Penn State 2017 Football Statistics


Game Results

DateOpponentScoreOverallConf.TimeAtt
09/02/17     Akron W, 52-0 1-0-0 0-0-0 3:25   101684
09/09/17     Pittsburgh W, 33-14 2-0-0 0-0-0 3:20   109898
09/16/17     Georgia St. W, 56-0 3-0-0 0-0-0 3:19   102746
09/23/17     at Iowa W, 21-19 4-0-0 1-0-0 3:31   66205
09/30/17     Indiana W, 45-14 5-0-0 2-0-0 3:16   107542
10/07/17     at Northwestern W, 31-7 6-0-0 3-0-0 3:17   41061

Team Statistics

Team StatisticsPenn StateOpp.
Scoring23854
Points Per Game39.79.0
First Downs129102
Rushing4645
Passing7550
Penalty87
Rushing Yardage990704
Yards gained rushing1179901
Yards lost rushing189197
Rushing Attempts208228
Average per rush4.83.1
Average per game165.0117.3
TDs rushing134
Passing Yardage17471007
Comp-Att-Int141-214-4107-199-9
Avg. per pass8.25.1
Avg. per catch12.49.4
Avg. per game291.2167.8
TDs passing153
Total Offense27371711
Total Plays422427
Avg. per play6.54.0
Avg. per game456.2285.2
Kick Returns: #-Yards9-27816-298
Punt Returns: #-Yards16-2527-9
Int Returns: #-Yards9-1144-35
Kick Return Average30.918.6
Punt Return Average15.81.3
Int Return Average12.78.8
Fumbles-Lost18-915-13
Penalties-Yards24-23231-283
Average Per Game38.747.2
Punts-Yards27-119364-2596
Average Per Kick44.240.6
Net punt average42.436
Kickoffs-Yards42-267734-2139
Average Per Kick63.762.9
Net kick average4348.1
Time of Possession/Game29:5530:4
3rd-down Conversions31-8235-103
3rd-down Pct.37%33%
4th-down Conversions5-86-10
4th-down Pct.62%60%
Sacks by-Yards17-11116-99
Touchdowns Scored317
Field Goals-Attempts6-134-9
On-Side Kicks0-00-1
Red-Zone Scores(23-27) 85%(6-10) 60%
Red-Zone Touchdowns(19-27) 70%(4-10) 40%
PAT Attempts(30-31) 97%(4-4) 100%
Attendance421870107266
Games/Avg Per Game4/1054682/53633

Score by quarters1st2nd3rd4thTotal
Penn State76516546238
Opponents02432754


Overall Indvidual Statistics

RushingGPAtt.GainLossNetAvg.TDLongAvg./G
Saquon Barkley 6 102 701 52 649 6.4 6 80 108.2
Trace McSorley 6 72 278 100 178 2.5 4 36 29.7
Miles Sanders 6 6 66 3 63 10.5 1 29 10.5
Andre Robinson 6 9 62 7 55 6.1 1 41 9.2
Tommy Stevens 4 9 53 18 35 3.9 1 20 8.8
Mark Allen 3 4 13 0 13 3.3 0 8 4.3
DaeSean Hamilton 6 1 2 0 2 2.0 0 2 0.3
Penn State 6 208 1179 189 990 4.8 13 80 165.0
Opponent 6 228 901 197 704 3.1 4 35 117.3


PassingGPEffic.Comp-Att-IntPctYardsTDLongAvg./G
Trace McSorley 6 154.1 130-194-4 67.0 1597 13 85 266.2
Tommy Stevens 4 134.6 9-17-0 52.9 126 1 35 31.5
Saquon Barkley 6 564.4 1-1-0 100.0 16 1 16 2.7
Billy Fessler 6 83.6 1-2-0 50.0 8 0 8 1.3
Penn State 6 153.9 141-214-4 65.9 1747 15 85 291.2
Opponent 6 92.2 107-199-9 53.8 1007 3 70 167.8


