By The Numbers: Penn State Preview

Jordan Wells, Staff Writer
The Hoosier

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TheHoosier.com has a look at noteworthy facts and figures entering Indiana's Saturday tilt at Penn State.

Kickoff is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. ET and it will be televised live on BTN.

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253 - All-purpose yards per game for Penn State running back Saquon Barkley.

19 - Consecutive games with a touchdown pass for Penn State quarterback Trace McSorley.

10.5 - Tackles for loss per game for Penn State's defense, which leads the country.

2 - Consecutive Big Ten Special Teams Player of the Week honors for IU's J-Shun Harris II. Against Georgia Southern, he returned a punt for a touchdown in the second straight contest.

7.4 - Yards per carry average for IU freshman running back Morgan Ellison against Georgia Southern. He finished with 186 rushing yards on 25 carries, earning Big Ten Freshman of the Week honors.

4 - All-time IU single game ranking among freshmen for Ellison's rushing yardage total.

7.0 - Three-and-outs IU forces per game, which ranks third nationally.

2 - National ranking for Penn State's defense in the "finishing drives" category on SBNation. The Nittany Lions only allow 2.43 points per trip inside their 40-yard line.

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