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No. 4 Penn State defeats Indiana, 45-14
Barkley sets Penn State record with 358 all-purpose yards
Barkley notches second 200 yard rushing performance in last three games as Lions score 45 second-half points
Barkley scampers 25 yards for game-winning score on Penn State's first overtime snap
Season: Appeared in 11 games.
Akron (9/2): Appeared on offense and special teams. Pittsburgh (9/9): Made a solo stop on the opening kickoff of the game...Joined Nick Scott and Garrett Taylor as the coaching staff's Co-Special Teams Player of the Week. Georgia State (9/16): Appeared on offense and special teams. at Iowa (9/23): Logged snaps on offense and special teams. Indiana (9/30): Made a career-high-tying two tackles on punt coverage...Forced a first-quarter fumble on punt coverage, which was recovered by Nick Scott and returned for a touchdown...The forced fumble was the first of his career...Named the coaching staff's Special Team's Player of the Week. at Northwestern (10/7): Saw action on offense and special teams. Michigan (10/21): Tied a career high with two tackles...Had one stop on kickoff coverage and one on punt coverage. at Ohio State (10/28): Collected one tackle on punt coverage. at Michigan State (11/4): Made his first catch of the season, a 4-yard reception in the second quarter...Added a special teams tackle on punt coverage. Rutgers (11/11): Appeared on offense and special teams. at Maryland (11/25): Made an appearance on offense and special teams.
➤ 2016 ➤ Redshirt Freshman Season
Season: Appeared in all 14 games...One of 27 freshmen (22 redshirt, 5 true) to appear in 2016...Saw time on offense and special teams...Made four special teams tackles.
Kent State (9/3): Made his collegiate debut. Minnesota (10/1): Made his first career reception, an 80-yard touchdown catch in the third quarter...Is the first Penn State wide receiver to catch a touchdown for his first career reception since Justin King’s 59-yard scoring grab on his first reception vs. Cincinnati in 2005...The 80-yard catch is the longest for a Penn State player since Derek Moye’s 80-yarder from Rob Bolden vs. Illinois on Oct. 9, 2010. Maryland (10/8): Made a big special teams tackle on a punt return late in the third quarter. Ohio State (10/22): Made a solo stop on kickoff return in the third quarter. at Purdue (10/29): Made one reception, a 26-yarder which set up Penn State with first-and-goal from the Purdue 2-yard line in the fourth quarter. at Indiana (11/12): Made two tackles, including one on kickoff coverage...Returned one kickoff for 11 yards. at Rutgers (11/19): Posted one special teams tackle.
➤ 2015 ➤ True Freshman Season
➤ High School
Two-year letterman and two-year captain at Paul VI High School for head coach John Doherty...First-team all-conference and All-South Jersey as a senior...Accounted for 774 yards and 12 total touchdowns in 2014...Compiled 940 total yards and 14 total scores as a junior...Four-star prospect by Rivals and Scout and three-star player by 247Sports and ESPN...Ranked among the top 10 prospects in the state by 247Sports, ESPN and Rivals...Also ran track.
Full name is Irvin DeVonta Charles...Son of Irvin and Tawanda Charles...Has two sisters, Shakenah and Nadiyah...Hobbies include writing, working out and sports...Majoring in recreation, parks and tourism management...Born April 13, 1997 in Sicklerville, New Jersey.