Postgame Notes - Penn State vs. Indiana (FedExField)
Nov. 20, 2010
Indiana Postgame Notes vs. Penn State (FedExField)
Senior running back Trea Burgess scored on a 4-yard run in the second quarter, his second touchdown this year and the sixth of his career.
Senior Terrance Turner caught a 12-yard touchdown toss from Ben Chappell in the second quarter. The TD is the third of the year for Turner and the fourth of his career. Turner finished with eight catches for 68 yards and the score, moving his career total to 133 catches, which is tied for the sixth most in IU history.
Chappell hit junior Tandon Doss for a 3-yard touchdown in the third quarter to knot the game at 24-24. With his 42nd career touchdown pass, Chappell tied Antwaan Randle El for second on IU's all-time list. The game is the sixth multi-touchdown game of the season for Chappell and the 13th of his career.
Doss has four touchdowns on the season and nine in his career.
Doss finished the game with 293 all-purpose yards, tied for the seventh-best effort in IU history. It is the second-best total of the Indianapolis native's career. Doss eclipsed 200 APY for the fifth time in his career, 150 for the ninth time and 100 for the 17th time. He has eclipsed 200 yards five times in his last 13 games. Doss had 141 yards on five kick returns, 90 yards on seven catches, 61 yards on five carries and one yard on one punt return. He had more than 16 yards per touch over 18 touches in the game.
Doss moved into seventh in IU history with 3,587 career yards of all-purpose running. He set the school's single-season mark with 899 kick return yards, moved into seventh in all-purpose yards (1,442) and into a tie for ninth in receptions (55).
Chappell finished with 235 yards on 22-of-41 passing. With his seventh pass in the game, he surpassed Kellen Lewis in career attempts, finishing the game with his career total at 1,016. With 226 yards of total offense, Chappell moved his career total to 6,991, moving past Steve Bradley for third most in IU history.
Chappell's second completion of the game was the 600th of his career. He is the first Hoosier ever to surpass 600 completions. He finished the game with 22 completions, moving his IU record total to 620.
Chappell became Indiana's single-season completions leader (271), moved into second in passing yards (2,965), second in attempts (433) and fourth in total offense (2,969).
Redshirt freshman Edward Wright-Baker entered the game at quarterback, taking 14 snaps and accumulating 15 rushing yards on three runs and seven passing yards on one pass attempt.
Indiana finished the game without a single penalty, doing so for the first time since a win over Murray State on September 6, 2008.
Jeff Thomas recorded his first career sack in the fourth quarter for a 7-yard loss.
Tyler Replogle finished with 14 tackles, seven solo, for his second double-digit tackle effort of the season and the fifth of his career. Mitchell Evans also had double-digit tackles, finishing with 10, including eight solo stops, his second double-digit effort of the season.
Redshirt freshman Mitch Ewald tied the game in the third quarter with a career-long 49-yard field goal. Ewald is 14-of-17 on the year and has five field goals this year of 35 yards or more and three from longer than 45 yards. With 14 field goals, he is tied for fifth on the IU single-season list.
Andrew McDonald started at left tackle, Justin Pagán at left guard, Will Matte at center, Marc Damisch at right guard and James Brewer at right tackle. This is the sixth combination on the offensive line for IU in the last seven games.
With his start at left guard, Pagán has now started at left tackle (1), left guard (1), right guard (6) and right tackle (1) in 2010. In his career, Pagán has three starts at left tackle, 14 at left guard, six at right guard and two at right tackle.
Chris Adkins got his first start of the year at safety. The Indianapolis native played his first game of the season last weekend at Wisconsin after suffering an injury during preseason camp. It is his first career start at safety and his 14th overall (13 at cornerback).
Today marked Indiana's first regular season neutral site game since Oct. 28, 2000. The Hoosiers also played Penn State, with the Nittany Lions earning a 27-24 victory at the RCA Dome in Indianapolis.
IU played in metropolitan Washington, D.C., for the first time since a 1935 meeting with the University of Maryland in Baltimore.
Senior Terrance Turner and sophomore Will Matte served as game captains, joining season captains Ben Chappell and Tyler Replogle for the opening coin toss. The Hoosiers won the toss for the seventh time, and received the opening kick, starting on offense for the eighth time this season.
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