Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  Last updated 9/8/12
Michael Rocco took his benching in stride, then returned and left no doubt that he's Virginia's quarterback. The junior hit Jake McGee on a 6-yard touchdown pass with 1:28 to play Saturday, giving Virginia a 17-16 lead against Penn State that held up when Nittany Lions kicker Sam Ficken's missed his fourth field goal of the game - from 42 yards. ''We stubbed our foot a couple times with penalties and we had big plays,'' Rocco said of the winning drive, which chewed 6:36 off the clock and covered 86 yards. ''It was just like a roller coaster drive, but we all kept our composure when we needed to. I give all the credit to the playmakers and our receivers and running backs and Jake McGee making great plays.'' McGee and Rocco teamed up for two - the first a 44-yard completion to convert a third-and-16 from Virginia's 22. The converted quarterback finished with four catches for 99 yards, and the touchdown was the first of his career. ''We have a good connection right now and he's mak...
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