College Football: Penn State Escapes After Appalachian State’s Surge

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Penn State’s Miles Sanders ran for a 4-yard touchdown in overtime on Saturday, lifting the Nittany Lions over a surprising Appalachian State.CreditCreditJustin K. Aller/Getty Images

10 Penn State 45, Appalachian State 38 

Amani Oruwariye caught a Zac Thomas go at last zone, and No. 10 Penn State clutched beat visiting Appalachian State in extra time on Saturday, precisely 11 years after the Mountaineers shocked Michigan in one of the greatest bombshells in school football history. 

Miles Sanders hurried 19 times for 91 yards with two touchdowns, including the approval score in extra time, for the Nittany Lions. Be that as it may, Penn State let a 31-17 lead dissipate when Appalachian State scored on three straight belonging more than 5 minutes 53 seconds in the final quarter, and things grew tense in Happy Valley. 

Penn State quarterback Trace McSorley, who finished 21 of 36 goes for 230 yards and kept running for two scores, drove a diversion tying drive that finished with a 15-yard touchdown go to K. J. Hamler with 42 seconds left. 

Thomas, who came back from damage to lead his group's rebound, finished 25 of 38 goes for 270 yards, tossed for two touchdowns and kept running for one more for Appalachian State. Jalin Moore ran 18 times for 88 yards and a touchdown, and Malik Williams got two touchdowns for the Mountaineers. 


9 Auburn 21, 6 Washington 16 

Jatarvious Whitlow ran 10 yards for a touchdown with 6:15 remaining, and the Auburn resistance came through toward the end, driving the No. 9 Tigers a triumph at home finished No. 6 Washington that gave a major lift to their list of qualifications in the principal session of the season. 

Trailing by 16-15 in the wake of missing a 2-point transformation on its opening drive of the amusement, Auburn drove 76 yards in 10 plays for the triumphant score. Jarrett Stidham propped the drive up ahead of schedule with a 12-yard go to Chandler Cox on third-and-9. 

Penn State escapes disaster, Appalachian State in OT

At that point, confronting third-and-7 somewhere down in Washington domain, Auburn gave off inside to Whitlow, who thumped over a Washington protector as he crushed into the end zone. 

Washington headed to the Auburn 37 with a lot of time to pull off the rebound, however Myles Gaskin was tossed for a 3-yard misfortune, and Jake Browning was obstructed by a wild pass surge on consecutive plays that protected the Tigers' triumph. 

Stidham was 26 of 36 for 273 yards for Auburn, including a 10-yard touchdown go to Sal Cannella, who influenced a jumping to snatch at last zone before landing level on his back. 

Sautéing, trying to ricochet again from a disillusioning junior season, finished 18 of 32 for 296 yards.

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