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College Football
BOXSCORE | RECAP
Penn State 56, Illinois 21
When: 5:30 PM   ET ,  Saturday, December 19, 2020
Where: Beaver Stadium, University Park, Pennsylvania
Attendance: 0
Final Scoring Summary
 
Final 1 2 3 4 T
Illinois 21 0 0 0 21
Penn State 21 21 7 7 56
SCORING
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter - 14:48
Penn State   TD  Penn State 7 - Illinois 0
Jahan Dotson 75 yd. pass from Sean Clifford (Jake Pinegar kick)
1st Quarter - 11:06
Illinois   TD  Penn State 7 - Illinois 7
Brian Hightower 5 yd. pass from Isaiah Williams (James McCourt kick)
1st Quarter - 10:51
Penn State   TD  Penn State 14 - Illinois 7
Lamont Wade 100 yd. kickoff return (Jake Pinegar kick)
1st Quarter - 9:50
Illinois   TD  Penn State 14 - Illinois 14
Chase Brown 12 yd. run (James McCourt kick)
1st Quarter - 6:10
Illinois   TD  Penn State 14 - Illinois 21
Daniel Barker 38 yd. pass from Isaiah Williams (James McCourt kick)
1st Quarter - 1:13
Penn State   TD  Penn State 21 - Illinois 21
Will Levis 4 yd. run (Jake Pinegar kick)
2nd Quarter - 14:04
Penn State   TD  Penn State 28 - Illinois 21
Caziah Holmes 3 yd. run (Jake Pinegar kick)
2nd Quarter - 5:32
Penn State   TD  Penn State 35 - Illinois 21
Keyvone Lee 1 yd. run (Jake Pinegar kick)
2nd Quarter - 3:49
Penn State   TD  Penn State 42 - Illinois 21
Jahan Dotson 70 yd. pass from Sean Clifford (Jake Pinegar kick)
3rd Quarter - 0:20
Penn State   TD  Penn State 49 - Illinois 21
Brenton Strange 7 yd. pass from Will Levis (Jake Pinegar kick)
4th Quarter - 3:32
Penn State   TD  Penn State 56 - Illinois 21
Caziah Holmes 1 yd. run (Jake Pinegar kick)
TEAMS
Team Records
  Illinois Penn State
W‑L 2 - 6 - 0 4 - 5 - 0
Conference 2 - 6 - 0 4 - 5 - 0
Team Stats
  Illinois Penn State
Score 21 56
1st Downs 12 28
3rd Down Efficiency 4-for-15
27%
4-for-12
33%
4th Down Efficiency 0-for-1
0%
3-for-3
100%
Total Yards 273 580
Rushing
Rushes-Net Yards 38-153 53-253
Average/Rush 4.0 4.8
Passing
Comp-Att 8-22 19-27
Passing Yards 120 327
Average/Pass Play 4.8 10.2
Penalties-Yards 1-15 2-19
Fumbles-Lost 1-1 1-1
Interceptions Thrown 1 0
Time of Possession 25:10 34:50
PLAYER STATS
Illinois (2 - 6)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
I. Williams 8/18 120 2 1
B. Peters 0/4 0 0 0
Penn State (4 - 5)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
S. Clifford 16/22 285 2 0
W. Levis 3/5 42 1 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
I. Williams 15 102 6.8 0
C. Brown 11 30 2.7 1
C. Lillig 2 11 5.5 0
M. Epstein 8 7 0.9 0
N. Fedanzo 1 2 2.0 0
D. Spann 1 1 1.0 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
K. Lee 19 85 4.5 1
C. Holmes 12 77 6.4 2
W. Levis 9 38 4.2 1
J. Bruno 3 35 11.7 0
S. Clifford 9 11 1.2 0
T. Smith 1 7 7.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
D. Barker 3 54 18.0 1
C. Brown 2 34 17.0 0
D. Campbell 1 24 24.0 0
B. Hightower 2 8 4.0 1
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
J. Dotson 6 189 31.5 2
T. Johnson 2 42 21.0 0
B. Strange 4 31 7.8 1
C. Holmes 2 19 9.5 0
P. Washington 1 16 16.0 0
C. Sullivan-Brown 1 14 14.0 0
K. Lambert-Smith 1 11 11.0 0
K. Lee 2 5 2.5 0
Interceptions
  NO. YDS TD
No interceptions
Interceptions
  NO. YDS TD
K. Ellis 1 0 0
Sacks
  NO. YDS
J. Hansen 1.5 9.0
M. Eifler 1.0 6.0
C. Avery 1.0 6.0
I. Gay 1.0 5.0
J. Newton 0.5 1.0
Sacks
  NO. YDS
A. Shelton 1.0 6.0
P. Mustipher 1.0 6.0
S. Toney 1.0 4.0
Tackles For Loss
  NO. YDS
J. Hansen 2.5 12.0
M. Eifler 1.0 6.0
C. Avery 1.0 6.0
I. Gay 1.0 5.0
J. Newton 0.5 1.0
Tackles For Loss
  NO. YDS
B. Smith 3.0 8.0
P. Mustipher 1.5 6.0
A. Shelton 1.0 6.0
S. Toney 1.0 4.0
H. Beamon 0.5 1.0
Fumbles
  NO.
I. Williams 1
Fumbles
  NO.
S. Clifford 1