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

Team Statistics

Team StatisticsPenn StateOpp.
Scoring16233
Points Per Game40.58.3
First Downs8668
Rushing3629
Passing4633
Penalty46
Rushing Yardage856460
Yards gained rushing937599
Yards lost rushing81139
Rushing Attempts133151
Average per rush6.43.0
Average per game214.0115.0
TDs rushing92
Passing Yardage1130634
Comp-Att-Int88-136-369-124-6
Avg. per pass8.35.1
Avg. per catch12.89.2
Avg. per game282.5158.5
TDs passing112
Total Offense19861094
Total Plays269275
Avg. per play7.44.0
Avg. per game496.5273.5
Kick Returns: #-Yards8-18011-211
Punt Returns: #-Yards13-2195-5
Int Returns: #-Yards6-973-35
Kick Return Average22.519.2
Punt Return Average16.81.0
Int Return Average16.211.7
Fumbles-Lost18-910-8
Penalties-Yards19-19521-189
Average Per Game48.847.3
Punts-Yards16-69944-1812
Average Per Kick43.741.2
Net punt average42.135.8
Kickoffs-Yards28-178228-1782
Average Per Kick63.663.6
Net kick average43.651.9
Time of Possession/Game28:031:59
3rd-down Conversions17-4823-66
3rd-down Pct.35%34%
4th-down Conversions4-63-4
4th-down Pct.66%75%
Sacks by-Yards12-716-29
Touchdowns Scored214
Field Goals-Attempts4-84-8
On-Side Kicks0-00-0
Red-Zone Scores(16-18) 89%(3-6) 50%
Red-Zone Touchdowns(13-18) 72%(1-6) 17%
PAT Attempts(20-21) 95%(1-1) 100%
Attendance31432866205
Games/Avg Per Game3/1047761/66205

Score by quarters1st2nd3rd4thTotal
Penn State45444132162
Opponents01032033


Overall Indvidual Statistics

RushingGPAtt.GainLossNetAvg.TDLongAvg./G
Saquon Barkley 4 66 539 21 518 7.8 4 80 129.5
Trace McSorley 4 40 228 30 198 5.0 2 36 49.5
Miles Sanders 4 6 66 3 63 10.5 1 29 15.8
Andre Robinson 4 8 62 7 55 6.9 1 41 13.8
Tommy Stevens 3 6 29 11 18 3.0 1 12 6.0
Mark Allen 2 2 9 0 9 4.5 0 8 4.5
Penn State 4 133 937 81 856 6.4 9 80 214.0
Opponent 4 151 599 139 460 3.0 2 35 115.0


PassingGPEffic.Comp-Att-IntPctYardsTDLongAvg./G
Trace McSorley 4 158.2 82-124-3 66.1 1037 10 85 259.3
Tommy Stevens 3 154.4 5-10-0 50.0 85 1 35 28.3
Billy Fessler 3 83.6 1-2-0 50.0 8 0 8 2.7
Penn State 4 156.8 88-136-3 64.7 1130 11 85 282.5
Opponent 4 94.2 69-124-6 55.6 634 2 70 158.5


ReceivingGPNo.YardsAvg.TDLongAvg./G
Saquon Barkley 4 23 335 14.6 2 85 83.8
DaeSean Hamilton 4 11 209 19.0 1 29 52.3
Juwan Johnson 4 14 197 14.1 1 33 49.3
Mike Gesicki 4 17 148 8.7 4 35 37.0
DeAndre Thompkins 4 8 80 10.0 0 15 20.0
Saeed Blacknall 4 4 70 17.5 1 35 17.5
Brandon Polk 4 3 37 12.3 1 18 9.3
Tommy Stevens 3 4 27 6.8 1 10 9.0
Tom Pancoast 4 1 12 12.0 0 12 3.0
Jonathan Holland 4 2 9 4.5 0 8 2.3
Miles Sanders 4 1 6 6.0 0 6 1.5
Penn State 4 88 1130 12.8 11 85 282.5
Opponent 4 69 634 9.2 2 85 158.5