ReceivingGPNo.YardsAvg.TDLongAvg./G
Saquon Barkley 6 29 395 13.6 2 85 65.8
DaeSean Hamilton 6 22 366 16.6 4 29 61.0
Juwan Johnson 6 24 303 12.6 1 33 50.5
DeAndre Thompkins 6 16 190 11.9 0 35 31.7
Mike Gesicki 6 22 176 8.0 4 35 29.3
Saeed Blacknall 6 9 162 18.0 1 38 27.0
Brandon Polk 6 6 77 12.8 1 23 12.8
Tommy Stevens 4 6 35 5.8 2 10 8.8
Tom Pancoast 6 2 17 8.5 0 12 2.8
Miles Sanders 6 3 17 5.7 0 7 2.8
Jonathan Holland 6 2 9 4.5 0 8 1.5
Penn State 6 141 1747 12.4 15 85 291.2
Opponent 6 107 1007 9.4 3 85 167.8


Punt ReturnsNo.YardsAvg.TDLong
DeAndre Thompkins 14 239 17.1 1 61
Mark Allen 1 10 10.0 0 10
Troy Apke 1 3 3.0 0 3
Penn State 16 252 15.8 1 61
Opponent 7 9 1.3 0 13


InterceptionsNo.YardsAvg.TDLong
Amani Oruwariye 3 17 5.7 0 17
Grant Haley 2 46 23.0 0 42
Marcus Allen 1 50 50.0 0 50
Troy Apke 1 1 1.0 0 1
Christian Campbell 1 0 0.0 0 0
Tariq Castro-Fields 1 0 0.0 0 0
Penn State 9 114 12.7 0 89
Opponent 4 35 8.8 0 89


Kick ReturnsNo.YardsAvg.TDLong
Saquon Barkley 8 258 32.3 1 98
Miles Sanders 1 20 20.0 0 20
Penn State 9 278 30.9 1 98
Opponent 16 298 18.6 0 30


Fumble ReturnsNo.YardsAvg.TDLong
Nick Scott 1 13 13.0 1 416
Jason Cabinda 1 4 4.0 0 128
Penn State 2 17 8.5 1 13
Opponent 0 0 0.0 0 0


   | -------------- PATs -------------- |    
ScoringTDsFGsKickRushRcvPassDXPSafPoints
Saquon Barkley 9 0 0-0 0-0 - 0 0 54
Tyler Davis 0 6 30-30 0-0 - 0 0 48
Trace McSorley 4 0 0-0 0-0 - 0 0 24
Mike Gesicki 4 0 0-0 0-0 - 0 0 24
DaeSean Hamilton 4 0 0-0 0-0 - 0 0 24
Tommy Stevens 3 0 0-0 0-0 - 0 0 18
Juwan Johnson 1 0 0-0 0-0 - 0 0 6
Andre Robinson 1 0 0-0 0-0 - 0 0 6
Saeed Blacknall 1 0 0-0 0-0 - 0 0 6
DeAndre Thompkins 1 0 0-0 0-0 - 0 0 6
Nick Scott 1 0 0-0 0-0 - 0 0 6
Brandon Polk 1 0 0-0 0-0 - 0 0 6
Miles Sanders 1 0 0-0 0-0 - 0 0 6
Shareef Miller 0 0 0-0 0-0 - 0 1 2
Marcus Allen 0 0 0-0 0-0 - 0 1 2
Penn State 31 6 30-30 0-1 0 2-7 0 2 238
Opponent 7 2 4-4 0-0 1 2-5 0 0 54


Total OffenseGPPlaysRushPassTotalAvg./G
Trace McSorley 6 266 178 1597 1775 295.8
Saquon Barkley 6 103 649 16 665 110.8
Tommy Stevens 4 26 35 126 161 40.3
Miles Sanders 6 6 63 0 63 10.5
Andre Robinson 6 9 55 0 55 9.2
Mark Allen 3 4 13 0 13 4.3
Billy Fessler 6 2 0 8 8 1.3
DaeSean Hamilton 6 1 2 0 2 0.3
Penn State 6 422 990 1747 2737 456.2
Opponent 6 427 704 1007 1711 285.2


Field GoalsMade-AttPctLongBlkd
Tyler Davis 6-13 46.2 47 2


FG SEQUENCEPenn StateOpponents
vs. Akron39, (47)
vs. Pittsburgh(24)(28), (24)
vs. Georgia St.3931
vs. Iowa(19), 41, (21), 3136
vs. Indiana21, (45), 42
vs. Northwestern(21), 35
Number in (parentheses) indicate field goal was made.

