Penn State vs Alabama Wrap - Alabama Wins 24-3
|Penn State vs Alabama Wrap - Alabama Wins 24-3|
Alabama got a 144-yard performance from Trent Richardson as a key part of its 24-3 victory over the Nittany Lions on Saturday at Bryant-Denny Stadium.
Alabama won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 14.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 43.5.
Greg McElroy completed 16 of 24 pass attempts for 229 yards for the Crimson Tide in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Evan Royster rushed for 32 yards for Penn State, while Silas Redd added 26 yards. Robert Bolden threw for 144 yards for the Nittany Lions, while receivers Derek Moye and Devon Smith had 69 and 47 yards respectively.
Penn State was outgained by Alabama 409-283 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 19-17 by the Crimson Tide.
Alabama lost the time of possession battle 30:33/29:27, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Alabama looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Duke. Penn State will aim to get back on the winning track vs Kent State.