Penn State QB Trace McSorley earns Uplifting Athletes Rare Performance of the Week


MCSORLEY PSUDefending Big Ten champion Penn State improved to 3-0 and scored 50 or more points for the second time this season in its victory over Georgia State Saturday night at Beaver Stadium.

Redshirt junior quarterback Trace McSorley struggled a bit against rival Pitt last week, but he came out white hot against the Panthers from Georgia State in a 56-0 victory.

McSorley, who is the co-President of the Penn State Chapter, completed 18 of 23 passes for 309 yards with four touchdowns in less than three quarters of work to earn the Week 3 Uplifting Athletes Rare Performance of the Week.

The Penn State quarterback, who threw his TD passes to four different receivers, also added a rushing touchdown for the Nittany Lions as part of their Uplifting Athletes Touchdown Pledge Drive game.

Penn State raised more than $12,500 by scoring eight times against Georgia State in support of Uplifting Athletes and its mission.

Previous Player of the Week Winners

Week 1: RB Josh Adams, Notre Dame

Week 2: QB Ryan Finley, NC State

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