PUNTINGNo.YardsAvg.LongTBFCI2050+Blkd
Daniel Pasquariello 1 45 45.0 45 0 0 0 0 0
Blake Gillikin 26 1148 44.2 57 2 9 0 7 0
Penn State 27 1193 44.2 316 2 9 17 7 1
Opponent 64 2596 40.6 298 2 11 8 6


KICKOFFSNo.YardsAvg.TBOBRetnNet
Tyler Davis 37 2373 64.1 23 1
Alex Barbir 5 304 60.8 0 2
Penn State 42 2677 63.7 23 42 18.6 43
Opponent 34 2139 62.9 9 16 30.9 48.1


ALL-PURPOSEGPRushRec.PRKRIRTotalAvg./G
Saquon Barkley 6 649 395 0 258 0 1302 217.0
DaeSean Hamilton 6 2 366 0 0 0 368 61.3
Juwan Johnson 6 0 303 0 0 0 303 50.5
DeAndre Thompkins 6 0 190 239 0 0 429 71.5
Trace McSorley 6 178 0 0 0 0 178 29.7
Mike Gesicki 6 0 176 0 0 0 176 29.3
Saeed Blacknall 6 0 162 0 0 0 162 27.0
Tommy Stevens 4 35 35 0 0 0 70 17.5
Miles Sanders 6 63 17 0 20 0 100 16.7
Brandon Polk 6 0 77 0 0 0 77 12.8
Andre Robinson 6 55 0 0 0 0 55 9.2
Marcus Allen 6 0 0 0 0 50 50 8.3
Grant Haley 6 0 0 0 0 46 46 7.7
Mark Allen 3 13 0 10 0 0 23 7.7
Amani Oruwariye 4 0 0 0 0 17 17 4.3
Tom Pancoast 6 0 17 0 0 0 17 2.8
Jonathan Holland 6 0 9 0 0 0 9 1.5
Troy Apke 6 0 0 3 0 1 4 0.7
Tariq Castro-Fields 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Christian Campbell 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Penn State 6 990 1747 252 278 114 3381 563.5
Opponent 6 704 1007 9 298 35 2053 342.2



