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Morelli throws 3 TDs in PSU’s win over FIU

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

The No. 17 Penn State Nittany Lions dismantled the Florida International Golden Panthers on Saturday afternoon. The Nittany Lions won 59-0 at Beaver Stadium in University Park, Pennsylvania.

This was the first-ever meeting between these two teams. Penn State improved to 1-0 on the season with the win.

Florida International fell to 0-1 in the young campaign.


Nittany Lions quarterback Anthony Morelli went 23 of 38 for 295 passing yards. He also had three touchdowns.

Evan Royster had eight carries for 70 yards, including a touchdown. Rodney Kinlaw had eight carries for 66 yards, including a touchdown. Austin Scott had 11 carries for 46 yards, including two touchdowns. Dan Lawlor also had five carries for 27 yards and a touchdown.

Jordan Norwood had five receptions for 92 yards. Deon Butler also had three receptions for 66 yards. Mickey Shuler had four receptions for 54 yards, including a touchdown. Terrell Golden also had two receptions for nine yards and a touchdown. Matt Hahn also had a one-yard touchdown reception.

Nittany Lions kicker Kevin Kelly also made a field goal.

Golden Panthers quarterback Wayne Younger went 12 of 25 for 117 passing yards.

Julian Reams had eight carries for 11 yards. Daunte Owens also had five carries for nine yards.

Greg Ellingson had three receptions for 31 yards. Lionell Singleton had a 22-yard reception. Torrelt Solomon had two receptions for 13 yards. Jason Frierson also had an 11-yard reception.

Penn State scored 35 points in the second half. Scott scored on an eight-yard rushing touchdown. Kinlaw scored on a 15-yard rushing touchdown.

Morelli hit Hahn for a one-yard touchdown reception. Royster also scored on a 13-yard rushing touchdown.

Lawlor also scored on a 16-yard rushing touchdown.

The Nittany Lions led 24-0 at halftime. Morelli hit Golden for a four-yard touchdown reception. Morelli also hit Shuler for a 17-yard touchdown reception.

Scott scored on a one-yard rushing touchdown. Kevin Kelly also made a 45-yard field goal.


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