Paterno Sets Record
October 30, 2011 by staff
The 21st ranked Nittany Lions (8-1, 5-0 Big Ten) overcame six turnovers Silas Redd 3-yard touchdown with 1:08 to go.
Illinois (6-3, 2-3) led from 17 to 25 Penn State, but the 42-yard Derek Dimka field goal attempt bounced off the right foot as time expired.
Redd had a career-high 30 carries for 137 yards in Penn State, none bigger than his career at the end corner of Illinois established after Justin Green was whistled for pass interference after breaking up a pass on fourth down to Derek Moye in the area Annotation.
No. 3 Oklahoma State 59, Baylor 24: Joseph Randle set career-highs running for 152 yards and four touchdowns, Justin Blackmon matched his best with 13 receptions for 172 yards and two touchdowns and No. 3 Oklahoma State beat Baylor .
Georgia Tech 31, No. 6 Clemson 17: Tevin Washington ran for 176 yards and broke the two longest runs of his career, which Georgia Tech 31-17 to win No. 6 Clemson and probably off the national title Tigers.
No. 7 Oregon 43, Washington State 28: Oregon star LaMichael James and Darron Thomas returned from injury, but true freshman De’Anthony Thomas lit the No. 7 ducks, with two touchdowns in the second half in the 43-28 victory over Washington State.
Darron Thomas, who missed a game due to a knee injury, returned to start against the Pumas, but threw two interceptions in the first half and was replaced by backup Bryan Bennett in the second.
No. 11 Oklahoma 58, No. 10 Kansas State 17: Landry Jones and Ryan Broyles helped No. 11 Oklahoma back on track and spoil the season ranked 10 th in the state of Kansas sleep.
Jones threw for a school record-505 yards and five touchdowns, his All-American receiver caught 14 passes for 171 yards and a touchdown, and the Sooners recovered from a stunning defeat to defeat previously unbeaten Wildcats 58-17.
Ohio State 33, Wisconsin 29: Braxton Miller threw a touchdown pass 40 yards to Devin Smith with 20 seconds left to give Ohio State a 33-29 victory over No. 12 Wisconsin.
It was almost exactly seven days before the Badgers were beaten 37-31 at Michigan State on a miracle pass on the final play of the game. The last anguish, as one, was not confirmed until approved by a video review.
No. 13 Nebraska 24, Michigan State 3: Rex Burkhead scored three touchdowns and ran for 130 yards on 35 carries, and No. 13 Nebraska defeated the ninth ranked Michigan State 24-3 to take control of their division the Big Ten.
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