Crimson Tide vs Nittany Lions Final: 27-11 - Recap
|Crimson Tide vs Nittany Lions Final: 27-11 - Recap|
Trent Richardson tore up the turf for 111 rushing yards on Saturday to lead the Crimson Tide to a 27-11 win over the Nittany Lions at Beaver Stadium.
Alabama was a favorite by 10 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 41.5.
AJ McCarron completed 19 of 31 pass attempts for 163 yards for the Crimson Tide in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Silas Redd rushed for 65 yards for Penn State, while Rob Bolden added 25 yards. Rob Bolden threw for 144 yards for the Nittany Lions, while receivers Derek Moye and Justin Brown had 51 and 40 yards respectively.
Alabama outgained Penn State 359-251 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 19-16 by the Crimson Tide.
The time of possession battle favored Alabama as their offense was on the field for 34:05, longer than the 25:55 of their opponents.
Alabama heads into a Week 3 battle against North Texas. Penn State, meanwhile, will have their next action against Temple.