By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher
The Penn State Nittany Lions handed Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer his first road loss since taking over the program.
The Nittany Lions needed a late comeback to defeat the Buckeyes, 24-21.
It is the second time that an unranked Nittany Lions team defeated a top 2 Ohio State team. The other time was in 1964 when they defeated Woody Hayes’s team.
This also snapped an eight-game losing streak for Penn State against top two teams.
With 4:27 left in the game, Marcus Allen blocked Tyler Durbin 45-yard field goal attempt. Grant Haley recovered the block and returned it for a touchdown.
Travis Davis cut the lead to 21-17 when he made a 34-yard field goal. Trace McSorley also had a two-yard rushing touchdown in the Nittany Lions 17-point fourth quarter.
Curtis Samuel scored on a 74-yard touchdown for Ohio State. They also had a safety, as Blake Gillian recovered his fumble in the end zone.
At halftime, the Buckeyes led 12-7. Durbin made two field goals.
J.T. Barrett hit Marcus Baugh for a 26-yard touchdown. However, the Durbin extra point was blocked.
McSorley had a 20-yard touchdown pass to Chris Godwin.
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