Punt ReturnsNo.YardsAvg.TDLong
DeAndre Thompkins 11 206 18.7 1 61
Mark Allen 1 10 10.0 0 10
Troy Apke 1 3 3.0 0 3
Penn State 13 219 16.8 1 61
Opponent 5 5 1.0 0 13


InterceptionsNo.YardsAvg.TDLong
Grant Haley 2 46 23.0 0 42
Marcus Allen 1 50 50.0 0 50
Troy Apke 1 1 1.0 0 1
Amani Oruwariye 1 0 0.0 0 0
Tariq Castro-Fields 1 0 0.0 0 0
Penn State 6 97 16.2 0 75
Opponent 3 35 11.7 0 87


Kick ReturnsNo.YardsAvg.TDLong
Saquon Barkley 7 160 22.9 0 37
Miles Sanders 1 20 20.0 0 20
Penn State 8 180 22.5 0 37
Opponent 11 211 19.2 0 30


Fumble ReturnsNo.YardsAvg.TDLong
Penn State 0 0 nan 0 0
Opponent 0 0 0.0 0 0


   | -------------- PATs -------------- |    
ScoringTDsFGsKickRushRcvPassDXPSafPoints
Saquon Barkley 6 0 0-0 0-0 - 0 0 36
Tyler Davis 0 4 20-20 0-0 - 0 0 32
Mike Gesicki 4 0 0-0 0-0 - 0 0 24
Trace McSorley 2 0 0-0 0-0 - 0 0 12
Tommy Stevens 2 0 0-0 0-0 - 0 0 12
Saeed Blacknall 1 0 0-0 0-0 - 0 0 6
Juwan Johnson 1 0 0-0 0-0 - 0 0 6
Andre Robinson 1 0 0-0 0-0 - 0 0 6
DaeSean Hamilton 1 0 0-0 0-0 - 0 0 6
DeAndre Thompkins 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 21 4 20-20 0-1 0 2-7 0 2 162
Opponent 4 2 1-1 0-0 1 1-4 0 0 33


Total OffenseGPPlaysRushPassTotalAvg./G
Trace McSorley 4 164 198 1037 1235 308.8
Saquon Barkley 4 66 518 0 518 129.5
Tommy Stevens 3 16 18 85 103 34.3
Miles Sanders 4 6 63 0 63 15.8
Andre Robinson 4 8 55 0 55 13.8
Mark Allen 2 2 9 0 9 4.5
Billy Fessler 3 2 0 8 8 2.7
Penn State 4 269 856 1130 1986 496.5
Opponent 4 275 460 634 1094 273.5


Field GoalsMade-AttPctLongBlkd
Tyler Davis 4-8 50.0 47 1


FG SEQUENCEPenn StateOpponents
vs. Akron39, (47)
vs. Pittsburgh(24)(28), (24)
vs. Georgia St.3931
vs. Iowa(19), 41, (21), 3136
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 15 654 43.6 56 1 5 0 3 0
Penn State 16 699 43.7 209 1 5 10 3 1
Opponent 44 1812 41.2 195 1 7 8 3


KICKOFFSNo.YardsAvg.TBOBRetnNet
Tyler Davis 23 1478 64.3 14 1
Alex Barbir 5 304 60.8 0 2
Penn State 28 1782 63.6 14 28 19.2 43.6
Opponent 28 1782 63.6 6 12 22.5 51.9


