No. 22 Auburn Falls to No. 10 Penn State 28-20 in First Road Test of Season

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Auburn quarterback Bo Nix (10) passes while being pressured by Penn State safety Jonathan Sutherland (0) during an NCAA college football game in State College, Pa., on Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021. (AP Photo/Barry Reeger)

Jaquan Brisker broke up a last pass toward the end zone by Auburn’s Bo Nix as time expired and No. 10 Penn State held on to beat No. 22 Auburn 28-20.

Sean Clifford completed 28 of 32 passes for 280 yards and two touchdowns as Penn State (3-0) welcomed back its white out crowd to Beaver Stadium for a rare visit from a Southeastern Conference teams.

Jahan Dotson added 10 catches for 78 yards and a touchdown, tight end Brenton Strange caught a touchdown and tight end Tyler Warren and Noah Cain ran for scores to help the Nittany Lions (3-0) get the victory.

Auburn is now 2-1 after suffering its first defeat of the Bryan Harsin era. The Tigers host Georgia State next Saturday at 3PM CDT.

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