Video: Here’s The Game-Winning Interception In Penn State, App State Game

first_imgPenn State defensive back makes interception.On this day 11 years ago, Appalachian State took down Michigan in one of the biggest upsets in college football. Today, the team nearly did the same thing against Penn State.The Nittany Lions entered the contest as a 24.5-point favorite in the game and held a 24-10 lead entering the fourth quarter. Appalachian State’s never-say-die attitude in the fourth quarter kept the college football world on its toes.The Mountaineers outscored Penn State 28-7 in the fourth quarter to take a 38-31 lead with just over a minute left in the game. Nittany Lions quarterback Trace McSorley led the team down the field for a touchdown to force overtime.After Penn State road running back Miles Sanders to a touchdown and a 45-38 lead, it was App State’s turn on offense. Penn State defensive back Amani Oruwariye intercepted the pass to seal the win for the Nittany Lions.Nope, not on @PennStateFball’s watch.@ooFUTURISTICoo picks it off to end App State’s upset bid. pic.twitter.com/rjUDpMj7Gf— Big Ten Network (@BigTenNetwork) September 1, 2018History almost repeated itself, but Penn State found a way to win in front of its over 100,000 fans. The final score: Penn State 45, Appalachian State 38.No. 10 Penn State now gears up for a trip to play in-state rival Pitt at Heinz Field.last_img

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