ALL-PURPOSEGPRushRec.PRKRIRTotalAvg./G
Saquon Barkley 4 518 335 0 160 0 1013 253.3
DaeSean Hamilton 4 0 209 0 0 0 209 52.3
Trace McSorley 4 198 0 0 0 0 198 49.5
Juwan Johnson 4 0 197 0 0 0 197 49.3
Mike Gesicki 4 0 148 0 0 0 148 37.0
Miles Sanders 4 63 6 0 20 0 89 22.3
DeAndre Thompkins 4 0 80 206 0 0 286 71.5
Saeed Blacknall 4 0 70 0 0 0 70 17.5
Tommy Stevens 3 18 27 0 0 0 45 15.0
Andre Robinson 4 55 0 0 0 0 55 13.8
Marcus Allen 4 0 0 0 0 50 50 12.5
Grant Haley 4 0 0 0 0 46 46 11.5
Brandon Polk 4 0 37 0 0 0 37 9.3
Mark Allen 2 9 0 10 0 0 19 9.5
Tom Pancoast 4 0 12 0 0 0 12 3.0
Jonathan Holland 4 0 9 0 0 0 9 2.3
Troy Apke 4 0 0 3 0 1 4 1.0
Amani Oruwariye 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Tariq Castro-Fields 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Penn State 4 856 1130 219 180 97 2482 620.5
Opponent 4 460 634 5 211 35 1345 336.3



Overall Defensive Statistics

 TacklesSacksPass DefenseFumblesBlkd
Defensive LeadersGPSoloAstTotalTFL-YdsNo-YdsInt-YdsBUPDQbhRcv-YdsFFKickSaf
Marcus Allen 4 16 8 24 3.5-11 1-4 1-50 2 3 . . 1 . .
Jason Cabinda 4 10 11 21 1.5-4 . . . . . . . . .
Manny Bowen 4 10 7 17 2-7 0.5-4 . 1 1 1 . . . .
Troy Apke 4 9 6 15 . . 1-1 1 2 1 . . . .
Nick Scott 4 6 7 13 0.5-1 . . . . . . . . .
Koa Farmer 4 5 8 13 2.5-6 1-4 . . . . . . . .
Shareef Miller 4 10 2 12 6-28 2-15 . . . 2 . . . .
Christian Campbell 4 8 3 11 0.5-1 . . 6 6 . . . . .
Brandon Smith 4 5 6 11 2-3 . . . . . . . . .
Robert Windsor 4 5 4 9 1.5-10 1-9 . . . . 1-0 1 . .
Lamont Wade 4 6 2 8 . . . . . . . . . .
Curtis Cothran 4 3 5 8 1-3 0.5-2 . . . . . . . .
Cam Brown 3 4 4 8 1-4 . . . . 1 . . . .
Ryan Buchholz 4 5 3 8 1.5-9 1-8 . . . 1 . 1 . .
Torrence Brown 3 . 8 8 1-1 . . 1 1 . . . . .
Grant Haley 4 6 2 8 1-9 1-9 2-46 1 3 . 1-0 . . .
Shaka Toney 4 3 4 7 3.5-13 1-5 . . . . . 1 . .
Jarvis Miller 4 5 2 7 1-1 1-1 . . . . . . . .
Amani Oruwariye 2 4 2 6 . . 1-0 2 3 . . . . .
Parker Cothren 4 1 5 6 0.5-1 . . . . 1 . . . .
Tyrell Chavis 4 2 4 6 3-7 0.5-2 . . . . . . . .
Garrett Taylor 4 3 1 4 . . . 1 1 . . . . .
Yetur Gross-Matos 4 2 2 4 0.5-1 . . . . 1 1-0 . . .
Ellison Jordan 2 1 3 4 . . . 1 1 . . . . .
Daniel Joseph 2 2 1 3 2-7 1-6 . . . . . 1 . .
Josh McPhearson 4 2 1 3 . . . . . . . . . .
Zech McPhearson 2 3 . 3 . . . . . . . . . .
Jan Johnson 2 3 . 3 . . . . . . . . . .
John Petrishen 3 2 1 3 1-2 . . . . . . . . .
Jake Cooper 2 2 1 3 . . . . . . . . . .
Kevin Givens 4 1 2 3 0.5-1 . . . . . 1-0 . . .
Shane Simmons 4 1 1 2 0.5-1 . . . . . . . . .
Ayron Monroe 3 1 1 2 1-3 . . 1 1 . . . . .
Johnathan Thomas 2 1 1 2 . . . . . . . . . .
Antonio Shelton 3 . 2 2 1-3 0.5-2 . . . . . . . .
Immanuel Iyke 3 1 1 2 1-7 . . . . . . . . .
Jason Vranic 2 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . . .
Ryan Monk 2 . 1 1 . . . . . . . . . .
Saeed Blacknall 4 . 1 1 . . . . . . . . . .
Mike Gesicki 4 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . . .
Desi Davis 1 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . . .
Colin Castagna 4 . 1 1 . . . . . . . . . .
Saquon Barkley 4 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . . .
Tariq Castro-Fields 4 . 1 1 . . 1-0 . 1 . . . . .
Irvin Charles 4 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . . .
Tyler Davis 4 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . . .
Frank Di Leo 1 . 1 1 . . . . . . . . . .
Penn State 4 154 126 280 41-144 12-71 6-97 17 23 8 4-0 5 2 .
Opponents 4 173 60 233 27-92 6-29 3-35 13 16 10 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)
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    309  Trace McSorley vs. Georgia St. (Sep 16, 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    Mike Gesicki vs. Akron (Sep 2, 2017)
  Mike Gesicki vs. Pittsburgh (Sep 9, 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)
Punting Avg    50.0  Blake Gillikin vs. Akron (Sep 2, 2017)
Long Punt    56  Blake Gillikin vs. Akron (Sep 2, 2017)
Punts inside 20    Blake Gillikin vs. Pittsburgh (Sep 9, 2017)
Long Punt Return    61  DeAndre Thompkins vs. Akron (Sep 2, 2017)
Long Kickoff Return    37  Saquon Barkley vs. Georgia St. (Sep 16, 2017)
Tackles    13  Marcus Allen vs. Pittsburgh (Sep 9, 2017)
Sacks    2.0  Shareef Miller vs. Pittsburgh (Sep 9, 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)

