Instant Rewind: No. 4 Penn State 45, Indiana 14

Stu Jackson, Staff Writer
The Hoosier

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Early special teams miscues proved too much for IU to overcome in its 45-14 loss at No. 4 Penn State on Saturday.

Scroll down for a quick chronological recap of the game.

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14:46 1Q: Touchdown Penn State. Running back Saquon Barkley returns the opening kickoff 98 yards for the touchdown. PAT good. Penn State 7, Indiana 0.

14:41 1Q: Turnover on offense for IU, as running back Morgan Ellison fumbles. Penn State recovers and returns it four yards to the Hoosiers 39.

11:41 1Q: Touchdown Penn State. Quarterback Trace McSorley dives in from one yard out. PAT good. Penn State 14, Indiana 0.

8:45 1Q: Some nice progress made by IU's offense on its second series, but it stalls at the Penn State 38. IU punter Haydon Whitehead's ensuing kick goes into the endzone for a touchback.

6:34 1Q: Touchdown Penn State.Hoosier defense gets a critical third-down stop at Penn State's own 46, but the ensuing punt is fumbled by IU's J-Shun Harris and returned for a touchdown. Officials review the play and confirm the call. PAT good. Penn State 21, Indiana 0.

Harris was injured on the play but was able to get up and walk off under his own power.

5:09 1Q: Indiana's offense goes 3-and-out. Whitehead's ensuing 52-yard punt goes out of bounds at the Penn State 27.

0:41 1Q: Touchdown Penn State. McSorley with the eight-yard strike through the air to wide receiver DaeSean Hamilton for the score. PAT good. Penn State 28, Indiana 0.

END OF FIRST QUARTER: Penn State 28, Indiana 0.

14:01 2Q: Touchdown Indiana. Running back Ricky Brookins carries it in from two yards out. PAT good. Penn State 28, Indiana 7.

A 54-yard catch-and-run by tight end Ian Thomas was critical for IU on that drive.

12:40 2Q: Indiana's defense forces a 3-and-out. Penn State's ensuing punt goes out of bounds at the IU 33.

12:23 2Q: Indiana's offense quickly goes 3-and-out. Whitehead's punt fair-caught by Penn State at its own 28.

10:21 2Q: Another 3-and-out for the IU offense. Whitehead's ensuing punt goes out of bounds at the IU 43.

6:16 2Q: Penn State forced to punt after a sack by IU defensive tackle Nate Hoff forces the Nittany Lions out of field goal range. Ensuing punt fair-caught by IU's Luke Timian at IU's own 9.

4:29 2Q: Drive stalls at IU's own 28. Whitehead's ensuing punt fair-caught by Penn State at its own 31.

2:49 2Q: Interception. Big takeaway for IU's defense as safety Jonathan Crawford comes up with the pick. Officials review and confirm the call. Hoosiers take over at their own 40.

0:44 2Q: Touchdown Indiana. Quarterback Peyton Ramsey finds wide receiver Simmie Cobbs for the 18-yard passing score. PAT good. Penn State 28, Indiana 14.

HALFTIME: Penn State 28, Indiana 14.

14:27 3Q: Interception. Ramsey targets IU wide receiver Taysir Mack and gets picked off. Penn State takes over at the IU 21.

11:44 3Q: Missed field goal by Penn State. Surprising miss from 21 yards out. Indiana takes over from its own 21.

9:14 3Q: Indiana's offense forced to punt. Whitehead's ensuing kick goes 33 yards, goes out of bounds at the Penn State 33.

5:50 3Q: Penn State tacks on a 45-yard field goal. Penn State 31, Indiana 14.

3:22 3Q: Touchdown Penn State. McSorley to Hamilton for the 24-yard score through the air. Officials initially called offensive pass interference on Hamilton, but picked it up. PAT good. Penn State 38, Indiana 14.

1:17 3Q: Indiana forced to punt again. Whitehead's ensuing punt goes out of bounds at the Penn State 27.

END OF THIRD QUARTER: Penn State 38, Indiana 14.

11:27 4Q: Indiana goes for it on 4th and 7 and can't convert. Penn State takes over at its own 37.

7:36 4Q: Crawford blocks a 42-yard field goal attempt by Penn State kicker Tyler Davis. Indiana takes over from its own 25.

6:33 4Q: Indiana forced to punt again. Whitehead's ensuing kick goes out of bounds at the Penn State 27.

4:13 4Q: Touchdown Penn State. Barkley with the jump-pass to Hamilton for the 15-yard score. PAT good. Penn State 45, Indiana 14.

FINAL: Penn State 45, Indiana 14.

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