Win Probability 100%

MEM
PSU
PSU 100%

MEM

39

PSU

53

End of 4th Quarter

Team Stats

  • Total Yards

    • MEM542
    • 529PSU
  • Turnovers

    • MEM2
    • 1PSU
  • Possession

    MEMPSU
    27:1832:42
  • 1st Downs

    • MEM27
    • 25PSU

Game Information

AT&T Stadium
Coverage: ESPN
  • Arlington, TX 76011
  • Line: PSU -6.5
  • Over/Under: 61
Attendance: 54,828
55%
Capacity: 100,000

No. 13 Penn State tops No. 15 Memphis 53-39 in Cotton Bowl

Journey Brown ran for 202 yards with two long touchdowns, Garrett Taylor returned an interception 15 yards for a score after another big play by All-America linebacker Micah Parsons and No. 13 Penn State beat No. 15 Memphis 53-39 on Saturday in the...

12/28/2019 Associated Press

Scoring Summary

1234T
Memphis131013339
Penn State72810853
first QuarterMEMPSU
FG
10:52
Riley Patterson 48 Yd Field Goal
11 plays, 58 yards, 2:59
30
TD
9:56
Journey Brown 32 Yd Run (Jake Pinegar Kick)
3 plays, 75 yards, 0:56
37
play
Penn State's Brown refuses to go down on 32-yard TD (0:30)

Journey Brown breaks multiple tackles and refuses to be brought to the ground, eventually scoring the 32-yard touchdown. (0:30)

TD
7:44
Patrick Taylor Jr. 3 Yd Run (Riley Patterson Kick)
6 plays, 75 yards, 2:12
107
play
Taylor dives for the Memphis TD (0:35)

Memphis' Patrick Taylor Jr. dives for the 3-yard touchdown to quickly retake the lead over Penn State. (0:35)

FG
2:55
Riley Patterson 37 Yd Field Goal
10 plays, 40 yards, 3:36
137
second QuarterMEMPSU
TD
11:14
Noah Cain 1 Yd Run (Jake Pinegar Kick)
8 plays, 45 yards, 3:27
1314
play
Hamler's nice gain leads to Cain TD for Penn State (0:33)

KJ Hamler catches a screen and streaks up the sideline, eventually being ruled out of bounds at the one-yard line. On the next play, Noah Cain rushes for the 1-yard touchdown to put Penn State on top. (0:33)

TD
7:47
Devyn Ford 2 Yd Run (Jake Pinegar Kick)
4 plays, 32 yards, 1:14
1321
play
Freiermuth trucks a defender, setting up TD for Penn State (0:32)

Sean Clifford passes to Pat Freiermuth who shows no mercy when trucking a defender, setting up Devyn Ford to score the two-yard touchdown on the next play for Penn State. (0:32)

TD
5:51
Journey Brown 56 Yd Run (Jake Pinegar Kick)
1 play, 56 yards, 0:10
1328
play
Brown breaks free for 56-yard Penn State TD (0:39)

Penn State's Journey Brown speeds through the secondary and no one has a chance to catch him as he scores the 56-yard touchdown. (0:39)

TD
3:15
Kenneth Gainwell 1 Yd Run (Riley Patterson Kick)
7 plays, 75 yards, 2:36
2028
play
Memphis' White drops a 41-yard dime that leads to TD (0:54)

Memphis quarterback Brady White throws an absolutely perfect pass right to Damonte Coxie for the 41-yard gain, which set up Kenneth Gainwell's two-yard touchdown run a couple play later. (0:54)

TD
0:51
Jahan Dotson 4 Yd pass from Sean Clifford (Jake Pinegar Kick)
10 plays, 75 yards, 2:24
2035
FG
0:00
Riley Patterson 44 Yd Field Goal
8 plays, 49 yards, 0:51
2335
third QuarterMEMPSU
TD
12:16
Brady White 1 Yd Run (Riley Patterson Kick)
6 plays, 75 yards, 2:44
3035
play
Memphis Special sets up Tigers' TD (0:42)

Memphis wide receiver Kedarian Jones passes to quarterback Brady White who weaves his way to the one-yard line, setting up his quarterback sneak into the end zone on the next play for a touchdown. (0:42)

FG
10:24
Riley Patterson 51 Yd Field Goal
4 plays, -4 yards, 1:45
3335
FG
7:13
Jake Pinegar 45 Yd Field Goal
8 plays, 46 yards, 3:11
3338
FG
3:32
Riley Patterson 41 Yd Field Goal
11 plays, 52 yards, 3:41
3638
TD
0:38
Garrett Taylor 15 Yd Interception Return (Jake Pinegar Kick)
3 plays, 2 yards, 1:15
3645
play
Penn State gets pick-6 on bizarre play (0:33)

Memphis quarterback Brady White loses control of the ball as he is getting sacked, resulting in an interception returned for a touchdown by Penn State's Garrett Taylor. (0:33)

fourth QuarterMEMPSU
FG
12:01
Riley Patterson 42 Yd Field Goal
9 plays, 51 yards, 3:37
3945
TD
6:31
Noah Cain 1 Yd Run (Sean Clifford Pass to Pat Freiermuth for Two-Point Conversion)
12 plays, 75 yards, 5:30
3953
play
Cain's TD gives Penn State 2-score lead late (0:19)

Noah Cain rushes for the one-yard touchdown to give Penn State a 53-39 lead with 6:31 remaining in the fourth quarter. (0:19)

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