Lions and Tigers, No Bears… Oh My

The 10th Ranked Nittany Lions (11-2) squared off with the #17 Memphis Tigers (12-2) in the Cotton Bowl and Penn State dominated with a 53-39 pasting of Memphis.

Memphis QB, Brady White came into the action boasting lofty numbers with 3,560 yards of completions.

The Nittany Lions utilized a ground attack and an opportunistic defense to carry the contest.

White still had great numbers with a 32 for 51 completion rate and 434 yards for his receivers.

Penn State countered with Journey Brown, who pounded out 202 yards on only 16 carries. Good Enough for two TDS.

Noah Cain added two touchdowns on his 92 yards from 15 touches.

The Penn State Defense hauled in two interceptions while the offense picked up 396 rushing.

Memphis kicker,Riley Patterson was the story in the one as he posted 21 points on a 6 for 6 field goal effort and 3 for 3 on PATs.

The contest marked the 50th Bowl Appearance in Penn State history.

Kevin Neibauer
Kevin Neibauer

Kevin has followed and promoted the game of lacrosse since May 19, 1974.
The same day the Philadelphia Flyers won the Cup, the Philadelphia Wings were introduced to Neibauer and Philadelphia.

Kevin has covered many sports, including baseball, football, basketball, and.. lacrosse. A former licensed football referee and baseball umpire, Kevin brings a unique insight to his game coverage.

A published writer in JustHockey Magazine, Kevin covered the American Hockey League as well as a monthly story on a pugilist where Kevin used the pen name, The Rink Rat. Neibauer turned his attentions to lacrosse for a few years and does his part, whether podcasting or writing to grow the game. Kevin branched out to his roots and currently provides insight for all Philadelphia teams for Edge of Philly as well as his full-time duties with LaxPhilly.



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