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PSU Wins Final Season Home Game

Penn State football finished its season with a victory Saturday, defeating Michigan State 39-24.

The Nittany Lions dominated the second half of the game in the comeback win, after trailing 21-10 at halftime.

Quarterback Will Levis scored on a one-yard touchdown run with just seconds left in the third quarter to give Penn State a 25-24 lead.

Penn State QB Sean Clifford then added a 49-yard TD pass to receiver Parker Washington in the fourth quarter, which was followed by an 81-yard punt-return TD by Jahan Dotson.

Washington had two total touchdowns in the win, and Dotson caught 8 passes for 108 yards.

Sean Clifford completed 17 of his 27 passes, for 232 yards, and two touchdowns. He also added a rushing touchdown in the second quarter.

For the Spartans, QB Payton Thorne completed 22 of his 39 passes, for 325 yards, 3 touchdowns and one interception.

With Saturday’s victory, Penn State capped off a shortened and delayed 2020 season with a three-game win streak, ending the season with a record of 3-5.

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