ANN ARBOR, Mich. — De’Veon Smith ran for 107 yards and a touchdown on 12 carries as No. 4 Michigan defeated Penn State, 49-10, on Saturday at Michigan Stadium.
Michigan’s defense sacked Penn State quarterback Trace McSorley six times, five times in the first half. McSorley completed 16 of 27 passes for 121 yards and a touchdown for Penn State (2-2, 0-1 Big Ten Conference).
Michigan quarterback Wilton Speight completed 21 of 34 for 189 yards and a touchdown. Michigan (4-0, 1-0 Big Ten Conference) lost starting cornerback Jeremy Clark to a right leg injury about four minutes into the fourth quarter.
Chris Godwin scored Penn State’s first touchdown, an 8-yard catch with 11:22 left in the fourth.