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)
Punting Avg    50.0  vs. Akron (Sep 2, 2017)
Long Punt    56  vs. Akron (Sep 2, 2017)
Punts inside 20    vs. Pittsburgh (Sep 9, 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)
Long Rush    35  Akrum Wadley, vs. Iowa (Sep 23, 2017)
Pass attempts    32  Max Browne, vs. Pittsburgh (Sep 9, 2017)
Pass completions    19  Max Browne, vs. Pittsburgh (Sep 9, 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    75  Akrum Wadley, vs. Iowa (Sep 23, 2017)
TD Receptions    Akrum Wadley, vs. Iowa (Sep 23, 2017)
  Nick Easley, vs. Iowa (Sep 23, 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    2.5  Anthony Nelson, vs. Iowa (Sep 23, 2017)
Tackles For Loss    3.0  Oluwaseun Idowu, vs. Pittsburgh (Sep 9, 2017)
  3.0  Josey Jewell, vs. Iowa (Sep 23, 2017)
Interceptions    GUISER, Zach, vs. Akron (Sep 2, 2017)
  Dane Jackson, vs. Pittsburgh (Sep 9, 2017)
  Josey Jewell, vs. Iowa (Sep 23, 2017)

Opponent Team Game Highs

Rushes    49  vs. Georgia St. (Sep 16, 2017)
Yards Rushing    155  vs. Pittsburgh (Sep 9, 2017)
Yards Per Rush    3.6  at Iowa (Sep 23, 2017)
TD Rushes    vs. Pittsburgh (Sep 9, 2017)
  at Iowa (Sep 23, 2017)
Pass attempts    41  vs. Pittsburgh (Sep 9, 2017)
Pass completions    24  vs. Pittsburgh (Sep 9, 2017)
Yards Passing    191  at Iowa (Sep 23, 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    342  vs. Pittsburgh (Sep 9, 2017)
Yards Per Play    6.1  at Iowa (Sep 23, 2017)
Total Plays    86  vs. Pittsburgh (Sep 9, 2017)
Total Offense    342  vs. Pittsburgh (Sep 9, 2017)
Yards Per Play    6.1  at Iowa (Sep 23, 2017)
Points    19  at Iowa (Sep 23, 2017)
Sacks By    at Iowa (Sep 23, 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)
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)