back Channing Stribling on the 1-yard line in the last minute of the fourth quarter at Beaver Stadium. The Lions scored on the next play to tie the game. Penn State beat Michigan, 43-40 in four overtimes. Joe Hermitt, PennLive.com
PENN STATE – FOOTBALL 2013 – The Hoosiers opened up with a 73-point offensive output against Indiana State and possess the 14th-best scoring offense in the country, averaging 44.5 points per game. Their 348.5 passing yards per contest is good enough for 11th in the country.
PENN STATE – FOOTBALL 2013 – The numbers were a lot better for Hackenberg against Purdue, completing 69% of his passes and just generally being efficient with the football. However, it was Purdue's defense, and Hackenberg wasn't really needed to be anything more than efficient. Penn State used the run game to perfection in the win, and even Hackenberg got into the act on the ground, rushing for a four-yard touchdown. It was 1 of 5 the Lions scored on the ground in the 45-21 win over Purdue.