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AAC Roundup: Penn State Avenges Loss To Temple

AAC Roundup: Penn State Avenges Loss To Temple

At State College, Pa., Trace McSorley completed 18 of 24 passes for 287 yards with one touchdown and an interception and rushed for another score to lead Penn State over Temple 34-27.

A year after the Nittany Lions (2-1) were embarrassed in a season-opening loss to the Owls, Penn State scored on three of its first five drives to take a 21-10 halftime lead. Although he left the game with a left leg injury on the first play, running back Saquon Barkley returned in the second half and ended Temple's comeback bid with a 55-yard touchdown run with less than eight minutes to play.

Temple running back Jahad Thomas returned after missing the first two games with a dislocated left...