Overall Defensive Statistics

 TacklesSacksPass DefenseFumblesBlkd
Defensive LeadersGPSoloAstTotalTFL-YdsNo-YdsInt-YdsBUPDQbhRcv-YdsFFKickSaf
Jason Cabinda 6 19 21 40 3-16 1-10 . . . . 1-4 . . .
Marcus Allen 6 20 15 35 4-12 1-4 1-50 3 4 . . 2 . .
Manny Bowen 6 13 16 29 2-7 0.5-4 . 1 1 3 . . . .
Troy Apke 6 16 8 24 . . 1-1 1 2 1 . . . .
Brandon Smith 6 6 17 23 2-3 . . . . . . . . .
Koa Farmer 6 9 12 21 3.5-9 1-4 . . . 1 . . . .
Shareef Miller 6 13 7 20 6.5-31 2.5-18 . . . 3 . . . .
Christian Campbell 6 13 6 19 0.5-1 . 1-0 9 10 . . 1 . .
Nick Scott 6 9 8 17 0.5-1 . . . . . 1-13 . . .
Grant Haley 6 10 5 15 2-16 1-9 2-46 5 7 1 1-0 . . .
Parker Cothren 6 3 10 13 0.5-1 . . . . 1 1-0 . . .
Cam Brown 5 6 7 13 1-4 . . . . 4 . . . .
Ryan Buchholz 6 5 8 13 2-11 1.5-10 . . . 2 1-0 1 . .
Robert Windsor 6 5 7 12 1.5-10 1-9 . . . 1 1-0 1 . .
Lamont Wade 5 7 3 10 . . . 1 1 . . . . .
Shaka Toney 6 5 5 10 5.5-30 3-22 . . . . . 2 . .
Curtis Cothran 6 4 6 10 2-11 1.5-10 . . . . . . . .
Amani Oruwariye 4 6 3 9 . . 3-17 3 6 . . . . .
Jarvis Miller 6 5 3 8 1-1 1-1 . 1 1 . . . . .
Daniel Joseph 4 4 4 8 3-9 1-6 . . . . . 1 . .
Torrence Brown 3 . 8 8 1-1 . . 1 1 . . . . .
Jake Cooper 4 3 4 7 . . . . . . . . . .
Yetur Gross-Matos 6 3 4 7 0.5-1 . . . . 2 1-0 . . .
Ellison Jordan 4 1 5 6 . . . 1 1 . . . . .
Tyrell Chavis 6 2 4 6 3-7 0.5-2 . 1 1 2 . . . .
Shane Simmons 6 3 3 6 1.5-7 . . . . 1 . . . .
Garrett Taylor 6 3 2 5 . . . 1 1 . . . . .
Jan Johnson 3 4 1 5 . . . . . . . . . .
Josh McPhearson 6 2 3 5 . . . . . . . . . .
Ayron Monroe 5 3 2 5 1-3 . . 1 1 . . . . .
Kevin Givens 6 2 2 4 0.5-1 . . 2 2 . 1-0 . . .
Antonio Shelton 5 . 4 4 1-3 0.5-2 . . . . . . . .
Zech McPhearson 4 4 . 4 . . . 1 1 . . . . .
John Petrishen 2 2 1 3 1-2 . . . . . . . . .
Irvin Charles 6 2 1 3 . . . . . . . 1 . .
Immanuel Iyke 2 1 1 2 1-7 . . . . . . . . .
Johnathan Thomas 3 1 1 2 . . . . . . . . . .
Tariq Castro-Fields 6 . 1 1 . . 1-0 . 1 . . . . .
Ryan Monk 2 . 1 1 . . . . . . . . . .
Saquon Barkley 6 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . . .
Mike Gesicki 6 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . . .
Jason Vranic 2 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . . .
Desi Davis 1 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . . .
Colin Castagna 6 . 1 1 . . . . . . . . . .
Tyler Davis 6 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . . .
Saeed Blacknall 6 . 1 1 . . . . . . . . . .
Frank Di Leo 1 . 1 1 . . . . . . . . . .
Penn State 6 219 222 441 51-205 17-111 9-114 32 41 22 8-17 9 2 .
Opponents 6 266 118 384 50-202 16-99 4-35 15 19 13 1-0 4 . .



Individual Game Highs

Rushes    28  Saquon Barkley vs. Iowa (Sep 23, 2017)
Yards Rushing    211  Saquon Barkley vs. Iowa (Sep 23, 2017)
TD Rushes    Saquon Barkley vs. Akron (Sep 2, 2017)
  Saquon Barkley vs. Northwestern (Oct 7, 2017)
Long Rush    80  Saquon Barkley vs. Akron (Sep 2, 2017)
Pass attempts    48  Trace McSorley vs. Iowa (Sep 23, 2017)
Pass completions    31  Trace McSorley vs. Iowa (Sep 23, 2017)
Yards Passing    315  Trace McSorley vs. Indiana (Sep 30, 2017)
TD Passes    Trace McSorley vs. Georgia St. (Sep 16, 2017)
Long Pass    85  Trace McSorley vs. Georgia St. (Sep 16, 2017)
Receptions    12  Saquon Barkley vs. Iowa (Sep 23, 2017)
Yards Receiving    142  Saquon Barkley vs. Georgia St. (Sep 16, 2017)
TD Receptions    DaeSean Hamilton vs. Indiana (Sep 30, 2017)
Long Reception    85  Saquon Barkley vs. Georgia St. (Sep 16, 2017)
Field Goals    Tyler Davis vs. Iowa (Sep 23, 2017)
Long Field Goal    47  Tyler Davis vs. Akron (Sep 2, 2017)
Punts    Blake Gillikin vs. Pittsburgh (Sep 9, 2017)
  Blake Gillikin vs. Indiana (Sep 30, 2017)
Punting Avg    50.0  Blake Gillikin vs. Akron (Sep 2, 2017)
Long Punt    57  Blake Gillikin vs. Indiana (Sep 30, 2017)
Punts inside 20    Blake Gillikin vs. Pittsburgh (Sep 9, 2017)
  Blake Gillikin vs. Indiana (Sep 30, 2017)
Long Punt Return    61  DeAndre Thompkins vs. Akron (Sep 2, 2017)
Long Kickoff Return    98  Saquon Barkley vs. Indiana (Sep 30, 2017)
Tackles    14  Jason Cabinda vs. Indiana (Sep 30, 2017)
Sacks    2.0  Shareef Miller vs. Pittsburgh (Sep 9, 2017)
  2.0  Shaka Toney vs. Northwestern (Oct 7, 2017)
Tackles For Loss    3.0  Tyrell Chavis vs. Akron (Sep 2, 2017)
Interceptions    Amani Oruwariye vs. Akron (Sep 2, 2017)
  Grant Haley vs. Pittsburgh (Sep 9, 2017)
  Troy Apke vs. Pittsburgh (Sep 9, 2017)
  Marcus Allen vs. Georgia St. (Sep 16, 2017)
  Tariq Castro-Fields vs. Georgia St. (Sep 16, 2017)
  Grant Haley vs. Georgia St. (Sep 16, 2017)
  Amani Oruwariye vs. Indiana (Sep 30, 2017)
  Christian Campbell vs. Northwestern (Oct 7, 2017)
  Amani Oruwariye vs. Northwestern (Oct 7, 2017)

