Post-Game Notes: Penn State
Nov. 21, 2009
Penn State defeated Michigan State, 42-14, before a crowd of 73,771 at Spartan Stadium...Penn State has won two straight and now leads the overall series, 14-12-1.
Greg Jones tied his career high with 15 tackles and closes the regular season with 141 tackles, which is the eighth-highest single-season total in MSU history...Jones now has 346 career tackles, which is tied with Thomas Wright (1999-2002) for ninth most in school history...Jones also had 1.5 sacks (6 yards) and 2.5 tackles for loss (11 yards)...Jones has nine sacks and 13.5 tackles for loss this season...he now has 15.5 sacks (tied for sixth) and 36.0 tackles for loss (fifth) in his career, also ranking among the Top 10 leaders in school history...Jones had eight double-figure tackle games this season and has 17 in his career.
Keshawn Martin scored his sixth touchdown of the season with a 71-yard reception with 1:44 remaining in the fourth quarter...it marked his fourth touchdown of the season of 70 or more yards (93-yard kickoff return vs. Minnesota; 91-yard reception vs. Wisconsin; 84-yard run vs. Minnesota)...he accounted for 146 all-purpose yards in the game and finished the regular season with a team-leading 1,213 all-purpose yards (101.1 avg.).
Blair White had three catches for 22 yards...he closes the regular season with 64 receptions (tied for sixth), 876 receiving yards (ninth) and eight touchdown receptions (tied for fourth), all of which rank among the Top 10 Spartan single-season leaders.
Kirk Cousins threw for 155 yards on 16-of-28 throws and one touchdown...he finished the regular season ranked among the Top 10 Spartan single-season leaders in passing yards (2,460 - 7th), pass completions (185 - 7th) and touchdown passes (18 - tied for 8th).
Danny Fortener recorded his third career double-figure tackle game with 10 against the Nittany Lions.
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