Eastern Michigan vs Penn State Recap - Nittany Lions Win 45-7
Christian Hackenberg threw for 311 yards to lead the Nittany Lions over Eastern Michigan 45-7 on Saturday in Week 2 action at Beaver Stadium.
The Nittany Lions were a 28-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 49.5.
Akeel Lynch rushed for 108 yards, while Bill Belton added 108 yards in the win. Allen Robinson and Brandon Felder added 129 and 56 receiving yards respectively.
Bronson Hill rushed for 38 yards for Eastern Michigan, while Darius Jackson added 19 yards. Tyler Benz threw for 115 yards for the Eagles, while receivers Tyreese Russell and Duwhan Alford had 73 and 16 yards respectively.
Penn State outgained Eastern Michigan 574-183 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 25-11 by the Nittany Lions.
The time of possession battle favored Eastern Michigan as their offense was on the field for 31:43, longer than the 28:17 of their opponents.
Next game, Penn State takes its act home to face Central Florida looking for another win. For Eastern Michigan, they head on the road to face Rutgers.