Team Game Highs

Rushes    51  at Iowa (Sep 23, 2017)
Yards Rushing    295  at Iowa (Sep 23, 2017)
Yards Per Rush    7.3  vs. Akron (Sep 2, 2017)
TD Rushes    vs. Akron (Sep 2, 2017)
Pass attempts    48  at Iowa (Sep 23, 2017)
Pass completions    31  at Iowa (Sep 23, 2017)
Yards Passing    360  vs. Georgia St. (Sep 16, 2017)
Yards Per Pass    12.4  vs. Georgia St. (Sep 16, 2017)
TD Passes    vs. Georgia St. (Sep 16, 2017)
Total Plays    99  at Iowa (Sep 23, 2017)
Total Offense    579  at Iowa (Sep 23, 2017)
Yards Per Play    9.9  vs. Georgia St. (Sep 16, 2017)
Total Plays    99  at Iowa (Sep 23, 2017)
Total Offense    579  at Iowa (Sep 23, 2017)
Yards Per Play    9.9  vs. Georgia St. (Sep 16, 2017)
Points    56  vs. Georgia St. (Sep 16, 2017)
Sacks By    vs. Pittsburgh (Sep 9, 2017)
First Downs    29  at Iowa (Sep 23, 2017)
Penalties    at Iowa (Sep 23, 2017)
Penalty Yards    90  at Iowa (Sep 23, 2017)
Turnovers    at Iowa (Sep 23, 2017)
Interceptions By    vs. Georgia St. (Sep 16, 2017)
Punts    vs. Pittsburgh (Sep 9, 2017)
  vs. Indiana (Sep 30, 2017)
Punting Avg    50.0  vs. Akron (Sep 2, 2017)
Long Punt    57  vs. Indiana (Sep 30, 2017)
Punts inside 20    vs. Pittsburgh (Sep 9, 2017)
  vs. Indiana (Sep 30, 2017)
Long Punt Return    61  vs. Akron (Sep 2, 2017)

