Penn State Nittany Lions - Navy Midshipmen: Players of the Game

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Penn State won it’s first game of the 2012 season and the first game of the Bill O’Brien era on Saturday when they hosted Navy. And the game balls go to…

Offensive Player of the Game

Matt McGloin is leading the Big Ten in touchdown passes. photo by Charles LeClaire-USPRESSWIRE

Matt McGloin

Matt started the game  going completing 10 of 11 passes and ended with 231 yards, four touchdowns, and a 217.2 QB rating. Perhaps as important as any of that, Matt avoided turning the ball over for a 2nd straight game. O’Brien didn’t lean on Matt to win the game, but the senior quarterback looked sharp enough and up to the task.

Honorable Mention: Allen Robinson

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  • Willie Green

    McGloin played a good game, but we really didn’t need to see him on the last possession.
    And while Bill O’Brien did a pretty good job of working-in the 2nd-teamers, I think we could seen a little more of them, too. Gotta get more play time for them whenever we can afford it to build their experience and confidence levels.