Found October 06, 2012 on
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Venric Mark returns a punt 75 yards for a touchdown at the end of the 3rd quarter against Penn State. The ensuing extra point put the Wildcats up 28-17 at Penn State.
UPDATE: Penn State mounted a 22 unanswered point 4th quarter comeback to defeat the Northwestern Wildcats 28-39. Bill O’Brien’s Penn State squad is now 2-0 in the B1G in his first season with the Nittany Lions.
BEST OF MAXIM
With fifty seconds left in the third quarter, Penn State punted to Northwestern’s Venric Mark. With his team leading 21-17, Mark took the punt seventy-five yards to the house and put the Wildcats up 28-17. Unfortunately, those were the last points the Wildcats would score as they went on to lose 39-28 to Penn State. Despite the team losing, the punt return was still impressive...
When Venric Mark of Northwestern returned this punt 75 yards for a TD, the Wildcats took an 11 point lead at Penn State. It looked like NU might get their first 6-0 start since 1962 and Pat Fitzgerald would get his first win over PSU.
But the NU defense collapsed in the second half, tired from being on the field most of the day, as Penn St. dominated time of possession, and PSU...
The highlight of any Saturday for me these days is when I get to watch Northwestern and Texas A&M play. That’s because I get to indulge my man crushes on two of the most exciting players in the game: Johnny Manziel and Kain Colter. Lest we get too caught up in numbers, I maintain that what makes these guys special is not [...]