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Nittany Lions earn bowl eligibility
One-on-one with several Nittany Lions following Penn State's 56-0 shutout against Georgia State
Penn State offensive players Tommy Stevens and Saquon Barkley discuss the 56-0 win over Georgia State.
Check out the photo gallery from the Penn State Football game against Northwestern.
USATSI Gallery - Georgia State @ Penn State
USATSI Gallery - Akron at Penn State
Career: Has two career multi-touchdown games, with both coming in 2017...Rushed for three scores and threw a touchdown pass at Maryland (11/25/17) and threw a touchdown and caught a touchdown pass vs. Georgia State (9/16/17).
Season: 2017: Finished No. 17 on the single-season quarterback rushing yardage charts (190). 2016: His rushing yardage (198) sits No. 16 on the single-season charts for a quarterback.
Game: Became the second Penn State quarterback in program history with 100-plus rushing yards and three rushing touchdowns in a game, joining Eugene "Shorty" Miller, who had 250 yards and five touchdowns rushing in 1913 vs. Carnegie Tech (per ESPN Stats & Info).
➤ 2017 ➤ Sophomore Season
Season: Appeared in nine games...Saw time at quarterback, running back and wide receiver.
Akron (9/2): Completed 3-of-6 passes for 42 yards, which are all career highs...Connected with DaeSean Hamilton on a 26-yard completion...Rushed four times for 16 yards and one touchdown...Scored on a 5-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter...Caught his first career pass for 7 yards. Pittsburgh (9/9): Made one catch for 1 yard. Georgia State (9/16): Caught and threw a touchdown pass, becoming the first Nittany Lion since Christian Hackenberg (2015; Illinois) to both throw and catch a touchdown pass in the same game...Completed 2-of-4 passes for 43 yards and a touchdown pass...Rushed twice for 2 yards...Caught two passes for 19 yards, including a 10-yard touchdown grab to open the scoring in the first quarter...His 35-yard scoring strike to Saeed Blacknall was the first of his career and a career-long pass. at Northwestern (10/7): Caught his second career touchdown pass in a second quarter, a 10-yard pass from Trace McSorley...Made two catches in the game for 8 yards...Rushed three times for 17 yards...Set career highs in passing attempts (7) and completions (4). Michigan (10/21): Rushed once for 11 yards...Did not attempt a pass, seeing time at quarterback in the fourth quarter. Rutgers (11/11): Appeared on offense at running back and wide receiver. Nebraska (11/18): Completed 2-of-3 passes for 21 yards and one touchdown...Connected with Nick Bowers for a touchdown in the fourth quarter...Rushed five times for 31 yards...Caught two passes for 22 yards. at Maryland (11/25): Posted career highs in rushes (12), rushing yards (113), rushing touchdowns (3) and touchdowns responsible for (4)...Posted the first 100-yard rushing game by a Penn State quarterback since Michael Robinson (125; 2005) vs. Wisconsin...Completed 3-of-7 passes for 11 yards, including a 4-yard scoring strike to Tom Pancoast in the fourth quarter...Also made one reception for 4 yards...Owned a team-best 117 all-purpose yards (113 rushing, 4 receiving)...Is the second Penn State quarterback in program history with 100-plus rushing yards and three rushing touchdowns in a game, joining Eugene "Shorty" Miller, who had 250 yards and five touchdowns rushing in 1913 vs. Carnegie Tech (per ESPN Stats & Info). vs. Washington (12/30): Caught three passes for minus-1 yards.
➤ 2016 ➤ Redshirt Freshman Season
Season: Appeared in seven games...One of 27 freshmen (22 redshirt, 5 true) to appear in 2016.
Kent State (9/3): Made his collegiate debut. Maryland (10/1): Saw snaps at quarterback in the fourth quarter, but did not throw a pass...Carried the ball four times for 36 yards. at Purdue (10/29): Attempted his first passes as a collegiate quarterback, completing his first career pass to Irvin Charles for 26 yards...Was 1-of-2 passing...Rushed five times for 31 yards, including an 18-yard rush in the fourth quarter. Iowa (11/5): Ran five times for a career-best 70 yards...Lined up at wide receiver and took the handoff on the jet sweep, rumbling 13 yards for his first career touchdown in the fourth quarter...Added a career-long 45-yard rush in the fourth quarter. at Indiana (11/12): Had one first-quarter rush for no gain. at Rutgers (11/19): Rushed six times for 62 yards...Scampered for a 12-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter...Had a long rush of 31 yards. Michigan State (11/26): Completed his only pass attempt for 10 yards in the fourth quarter.
➤ 2015 ➤ True Freshman Season
➤ High School
Played for head coach Justin Dixson at Decatur Central High School in Indiana...Finalist for Indiana Gatorade Player of the Year...Two-time all-conference, all-area and all-county selection...Honored as a 2014 All-State 5A selection as a defensive back after making 25 tackles and recording two interceptions...Averaged 172 passing yards and completed 60 percent of his attempts, while throwing 16 touchdown passes as a senior...A dual-threat quarterback, rushed for 842 yards on 172 carries, averaging 4.9 yards per carry while scoring 10 touchdowns...Rated a three-star prospect by all four major recruiting services - 247Sports, ESPN, Rivals and Scout...Ranked as the No. 17 dual-threat quarterback and the seventh-best player in Indiana by 247Sports...Rivals tabbed him as the 18th-ranked dual-threat quarterback and the No. 5 player in Indiana.
Full name is Thomas Mason Stevens...Son of Tom and Misty Stevens...Has two sisters, Kayla and Livia, and two brothers, Cameron and Aycen...Majoring in telecommunications...Born December 15, 1996 in Indianapolis, Indiana.