Opponent Individual Game Highs

Rushes    29  Bateman, Taz, vs. Georgia St. (Sep 16, 2017)
Yards Rushing    100  Bateman, Taz, vs. Georgia St. (Sep 16, 2017)
TD Rushes    Ben DiNucci, vs. Pittsburgh (Sep 9, 2017)
  Akrum Wadley, vs. Iowa (Sep 23, 2017)
  Ricky Brookins, vs. Indiana (Sep 30, 2017)
  Matt Alviti, vs. Northwestern (Oct 7, 2017)
Long Rush    35  Akrum Wadley, vs. Iowa (Sep 23, 2017)
Pass attempts    36  Clayton Thorson, vs. Northwestern (Oct 7, 2017)
Pass completions    19  Max Browne, vs. Pittsburgh (Sep 9, 2017)
  19  Clayton Thorson, vs. Northwestern (Oct 7, 2017)
Yards Passing    191  Nate Stanley, vs. Iowa (Sep 23, 2017)
TD Passes    Nate Stanley, vs. Iowa (Sep 23, 2017)
Long Pass    70  Nate Stanley, vs. Iowa (Sep 23, 2017)
Receptions    Hart, Penny, vs. Georgia St. (Sep 16, 2017)
Yards Receiving    91  Ian Thomas, vs. Indiana (Sep 30, 2017)
TD Receptions    Akrum Wadley, vs. Iowa (Sep 23, 2017)
  Nick Easley, vs. Iowa (Sep 23, 2017)
  Simmie Cobbs Jr., vs. Indiana (Sep 30, 2017)
Long Reception    70  Akrum Wadley, vs. Iowa (Sep 23, 2017)
Field Goals    Alex Kessman, vs. Pittsburgh (Sep 9, 2017)
Long Field Goal    28  Alex Kessman, vs. Pittsburgh (Sep 9, 2017)
Punts    11  GASSER, Nick, vs. Akron (Sep 2, 2017)
Punting Avg    44.4  Ryan Winslow, vs. Pittsburgh (Sep 9, 2017)
Long Punt    54  Ryan Winslow, vs. Pittsburgh (Sep 9, 2017)
Punts inside 20    Holdenson, Oliver, vs. Georgia St. (Sep 16, 2017)
Long Punt Return    13  Quadree Henderson, vs. Pittsburgh (Sep 9, 2017)
Long Kickoff Return    30  Ivory Kelly-Martin, vs. Iowa (Sep 23, 2017)
Tackles    16  Josey Jewell, vs. Iowa (Sep 23, 2017)
Sacks    3.0  Tegray Scales, vs. Indiana (Sep 30, 2017)
Tackles For Loss    3.0  Oluwaseun Idowu, vs. Pittsburgh (Sep 9, 2017)
  3.0  Josey Jewell, vs. Iowa (Sep 23, 2017)
  3.0  Tegray Scales, vs. Indiana (Sep 30, 2017)
Interceptions    GUISER, Zach, vs. Akron (Sep 2, 2017)
  Dane Jackson, vs. Pittsburgh (Sep 9, 2017)
  Josey Jewell, vs. Iowa (Sep 23, 2017)
  Jonathan Crawford, vs. Indiana (Sep 30, 2017)

Opponent Team Game Highs

Rushes    49  vs. Georgia St. (Sep 16, 2017)
Yards Rushing    177  vs. Indiana (Sep 30, 2017)
Yards Per Rush    3.8  vs. Indiana (Sep 30, 2017)
TD Rushes    vs. Pittsburgh (Sep 9, 2017)
  at Iowa (Sep 23, 2017)
  vs. Indiana (Sep 30, 2017)
  at Northwestern (Oct 7, 2017)
Pass attempts    43  at Northwestern (Oct 7, 2017)
Pass completions    24  vs. Pittsburgh (Sep 9, 2017)
Yards Passing    198  at Northwestern (Oct 7, 2017)
Yards Per Pass    8.7  at Iowa (Sep 23, 2017)
TD Passes    at Iowa (Sep 23, 2017)
Total Plays    86  vs. Pittsburgh (Sep 9, 2017)
Total Offense    352  vs. Indiana (Sep 30, 2017)
Yards Per Play    6.1  at Iowa (Sep 23, 2017)
Total Plays    86  vs. Pittsburgh (Sep 9, 2017)
Total Offense    352  vs. Indiana (Sep 30, 2017)
Yards Per Play    6.1  at Iowa (Sep 23, 2017)
Points    19  at Iowa (Sep 23, 2017)
Sacks By    vs. Indiana (Sep 30, 2017)
  at Northwestern (Oct 7, 2017)
First Downs    24  vs. Pittsburgh (Sep 9, 2017)
Penalties    vs. Akron (Sep 2, 2017)
Penalty Yards    84  vs. Akron (Sep 2, 2017)
Turnovers    at Georgia St. (Sep 16, 2017)
Interceptions By    vs. Akron (Sep 2, 2017)
  vs. Pittsburgh (Sep 9, 2017)
  at Iowa (Sep 23, 2017)
  vs. Indiana (Sep 30, 2017)
Punts    11  vs. Akron (Sep 2, 2017)
Punting Avg    44.4  vs. Pittsburgh (Sep 9, 2017)
Long Punt    54  vs. Pittsburgh (Sep 9, 2017)
Punts inside 20    vs. Georgia St. (Sep 16, 2017)
Long Punt Return    13  vs. Pittsburgh (Sep 9, 2017)