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Barkley earns Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week and Smith claims Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week honors
Nittany Lions total 372 rushing yards in win for the highest total in
Barkley totals 136 yards in loss, including a career-high 77 receiving yards
Godwin posts seventh career 100-yard game
McSorley completes 23-of-27 passes for 281 yards and four touchdowns to lead the Blue squad
Season: Appeared in three games…Made his collegiate debut against Indiana (10/10)...Named Scout Team Co-Defensive Player of the Year with defensive tackle Ryan Monk. Illinois (10/31): Made his first career tackle.
➤ 2014 ➤ Redshirt Freshman Season
Did not see any game action.
➤ 2013 ➤ True Freshman Season
➤ High School
A four-year letterman for head coach Jeremy Winn at Lewisburg High School...A standout at linebacker and running back for the Green Dragons...A three-time first-team Class AA all-state performer and a four-time All-Heartland Athletics Conference honoree...Garnered first-team All-HAC during each of his final three seasons...Named Sunbury Daily Item Offensive and Defensive Player of the Year as a senior...Ran for 1,095 yards on 145 carries (7.6) and scored 19 rushing touchdowns, while also making 30 catches and scoring four touchdowns as a senior...Totaled 122 tackles, with six for loss, and grabbed two interceptions his final year...Recorded 135 tackles, three interceptions and 4.5 sacks as a junior...Earned Eastern Pennsylvania Player of the Year following his junior campaign...As a sophomore, earned Williamsport Sun-Gazette Linebacker of the Year award after compiling more than 100 stops...A member of the National Honor Society, National Art Honor Society and French National Honor Society...Also lettered in wrestling and track and field...Qualified for the PIAA State Championships in the javelin and 300 hurdles.
Full name is Brandon Smith...Son of Jeffrey and Deborah Smith...Has two brothers, Jared and Tyler, and one sister, Bethany...Brother, Tyler, attended Penn State...Brother, Jared, played football for one season at Susquehanna University...Enjoys Bible study and fishing...Brought a 3.78 cumulative grade-point average into the summer semester...Plans to major in kinesiology and pursue a career as a pediatric oncologist...Born May 23, 1994 in Lewisburg, Pa.